SMEs say digitalization is essential to staying competitive in a transformed business and economic environment White paper follows release of Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index 2021 Market insights for the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya and Ivory Coast reveal a blend of diverging perspectives and widespread agreement on key benefits of a cashless economy …
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78% of SMEs in region’s retail sector are optimistic about the next 12 months, according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index SME confidence levels were highest among businesses in retail, ahead of other sectors, like food and beverage, entertainment, construction, and manufacturing Research identified key areas with the greatest potential for growth with half of …
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74% of the region’s small and medium businesses in construction and manufacturing are optimistic about the next 12 months, according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index SME confidence levels were highest among businesses in retail, while construction and manufacturing had most businesses forecasting increases to steady revenues Research identified key areas with the greatest potential …
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76% of the region’s small and medium businesses in food, beverage, and entertainment are optimistic about the next 12 months, according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index SME confidence levels in the region were highest among businesses in retail, closely followed by food, beverage, and entertainment sector Research identified key areas with the greatest potential …
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