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We have been committed to promoting the healthy growth of businesses and trade in Kenya. Our members have unprecedented access to the tools they need to make their businesses more effective and more profitable.

Influence

RETRAK is a powerful, unified retail voice. We drive and shape the retail agenda whilst making sure ones own business priorities are represented.
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Lobbying

RETRAK campaigns and lobbies for the retail sector ensuring that the industry’s voice is heard at the relevant platforms.
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Advocacy

Engaging with Government, media and other stakeholders in the identified areas for the development of the retailers, with an objective to improve the retail environment in Kenya.
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RETRAK

RETRAK through periodic member interactions develops inputs to fuel the growth of the retail industry along with guidelines for retail trade policies and regulation amendments.

The Retail Trade Association of Kenya (RETRAK) is the voice of the retail industry with the main objective being to provide retailers with a central representative body to put across their agenda and retail trade concerns to government agencies, parliament and other bodies for their benefit.

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Members have access to powerful benefits that keep them on the leading edge of current practices, technologies and sales trends, including: legislative lobbying and industry advocacy, customer service and employee training, professional development workshops, forums and seminars, and a resource library.

News

Kenya Retail Industry Outlook Survey 2020

The survey respondents are drawn from the retail sector in Kenya operating Green Groceries, Supermarket / Hypermarkets, Mini-markets, Books / Office Stationaries, Fashion/Apparel/Shoes, Pharmacies / Chemists, Sports & Athletics Stores and Restaurants; who are members of the Retail Trade Association of Kenya (RETRAK).
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Effect of Incompetent Managers

Retail employees can rise up through the ranks fairly quickly compared to a lot of other industries. It makes a great career in that respect. Entry into retail is easy and promotions come quickly provided the individual can operate a retail store, make the sales happen, follow the Policy and…
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Long rains failure to hit household budgets hardest

The delayed onset of the long-rain season has set the stage for tough economic times, with households most likely to feel the pinch through increased cost of basic food items. Agriculture, which is the biggest contributor to Kenya’s economy, relies heavily on favourable weather to boost yields. The weatherman has…
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Long rains failure to hit household budgets hardest

The delayed onset of the long-rain season has set the stage for tough economic times, with households most likely to feel the pinch through increased cost of basic food items. Agriculture, which is the biggest contributor to Kenya’s economy, relies heavily on favourable weather to boost yields. The weatherman has…

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COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES

Kenya

Confirmed
204,271
Deaths
3,970
Recovered
189,692
Active
10,609
Last updated: August 3, 2021 - 11:01 (+03:00)

Uganda

Confirmed
94,425
Deaths
2,710
Recovered
84,959
Active
6,756
Last updated: August 3, 2021 - 11:01 (+03:00)

Tanzania

Confirmed
1,017
Deaths
21
Recovered
183
Active
813
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Global

  • Confirmed
    Deaths
    Recovered
    • USA
      35,895,980
      629,862
      29,717,537
    • India
      31,726,507
      425,228
      30,896,354
    • Brazil
      19,953,501
      557,359
      18,687,203
    • Russia
      6,312,185
      160,137
      5,640,783
    • France
      6,151,803
      111,936
      5,708,913
    • UK
      5,902,354
      129,743
      4,536,152
    • Turkey
      5,770,833
      51,519
      5,465,846
    • Argentina
      4,947,030
      106,045
      4,594,873
    • Colombia
      4,801,050
      121,216
      4,598,176
    • Spain
      4,502,983
      81,643
      3,739,662
    • Italy
      4,358,533
      128,088
      4,137,428
    • Iran
      3,940,708
      91,407
      3,404,533
    • Germany
      3,779,778
      92,183
      3,656,300
    • Indonesia
      3,462,800
      97,291
      2,842,345
    • Poland
      2,883,120
      75,261
      2,653,900
    • Mexico
      2,861,498
      241,279
      2,241,868
    • South Africa
      2,461,758
      72,437
      2,238,388
    • Ukraine
      2,254,361
      52,981
      2,187,703
    • Peru
      2,114,445
      196,518
      0
    • Netherlands
      1,869,909
      17,829
      1,670,062
    • Czechia
      1,673,926
      30,378
      1,641,074
    • Iraq
      1,648,727
      18,802
      1,480,827
    • Chile
      1,617,852
      35,616
      1,573,007
    • Philippines
      1,605,762
      28,093
      1,515,054
    • Canada
      1,431,605
      26,600
      1,398,168
    • Bangladesh
      1,280,317
      21,162
      1,108,748
    • Malaysia
      1,146,186
      9,403
      937,732
    • Belgium
      1,124,715
      25,241
      1,059,896
    • Sweden
      1,100,040
      14,617
      1,076,641
    • Romania
      1,083,478
      34,291
      1,047,778
    • Pakistan
      1,043,277
      23,529
      944,375
    • Portugal
      972,127
      17,378
      904,962
    • Japan
      935,886
      15,197
      842,780
    • Israel
      879,650
      6,487
      852,115
    • Hungary
      809,672
      30,029
      749,461
    • Jordan
      772,743
      10,059
      751,969
    • Serbia
      722,607
      7,122
      710,819
    • Switzerland
      719,684
      10,907
      692,431
    • Nepal
      699,649
      9,898
      658,122
    • UAE
      683,914
      1,956
      661,156
    • Austria
      659,872
      10,739
      643,694
    • Thailand
      652,185
      5,315
      437,831
    • Morocco
      633,923
      9,885
      569,452
    • Tunisia
      596,775
      20,226
      521,335
    • Kazakhstan
      595,433
      6,153
      489,135
    • Lebanon
      563,124
      7,912
      537,451
    • Saudi Arabia
      527,877
      8,259
      508,994
    • Greece
      497,061
      12,958
      453,491
    • Ecuador
      487,702
      31,644
      443,880
    • Bolivia
      474,538
      17,859
      409,768
    • Paraguay
      453,031
      15,086
      422,050
    • Belarus
      447,754
      3,472
      441,961
    • Panama
      436,812
      6,842
      417,710
    • Georgia
      428,670
      5,910
      388,893
    • Bulgaria
      425,541
      18,222
      398,617
    • Costa Rica
      406,814
      5,030
      329,639
    • Cuba
      403,622
      2,913
      356,698
    • Kuwait
      399,343
      2,339
      386,690
    • Slovakia
      392,710
      12,540
      379,564
    • Uruguay
      381,715
      5,972
      373,839
    • Guatemala
      370,258
      10,448
      326,004
    • Croatia
      363,787
      8,266
      354,393
    • Azerbaijan
      344,951
      5,030
      333,267
    • Dominican Republic
      342,660
      3,963
      324,227
    • Denmark
      318,485
      2,550
      304,669
    • Palestine
      317,083
      3,609
      312,149
    • Sri Lanka
      313,769
      4,571
      280,868
    • Venezuela
      307,570
      3,623
      292,567
    • Myanmar
      306,354
      10,061
      217,142
    • Ireland
      303,426
      5,035
      268,709
    • Honduras
      300,572
      7,902
      101,644
    • Oman
      297,122
      3,868
      280,423
    • Egypt
      284,362
      16,535
      231,259
    • Lithuania
      283,656
      4,420
      269,662
    • Ethiopia
      280,833
      4,391
      263,694
    • Bahrain
      269,401
      1,384
      267,026
    • Moldova
      259,667
      6,257
      252,166
    • Slovenia
      259,304
      4,429
      253,772
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
      256,328
      3,579
      193,144
    • Armenia
      230,713
      4,621
      220,289
    • Qatar
      226,540
      601
      223,995
    • Bosnia
      205,785
      9,689
      189,677
    • Kenya
      204,271
      3,970
      189,692
    • S. Korea
      202,203
      2,104
      177,909
    • Zambia
      196,490
      3,412
      188,950
    • Nigeria
      174,759
      2,160
      165,037
    • Algeria
      173,922
      4,329
      116,770
    • Mongolia
      167,229
      827
      158,685
    • Kyrgyzstan
      165,540
      2,354
      149,171
    • Vietnam
      165,339
      1,881
      46,965
    • Macedonia
      156,506
      5,494
      150,399
    • Afghanistan
      148,572
      6,804
      100,036
    • Latvia
      138,925
      2,556
      135,640
    • Norway
      138,265
      799
      88,952
    • Estonia
      133,978
      1,272
      129,052
    • Albania
      133,146
      2,457
      130,256
    • Uzbekistan
      131,978
      893
      125,572
    • Mozambique
      124,962
      1,479
      95,815
    • Namibia
      119,442
      3,064
      96,219
    • Botswana
      115,220
      1,653
      96,964
    • Zimbabwe
      110,855
      3,635
      79,420
    • Finland
      107,666
      982
      46,000
    • Ghana
      104,994
      837
      98,229
    • Cyprus
      102,716
      426
      80,178
    • Montenegro
      102,184
      1,631
      99,040
    • Uganda
      94,425
      2,710
      84,959
    • China
      93,193
      4,636
      87,400
    • El Salvador
      87,498
      2,651
      76,670
    • Cameroon
      82,064
      1,334
      80,433
    • Cambodia
      79,051
      1,471
      72,145
    • Maldives
      77,633
      221
      74,928
    • Luxembourg
      73,990
      822
      72,211
    • Rwanda
      72,066
      831
      44,875
    • Singapore
      65,213
      38
      63,033
    • Senegal
      63,520
      1,385
      47,992
    • Jamaica
      53,428
      1,200
      47,040
    • Malawi
      52,987
      1,685
      38,427
    • Côte d'Ivoire
      50,341
      332
      49,461
    • DRC
      50,193
      1,038
      29,994
    • Angola
      42,970
      1,018
      38,360
    • Madagascar
      42,672
      943
      41,164
    • Trinidad and Tobago
      39,039
      1,092
      32,129
    • Réunion
      37,231
      275
      33,894
    • Sudan
      37,138
      2,776
      30,867
    • Australia
      34,836
      925
      29,926
    • Malta
      34,439
      423
      32,011
    • Cabo Verde
      33,830
      298
      33,068
    • Fiji
      31,513
      254
      8,531
    • French Guiana
      30,329
      189
      9,995
    • Swaziland
      26,628
      806
      21,313
    • Mauritania
      26,202
      571
      22,572
    • Syrian Arab Republic
      26,005
      1,917
      22,002
    • Guinea
      25,914
      232
      24,327
    • Suriname
      25,439
      652
      21,829
    • Gabon
      25,405
      164
      25,191
    • Guyana
      22,523
      541
      21,183
    • French Polynesia
      20,480
      153
      19,285
    • Haiti
      20,307
      560
      14,724
    • Guadeloupe
      19,503
      242
      2,250
    • Mayotte
      19,494
      174
      2,964
    • Martinique
      19,149
      111
      104
    • Seychelles
      18,384
      94
      17,874
    • Papua New Guinea
      17,774
      192
      17,384
    • Togo
      15,924
      154
      14,524
    • Taiwan
      15,721
      791
      14,183
    • Somalia
      15,497
      819
      7,593
    • Tajikistan
      15,219
      121
      14,705
    • Bahamas
      14,840
      287
      12,606
    • Andorra
      14,747
      128
      14,296
    • Mali
      14,589
      534
      13,958
    • Belize
      14,163
      337
      13,420
    • Curaçao
      13,692
      127
      12,961
    • Lesotho
      13,603
      377
      6,664
    • Burkina Faso
      13,591
      169
      13,385
    • Congo
      13,216
      178
      12,421
    • Hong Kong
      11,991
      212
      11,715
    • Aruba
      11,807
      111
      11,207
    • Djibouti
      11,653
      156
      11,491
    • South Sudan
      11,063
      119
      10,514
    • Timor-Leste
      10,982
      26
      9,941
    • Nicaragua
      9,470
      195
      4,225
    • Channel Islands
      9,395
      88
      8,067
    • Equatorial Guinea
      8,911
      123
      8,696
    • Benin
      8,394
      108
      8,136
    • Iceland
      8,122
      30
      6,848
    • Gambia
      7,709
      212
      6,600
    • Burundi
      7,505
      38
      773
    • Central African Republic
      7,151
      98
      6,859
    • Yemen
      7,081
      1,378
      4,212
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
      6,765
      7
      3,180
    • Eritrea
      6,559
      35
      6,456
    • Sierra Leone
      6,288
      120
      4,277
    • Saint Lucia
      5,646
      89
      5,388
    • Niger
      5,637
      195
      5,345
    • Liberia
      5,459
      148
      2,715
    • San Marino
      5,147
      90
      5,009
    • Gibraltar
      5,000
      94
      4,635
    • Chad
      4,973
      174
      4,793
    • Isle of Man
      4,912
      30
      3,750
    • Guinea-Bissau
      4,498
      76
      3,968
    • Barbados
      4,417
      48
      4,251
    • Mauritius
      4,393
      20
      1,854
    • Comoros
      4,028
      147
      3,869
    • Liechtenstein
      3,087
      59
      3,010
    • Monaco
      2,897
      33
      2,729
    • New Zealand
      2,877
      26
      2,814
    • Sint Maarten
      2,770
      34
      2,655
    • Saint Martin
      2,579
      38
      1,399
    • Bermuda
      2,568
      33
      2,499
    • Bhutan
      2,524
      2
      2,399
    • British Virgin Islands
      2,500
      31
      1,914
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
      2,486
      18
      2,433
    • Sao Tome and Principe
      2,454
      37
      2,358
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      2,297
      12
      2,230
    • Caribbean Netherlands
      1,710
      17
      1,673
    • Antigua and Barbuda
      1,303
      43
      1,235
    • St. Barth
      1,195
      1
      462
    • Tanzania
      1,017
      21
      183
    • Faroe Islands
      985
      2
      955
    • Diamond Princess
      712
      13
      699
    • Cayman Islands
      644
      2
      635
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      594
      3
      546
    • Wallis and Futuna
      445
      7
      438
    • Brunei
      338
      3
      280
    • Dominica
      218
      0
      209
    • Grenada
      164
      1
      161
    • New Caledonia
      134
      0
      58
    • Greenland
      122
      0
      78
    • Anguilla
      113
      0
      111
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
      63
      0
      63
    • Macao
      59
      0
      54
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
      28
      0
      26
    • Holy See (Vatican City State)
      27
      0
      27
    • Montserrat
      21
      1
      19
    • Solomon Islands
      20
      0
      20
    • Western Sahara
      10
      1
      8
    • MS Zaandam
      9
      2
      7
    • Marshall Islands
      4
      0
      4
    • Vanuatu
      4
      1
      3
    • Samoa
      3
      0
      3
    • Saint Helena
      2
      0
      2
    • Micronesia
      1
      0
      1
    Total
    199,620,791
    4,249,440
    178,387,935
    Last updated: August 3, 2021 - 11:01 (+03:00)

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