The newly opened Nakumat NextGen supermarket at the Next Gen Mall/photo/Upesi News
BY IRENE KIBOIT,NAIROBI, DEC 9,2016-.The leading Regional retailer Nakumatt Holdings has opened a new branch along Mombasa Road, Nairobi, on Friday 9th making this its 63rd store in East Africa.
The new Nakumatt NextGen Supermarket is located at the NextGen Mall and has opened its doors in a move aimed at improving service delivery to Nakumatt’s ever growing customer base.
Speaking during the launch of the store, Nakumatt Holdings Managing Director Atul Shah said the firm is undertaking a strategic corporate restructuring geared at improving its performance.
Plans he added are at an advanced stage to open the doors to its 64th branch in Kigali, Rwanda as part of a strategy to boost its topline revenues and enhance service delivery.
“Today marks yet another milestone for Nakumatt. We will continue to push on with our growth and expansion plans across the region in our quest to enhance value for our customers, staff, and supply partners. Our values lie in ensuring that our customers enjoy convenience as well as a variety of high quality goods, and this Next Gen store also marks a change in the way we we want our new stores to look going forward.”, said Mr Shah.
The new Nakumatt NextGen Supermarket sits on 60,000 square feet of space and is a fully fledged supermarket that will provide customers with a wide variety of goods from fresh counters, groceries, household items, electronics, baby and toys and much more, all under one roof.
The Nakumatt NextGen store is strategically located on Mombasa road next to the bypass to serve customers drawn from South B& C, Diamond Park among other residential estates in the environs. This locality will give the Nakumatt NextGen store a differentiated customer base whose product needs can be provided for by the new store.
As we head towards the highlight of the festive season, the store is offering a 10% discount on any expenditure above Ksh. 5,000, this offer will last up until the 25th of December 2016, together with some special opening offers to delight customers.
With other stores yet to come, the Next Gen Nakumatt store continues to build on the strong standing the retailer currently holds in the market. The store will be spacious and is perfectly placed right along Mombasa road for an easy walk in walk out shopping experience.
During this festive season, Nakumatt is projecting a 34% growth.