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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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Our Joining process is transparent and simple, simply follow the below steps:

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Application

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Welcome to RETRAK

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…
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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
106,125
+152
Deaths
1,859
+3
Recovered
86,717
Active
17,549
Last updated: March 2, 2021 - 01:41 (+03:00)

Uganda

Confirmed
40,367
+10
Deaths
334
Recovered
14,989
Active
25,044
Last updated: March 2, 2021 - 01:41 (+03:00)

Tanzania

Confirmed
509
Deaths
21
Recovered
183
Active
305
Last updated: March 2, 2021 - 01:41 (+03:00)

Global

  • Confirmed
    Deaths
    Recovered
    • USA
      29,299,511
      526,968
      19,784,360
    • India
      11,122,986
      157,257
      10,796,164
    • Brazil
      10,587,001
      255,720
      9,457,100
    • Russia
      4,257,650
      86,455
      3,823,074
    • UK
      4,182,009
      122,953
      2,959,884
    • France
      3,760,671
      86,803
      258,384
    • Spain
      3,204,531
      69,609
      2,722,304
    • Italy
      2,938,371
      97,945
      2,416,093
    • Turkey
      2,711,479
      28,638
      2,578,181
    • Germany
      2,455,562
      70,924
      2,255,500
    • Colombia
      2,255,260
      59,866
      2,151,633
    • Argentina
      2,112,023
      52,077
      1,911,338
    • Mexico
      2,086,938
      185,715
      1,633,900
    • Poland
      1,711,772
      43,793
      1,430,861
    • Iran
      1,639,679
      60,181
      1,399,934
    • South Africa
      1,513,393
      49,993
      1,430,259
    • Ukraine
      1,352,134
      26,050
      1,171,724
    • Indonesia
      1,341,314
      36,325
      1,151,915
    • Peru
      1,329,805
      46,494
      1,232,528
    • Czechia
      1,240,051
      20,469
      1,070,622
    • Netherlands
      1,088,690
      15,563
      0
    • Canada
      868,178
      22,007
      815,653
    • Chile
      829,770
      20,660
      784,213
    • Portugal
      804,956
      16,351
      720,235
    • Romania
      804,090
      20,403
      741,471
    • Israel
      779,958
      5,760
      735,850
    • Belgium
      771,511
      22,077
      52,524
    • Iraq
      699,088
      13,428
      639,639
    • Sweden
      657,309
      12,826
      0
    • Pakistan
      581,365
      12,896
      546,371
    • Philippines
      578,381
      12,322
      534,351
    • Switzerland
      557,492
      9,977
      511,437
    • Bangladesh
      546,216
      8,408
      496,924
    • Morocco
      483,766
      8,637
      469,345
    • Serbia
      462,728
      4,459
      400,347
    • Austria
      460,849
      8,574
      432,016
    • Hungary
      432,925
      15,058
      322,956
    • Japan
      432,773
      7,887
      410,604
    • Jordan
      397,158
      4,727
      351,256
    • UAE
      394,050
      1,238
      382,332
    • Saudi Arabia
      377,700
      6,500
      368,640
    • Lebanon
      376,938
      4,743
      294,270
    • Panama
      340,915
      5,845
      326,213
    • Slovakia
      308,925
      7,270
      255,300
    • Malaysia
      302,580
      1,135
      275,903
    • Belarus
      288,267
      1,985
      278,661
    • Ecuador
      286,367
      15,832
      247,898
    • Nepal
      274,216
      2,777
      270,471
    • Georgia
      270,918
      3,520
      265,523
    • Bolivia
      249,010
      11,649
      193,032
    • Bulgaria
      247,038
      10,191
      205,545
    • Croatia
      243,064
      5,537
      234,635
    • Dominican Republic
      239,998
      3,106
      192,078
    • Azerbaijan
      234,662
      3,223
      228,839
    • Tunisia
      233,669
      8,022
      198,778
    • Ireland
      220,273
      4,319
      23,364
    • Kazakhstan
      213,431
      2,540
      196,889
    • Denmark
      211,692
      2,365
      202,517
    • Costa Rica
      204,341
      2,800
      177,099
    • Lithuania
      197,343
      3,234
      183,324
    • Greece
      192,270
      6,534
      165,718
    • Kuwait
      192,031
      1,085
      180,155
    • Slovenia
      190,324
      3,854
      175,210
    • Moldova
      185,453
      3,949
      166,178
    • Palestine
      185,336
      2,058
      167,744
    • Egypt
      182,424
      10,688
      140,892
    • Guatemala
      174,653
      6,402
      161,816
    • Armenia
      172,216
      3,195
      163,511
    • Honduras
      170,304
      4,151
      66,513
    • Qatar
      164,137
      259
      154,061
    • Paraguay
      160,448
      3,198
      134,392
    • Ethiopia
      159,972
      2,373
      135,177
    • Nigeria
      155,657
      1,907
      133,768
    • Myanmar
      141,916
      3,199
      131,487
    • Oman
      141,808
      1,577
      132,685
    • Venezuela
      139,116
      1,344
      130,834
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
      134,127
      2,210
      121,116
    • Bosnia
      130,979
      5,071
      115,847
    • Bahrain
      123,039
      452
      115,895
    • Algeria
      113,092
      2,983
      78,098
    • Albania
      107,931
      1,816
      70,413
    • Kenya
      106,125
      1,859
      86,717
    • Macedonia
      103,020
      3,144
      91,507
    • S. Korea
      90,031
      1,605
      81,070
    • China
      89,912
      4,636
      85,066
    • Latvia
      86,458
      1,621
      75,255
    • Kyrgyzstan
      86,251
      1,466
      83,210
    • Ghana
      84,023
      607
      77,972
    • Sri Lanka
      83,552
      476
      79,422
    • Uzbekistan
      79,926
      622
      78,496
    • Zambia
      79,002
      1,098
      75,087
    • Montenegro
      76,283
      1,015
      66,710
    • Norway
      71,410
      623
      66,014
    • Estonia
      66,628
      598
      50,103
    • Singapore
      59,948
      29
      59,830
    • El Salvador
      59,866
      1,861
      55,312
    • Mozambique
      59,350
      641
      41,096
    • Finland
      58,064
      750
      46,000
    • Uruguay
      57,994
      608
      50,039
    • Afghanistan
      55,759
      2,446
      49,344
    • Luxembourg
      55,435
      638
      51,487
    • Cuba
      50,590
      324
      46,106
    • Uganda
      40,367
      334
      14,989
    • Namibia
      39,033
      428
      36,335
    • Zimbabwe
      36,115
      1,468
      32,905
    • Cameroon
      35,714
      551
      32,594
    • Senegal
      34,732
      880
      29,161
    • Cyprus
      34,707
      231
      2,057
    • Côte d'Ivoire
      32,791
      193
      31,712
    • Malawi
      32,008
      1,048
      19,513
    • Botswana
      30,727
      332
      24,884
    • Australia
      28,975
      909
      26,175
    • Sudan
      28,351
      1,880
      22,907
    • Thailand
      26,031
      83
      25,324
    • DRC
      25,913
      707
      18,951
    • Jamaica
      23,599
      425
      13,502
    • Malta
      22,657
      316
      19,663
    • Angola
      20,807
      508
      19,322
    • Maldives
      19,979
      62
      17,343
    • Madagascar
      19,831
      297
      19,296
    • Rwanda
      18,986
      264
      17,322
    • French Polynesia
      18,387
      139
      4,842
    • Mayotte
      17,600
      110
      2,964
    • Mauritania
      17,207
      441
      16,563
    • Swaziland
      17,014
      652
      14,676
    • French Guiana
      16,627
      85
      9,995
    • Guinea
      15,992
      89
      14,897
    • Syrian Arab Republic
      15,642
      1,032
      9,880
    • Cabo Verde
      15,400
      147
      14,814
    • Gabon
      14,849
      87
      13,288
    • Tajikistan
      13,308
      90
      13,218
    • Haiti
      12,448
      249
      9,712
    • Réunion
      12,416
      52
      11,270
    • Belize
      12,293
      315
      11,836
    • Burkina Faso
      11,982
      142
      11,493
    • Hong Kong
      11,020
      200
      10,547
    • Andorra
      10,866
      110
      10,446
    • Lesotho
      10,495
      295
      3,768
    • Guadeloupe
      9,746
      159
      2,242
    • Suriname
      8,929
      172
      8,406
    • Congo
      8,820
      128
      7,019
    • Guyana
      8,595
      197
      7,993
    • Bahamas
      8,519
      179
      7,309
    • Mali
      8,390
      355
      6,408
    • South Sudan
      8,010
      94
      4,217
    • Aruba
      7,908
      74
      7,655
    • Trinidad and Tobago
      7,713
      139
      7,466
    • Somalia
      7,392
      243
      3,814
    • Togo
      6,933
      85
      5,663
    • Martinique
      6,687
      45
      98
    • Nicaragua
      6,445
      173
      4,225
    • Equatorial Guinea
      6,095
      92
      5,632
    • Djibouti
      6,087
      63
      5,898
    • Iceland
      6,054
      29
      6,012
    • Benin
      5,434
      70
      4,248
    • Central African Republic
      5,004
      63
      4,920
    • Niger
      4,740
      172
      4,250
    • Curaçao
      4,731
      22
      4,645
    • Gambia
      4,712
      150
      4,089
    • Gibraltar
      4,239
      93
      4,125
    • Channel Islands
      4,038
      86
      3,928
    • Chad
      3,986
      140
      3,480
    • Sierra Leone
      3,887
      79
      2,621
    • San Marino
      3,746
      74
      3,276
    • Comoros
      3,578
      144
      3,331
    • Saint Lucia
      3,390
      35
      3,013
    • Guinea-Bissau
      3,262
      48
      2,613
    • Barbados
      3,068
      33
      2,407
    • Mongolia
      2,952
      2
      2,299
    • Eritrea
      2,866
      7
      2,261
    • Seychelles
      2,618
      11
      2,287
    • Liechtenstein
      2,575
      54
      2,484
    • Vietnam
      2,448
      35
      1,876
    • New Zealand
      2,378
      26
      2,285
    • Yemen
      2,310
      634
      1,435
    • Burundi
      2,209
      3
      773
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
      2,114
      14
      1,873
    • Sint Maarten
      2,057
      27
      2,000
    • Liberia
      2,014
      85
      1,884
    • Monaco
      1,965
      24
      1,720
    • Sao Tome and Principe
      1,828
      30
      1,413
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      1,628
      8
      938
    • Saint Martin
      1,544
      12
      1,399
    • Papua New Guinea
      1,275
      12
      846
    • Taiwan
      955
      9
      919
    • Bhutan
      867
      1
      865
    • Cambodia
      820
      0
      477
    • Antigua and Barbuda
      730
      14
      301
    • Diamond Princess
      712
      13
      699
    • Bermuda
      707
      12
      682
    • Faroe Islands
      658
      1
      657
    • Mauritius
      610
      10
      571
    • St. Barth
      573
      1
      462
    • Tanzania
      509
      21
      183
    • Isle of Man
      486
      25
      411
    • Cayman Islands
      444
      2
      413
    • Caribbean Netherlands
      429
      4
      402
    • Brunei
      186
      3
      181
    • British Virgin Islands
      153
      1
      131
    • Grenada
      148
      1
      147
    • Dominica
      142
      0
      127
    • Timor-Leste
      113
      0
      90
    • Fiji
      59
      2
      54
    • New Caledonia
      58
      0
      55
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
      54
      0
      46
    • Macao
      48
      0
      47
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
      45
      0
      42
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      41
      0
      40
    • Greenland
      30
      0
      30
    • Holy See (Vatican City State)
      27
      0
      15
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
      24
      0
      16
    • Montserrat
      20
      1
      13
    • Anguilla
      18
      0
      18
    • Solomon Islands
      18
      0
      14
    • Western Sahara
      10
      1
      8
    • MS Zaandam
      9
      2
      7
    • Wallis and Futuna
      9
      0
      7
    • Marshall Islands
      4
      0
      4
    • Samoa
      3
      0
      2
    • Micronesia
      1
      0
      1
    • Vanuatu
      1
      0
      1
    Total
    114,951,109
    2,548,753
    90,624,692
    Last updated: March 2, 2021 - 01:41 (+03:00)

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