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Bridging the Gap: Formal Retail Sector in Kenya and its Impact on Economic Development with Wambui Mbarire

15 Sekunden vorwärts
15 Sekunden vorwärts

Episode #55 with Wambui Mbarire, CEO of the Retail Trade Association of Kenya and Vice-Chair of the KEPSA Devolution Sector Board, and is passionate about the future of retail in Africa and positioning the continent as a major hub for international retail.

The Retail Trade Association of Kenya (RETRAK) is the retail industry's voice, with the primary goal of providing retailers with a centralised representative body to communicate their agenda and retail trade concerns to government agencies.

What We Discuss With  Wambui Mbarire

  • What do we need to know about the formal retail sector in Africa?
  • How has Kenya's formal retail industry evolved over the past few years?
  • Informal retail continues to account for a large portion of retail in Africa. What impact has the growth of formal retail had on informal retail in Africa?
  •  What are some of the challenges that formal retailers face in Africa?
  • Can you tell us about some of the work you're doing to lobby and influence government policy in order to create an enabling environment for formal retail to thrive in Kenya?
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: Unlocking Africa show notes

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