Tuskeys has has announced that it has restocked two key Nakumatt branches which include Nakumatt Ukay and Nakumatt Village Hypermarket. This comes after the two retailers signed a merger deal that was aimed at reviving Nakumatt whose shelves have been empty for quite a while.
Nakumatt supermarket will access stock from suppliers using Tuskys supermarkets’ goodwill and value chain.“As part of a strategic corporate nursing exercise, Tuskys has commenced the restocking of key Nakumatt branches. This exercise will be stepped up through the month of November and into the festive season with the support of key suppliers,” said CEO Dan Githua.
He added, “the programme, has been structured to facilitate the rapid recovery of the retailer as part of a home grown process to sustain its operations and mitigate systemic risks to the local, formal retail sector.”
Some of the suppliers who are part of the deal include Unilever Kenya, Aquamist Water, Mjengo Limited, Bidco Africa, Jackys Limited, Proctor & Allan, Aspendos Dairies and Brookside Dairy.
Kevian Kenya has also agreed to be part of the deal.
Tuskeys says the process will begin by restocking seven key retail branches in Nairobi and Mombasa in the first phase.