Shoprite opens Westgate Shopping Mall outlet
Retail giant, Shoprite yesterday opened its first shop in the country. The retailer signed up as the anchor tenant for Westgate mall in March this year. Westgate Shopping Mall which has been undergoing reconstruction yesterday welcomed the opening of the outlet which will serve Kenyan market.
The 50,000-square-feet flagship store at Westgate is fitted out to the latest specification of Shoprite’s premium ‘Checkers’ brand. Shoprite, which operates more than 2700 stores in 14 countries outside of South Africa, promises a diversified product range and consistent value for shoppers in the Kenyan market.
The retailer has entered the country to strengthen its position in East Africa, with Kenya being the region’s strongest economy. Shoprite will open at Garden City in early 2019 and will follow up on other opportunities in the city as they become available, in addition to the potential for future expansion outside of the capital.
SOURCE: EstateCloud Kenya.