Nigeria’s Shoprite in Wuse Store shuts down over Poor Financial Performance


Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited (RSNL), the operator of the Shoprite franchise in Nigeria, has announced the closure of its Wuse store located in Novare Wuse Central Mall, effective June 30, 2024, due to poor financial performance.

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According to a press statement signed by Folakeni Fadahunsi, the Chief Executive Officer of RSNL, the decision follows a comprehensive evaluation of the store’s financial performance and the prevailing business environment in Nigeria.

“This decision is made with our long-term growth in mind,” Fadahunsi stated. “We believe this is the best course of action for our organization’s future.”

Fadahunsi added that all operations at the Wuse, Abuja location will cease as of June 30, 2024, and all associated service contracts will be terminated. The company assured that any outstanding balances will be addressed within the next 60 days, with a careful review and confirmation of amounts owed to service providers.

“We would like to express our gratitude for your past business. It has been a pleasure working with you and your team. If you have any questions or concerns, or if there is anything we can do to assist you during this challenging transition, please do not hesitate to reach out to us,” Fadahunsi said in a statement to stakeholders and service providers.

He also noted that the closure of the Wuse store marks a significant shift in the company’s operations, reflecting broader challenges facing the retail sector in Nigeria. Stakeholders and customers are advised to direct any inquiries to the company’s headquarters.

Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited remains committed to its customers and stakeholders and will continue to explore opportunities for sustainable growth in other locations across the country.

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