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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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Application

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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…
long-rains-failure-to-hit-household-budgets-hardest

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
149,219
Deaths
2,424
Recovered
99,580
Active
47,215
Last updated: April 16, 2021 - 11:11 (+03:00)

Uganda

Confirmed
41,263
Deaths
338
Recovered
40,898
Active
27
Last updated: April 16, 2021 - 11:11 (+03:00)

Tanzania

Confirmed
509
Deaths
21
Recovered
183
Active
305
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Global

  • Confirmed
    Deaths
    Recovered
    • USA
      32,224,139
      578,993
      24,770,980
    • India
      14,291,917
      174,335
      12,547,866
    • Brazil
      13,758,093
      365,954
      12,236,295
    • France
      5,187,879
      100,073
      4,008,035
    • Russia
      4,675,153
      104,398
      4,301,448
    • UK
      4,380,976
      127,191
      4,113,338
    • Turkey
      4,086,957
      35,031
      3,535,040
    • Italy
      3,826,156
      115,937
      3,200,196
    • Spain
      3,396,685
      76,882
      3,123,268
    • Germany
      3,095,016
      80,141
      2,752,000
    • Poland
      2,642,242
      60,612
      2,238,638
    • Argentina
      2,629,156
      58,925
      2,300,232
    • Colombia
      2,602,719
      67,199
      2,432,061
    • Mexico
      2,295,435
      211,213
      1,820,959
    • Iran
      2,168,872
      65,680
      1,749,041
    • Ukraine
      1,921,244
      39,096
      1,465,820
    • Peru
      1,681,063
      56,149
      1,602,034
    • Czechia
      1,597,103
      28,317
      1,485,924
    • Indonesia
      1,589,359
      43,073
      1,438,254
    • South Africa
      1,562,931
      53,571
      1,488,060
    • Netherlands
      1,378,145
      16,861
      1,150,702
    • Chile
      1,101,698
      24,766
      1,033,189
    • Canada
      1,096,716
      23,500
      990,074
    • Romania
      1,020,301
      25,800
      925,395
    • Iraq
      956,860
      14,885
      837,336
    • Belgium
      939,309
      23,636
      789,423
    • Philippines
      914,971
      15,738
      705,757
    • Sweden
      892,480
      13,761
      718,242
    • Israel
      836,726
      6,315
      827,555
    • Portugal
      829,358
      16,933
      787,011
    • Pakistan
      745,182
      15,982
      650,775
    • Hungary
      742,198
      24,762
      445,920
    • Bangladesh
      707,362
      10,081
      597,214
    • Jordan
      679,138
      8,057
      621,870
    • Serbia
      654,870
      5,881
      575,771
    • Switzerland
      630,194
      10,498
      564,850
    • Austria
      586,883
      9,813
      547,604
    • Japan
      516,121
      9,500
      473,570
    • Lebanon
      504,800
      6,809
      416,624
    • Morocco
      504,260
      8,927
      490,366
    • UAE
      491,423
      1,545
      475,012
    • Saudi Arabia
      402,142
      6,791
      386,102
    • Bulgaria
      382,761
      14,979
      300,391
    • Slovakia
      373,950
      10,877
      255,300
    • Malaysia
      367,977
      1,363
      349,039
    • Panama
      359,830
      6,183
      349,718
    • Ecuador
      355,431
      17,489
      298,604
    • Belarus
      340,023
      2,393
      330,483
    • Greece
      308,006
      9,239
      264,324
    • Croatia
      300,900
      6,442
      279,151
    • Azerbaijan
      294,211
      4,045
      257,942
    • Georgia
      293,321
      3,916
      279,831
    • Bolivia
      286,114
      12,603
      235,495
    • Nepal
      282,054
      3,066
      274,604
    • Kazakhstan
      281,351
      3,333
      241,625
    • Tunisia
      279,376
      9,553
      231,285
    • Palestine
      276,407
      2,937
      241,343
    • Dominican Republic
      259,639
      3,405
      217,613
    • Kuwait
      253,066
      1,428
      236,384
    • Paraguay
      244,528
      5,110
      200,259
    • Moldova
      244,177
      5,493
      227,569
    • Ireland
      242,402
      4,820
      222,843
    • Denmark
      240,330
      2,449
      229,372
    • Ethiopia
      236,554
      3,285
      175,879
    • Lithuania
      231,601
      3,739
      209,538
    • Slovenia
      229,967
      4,142
      212,815
    • Costa Rica
      227,533
      3,065
      196,752
    • Egypt
      213,798
      12,611
      161,470
    • Guatemala
      208,694
      7,120
      188,695
    • Armenia
      207,103
      3,835
      186,200
    • Honduras
      198,975
      4,929
      76,214
    • Qatar
      193,952
      357
      171,985
    • Bosnia
      187,715
      7,702
      144,932
    • Venezuela
      179,365
      1,853
      161,820
    • Oman
      176,668
      1,821
      156,845
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
      170,558
      2,873
      155,712
    • Nigeria
      164,080
      2,061
      154,285
    • Bahrain
      160,934
      574
      149,159
    • Uruguay
      156,499
      1,726
      122,637
    • Kenya
      149,219
      2,424
      99,580
    • Macedonia
      145,001
      4,357
      120,707
    • Myanmar
      142,617
      3,206
      131,884
    • Albania
      129,128
      2,335
      100,013
    • Algeria
      119,142
      3,144
      83,048
    • Estonia
      116,678
      1,070
      100,176
    • S. Korea
      112,789
      1,790
      103,062
    • Latvia
      110,343
      2,042
      101,088
    • Norway
      106,224
      707
      88,952
    • Sri Lanka
      95,949
      608
      92,308
    • Montenegro
      95,042
      1,412
      89,965
    • Ghana
      91,545
      766
      89,400
    • Kyrgyzstan
      91,374
      1,544
      86,621
    • Zambia
      90,532
      1,230
      88,283
    • China
      90,468
      4,636
      85,533
    • Cuba
      90,408
      491
      85,121
    • Uzbekistan
      86,022
      635
      83,649
    • Finland
      83,253
      885
      46,000
    • Mozambique
      69,002
      794
      61,112
    • El Salvador
      67,099
      2,068
      63,471
    • Luxembourg
      64,549
      785
      60,563
    • Cameroon
      61,731
      919
      56,926
    • Singapore
      60,769
      30
      60,417
    • Afghanistan
      57,721
      2,539
      52,105
    • Cyprus
      53,944
      283
      39,061
    • Namibia
      46,185
      596
      44,322
    • Côte d'Ivoire
      45,444
      273
      44,925
    • Botswana
      44,075
      671
      39,493
    • Jamaica
      43,240
      697
      19,369
    • Uganda
      41,263
      338
      40,898
    • Senegal
      39,606
      1,085
      38,343
    • Thailand
      39,038
      97
      28,480
    • Zimbabwe
      37,422
      1,550
      34,961
    • Malawi
      33,902
      1,134
      31,691
    • Sudan
      31,790
      2,208
      25,539
    • Madagascar
      30,207
      527
      24,893
    • Malta
      29,833
      403
      28,842
    • Australia
      29,483
      910
      26,385
    • DRC
      28,769
      745
      25,841
    • Maldives
      25,939
      67
      23,242
    • Angola
      23,951
      557
      22,175
    • Rwanda
      23,744
      321
      21,805
    • Gabon
      21,566
      132
      18,219
    • Guinea
      21,392
      138
      18,856
    • Syrian Arab Republic
      20,713
      1,414
      14,469
    • Cabo Verde
      19,780
      188
      17,802
    • Mayotte
      19,757
      168
      2,964
    • Mongolia
      19,672
      37
      11,044
    • French Polynesia
      18,680
      141
      4,842
    • Réunion
      18,425
      135
      16,794
    • Swaziland
      18,412
      670
      17,682
    • Mauritania
      18,072
      452
      17,453
    • French Guiana
      17,965
      95
      9,995
    • Tajikistan
      13,308
      90
      13,218
    • Burkina Faso
      13,064
      154
      12,730
    • Haiti
      12,876
      251
      11,723
    • Somalia
      12,837
      656
      5,346
    • Guadeloupe
      12,717
      176
      2,242
    • Mali
      12,706
      421
      7,261
    • Andorra
      12,641
      121
      11,989
    • Belize
      12,529
      318
      12,141
    • Togo
      12,214
      117
      9,543
    • Curaçao
      11,674
      80
      7,981
    • Hong Kong
      11,619
      209
      11,246
    • Guyana
      11,527
      263
      10,015
    • Lesotho
      10,709
      315
      5,028
    • South Sudan
      10,416
      114
      10,148
    • Djibouti
      10,275
      110
      8,745
    • Aruba
      10,219
      92
      9,611
    • Congo
      10,084
      139
      8,208
    • Martinique
      9,890
      64
      98
    • Bahamas
      9,505
      190
      8,965
    • Suriname
      9,458
      185
      8,751
    • Papua New Guinea
      9,188
      82
      846
    • Trinidad and Tobago
      8,678
      150
      7,843
    • Benin
      7,611
      95
      6,728
    • Equatorial Guinea
      7,259
      106
      6,885
    • Nicaragua
      6,778
      180
      4,225
    • Iceland
      6,279
      29
      6,170
    • Gambia
      5,694
      170
      5,176
    • Central African Republic
      5,682
      75
      5,112
    • Yemen
      5,657
      1,097
      2,178
    • Cambodia
      5,480
      38
      2,393
    • Niger
      5,113
      190
      4,767
    • San Marino
      5,010
      86
      4,671
    • Seychelles
      4,765
      25
      4,351
    • Chad
      4,673
      168
      4,320
    • Saint Lucia
      4,355
      64
      4,225
    • Gibraltar
      4,290
      94
      4,181
    • Channel Islands
      4,053
      86
      3,956
    • Sierra Leone
      4,016
      79
      2,833
    • Comoros
      3,809
      146
      3,589
    • Barbados
      3,753
      44
      3,638
    • Guinea-Bissau
      3,706
      66
      3,106
    • Eritrea
      3,486
      10
      3,280
    • Burundi
      3,424
      6
      773
    • Liechtenstein
      2,780
      56
      2,657
    • Vietnam
      2,758
      35
      2,445
    • New Zealand
      2,591
      26
      2,464
    • Monaco
      2,387
      31
      2,268
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
      2,367
      17
      2,285
    • Sao Tome and Principe
      2,271
      35
      2,201
    • Sint Maarten
      2,199
      27
      2,136
    • Liberia
      2,042
      85
      1,899
    • Bermuda
      2,023
      17
      1,140
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      1,818
      10
      1,677
    • Saint Martin
      1,702
      12
      1,399
    • Isle of Man
      1,575
      29
      1,534
    • Caribbean Netherlands
      1,529
      14
      1,430
    • Antigua and Barbuda
      1,209
      31
      947
    • Mauritius
      1,202
      15
      865
    • Timor-Leste
      1,138
      2
      564
    • Taiwan
      1,070
      11
      1,032
    • Bhutan
      934
      1
      876
    • St. Barth
      934
      1
      462
    • Diamond Princess
      712
      13
      699
    • Faroe Islands
      662
      1
      660
    • Cayman Islands
      523
      2
      499
    • Tanzania
      509
      21
      183
    • Wallis and Futuna
      438
      5
      44
    • Brunei
      221
      3
      206
    • British Virgin Islands
      187
      1
      182
    • Dominica
      165
      0
      159
    • Grenada
      155
      1
      152
    • New Caledonia
      121
      0
      58
    • Fiji
      68
      2
      64
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
      62
      0
      55
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
      54
      0
      49
    • Macao
      49
      0
      48
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      44
      0
      44
    • Greenland
      31
      0
      31
    • Holy See (Vatican City State)
      27
      0
      15
    • Anguilla
      25
      0
      22
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
      24
      0
      24
    • Montserrat
      20
      1
      19
    • Solomon Islands
      20
      0
      18
    • Western Sahara
      10
      1
      8
    • MS Zaandam
      9
      2
      7
    • Marshall Islands
      4
      0
      4
    • Samoa
      3
      0
      2
    • Vanuatu
      3
      0
      1
    • Micronesia
      1
      0
      1
    Total
    139,734,659
    3,000,535
    118,812,103
    Last updated: April 16, 2021 - 11:11 (+03:00)

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    Request For Proposal (Kenya Markets Trust (KMT) )

    The meat industry sub-sector operates sub-optimally and is characterized by low investment in value addition and differentiation. A majority of meat retail establishments are on the border-line between informal and formal in their operations. The informality of the business is largely owed to the low level of investment in meat processing and manufacturing technologies coupled with the unavailability of skilled butcher...
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