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Skechers footwear opens new store

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In Summary

• Brand is tapping into the growing demand for quality sportswear in East Africa

Chief guest Douglas Wakiihuri and Sketcher Country manager Fathi Basheik.
Chief guest Douglas Wakiihuri and Sketcher Country manager Fathi Basheik.
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Sketchers Footwear has embarked on an expansion drive in Kenya. This is after it opened its fourth store and biggest in sub-Saharan Africa at Nairobi’s Sarit Centre, the third in the country. It has other stores at Thika Road Mall and Village Market.

 

Speaking during the launch of the new store, Phirdos Kenya Limited country manager Fathi Basheik said the firm is keen to tap into the growing demand for quality sportswear in East Africa, with Kenya, the economic giant in the region, being the entry point.

Winnie Makena and Jane Mungai
Winnie Makena and Jane Mungai
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Rose Mwangangi and Rose Kibati
Rose Mwangangi and Rose Kibati
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Jade Mwaura serves guests with celebration cake
Jade Mwaura serves guests with celebration cake
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Iman Ali takes a photo of the Sketchers footwear
Iman Ali takes a photo of the Sketchers footwear 
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Chief guest Douglas Wakiihuri and Sketchers training manager Daryosh Dabiri
Chief guest Douglas Wakiihuri and Sketchers training manager Daryosh Dabiri 
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Ninah Wakesho poses with Sketchers footwear
Ninah Wakesho poses with Sketchers footwear
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Sketchers country manager Fathi Basheik and Douglas Wakiihuri officiate Sketchers grand opening
Sketchers country manager Fathi Basheik and Douglas Wakiihuri officiate Sketchers grand opening 
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