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Glovo to cease operations in Ghana, redirect focus to promising African markets

Food delivery giant, Glovo has announced its decision to halt operations in Ghana effective tonight, Friday, May 10.


The company communicated this move to its network of restaurant partners via email, citing challenges in achieving profitability within the Ghanaian market despite substantial investments over the past two years aimed at expanding its services.


In a strategic shift, Glovo intends to bolster its presence in other African markets where it foresees more promising growth opportunities.


Specifically, the company aims to concentrate its efforts in countries such as Morocco, Uganda, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria.


This decision reflects Glovo's efforts to reassess its investment priorities and realign its strategic direction.


By reallocating resources to regions with greater potential for success, Glovo seeks to optimize its operational efficiency and maximize returns on investment.


Despite the closure of its operations in Ghana, Glovo expressed gratitude to its partners and customers for their support throughout its tenure in the country.


The move by Glovo underscores the challenges faced by businesses in navigating diverse markets and the importance of adapting strategies to suit changing circumstances.


As the company shifts its focus to other African markets, stakeholders in Ghana's food delivery industry may anticipate shifts in competition dynamics and consumer preferences.


Story by: Sarah-Joyce Komenan

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