The retailer chain recently filed a petition in court following the closure of its Junction branch by the owners of the mall.
“We met with the directors and managers of the Junction Mall led by director Andrew Ndegwa and the MD of Knight Frank Ben Woodhams on 25 September 2017 to demonstrate to them the restocking plan that we had initiated and that was building up to achieve full stocking by 1 December 2017. The directors and managers wished us well in this endeavor,” the retailer said.
Justice Joseph Onguto presided over the case and blocked the owners of the mall from denying the supermarket access to the premises until a hearing for all parties is heard on October 16.
However, Nakumatt sent a strong message to the public through a Facebook post sharing images of the company restocking its Junction branch.
“Busy evening restocking the branches including@thejunctionmall #stepbystep #keepthefaith,” the post read.
As the company plans to patch their financial wounds Kenyans are eagerly awaiting to see how the company bounces back.
Those in the know have linked Nakumatt woes to the exit of those who were believed to be laundering money through the retail giant. It is reported that a number of individuals connected to the drug trade doesn’t see the retail sector as providing a perfect cover for their ill gotten wealth anymore.
Many of the individuals linked to corruption and drug trade are also said to be moving to manufacturing sector with a Central Kenya based manufacturing giant being their next port of call.
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