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Africa’s Amazon Set for New York IPO as Online Retail Grows

As we settle into the new year, our Sourcing Summit Companion Report looks ahead at ways to optimize processes and performance.

When Christophe Fofana, a 29-year-old taxi driver and student in Ivory Coast, needed a birthday present for his daughter last year, he did something he hadn’t done before. He went shopping online. “It was a specific toy, an electric car, that I either couldn’t find in stores or was very expensive,” he said in Abidjan,…

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