Nakumatt Holdings was the first retailer in Africa to unveil the highly popular 24-hour shopping concept.

Nakumatt was established in 1992, and is celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2012.

Nakumatt was founded as a small emporium in Nakuru and has now grown to cover a selling space of more than 1.5million square feet. Nakumatt stores have a distinctive international standard look and feel.

As part of its diversification strategy, Nakumatt now owns a multimedia entertainment subsidiary under the brand name Planet Media.

Nakumatt Holdings successful operations and management model last year received the attention of one of the world’s best business schools.

Nakumatt Holdings enjoyed the rare privilege of hosting faculty members from the prestigious Ivy League, Wharton Business School and the world’s first collegiate business school who were on a two week tour of South Africa and Kenya.

Nakumatt is a truly Kenyan company that employs more than 5,500 East Africans Kenyans and is one of Kenya’s leading formal employers.

Nakumatt branches in Kenya include seventeen branches in Nairobi, five Branches in the Coast Region in Likoni, Nyali, Malindi and Diani, two in Kisumu, and two in Eldoret. Other branches are in Kisii,Thika Road, Nanyuki, Meru, Nakuru, Thika town and Kakamega. In Uganda, Nakumatt has three branches, two in Rwanda and one in Moshi, Tanzania.

Nakumatt Holdings operates a one-price policy across all its branches in the respective countries.

This means that the price quoted at Nakumatt Mega corresponds to the price quoted at Nakumatt Malindi or Nakumatt Nanyuki.