Shoprite Next Capital - Giving small businesses access to our market
Shoprite Next Capital is dedicated to capacitate and grow local, commercially-viable SMMEs to further the Group’s continued efforts to give small suppliers access to our consumer market. It focuses solely on small suppliers and enterprise supplier development (ESD).
Small local enterprises with an annual turnover of R5 million or less, and a one-of-a-kind product to sell, are invited to join the largest supplier network in Africa.
Let us help you grow your business and become a Shoprite supplier.
Can I become a supplier if I am not VAT registered? Yes, you can still register / apply to become a supplier without being VAT registered. A certified copy of the owners Identity document will then be required.
Can I become a supplier if I do not have a registered company? Yes, you can still register / apply to become a supplier without having registered company. A certified copy of the owners Identity document will then be required.
Can I become a supplier if I am food safety compliant? If you are a Foods supplier, you will have to be food safety compliant. We have a team of food technologists who can offer guidance as to how to get your premises food compliant.
Do I qualify to become a Shoprite SMME supplier if I import my products and resell them to South African market? The SMME programme is aimed at growing the South African economic sector and therefore we aim to list suppliers who produce and source products locally. Imported products can however still be listed via our normal listing channels.
Do I qualify to become an SMME supplier if I do not have a BBBEE certificate? You can still qualify for the SMME programme if you do not have a BBBEE certificate. Simply go to your nearest police station and complete an affidavit to confirm your BBBEE status.
If you have any other questions, you’re welcome to consult our Supplier toolkit or reach out to our team directly.