Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Shoprite - How South Africans Have Taken Over The Retail Business

The Shoprite Group of Companies started from South Africa small town beginnings in 1979 with the purchase of a chain of 8 supermarkets in Cape Town for 1 million Rand. The next 30 years were marked by various acquisitions and innovative expansion strategies that brought it to the R72 billion business that Shoprite is today.
The company has more than 1200 corporate outlets under various names. They have outlets in the following countries:
AngolaBotswanaDemocratic Republic of CongoGhanaLesothoMadagascarMalawiMauritiusMozambiqueNamibiaNigeriaSouth Africa,SwazilandTanzaniaUgandaZambiaZimbabwe.

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