• Hyundai Motor Kicks off Sales of New Genesis

    Hyundai Motor announced on March 5 that it started selling the 2015 version of Genesis. The brand-new model features an addition of safety items, including the Lane Keeping Assist System, advanced airbag, and center headrest for rear seats.   High-end tires are opted for entire trims and the convenience items, once applied ...

  • Import Car Sales Up 21% in February

    Brisk sales of import car continue in Korea. The sales of import cars in Korea rose 21 percent last month year on year. Mercedes-Benz kept its No. 1 spot for two straight months.   According to the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association on March 5, the number of import cars sold ...

  • Kia Motors Sees Sales Down 8.7% in February

    Kia Motors saw its sales fall last month primarily due to a decline in the output of its domestic plant. Kia Motors announced on March 2 that it sold 221,669 units last month, down 8.7 percent from a year ago.   The February sales consisted of domestic sales of 35,405 units and ...

  • Business Beat: Corporate IV - Coke

    Coca-Cola has made a splash with its Â?Share a Coke' global campaign, which has been termed Â?a truly disruptive idea'. Business Beat had a chat with Ms Mona Karingi, Coca-Cola Kenya's marketing manager, to discuss the execution of the idea in Kenya.

  • Business Beat: Big money in football stokes battle to control the pie

    Less than five years ago, talks of a player transfer attracting a signing fee within the Kenyan football scene was as alien as snow in Africa. Player sales seemed a preserve of big European and South American football giants and in the process, amassing huge amounts in transfer deals.

  • Business Beat: Some of the big money deals

    On February 13, leading supermarket chain Nakumatt announced it will spend Sh45 million on player signings and salaries for their football team Nakumatt FC ahead of the new football season.

  • Business Beat: Kebs warns outlets on repackaged, rebranded items

    The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has directed supermarkets that repack and rebrand foods to maintain standards set by the regulator. The standardisation body has also sent a cautionary note to all supermarkets who repackage and rebrand goods they have not manufactured to ensure the products are certified.