Pick n Pay opens next generation store concept to consolidate market presence

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay, supermarket chain store in South Africa has opened the refurbished-On Nicol store, in Johannesburg, strengthening the retailer’s Next Generation store concept aiming to attract more affluent consumers as retailers […]

Kenya retailer Tuskys Mattress opens additional branch in coastal region

KENYA – Kenya’s leading retailer Tusker Mattresses, which operates Tuskys Supermarkets and Mavazi Lifestyle Clothing stores has opened a new branch in the coast regional. Located in Oasis Shopping Mall in Malindi, the new branch […]

Ethiopian retailer Queens Supermarket opens new US$2.06m branch

ETHIOPIA – Queens Supermarket, the retail business under the MIDROC Technology Group, has opened a new branch in Keranio, western Ethiopia, after investing US$2.06 million (59.3 million Br). The branch, which brings the total number […]

Shoprite set to open third retail branch in Kenya in expansion strategy

KENYA – South African retailer, Shoprite, has unveiled that it will be opening its third branch at City Mall store in Mombasa, Coast of Kenya in August this year. The retailer says the new outlet […]

Fast food chain Big Square opens new outlet in Kenya

KENYA – Big Square, a fast-food chain brand, has opened its 13th branch in Mountain View estate in Nairobi, Kenya, “The new restaurant outlet will provide both motorists and shoppers the opportunity to experience their […]

Shoprite invests US$1.3m in Botswana’s first distribution center

BOTSWANA – Shoprite Bostwana,  Subsidiary of Shoprite Holding Limited, has opened its first distribution centre in Taung, Gaborone after investing about US$1.31m (P14 million) in the facility. The 3 700 square metre state-of-the-art facility has […]

Carrefour franchisee to open first Ugandan store in expansion plan

UGANDA – Majid al Futtaim (MAF), United Arab Emirates-based operator of Carrefour, has unveiled that it will open its first store in Uganda this year. The French retailer is looking to expand into the region after […]

South Africa Food Lover’s opens in new branch to grow footprint

SOUTH AFRICA – Food Lover’s Market, a fast food and grocery and store in South Africa has opened a new fast food outlet in Braamfontein’s Business Improvement District (BID), expanding its Eatery concept in the […]