The Shoprite Group

About Us

The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,689 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R141 billion for the financial year ended 2 July 2017.  


The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company listed on the JSE Limited, with secondary listings on both the Namibian and Zambian Stock Exchanges. Its ownership therefore lies in the hands of its shareholders.


Shoprite Holdings Ltd comprises the following entities: the Shoprite Checkers supermarket group, which consists of 613 Shoprite supermarkets; 209 Checkers supermarkets; 37 Checkers Hypers; 367 Usave stores; 488 Furniture outlets (including OK Furniture, OK Power Express, House & Home) 197 Hungry Lion fast food outlets; 162 MediRite pharmacies and 390 LiquorShops. It has a ticketing business, Computicket, which operates from counters within Group stores and various free-standing outlets. Through its OK Franchise Division, the Group procures and distributes stock to OK MiniMark convenience stores; OK Foods supermarkets; OK Grocer stores; Megasave wholesale stores; OK Value stores; Sentra stores and buying partners, as well as Friendly supermarkets; Friendly Liquor stores; OK Express and OK Liquor stores.  


Its primary business is food retailing to consumers of all income levels, with the goal to provide all communities in Africa with food & household items in a first-world shopping environment, at the Group's lowest possible prices. At the same time the Group, inextricably linked to Africa, contributes to the nurturing of stable economies and the social upliftment of its people.  


The Group employs almost 144 000 people and is South Africa's largest private sector employer and a leading employer in Africa.  See below for employment opportunities.

  • Founded
    January, 1979
  • Industry
  • Type
  • Reach
  • Size
    10000 employees

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Best things: I love working for shoprite . I had the best experience working st shoprite checkers I wish to work the again . I had only one problem our manager that did not allow me to order for my department . And I tried to explained to my top manager but no one listen to me so I resigned from the position to apply for new position and I found new job and I resigned but I want to come back

Fruit an veg controler
Mar 2019

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Find us

  • Shoprite Head Office
  • William Dabb Street & Old Paarl Road
  • Brackenfell South
  • Cape Town
  • South Africa
  • 7560
Tel:021 9804000
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