Ethiopian Business Review

Holyday is a time for family gatherings, eating, drinking and merriment. The New Year especially is a moment of fresh start and time for new plans new beginnings. But as is the case for every holyday, costs are involved in creating the joyful mood. Eating and drinking items are among the major expenditures in this regard. People also spend a whole lot on other consumer items as well. To compete for these customers and sway towards them businesses use different marketing tools at their disposal. One of these techniques especially employed during holiday season like the New Year is discounting.

Saturday, 21 September 2013 09:00
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In a recent development, Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE rolled out a deal valued at USD1.6 billion with the State owned monopoly ethio telecom, deemed as ‘one of the most annoying public enterprises in the country’ by its customers. The telecom has signed vendor finance deals with the suppliers in the last week of July, with Huawei’s share of the deal valued at USD700 million.

Sunday, 18 August 2013 22:47
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Seeing Tadesse Mesfin’s painting – Kelem Kebiw [The Painter] at the age of 16 was a life changing experience for Henok Getachew. Since then, he was immersed in art. Born in 1976, Henok later on went to the Alle School of Fine Arts and Design and graduated with a certificate in General Art in 1997. Since then, Henok has painted dozens of paintings, mainly on the walls of new hotels and restaurants in town and worked for beverage companies as a sign painter. He started doubting his artistic acumen and whether he will be able to live off his promotional paintings when digital art and signage took over the pictorial advertisement business.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 23:23
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