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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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You are officially a member of the Retail Trade Association of Kenya.

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
180,498
Deaths
3,514
Recovered
123,363
Active
53,621
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Uganda

Confirmed
74,260
Deaths
752
Recovered
50,085
Active
23,423
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Tanzania

Confirmed
509
Deaths
21
Recovered
183
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305
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Global

  • Confirmed
    Deaths
    Recovered
    • USA
      34,449,004
      618,294
      28,846,304
    • India
      30,082,778
      392,014
      29,063,740
    • Brazil
      18,170,778
      507,240
      16,483,635
    • France
      5,762,322
      110,862
      5,583,214
    • Russia
      5,388,695
      131,463
      4,915,615
    • Turkey
      5,387,545
      49,358
      5,248,862
    • UK
      4,667,870
      128,027
      4,308,504
    • Argentina
      4,326,101
      90,986
      3,944,323
    • Italy
      4,255,434
      127,352
      4,059,463
    • Colombia
      4,027,016
      101,947
      3,741,459
    • Spain
      3,773,032
      80,748
      3,567,842
    • Germany
      3,732,423
      91,146
      3,614,500
    • Iran
      3,128,395
      83,329
      2,784,014
    • Poland
      2,879,336
      74,917
      2,651,045
    • Mexico
      2,487,747
      231,847
      1,979,823
    • Ukraine
      2,231,914
      52,181
      2,157,732
    • Peru
      2,036,449
      191,073
      0
    • Indonesia
      2,033,421
      55,594
      1,817,303
    • South Africa
      1,861,065
      59,258
      1,671,391
    • Netherlands
      1,680,880
      17,734
      1,611,188
    • Czechia
      1,666,325
      30,289
      1,633,550
    • Chile
      1,528,409
      31,746
      1,462,966
    • Canada
      1,410,927
      26,175
      1,375,107
    • Philippines
      1,378,260
      24,036
      1,302,814
    • Iraq
      1,305,000
      16,968
      1,213,952
    • Sweden
      1,088,518
      14,578
      1,049,733
    • Belgium
      1,081,061
      25,149
      1,021,987
    • Romania
      1,080,389
      32,626
      1,045,303
    • Pakistan
      951,865
      22,108
      896,821
    • Portugal
      868,323
      17,077
      822,234
    • Bangladesh
      866,877
      13,787
      791,553
    • Israel
      840,307
      6,429
      833,198
    • Hungary
      807,844
      29,972
      736,854
    • Japan
      789,440
      14,553
      756,293
    • Jordan
      748,103
      9,693
      732,006
    • Serbia
      716,016
      7,013
      706,407
    • Malaysia
      711,006
      4,637
      645,553
    • Switzerland
      702,278
      10,876
      676,492
    • Austria
      649,845
      10,686
      636,740
    • Nepal
      627,854
      8,894
      568,440
    • UAE
      618,148
      1,773
      597,008
    • Lebanon
      543,865
      7,832
      530,689
    • Morocco
      527,696
      9,254
      514,624
    • Saudi Arabia
      478,135
      7,716
      459,091
    • Ecuador
      449,107
      21,367
      415,508
    • Bolivia
      426,748
      16,329
      346,879
    • Bulgaria
      421,339
      18,013
      393,870
    • Greece
      419,455
      12,589
      401,379
    • Kazakhstan
      413,267
      4,268
      388,171
    • Belarus
      412,353
      3,072
      405,045
    • Paraguay
      411,615
      11,973
      352,014
    • Panama
      396,526
      6,491
      378,954
    • Slovakia
      391,456
      12,502
      378,307
    • Tunisia
      391,411
      14,318
      340,834
    • Georgia
      361,484
      5,228
      347,653
    • Uruguay
      360,247
      5,374
      332,112
    • Croatia
      359,302
      8,190
      350,595
    • Costa Rica
      357,523
      4,567
      283,935
    • Kuwait
      344,799
      1,894
      324,578
    • Azerbaijan
      335,625
      4,965
      329,794
    • Dominican Republic
      319,254
      3,773
      261,222
    • Palestine
      313,015
      3,555
      306,532
    • Denmark
      292,179
      2,531
      285,891
    • Guatemala
      284,741
      8,845
      257,397
    • Egypt
      278,761
      15,967
      207,411
    • Lithuania
      278,590
      4,375
      267,055
    • Ethiopia
      275,502
      4,292
      256,787
    • Ireland
      269,793
      4,989
      254,061
    • Venezuela
      264,551
      3,007
      245,519
    • Bahrain
      264,107
      1,330
      256,933
    • Slovenia
      257,164
      4,417
      251,692
    • Moldova
      256,324
      6,178
      249,312
    • Honduras
      255,663
      6,844
      92,014
    • Oman
      254,656
      2,816
      222,344
    • Sri Lanka
      246,109
      2,769
      211,186
    • Thailand
      232,647
      1,775
      191,355
    • Armenia
      224,533
      4,505
      216,312
    • Qatar
      221,273
      586
      218,787
    • Bosnia
      204,910
      9,651
      180,862
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
      191,476
      3,183
      176,869
    • Kenya
      180,498
      3,514
      123,363
    • Cuba
      172,909
      1,193
      162,531
    • Nigeria
      167,375
      2,118
      163,917
    • Macedonia
      155,645
      5,478
      149,916
    • S. Korea
      153,155
      2,008
      144,788
    • Myanmar
      149,927
      3,269
      134,093
    • Latvia
      137,110
      2,500
      132,960
    • Algeria
      137,049
      3,660
      95,331
    • Zambia
      137,026
      1,794
      113,109
    • Albania
      132,497
      2,455
      129,955
    • Estonia
      130,898
      1,269
      126,968
    • Norway
      129,944
      792
      88,952
    • Kyrgyzstan
      118,106
      1,958
      106,858
    • Afghanistan
      109,625
      4,456
      66,102
    • Uzbekistan
      107,708
      723
      103,472
    • Mongolia
      102,629
      482
      66,602
    • Montenegro
      100,117
      1,608
      98,221
    • Ghana
      95,236
      794
      93,141
    • Finland
      94,596
      969
      46,000
    • China
      91,669
      4,636
      86,541
    • Cameroon
      80,487
      1,320
      78,224
    • El Salvador
      77,484
      2,351
      71,603
    • Namibia
      77,333
      1,224
      61,211
    • Uganda
      74,260
      752
      50,085
    • Cyprus
      73,999
      374
      72,199
    • Mozambique
      73,211
      857
      70,300
    • Maldives
      72,466
      207
      67,886
    • Luxembourg
      70,547
      818
      69,461
    • Botswana
      65,808
      1,069
      59,616
    • Singapore
      62,493
      35
      62,113
    • Jamaica
      49,795
      1,042
      29,130
    • Côte d'Ivoire
      48,058
      309
      47,511
    • Cambodia
      45,366
      493
      40,010
    • Zimbabwe
      43,480
      1,692
      37,477
    • Senegal
      42,590
      1,159
      41,022
    • Madagascar
      42,161
      905
      40,500
    • DRC
      38,553
      891
      27,969
    • Angola
      38,002
      878
      32,322
    • Sudan
      36,558
      2,750
      30,404
    • Malawi
      35,115
      1,177
      32,948
    • Rwanda
      33,260
      397
      26,734
    • Cabo Verde
      32,192
      284
      31,202
    • Trinidad and Tobago
      31,207
      768
      22,630
    • Malta
      30,595
      420
      30,149
    • Australia
      30,404
      910
      29,307
    • Réunion
      29,502
      226
      27,585
    • French Guiana
      26,799
      142
      9,995
    • Syrian Arab Republic
      25,248
      1,855
      21,766
    • Gabon
      24,958
      159
      24,509
    • Guinea
      23,579
      168
      22,360
    • Suriname
      20,549
      482
      15,731
    • Mauritania
      20,473
      483
      19,514
    • Mayotte
      19,389
      174
      2,964
    • Guyana
      19,234
      452
      17,241
    • French Polynesia
      18,991
      142
      18,820
    • Swaziland
      18,898
      677
      18,050
    • Haiti
      17,902
      398
      12,763
    • Papua New Guinea
      17,079
      173
      16,480
    • Guadeloupe
      16,881
      230
      2,250
    • Somalia
      14,868
      775
      7,216
    • Seychelles
      14,620
      59
      13,323
    • Mali
      14,391
      525
      10,041
    • Taiwan
      14,389
      605
      10,380
    • Vietnam
      14,116
      72
      5,684
    • Andorra
      13,873
      127
      13,688
    • Togo
      13,749
      128
      13,379
    • Burkina Faso
      13,473
      168
      13,295
    • Tajikistan
      13,358
      90
      13,218
    • Belize
      13,083
      329
      12,585
    • Bahamas
      12,407
      244
      11,393
    • Congo
      12,404
      164
      11,211
    • Curaçao
      12,322
      125
      12,165
    • Martinique
      12,264
      98
      98
    • Hong Kong
      11,899
      210
      11,619
    • Djibouti
      11,597
      155
      11,436
    • Lesotho
      11,168
      329
      6,445
    • Aruba
      11,118
      107
      10,980
    • South Sudan
      10,786
      115
      10,514
    • Timor-Leste
      8,843
      19
      7,838
    • Equatorial Guinea
      8,708
      120
      8,489
    • Benin
      8,170
      104
      8,000
    • Nicaragua
      7,920
      189
      4,225
    • Central African Republic
      7,139
      98
      6,859
    • Yemen
      6,898
      1,355
      3,990
    • Iceland
      6,630
      30
      6,576
    • Gambia
      6,045
      181
      5,837
    • Eritrea
      5,603
      21
      5,078
    • Niger
      5,472
      193
      5,199
    • Burundi
      5,300
      8
      773
    • Saint Lucia
      5,238
      84
      5,084
    • San Marino
      5,090
      90
      5,000
    • Sierra Leone
      4,963
      84
      3,279
    • Chad
      4,951
      174
      4,769
    • Gibraltar
      4,332
      94
      4,216
    • Channel Islands
      4,150
      86
      3,994
    • Barbados
      4,052
      47
      3,992
    • Comoros
      3,912
      146
      3,745
    • Guinea-Bissau
      3,839
      69
      3,567
    • Liberia
      3,265
      110
      2,222
    • Liechtenstein
      3,030
      59
      2,957
    • Fiji
      2,848
      13
      653
    • New Zealand
      2,723
      26
      2,673
    • Sint Maarten
      2,585
      32
      2,499
    • Monaco
      2,557
      33
      2,491
    • Bermuda
      2,504
      33
      2,461
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
      2,424
      18
      2,389
    • Sao Tome and Principe
      2,363
      37
      2,315
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      2,207
      12
      1,941
    • Saint Martin
      2,133
      12
      1,399
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
      2,080
      3
      1,962
    • Bhutan
      1,970
      1
      1,702
    • Mauritius
      1,779
      18
      1,331
    • Caribbean Netherlands
      1,634
      17
      1,609
    • Isle of Man
      1,603
      29
      1,569
    • Antigua and Barbuda
      1,263
      42
      1,221
    • St. Barth
      1,005
      1
      462
    • Faroe Islands
      770
      1
      756
    • Diamond Princess
      712
      13
      699
    • Cayman Islands
      609
      2
      588
    • Tanzania
      509
      21
      183
    • Wallis and Futuna
      445
      7
      438
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      396
      3
      92
    • British Virgin Islands
      298
      1
      293
    • Brunei
      256
      3
      245
    • Dominica
      191
      0
      189
    • Grenada
      161
      1
      160
    • New Caledonia
      129
      0
      58
    • Anguilla
      109
      0
      109
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
      63
      0
      63
    • Macao
      53
      0
      51
    • Greenland
      50
      0
      40
    • Holy See (Vatican City State)
      27
      0
      27
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
      26
      0
      25
    • Montserrat
      20
      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
    180,402,816
    3,908,454
    163,400,521
    Last updated: June 24, 2021 - 12:29 (+03:00)

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    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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