Fisayo Okare

Fisayo Okare

Entertainment Analyst

Bio

Fisayo is a Fashion & Film Analyst at Stears Business. She holds a first-class degree in mass communication, with a broad experience in writing and research. At Stears, she has covered Entertainment, Travel & Hospitality, Fashion, Retail and Real Estate.

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What cashing out looks like in a normal December

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22 DEC 2020

What cashing out looks like in a normal December

A "Detty December" and the Covid-19 hamper.

Apple Music et al: Dominating music streaming in Africa

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07 DEC 2020

Apple Music et al: Dominating music streaming in Africa

A deep dive into the music streaming business.

How international record labels make Nigerian artists “twice as tall”

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25 NOV 2020

How international record labels make Nigerian artists “twice as tall”

Like Atlantic Records + Burnaboy, this article discusses how international record labels structure deals with Nigerian artists.

TV news media in Nigeria: Underfunded and over-regulated

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16 NOV 2020

TV news media in Nigeria: Underfunded and over-regulated

The government's influence on TV broadcasters

Fisayo Longe’s Gaia: Making the dress of the summer

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04 NOV 2020

Fisayo Longe’s Gaia: Making the dress of the summer

From source to store: The $200 dress that conquered summer

DStv prices vs Nigerians: Unbundling the business of broadcast

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02 NOV 2020

DStv prices vs Nigerians: Unbundling the business of broadcast

A look into DStv and the business of bundling channels

Landmarks in Nigeria: An untapped economy

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27 OCT 2020

Landmarks in Nigeria: An untapped economy

Activating the significance of Nigeria’s monuments

Using e-commerce to improve margins for informal retail shops

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06 OCT 2020

Using e-commerce to improve margins for informal retail shops

A deep-dive into TradeDepot’s business model to formalise Nigeria’s small retailers

K-Drama then Nollywood: The roadmap for cultural export success

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23 SEP 2020

K-Drama then Nollywood: The roadmap for cultural export success

South Korea’s multi-billion-dollar road map for Nollywood

How Covid-19 changed work-life in Nigeria

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21 SEP 2020

How Covid-19 changed work-life in Nigeria

How work-life changed in Nigeria during the pandemic

High hopes, higher standards: What it takes to export to foreign markets

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14 SEP 2020

High hopes, higher standards: What it takes to export to foreign markets

The importance of adhering to safety standards

From ruins to riches: Revamping Nigeria’s National Theatre

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07 SEP 2020

From ruins to riches: Revamping Nigeria’s National Theatre

The historical and economic significance of Nigeria’s National Theatre

Inside Nigeria’s airports and the struggle for profit

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18 AUG 2020

Inside Nigeria’s airports and the struggle for profit

An in-depth investigation into how airports work

Why Nigerian airlines keep failing

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12 AUG 2020

Why Nigerian airlines keep failing

An in-depth analysis of the Nigerian airline business

Protecting creatives from imitation: All laws but no cases

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04 AUG 2020

Protecting creatives from imitation: All laws but no cases

How Nigerian fashion designers can protect their inventions

How Nollywood box office data is driving investment

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27 JUL 2020

How Nollywood box office data is driving investment

The growth of cinemas has helped with film distribution & securing investment

Why “low-cost housing” doesn't exist in Nigeria

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20 JUL 2020

Why “low-cost housing” doesn't exist in Nigeria

An in-depth discussion on Nigeria's housing affordability crisis

What it takes: Reviving handwoven fabrics in Nigeria

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13 JUL 2020

What it takes: Reviving handwoven fabrics in Nigeria

Handwoven fabric in Nigeria: Keeping the craft alive by broadening their global appeal

E-commerce in Nigeria: The offline story of tricky logistics

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29 JUN 2020

E-commerce in Nigeria: The offline story of tricky logistics

A deep dive into the business model of Nigeria’s e-commerce industry

From an idea to the big screen: The journey of producing a movie

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22 JUN 2020

From an idea to the big screen: The journey of producing a movie

How Imoh Umoren, Nigerian film producer, evolved his movie from an idea.

Aba tailors and their dreams for an industrial hub

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10 JUN 2020

Aba tailors and their dreams for an industrial hub

Aba tailors need a space with machinery and electricity to scale production

Nigeria's actors guild and the quest for royalties

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01 JUN 2020

Nigeria's actors guild and the quest for royalties

Why the Actors Guild of Nigeria might not secure royalties for actors soon

Nigerian companies go online for survival

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21 MAY 2020

Nigerian companies go online for survival

We discuss how the retail and hospitality sectors are using technology to survive the lockdown

Nigeria’s housing crisis: Evaluating public and private intervention

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11 MAY 2020

Nigeria’s housing crisis: Evaluating public and private intervention

We discuss monthly rent payment plans and the government's attempts to solve the housing deficit

The history of film distribution in Nigeria

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04 MAY 2020

The history of film distribution in Nigeria

We discuss the main transformations in revenue making distribution channels in the Nigerian film industry

Netflix and the business of film in Nigeria

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27 APR 2020

Netflix and the business of film in Nigeria

What does Netflix Naija mean for Nollywood movies and filmmakers?

Street hawking in Lagos: A new approach

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23 APR 2020

Street hawking in Lagos: A new approach

The potential benefits of formalising street hawking

The business model for a successful hotel

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22 APR 2020

The business model for a successful hotel

How "out of room" revenues can help Nigerian hotels become more succesful