Kenyan supermarket chain Tuskys plans to grow its store network by franchising its banner to independent retailers and opening more outlets in Shell service stations. Already the largest grocery retailer in East Africa (at least in terms of store numbers) since the precipitous decline of Nakumatt, Tuskys currently operates more than 70 outlets in Kenya
14th August 2019
Tuskys, which operates more than 60 stores in Kenya and Uganda and has overtaken the faltering Nakumatt to become the region’s largest retailer, is planning to list on the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) this year. “We will definitely join the main market segment. Two weeks ago, we entered an incubation period with the NSE. This
15th February 2019
The Waterfront mall opened in Nairobi on Jamhuri Day (Kenyan independence day – December 12th). With close to 18,600m² of GLA, the 20 hectare site boasts more than 1,000 parking spaces, a 14,000m² artificial lake and a 1.2km running and walking track. With these leisure facilities and regular cultural events, management are clearly hoping to
10th January 2019
Prince Ebeano, a Nigerian supermarket chain with seven branches, is trying to hybridise the modern and traditional retail experiences for consumers in the middle class Lagosian suburb of Lekki.
5th October 2018