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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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Kenya

Confirmed
247,358
Deaths
5,018
Recovered
238,707
Active
3,633
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Uganda

Confirmed
122,502
Deaths
3,135
Recovered
95,939
Active
23,428
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Tanzania

Confirmed
1,367
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50
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183
Active
1,134
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Global

  • Confirmed
    Deaths
    Recovered
    • USA
      43,404,877
      699,748
      32,947,854
    • India
      33,563,421
      446,080
      32,815,731
    • Brazil
      21,283,567
      592,357
      20,295,538
    • UK
      7,530,103
      135,621
      6,075,733
    • Russia
      7,354,995
      201,445
      6,558,780
    • France
      6,971,493
      116,309
      6,682,931
    • Turkey
      6,932,453
      62,307
      6,411,476
    • Iran
      5,493,591
      118,508
      4,872,865
    • Argentina
      5,245,265
      114,684
      5,102,699
    • Colombia
      4,945,203
      126,006
      4,784,749
    • Spain
      4,940,824
      86,085
      4,692,436
    • Italy
      4,645,853
      130,488
      4,408,806
    • Indonesia
      4,201,559
      141,114
      4,012,448
    • Germany
      4,175,557
      93,770
      3,932,600
    • Mexico
      3,597,168
      273,391
      2,952,626
    • Poland
      2,900,862
      75,537
      2,660,036
    • South Africa
      2,889,298
      86,500
      2,750,213
    • Philippines
      2,434,753
      37,405
      2,231,558
    • Ukraine
      2,370,425
      55,284
      2,237,973
    • Peru
      2,169,427
      199,108
      0
    • Malaysia
      2,142,924
      24,565
      1,917,085
    • Netherlands
      1,989,805
      18,132
      1,903,027
    • Iraq
      1,984,399
      21,949
      1,877,261
    • Czechia
      1,687,973
      30,448
      1,651,608
    • Japan
      1,683,965
      17,319
      1,612,984
    • Chile
      1,648,550
      37,379
      1,605,171
    • Canada
      1,589,602
      27,537
      1,517,269
    • Bangladesh
      1,547,176
      27,313
      1,506,136
    • Thailand
      1,524,613
      15,884
      1,380,362
    • Israel
      1,250,200
      7,592
      1,173,379
    • Pakistan
      1,232,595
      27,432
      1,143,605
    • Belgium
      1,229,236
      25,533
      1,141,461
    • Romania
      1,172,981
      35,964
      1,090,380
    • Sweden
      1,147,879
      14,767
      1,104,575
    • Portugal
      1,063,991
      17,933
      1,013,789
    • Morocco
      923,924
      14,040
      890,734
    • Serbia
      886,543
      7,885
      765,580
    • Kazakhstan
      870,059
      10,913
      801,673
    • Switzerland
      830,251
      11,035
      747,991
    • Cuba
      825,351
      6,978
      777,999
    • Hungary
      819,547
      30,145
      781,442
    • Jordan
      816,574
      10,637
      793,689
    • Nepal
      788,769
      11,072
      756,954
    • UAE
      733,972
      2,083
      726,035
    • Austria
      730,403
      10,943
      698,042
    • Vietnam
      718,963
      17,781
      487,262
    • Tunisia
      702,503
      24,654
      671,488
    • Greece
      638,921
      14,575
      597,100
    • Lebanon
      619,950
      8,253
      583,910
    • Georgia
      602,065
      8,711
      570,443
    • Saudi Arabia
      546,735
      8,679
      535,711
    • Guatemala
      537,987
      13,185
      490,322
    • Belarus
      522,275
      4,041
      507,413
    • Costa Rica
      515,931
      6,128
      416,119
    • Sri Lanka
      508,672
      12,376
      435,022
    • Ecuador
      507,020
      32,666
      443,880
    • Bolivia
      497,984
      18,681
      454,350
    • Bulgaria
      487,588
      20,251
      426,266
    • Azerbaijan
      476,409
      6,370
      441,731
    • Panama
      465,147
      7,183
      454,077
    • Paraguay
      459,720
      16,138
      442,230
    • Myanmar
      451,663
      17,266
      404,479
    • Kuwait
      411,316
      2,442
      408,159
    • Slovakia
      405,931
      12,592
      384,793
    • Croatia
      396,470
      8,554
      379,301
    • Palestine
      390,369
      3,968
      356,031
    • Uruguay
      388,068
      6,049
      380,478
    • Ireland
      379,366
      5,209
      330,531
    • Honduras
      361,527
      9,627
      108,686
    • Venezuela
      358,462
      4,346
      342,033
    • Dominican Republic
      356,042
      4,031
      347,077
    • Denmark
      355,603
      2,634
      348,027
    • Ethiopia
      336,762
      5,254
      304,768
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
      335,055
      4,569
      252,463
    • Lithuania
      321,243
      4,866
      296,198
    • Oman
      303,551
      4,093
      295,168
    • Egypt
      298,988
      17,043
      251,902
    • S. Korea
      292,699
      2,427
      262,842
    • Mongolia
      287,317
      1,159
      278,372
    • Slovenia
      287,278
      4,521
      269,013
    • Moldova
      285,321
      6,632
      269,685
    • Bahrain
      274,524
      1,388
      272,387
    • Armenia
      255,648
      5,200
      237,855
    • Kenya
      247,358
      5,018
      238,707
    • Qatar
      235,907
      604
      233,728
    • Bosnia
      229,360
      10,353
      192,218
    • Zambia
      208,676
      3,639
      204,350
    • Nigeria
      203,081
      2,666
      191,601
    • Algeria
      202,122
      5,739
      138,362
    • Macedonia
      188,113
      6,511
      169,116
    • Norway
      184,609
      850
      88,952
    • Kyrgyzstan
      178,036
      2,595
      172,565
    • Botswana
      173,788
      2,354
      167,318
    • Uzbekistan
      170,520
      1,207
      164,614
    • Albania
      165,096
      2,601
      150,012
    • Afghanistan
      154,960
      7,198
      123,497
    • Latvia
      152,693
      2,669
      143,294
    • Estonia
      151,881
      1,339
      140,659
    • Mozambique
      150,280
      1,906
      146,090
    • Finland
      138,068
      1,062
      46,000
    • Zimbabwe
      128,804
      4,592
      121,653
    • Montenegro
      127,894
      1,874
      117,858
    • Namibia
      127,035
      3,478
      122,278
    • Ghana
      125,830
      1,130
      120,431
    • Uganda
      122,502
      3,135
      95,939
    • Cyprus
      117,508
      548
      90,755
    • Cambodia
      106,619
      2,176
      99,134
    • El Salvador
      102,024
      3,152
      84,981
    • Rwanda
      96,023
      1,226
      45,440
    • China
      95,894
      4,636
      90,268
    • Australia
      92,204
      1,196
      68,054
    • Cameroon
      85,414
      1,368
      80,433
    • Maldives
      84,017
      229
      82,101
    • Singapore
      81,356
      68
      72,090
    • Jamaica
      80,959
      1,803
      51,357
    • Luxembourg
      77,552
      835
      75,584
    • Senegal
      73,706
      1,853
      70,968
    • Malawi
      61,433
      2,268
      53,001
    • Côte d'Ivoire
      59,408
      583
      56,995
    • DRC
      56,463
      1,068
      30,858
    • Angola
      53,387
      1,434
      46,252
    • Réunion
      53,241
      363
      52,010
    • Guadeloupe
      53,140
      690
      2,250
    • Fiji
      50,270
      579
      36,290
    • Trinidad and Tobago
      49,111
      1,432
      43,597
    • Swaziland
      45,578
      1,204
      43,555
    • Madagascar
      42,898
      958
      41,322
    • Martinique
      40,545
      582
      104
    • French Polynesia
      40,178
      606
      33,500
    • French Guiana
      38,965
      248
      9,995
    • Suriname
      38,769
      825
      26,817
    • Sudan
      38,077
      2,881
      31,952
    • Cabo Verde
      37,240
      332
      36,123
    • Malta
      37,048
      456
      35,708
    • Mauritania
      35,661
      768
      33,967
    • Syrian Arab Republic
      31,426
      2,158
      23,223
    • Guinea
      30,303
      375
      28,583
    • Guyana
      30,186
      740
      25,702
    • Gabon
      28,726
      178
      26,443
    • Togo
      24,902
      216
      21,199
    • Haiti
      21,453
      607
      19,257
    • Benin
      21,450
      146
      17,294
    • Seychelles
      20,943
      114
      20,245
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
      20,646
      16
      5,568
    • Bahamas
      20,288
      512
      18,012
    • Mayotte
      20,198
      176
      2,964
    • Timor-Leste
      19,264
      109
      17,972
    • Somalia
      19,235
      1,079
      9,250
    • Belize
      19,185
      397
      17,065
    • Papua New Guinea
      19,182
      217
      18,230
    • Tajikistan
      17,084
      124
      16,960
    • Burundi
      16,356
      38
      773
    • Curaçao
      16,216
      158
      15,549
    • Taiwan
      16,168
      841
      15,171
    • Aruba
      15,305
      159
      14,875
    • Andorra
      15,153
      130
      14,958
    • Mali
      15,103
      547
      14,242
    • Mauritius
      14,863
      60
      1,854
    • Lesotho
      14,395
      403
      6,830
    • Burkina Faso
      14,076
      176
      13,771
    • Congo
      14,014
      191
      12,421
    • Nicaragua
      13,730
      203
      4,225
    • Djibouti
      12,207
      159
      11,812
    • Hong Kong
      12,170
      213
      11,887
    • South Sudan
      11,861
      121
      11,355
    • Iceland
      11,558
      33
      11,190
    • Equatorial Guinea
      11,544
      140
      9,826
    • Channel Islands
      11,393
      97
      10,963
    • Central African Republic
      11,340
      100
      6,859
    • Saint Lucia
      10,852
      169
      8,440
    • Gambia
      9,900
      334
      9,540
    • Yemen
      8,789
      1,658
      5,438
    • Isle of Man
      7,265
      38
      6,790
    • Barbados
      6,904
      62
      5,961
    • Eritrea
      6,680
      41
      6,625
    • Sierra Leone
      6,393
      121
      4,376
    • Guinea-Bissau
      6,093
      133
      5,261
    • Niger
      5,971
      201
      5,709
    • Liberia
      5,915
      283
      5,458
    • Brunei
      5,586
      31
      3,770
    • Gibraltar
      5,490
      97
      5,318
    • San Marino
      5,419
      90
      5,269
    • New Caledonia
      5,282
      57
      58
    • Chad
      5,030
      174
      4,844
    • Bermuda
      4,800
      45
      3,208
    • Grenada
      4,552
      85
      2,273
    • Sint Maarten
      4,161
      61
      3,941
    • New Zealand
      4,135
      27
      3,819
    • Comoros
      4,110
      147
      3,953
    • Saint Martin
      3,646
      47
      1,399
    • Liechtenstein
      3,436
      60
      3,332
    • Monaco
      3,299
      33
      3,231
    • Sao Tome and Principe
      3,192
      46
      2,609
    • Dominica
      3,134
      11
      2,575
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      2,964
      17
      2,345
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
      2,820
      22
      2,688
    • British Virgin Islands
      2,642
      37
      2,555
    • Antigua and Barbuda
      2,625
      57
      1,588
    • Bhutan
      2,599
      3
      2,593
    • Caribbean Netherlands
      1,988
      18
      1,911
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      1,718
      10
      965
    • St. Barth
      1,548
      2
      462
    • Tanzania
      1,367
      50
      183
    • Faroe Islands
      1,078
      2
      1,033
    • Cayman Islands
      791
      2
      735
    • Diamond Princess
      712
      13
      699
    • Greenland
      528
      0
      387
    • Wallis and Futuna
      445
      7
      438
    • Anguilla
      350
      1
      333
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
      67
      0
      63
    • Macao
      63
      0
      63
    • Montserrat
      33
      1
      30
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
      31
      0
      31
    • Holy See (Vatican City State)
      27
      0
      27
    • Solomon Islands
      20
      0
      20
    • Western Sahara
      10
      1
      8
    • MS Zaandam
      9
      2
      7
    • Palau
      5
      0
      3
    • Marshall Islands
      4
      0
      4
    • Vanuatu
      4
      1
      3
    • Samoa
      3
      0
      3
    • Saint Helena
      2
      0
      2
    • Micronesia
      1
      0
      1
    Total
    230,980,761
    4,734,884
    205,966,463
    Last updated: September 23, 2021 - 14:55 (+03:00)

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