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Nigeria's Shoprite Onitsha opens with a bang!

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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. 

 

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