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Shoprite Group's 2024 and 2025 bursary applications now open

New Shoprite meal feeds family of four for R20

Robotics labs equip a next generation with future-fit education

Transforming food waste into animal nutrition

Mamelodi community embraced 450 tree donations from Shoprite

Shoprite donated a new industrial pot to Cape Town-based NPO

Holiday must-have: New Kasi Kruza ride-on hits Shoprite shelves

Shoprite secures over 1 700 years prison time for criminals

New Checkers ad shows how South Africans stand together

Meet the Shoprite Group’s top suppliers of the year 2023

The Shoprite Group opens four new stores

Mitchells Plain Festival sponsored by Shoprite

Checkers brings extra joy to Stanford community

Western Cape's second Checkers Foods

Forage & Feast wins prestigious Breakthrough Innovation Award

Shoprite is giving away over 7 million worth of groceries

Mitchells Plain garden blossoms after receiving over 3 million seeds

The Shoprite Group opens four new stores in Zeerust

Shoprite Group truck driver of the year

Shoprite and Checkers slash the cost of car licence renewals

Willowbridge home to 11th standalone Checkers Outdoor store

Closing nutrition and education gaps stunting SA youth

Shoprite calls for action to counter food security 

From Cashier to Accountant

Shoprite Group recognised for youth employment initiatives

New Checkers Xtra Savings Plus monthly subscription

UNIQ celebrates 10th store & summer range

Redefining shopping in South Africa 

Stress-free SASSA pay outs with Shoprite’s Money Market Account

Checkers goes all in for Rugby World Cup

Exceptional performance in demanding conditions

Wellington-born chef crowned 2023 Boerewors Champion

Supplier features local artists' unique artwork on their water bottles

Checkers Sixty60 ride-on bike hits the streets

Africa's first women Master Butchers

Checkers customers can win home solar systems

Tech students are invited to apply for bursary

The Group boosts small agricultural business

Flood relief assistance

Our early career opportunities 

Championship Boerewors competition entries

Millions saved with LED light bulbs

CredX offers businesses better rates

Solar rooftop installations

PRIME Hydration now in Checkers stores

UNIQ - the Group’s standalone clothing brand

Growing customers, baskets, volumes and jobs

Our Homegrown product range


The largest South African retailer by market capitalisation, sales, profit, number of employees and customers. Beyond these borders, we operate in nine African countries. 

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With over 153 000 employees, thousands of stores and a network of distribution centres across Africa, our customer-centric business remains committed to serving local communities with our lowest price promise, and 27.8 million Xtra savings rewards customers already shop in our footprint of stores.

*Distribution of total operations as on 2 July 2023.

Shareholders and investors

Since 1979, our Group has served African households by providing food at low prices. Growing from eight to 3 326 stores pays tribute to our dedication and unwavering commitment to our customers.

Key information from continuing operations for the 52 weeks ended 2 July 2023:


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+ 9.7%   + 16.9%  



+ 5.7%   + 10.5%  

A young man in a red Shoprite Act for Change apron posing in front of the Too Fresh Produce Cooperative board.

Act For Change

The communities we serve are always at the core of our business, that’s why we’ve made it our responsibility to Act For Change. Join us as:

  • We fight hunger
  • We support early childhood development
  • We #ActForChange in communities


We work with a strong network of suppliers to provide our customers with the products they need and want, and are eager to partner with local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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