Bentonville, Ark. – Wal-Mart’s South African subsidiary Massmart Holdings Ltd. is reportedly considering expanding into Kenya....
Wal-Mart plans to launch a dedicated page on Walmart.com that will feature an assortment of products created by women in nearly two dozen countries, including women who work in cooperatives and own small businesses.
Ikea has pledged to donate $62 million over three years to help people in the Daadab refugee camp in Kenya, whose population has swollen after drought and famine in the Horn of Africa. The money from the Ikea Foundation will be used to expand emergency relief and assistance for up to 120,000 people.
One of the most-ballyhooed brands in New York right now is Suno — the three-years-young label which represents a completely modern, humanistic take on fashion and style, culling its inspiration and fabrications from Kenya, employing fair-trade practices, and it makes a point to influence positive change with local communities in the country.