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Our Suppliers

Together we grow local economies and create jobs

Our supplier network strength

The Shoprite Group works with a strong network of suppliers – from micro to national – to provide our customers with the products and services they need and want. We take pride in building long-term relationships with our suppliers, and we want to help you grow your business whilst growing ours.

Our Group buys from a large number of suppliers and we take pride in helping businesses find paths to market, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs). By building sustainable relationships with our customers, our suppliers and the communities in which we operate, we’ve established trusted brands known for quality products and services across Africa. 

 


Committed R50 million to future SME development initiatives


Committed 9.16% of supplier spend to black businesses


5.54% of supplier spend to black woman-owned businesses

* For the year ended 4 July 2021

 
 

Become a supplier

The Shoprite Group aims to provide its customers with products and services that add convenience to their everyday lives. To help us meet this objective, we work with a network of suppliers in South Africa and the rest of the African continent. Our suppliers are selected based on their ability to deliver quality products on time and with integrity, while also meeting our market demand. Please select the supplier type applicable to proceed:


MICRO SUPPLIER

Micro suppliers have an annual turnover of R10 million or less. Startup, homemade food manufacturers without the means or capacity to register as large scale suppliers fall into this category and may qualify to supply under our owned labels. 

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SMALL AND MEDIUM SUPPLIER

Small to medium suppliers, or Qualifying Small Enterprises, have an annual turnover of R10 million to R50 million. We take pride in building relationships with these suppliers, as helping their businesses grow is one of the Group’s aims. 

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LARGE SUPPLIER

Businesses with an annual turnover that exceeds R50 million are known as large suppliers. Whether your business has a national or regional footprint, the Group takes pride in developing professional relationships with all of its suppliers.

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Looking for capital

We’ve partnered with Thuthuka Nathi Ventures (Pty) Ltd, a black-owned venture and growth capital investment company that supports SMEs in South Africa’s retail sector. By investing in local, up-and-coming SMEs, we aim to help thriving businesses grow by providing support, growth capital and access to market.


Mpumi Motsabi, co-founder of Toys With Roots, one of the Group's small suppliers.

Supplier portal

This portal is used for the Shoprite Group to communicate with our suppliers and includes orders, claims, remittance advices and a variety of reports and information.

Global trade supply

Bamboo Rose is a specialised global sourcing solution that provides end-to-end functionality to manage all aspects of international merchandise sourcing and associated processes.

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