Aug 12, 2009


SHP – Shoprite Holdings Limited – Trading Update 
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) 
Registration no. 1936/007721/06 
ISIN: ZAE000012084 
JSE share code: SHP 
NSX share code: SRH 
LuSE share code: SHOPRITE 
(“The Group”) 

In terms of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, companies must publish a trading update as soon as they are reasonably certain that the financial results for the current reporting period will be more than 20% different from that of the corresponding period of the previous year. 

In the light of this requirement, Shoprite hereby states that it expects both basic and fully diluted earnings per share as well as headline earnings per share and diluted headline earnings per share for the 12 months ended June 2009 to be between 25% and 35% higher than those of the corresponding period in 2008. 

Shareholders are advised that the above information has not been reviewed or reported on by Shoprite’s external auditors. The company’s results for the 12 months ended 30 June 2009 are expected to be released on or about 25 August 2009.

Whitey Basson 
Chief executive

Carel Goosen 
Deputy managing director

Tel 021 980 4000

Date issued: 12 August 2009
Sponsor: Nedbank Capital

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