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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…
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
164,386
+410
Deaths
2,950
+22
Recovered
113,124
Active
48,312
Last updated: May 13, 2021 - 00:01 (+03:00)

Uganda

Confirmed
42,427
Deaths
346
Recovered
41,971
Active
110
Last updated: May 13, 2021 - 00:01 (+03:00)

Tanzania

Confirmed
509
Deaths
21
Recovered
183
Active
305
Last updated: May 13, 2021 - 00:01 (+03:00)

Global

  • Confirmed
    Deaths
    Recovered
    • USA
      33,575,929
      597,511
      26,611,552
    • India
      23,697,175
      258,280
      19,728,436
    • Brazil
      15,285,048
      425,711
      13,847,191
    • France
      5,821,668
      107,119
      4,960,281
    • Turkey
      5,072,462
      43,821
      4,801,291
    • Russia
      4,905,059
      114,331
      4,518,529
    • UK
      4,441,975
      127,640
      4,256,103
    • Italy
      4,131,078
      123,544
      3,655,112
    • Spain
      3,592,751
      79,208
      3,291,156
    • Germany
      3,551,550
      85,921
      3,220,300
    • Argentina
      3,191,097
      68,311
      2,854,364
    • Colombia
      3,031,726
      78,771
      2,848,153
    • Poland
      2,842,339
      70,679
      2,582,519
    • Iran
      2,707,761
      75,934
      2,162,087
    • Mexico
      2,368,393
      219,323
      1,891,052
    • Ukraine
      2,129,073
      46,987
      1,797,136
    • Peru
      1,858,239
      64,691
      1,720,665
    • Indonesia
      1,728,204
      47,617
      1,584,878
    • Czechia
      1,648,667
      29,787
      1,586,400
    • South Africa
      1,599,272
      54,896
      1,519,258
    • Netherlands
      1,577,754
      17,399
      1,339,957
    • Canada
      1,303,183
      24,759
      1,201,517
    • Chile
      1,260,448
      27,384
      1,199,432
    • Iraq
      1,127,580
      15,855
      1,023,584
    • Philippines
      1,118,359
      18,714
      1,046,431
    • Romania
      1,068,817
      29,233
      1,018,642
    • Sweden
      1,027,934
      14,267
      862,235
    • Belgium
      1,020,332
      24,609
      897,904
    • Pakistan
      867,438
      19,210
      771,692
    • Portugal
      840,493
      16,998
      801,621
    • Israel
      839,022
      6,378
      831,794
    • Hungary
      793,784
      28,888
      592,440
    • Bangladesh
      777,397
      12,045
      718,249
    • Jordan
      722,336
      9,180
      708,854
    • Serbia
      703,497
      6,611
      669,310
    • Switzerland
      677,210
      10,724
      612,471
    • Japan
      651,702
      11,064
      568,558
    • Austria
      633,960
      10,428
      609,666
    • UAE
      540,646
      1,619
      520,882
    • Lebanon
      534,388
      7,549
      490,305
    • Morocco
      514,164
      9,083
      501,404
    • Malaysia
      453,222
      1,761
      411,360
    • Saudi Arabia
      428,369
      7,098
      412,102
    • Nepal
      422,349
      4,252
      316,463
    • Bulgaria
      412,157
      17,104
      353,619
    • Ecuador
      402,595
      19,286
      342,878
    • Slovakia
      386,540
      12,096
      369,103
    • Belarus
      371,405
      2,661
      362,112
    • Greece
      369,554
      11,211
      331,819
    • Panama
      368,368
      6,282
      357,714
    • Kazakhstan
      348,308
      3,964
      304,673
    • Croatia
      347,094
      7,589
      331,388
    • Azerbaijan
      328,159
      4,726
      309,771
    • Georgia
      325,665
      4,363
      304,935
    • Tunisia
      324,103
      11,637
      283,270
    • Bolivia
      320,209
      13,258
      262,970
    • Palestine
      302,777
      3,393
      287,932
    • Paraguay
      302,061
      7,284
      250,502
    • Kuwait
      287,199
      1,660
      272,123
    • Costa Rica
      273,714
      3,456
      216,191
    • Dominican Republic
      273,497
      3,554
      232,381
    • Ethiopia
      264,367
      3,938
      214,808
    • Denmark
      262,159
      2,499
      247,855
    • Lithuania
      261,128
      4,059
      235,265
    • Ireland
      254,013
      4,937
      236,401
    • Moldova
      253,173
      5,981
      244,073
    • Slovenia
      247,449
      4,304
      234,189
    • Egypt
      239,740
      14,033
      178,241
    • Guatemala
      236,266
      7,776
      215,803
    • Uruguay
      225,847
      3,208
      197,085
    • Honduras
      222,118
      5,789
      81,973
    • Armenia
      219,950
      4,272
      206,078
    • Qatar
      212,124
      519
      204,408
    • Venezuela
      210,116
      2,320
      193,089
    • Oman
      202,713
      2,148
      186,391
    • Bosnia
      201,796
      8,943
      167,704
    • Bahrain
      192,750
      697
      177,212
    • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
      180,692
      3,077
      167,043
    • Nigeria
      165,515
      2,065
      156,358
    • Kenya
      164,386
      2,950
      113,124
    • Macedonia
      154,372
      5,151
      139,266
    • Myanmar
      142,997
      3,211
      132,064
    • Sri Lanka
      133,527
      850
      107,657
    • Albania
      131,845
      2,423
      120,072
    • S. Korea
      128,918
      1,884
      119,373
    • Estonia
      126,064
      1,210
      117,108
    • Latvia
      125,689
      2,223
      114,981
    • Algeria
      124,682
      3,350
      86,857
    • Cuba
      119,375
      768
      112,461
    • Norway
      117,757
      774
      88,952
    • Kyrgyzstan
      99,316
      1,675
      92,409
    • Montenegro
      98,546
      1,548
      95,368
    • Uzbekistan
      95,467
      666
      90,976
    • Ghana
      93,011
      783
      90,697
    • Zambia
      92,211
      1,259
      90,574
    • China
      90,799
      4,636
      85,861
    • Finland
      89,270
      930
      46,000
    • Thailand
      88,907
      486
      59,043
    • Cameroon
      74,946
      1,152
      70,497
    • El Salvador
      70,380
      2,168
      65,921
    • Mozambique
      70,287
      826
      68,047
    • Cyprus
      70,098
      339
      39,061
    • Luxembourg
      68,748
      806
      65,513
    • Afghanistan
      62,942
      2,721
      54,534
    • Singapore
      61,419
      31
      61,006
    • Namibia
      50,515
      702
      47,698
    • Botswana
      49,041
      751
      46,290
    • Jamaica
      46,922
      820
      22,636
    • Côte d'Ivoire
      46,484
      292
      45,910
    • Mongolia
      46,448
      184
      35,733
    • Uganda
      42,427
      346
      41,971
    • Senegal
      40,762
      1,121
      39,460
    • Madagascar
      39,510
      738
      36,881
    • Maldives
      38,520
      87
      26,795
    • Zimbabwe
      38,448
      1,579
      36,221
    • Sudan
      34,272
      2,446
      27,949
    • Malawi
      34,183
      1,153
      32,170
    • Malta
      30,469
      417
      29,860
    • DRC
      30,429
      775
      26,541
    • Australia
      29,946
      910
      28,815
    • Angola
      29,146
      639
      25,145
    • Cabo Verde
      26,709
      236
      23,692
    • Rwanda
      25,773
      340
      24,333
    • Gabon
      23,565
      143
      20,051
    • Syrian Arab Republic
      23,543
      1,676
      19,610
    • Guinea
      22,719
      151
      20,341
    • Réunion
      22,644
      169
      21,603
    • French Guiana
      20,877
      106
      9,995
    • Cambodia
      20,695
      136
      8,539
    • Mayotte
      20,134
      170
      2,964
    • French Polynesia
      18,797
      141
      18,617
    • Mauritania
      18,691
      456
      17,918
    • Swaziland
      18,492
      671
      17,784
    • Guadeloupe
      16,017
      221
      2,242
    • Guyana
      14,531
      331
      12,443
    • Somalia
      14,486
      753
      6,325
    • Mali
      14,149
      507
      9,113
    • Trinidad and Tobago
      13,802
      224
      9,500
    • Andorra
      13,470
      127
      13,104
    • Burkina Faso
      13,384
      164
      13,180
    • Tajikistan
      13,308
      90
      13,218
    • Haiti
      13,227
      266
      12,304
    • Togo
      13,196
      125
      11,776
    • Papua New Guinea
      12,997
      130
      10,915
    • Belize
      12,704
      323
      12,307
    • Curaçao
      12,236
      117
      12,006
    • Hong Kong
      11,815
      210
      11,505
    • Martinique
      11,736
      90
      98
    • Djibouti
      11,389
      151
      11,221
    • Congo
      11,343
      148
      8,208
    • Suriname
      11,306
      220
      9,907
    • Bahamas
      10,908
      214
      9,854
    • Aruba
      10,795
      104
      10,596
    • Lesotho
      10,774
      319
      6,427
    • South Sudan
      10,641
      115
      10,462
    • Seychelles
      8,172
      28
      5,658
    • Benin
      7,995
      101
      7,652
    • Equatorial Guinea
      7,694
      112
      7,279
    • Nicaragua
      7,086
      184
      4,225
    • Central African Republic
      6,674
      93
      5,112
    • Iceland
      6,526
      29
      6,422
    • Yemen
      6,498
      1,277
      3,003
    • Gambia
      5,934
      175
      5,648
    • Niger
      5,324
      192
      4,929
    • San Marino
      5,083
      90
      4,968
    • Chad
      4,888
      172
      4,661
    • Saint Lucia
      4,700
      75
      4,473
    • Gibraltar
      4,286
      94
      4,189
    • Burundi
      4,233
      6
      773
    • Sierra Leone
      4,089
      79
      3,093
    • Channel Islands
      4,057
      86
      3,956
    • Barbados
      3,950
      45
      3,870
    • Comoros
      3,860
      146
      3,688
    • Eritrea
      3,822
      12
      3,639
    • Guinea-Bissau
      3,741
      67
      3,400
    • Timor-Leste
      3,626
      5
      1,894
    • Vietnam
      3,623
      35
      2,636
    • Liechtenstein
      2,978
      58
      2,887
    • New Zealand
      2,643
      26
      2,591
    • Monaco
      2,487
      32
      2,427
    • Bermuda
      2,455
      31
      2,182
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
      2,404
      17
      2,365
    • Sao Tome and Principe
      2,320
      35
      2,269
    • Sint Maarten
      2,268
      27
      2,208
    • Liberia
      2,114
      85
      1,962
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      1,926
      12
      1,748
    • Saint Martin
      1,773
      12
      1,399
    • Isle of Man
      1,590
      29
      1,552
    • Caribbean Netherlands
      1,583
      17
      1,548
    • Lao People's Democratic Republic
      1,417
      1
      328
    • Mauritius
      1,266
      17
      1,128
    • Bhutan
      1,257
      1
      1,121
    • Antigua and Barbuda
      1,240
      32
      1,179
    • Taiwan
      1,231
      12
      1,097
    • St. Barth
      974
      1
      462
    • Diamond Princess
      712
      13
      699
    • Faroe Islands
      669
      1
      663
    • Cayman Islands
      548
      2
      537
    • Tanzania
      509
      21
      183
    • Wallis and Futuna
      445
      7
      44
    • Brunei
      230
      3
      218
    • British Virgin Islands
      219
      1
      193
    • Dominica
      175
      0
      175
    • Fiji
      161
      3
      106
    • Grenada
      161
      1
      160
    • New Caledonia
      124
      0
      58
    • Anguilla
      109
      0
      89
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
      63
      0
      63
    • Macao
      49
      0
      49
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      45
      0
      44
    • Greenland
      31
      0
      31
    • Holy See (Vatican City State)
      27
      0
      15
    • Saint Pierre Miquelon
      25
      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
      2
    • Saint Helena
      2
      0
      2
    • Micronesia
      1
      0
      1
    Total
    160,897,667
    3,340,008
    139,709,387
    Last updated: May 13, 2021 - 00:01 (+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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