Financial News | 7 September 2021

Another year of South Africa market share gains in 2021 as the Shoprite Group adds R12.6 billion in sales, creates 3 897 jobs and pays record dividend

2021 was a challenging year for the countries in which we operate but as a result of the Group’s commitment and execution we increased sale of merchandise by 8.1%.

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  • Corporate News | Aug 18, 2021
    New digital business hub refines Shoprite’s precision retailing

    The Shoprite Group has launched its new ground-breaking digital business hub, ShopriteX which is combining data science, technology and innovation with its operational strength to provide increasingly enhanced customer experiences. Incubated over the past year, ShopriteX is combining data science and technology create more personalised shopping experiences for customers.

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  • Corporate News | Aug 10, 2021
    Shoprite Group is restoring operations in record time

    Determined to rapidly rebuild and restock stores damaged during the recent unrest, employees have been working tirelessly, enabling the Group to quickly reopen stores and keep serving its customers.

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  • Corporate News | Jul 18, 2021
    Protect South Africa while we rebuild

    "It is easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build." - Nelson Mandela

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  • CSI - Fight Hunger | Jun 4, 2021
    Entrepreneur dreams of growing his agricultural business

    Amos Mathebula from Morgenzon, Mpumalanga left the bright lights of the entertainment industry to turn family land into a food garden and business venture. The lack of food security in Mathebula’s community as well as his entrepreneurial ambitions motivated him to start the Too Fresh Produce Cooperative.

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  • CSI - Act For Change | May 25, 2021
    Shoprite combats stunting with fundraising drive

    The Shoprite Group has a fundraising drive in all of its 764 Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper supermarkets countrywide in an effort to combat stunting, which impacts 1.5 million South African children, with 3 out of every 10 children suffering chronic malnutrition.

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  • Corporate News | May 12, 2021
    Shoprite offers bursaries for Retail Business Management and Pharmacy students

    The Shoprite Group has opened bursary applications for Retail Business Management and Pharmacy students for the 2022 academic year. Registered university students with a 65% aggregate or higher are encouraged to apply via the Group’s Bursary and Graduate Opportunities page before 30 June 2021.

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  • Brand News | Apr 13, 2021
    Shoprite Xtra Savings launches free monthly funeral benefit

    Shoprite has launched an exclusive free funeral benefit offering for its Xtra Savings members. The programme is underwritten by Outsurance and will provide free month-to-month funeral benefits to beneficiaries of those who opt in and swipe their Xtra Savings cards four times or more during a calendar month.

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  • Brand News | Mar 29, 2021
    SA's first Michelin star chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen endorses Checkers' new Forage & Feast range

    Checkers has unveiled a new premium range called Forage & Feast, which is being endorsed by South Africa’s first Michelin star chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen.

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  • Brand News | Mar 26, 2021
    An Ode to Easter Feasting at Checkers

    Take a seat at our first-ever Virtual Easter Table and discover a hand-selected range of the finest foods #CheckersEasterFeast

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  • Consumer News | Mar 24, 2021
    Shoprite expands R5 offering, adds sanitary pads to range

    With 1 in 5 households reporting weekly hunger, and a record 7.2 million unemployed people in South Africa, Shoprite has intensified its efforts to provide customers with products that are affordable and accessible. While many have come to disregard the R5 coin’s purchasing power, Shoprite continues to look for ways to stretch it even further, by selling food and other essentials that require just a single coin.

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