Johannesburg - Retailer Massmart [JSE:MSM] is in talks to
enter Kenya, a senior executive said on Tuesday, the latest step by the unit of
Walmart Stores to expand its presence in Africa.
“We are in advanced discussions to open a Game store in Nairobi,” said Brian Leroni,
a Massmart executive for corporate affairs, without giving
Massmart currently has about 36 stores outside South Africa, many of those
its Game discount retail stores.
Massmart has so far been slow in its African expansion, a year after Walmart,
the world’s largest retailer, took a 51% stake in the retailer.