The company operates as an investment holdings firm that constitutes a fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) retail operation on the African continent. It has its registered office located in Brackenfell, South Africa. It was incorporated in the year 1979. The company offers products under the Shoprite brand, one of the leaders in South African food retailing, and the brand of choice of the highest percentage of South Africans consumers. It strives to provide all communities in Africa with food and household items in a first-world shopping environment, at the lowest prices. It is organized into two main business segments: supermarkets including fresh produce and franchise; and furniture including insurance. The company comprises the following entities: the Shoprite Checkers supermarket group, which consists of 348 Shoprite supermarkets; 110 Checkers supermarkets; 24 Checkers Hypers; 92 Usave stores; 20 distribution centers supplying group stores with groceries, non-foods and perishable lines; 158 OK Furniture outlets; 13 OK Power Express stores; 27 House & Home stores; and 74 Hungry Lion fast food outlets. Through its OK Franchise Division, the Group procures and distributes stock to 31 OK MiniMark convenience stores; 24 OK Foods supermarkets; 52 OK Grocer stores; 59 Megasave wholesale stores; and 91 Sentra, Value stores and buying partners. Through its subsidiaries, the company is also present in Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, United Republic of Tanzania, Mauritius, Madagascar, Angola, and Mozambique.
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