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Carrefour supermarket takes over Shoprite stores

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | United Arab Emirates-based investor, Majid Al Futtaim has through his supermarket brand Carrefour, taken over the retail stores operated by Shoprite Checkers Uganda Ltd, as the South African retailer quits the country. Majid al Futtaim, a leading investor in shopping malls, communities, retail and leisure …

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Shoprite exit: Can foreign retailers survive in Uganda?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The confirmation on Monday by the South African based retailer Shoprite, that it was quitting Uganda and Madagascar, raises more questions about the ability of Uganda’s economy to sustain a global investor. The management of the Johannesburg listed retailer, said it was refocusing its resources …

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Lugogo mall appeals to Nakawa RCC over threats to close Shoprite

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lugogo mall has asked Nakawa Deputy Resident city commissioner Anderson Burora not to go ahead with his threats to close Shoprite supermarket for the alleged violation of Covid- 19 standard operating procedures. In his written response to Burora’s letter warning to close Forest mall and …

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Customer sues Shoprite over expired chocolate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A city resident, Francis Jjumba has run to court seeking more than 300 million Shillings in compensation from Shoprite supermarket for selling him expired chocolate. In his documents before the High Court Civil Division, Jjumba contends that on April 23, 2020, he purchased groceries …

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Shoprite opens first outlet in Kenya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | South African retailer, Shoprite, has taken over space which was vacated by Nakumatt supermarkets at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, becoming the anchor tenant at the shopping complex. Kenya’s Business Daily reported on Nov. 14 that Shoprite store located at the mall’s ground floor will be …

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Shoprite to open new outlet in Bugolobi

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | South Africa’s retail chain, Shoprite, has taken up the advantage of the exit of Kenya’s biggest retail chains to cement its foot print in Kampala. Two of Kenya’s top retail chains – Uchumi and Nakumatt –exited the Ugandan retail chain market in the past three …

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Shoprite eye Kenya’s retail market

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | South Africa’s retail chain, Shoprite Holdings, plans to take advantage of disarray in Kenya’s grocery sector to open its first stores in the major East African market this year. Two of Kenya’s three top retailers – Uchumi Supermarkets and former regional giant, Nakumatt – …

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