1. 1958

    Deacons starts its operations as a Marks & Spencer franchise.

  2. 1994

    Signing of a distribution agreement with Woolworths.

  3. 1999

    Signing of a Franchise agreement with Woolworths.

  4. 2003

    Launch of the first fully owned Deacons brand – 4U2.

  5. 2006

    Private placement and rights issue of Ksh. 144.8M to finance refurbishment, expansion of store network and launch of new brands.

  6. 2007

    Launch of the Mr Price and Mr Price Home brands in Kenya.

    Commencement of operations in Tanzania.

  7. 2008

    Launch of the Second Deacons owned brand – Angelo.

  8. 2009

    Commencement of operations in Uganda with the Mr Price brand.

  9. 2010

    Public offer that raised KSH 800M.

    Company shares start trading OTC.

    Store footprint - 23 stores.

  10. 2011

    Deacons commences operations in Rwanda and launches Babyshop in Kenya.

  11. 2012

    Deacons signs a joint venture agreement with Woolworths.

    Store footprint – 20 stores.

  12. 2013

    Launch of the Bossini brand in Kenya.

    Store footprint – 25 stores.

  13. 2015

    Completion of exit from Woolworths.

    Launch of 2 new stores in Uganda.

    Store footprint – 31 stores.

  14. 2016

    Deacons lists on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

    Launch of 2 stores at the Kigali Heights Mall in Rwanda.

    Launch of 4 stores at the Two Rivers Mall.

    Launch of Reebok (Under the Adidas Franchise)

    Launch of 2 stores at the Hub.

    Store footprint – 38 stores by the end of the year.