Skip to main content

Nigeria's Shoprite Onitsha opens with a bang!

| Store Openings

Shoprite demonstrated its commitment to growing in Nigeria with the successful opening of its Onitsha Mall store.

Eager shoppers enjoyed a vibrant programme of music and dance before flocking to the store to take advantage of the great opening specials and deals. The opening proved to be an overwhelming sales day for the store, with satisfied shoppers all-round.  

Located in the State’s first modern shopping mall, the store is set to bring consumers the same everyday low prices and convenience that Shoprite is known for. As the flagship brand in the mall, the store will cater for all customers’ daily, weekly and monthly food and household requirements. Over and above a wide range of food and non-food lines, it features various service departments including a Meat Market, Bakery, Deli, and a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable department. 15-till points have been set up to deal with high volumes of shoppers. All of this in a world-class shopping experience. 

Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State officiated at the opening of the store and mall, remarking that the occasion was a milestone in his administration’s efforts to make the state the centerpiece for commercial activities. 

Through the store opening, Shoprite is doing its part by creating 120 job opportunities for locals. The Onitsha store marks Shoprite’s 18th store opening in the country since it first began operations in Nigeria in 2005. Shoprite employs over 2500 people in Nigeria and is committed to supporting local enterprises. The Group has built relationships with over 400 leading Nigerian suppliers, small businesses and farmers, securing a wide assortment of local brands. 


Pin It

Related Articles

Astron Energy signs new 10-year agreement with ...

Leading fuel company Astron Energy has signed a 10-year partnership extension agreement with one of South Africa’s leading forecourt retail brands, FreshStop.

Amazon’s ‘local is lekker’ strategy taps into g...

By Nicola Mawson – IOL  Business Online retail giant, which started as a bookseller in 1995 out of founder Jeff Bezos’s garage, launched a South African shopping portal with a domain yesterday as it seeks to capture some of...

Amazon's South African website is officially live

By: William Brederode – News24 After years of anticipation, is officially live.

UNIQ clothing by Checkers opens 20th store 

The Shoprite Group’s standalone apparel brand UNIQ clothing by Checkers opened two new stores in Gauteng this week – one in Sandton City Shopping Centre, and another at the brand-new Linton’s Mall in Pretoria East – making it the 20th store opened...

Makro to test small-format stores in malls

By: Jan Vermeulen - MyBroadband Massmart will soon test small-format Makro stores at four existing Game sites inside malls.