Popular Nairobi preacher Rev Lucy Natasha cheered a discussion with Tuskys supermarket CEO Dan Githua on Saturday evening.
She hailed Dan for being in the forefront in coming out with positive solutions towards the success of the company. Rev Natasha congratulated the CEO for ensuring that the products reach the last consumer at the door without challenges. The supermarket, which has humble beginnings from Nakuru, boasts 65 branches across Kenya and Uganda and has a staff base of over 6000 employees while further enlisting nearly 800 independent suppliers
Apparently , Tuskys cites a tough business environment that has seen its sales drop in the last two years, as an unspecified number sent home.
Tuskys joins an increasing number of companies which, responding to policy changes and a tough business environment, have opted for this move to remain afloat.
The retail environment has especially been volatile, with giants such as Nakumatt being pushed into extinction after creditors voted for it to be wound up.
Tuskys fired part of its employees following a major re-organization of the firm’s strategy that saw the restructuring of various departments.