Tag: supermarkets


Millions of Kenyans Risk Cancer After Consuming Poisoned Maize Flour

KEBS, the state agency in charge of quality standards, said in a statement some of these products, which are already in retail outlets.

Foreign retailers take over Nairobi

More exotic names are replacing local brands like Uchumi, Ukwala, Nakumatt and Tuskys in Kenya's capital city and as things start, strategy and innovation would be key to survival

Vibrant real estate expansion fuels Kenya’s retail sector growth

Some of the major supermarkets gobbling up space in the malls include Tuskys, Naivas, Choppies, Game and initially Uchumi and Nakumatt before they suffered financial distress

Naivas Development House now open

The branch, which is located at Development House, occupies space formerly occupied by Nakumatt, which is suffering from financial doldrums

Retail best practices hold key to growth of confectionery business

Britania Foods CEO Robert Kagundah says increased intensity of competition faced by local supermarkets by their global counterparts, will ultimately improve, if not radically transform, standards of the retail industry

Plastic bags ban a godsend for investors

Policymakers, industry executives and ordinary citizens agree the move opened a new chapter in Kenya’s quest to become a hub for green investments

Nakumatt exposes family-owned chains’ struggle to adapt to changing times

Kenya’s formal retail sector, which has market penetration of 30%, is dominated by family-owned enterprises such as Nakumatt, Tuskys, Naivas, Chandarana and Eastmatt

Where are all the branded paper bags?

Kenyans are known for creativity, even innovation. So, why are our companies not taking advantage of the ban on plastic paper bags by the...

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