Quickmart Supermarkets has opened its 32nd store in the suburbs of Kilimani, as the retailer eyes to ramp up its customer base.
The new chain is now a flagship store in the Kilimani, Hurlingam and Lavington area
The rapid rise has seen the retailer grow to become the 3rd largest retailer in Kenya offering variety in terms of fruit vegetable clothes liquor furniture among other items.
“End of last year we merged with Tumaini to form one strong business we have a fund we are investing in the business that has enabled us to expand rapidly as a result of that,” said Ms Betty Wamaitha, Marketing and Communication Manager at QuickMart.
The retailer will be looking to an expansion drive immediately after this stoire with yet another one scheduled to be opened in Embakasi
“We will open another QuickMart branch in Embakasi that will serve the Nyayo estate area.”
Currently the retail chain has 3 stores in Kisumu 2 in Nakuru and the remaining in Nairobi and will still be looking to open more.
“Given the economic challenges brought about by Covid-19, we have responded to our shoppers’ needs by providing selected goods such as bales of sugar, flour and others under essential providers at wholesale price,” Ms Wamaitha said. The store will also feature a fully-fledged deli, bakery, butchery, liquor store and a fruits and vegetables section.