CUSTOMER ACQUISITION, STREET VENDOR STYLE

Part of the job description of a street vendor is having to carry a lot of goods around as they move about the city.


CUSTOMER ACQUISITION, STREET VENDOR STYLE

Part of the job description of a street vendor is having to carry a lot of goods around as they move about the city. Customer retention is not in the cards thus have to be as loud and as visible to acquire new ones every time. This street vendor near Mexico Square is no different as he approaches a shop to ask the people inside if they have any need for cleaning materials.


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MAGNETIC FREE TIME

Many children could be seen on the streets of Addis Abeba in the business of weighing people using portable scales. But it is a job with much free time. One kid has attached a rope to a piece of magnet to collect materials with iron without having to bend...


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NEW GEAR

Guests, including Asfaw Alemu (centre), president of Dashen Bank, and Samuel Tafesse, real estate mogul, are shown the new Nissan Navarro pickup vehicle at Nyala Motors showroom on July 30, 2022. Despite a foreign currency crunch, the car market is hot, with sellers boasting lots at full capacity...


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UNSIGHTLY SUBURB

In an area around Goro, along the Yerer road, are discarded plastics that have been collected over time, and other refuse, making the neighbourhood smelly and unsightly. Yet the urban sprawl continues, with expensive villas rising up and transforming the neighbourhood into a suburb...