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About the company: Shoprite Holdings Ltd [JSE:SHP]

by , 09 June 2015

Shoprite Holdings has grown from a handful of supermarkets into a large group. It is one of the top 40 companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…

Full name: Shoprite Holdings Limited
Short name: Shoprit
Ticker: SHP
Sector: Retail – food & drug retailers

Five top facts about Shoprite Holdings

Fact #1:
Shoprite Holdings employs around 130,000 people who work across its 1,649 corporate and 371 franchise outlets. These operate in 15 countries in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

Fact #2:
Shoprite Holdings has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange under ticker SHP. The company listed in 1986. The company also has secondary listings on the Zambian Stock Exchange and the Namibian Stock Exchange.

Fact #3:
A staggering 28 million individual customers frequent the stores of Shoprite Holdings on a monthly basis. Shoprite Holdings says it attracts 71% of all shoppers in SA through its doors.

Fact #4:
Making up the Shoprite Holdings are four main subsidiaries:

  • Shoprite Checkers, which also owns Medirite and Computicket;
  • Shoprite International;
  • Shoprite Insurance Company; and
  • Shoprite Investments.

Fact #5:
The brands under Shoprite Holdings are extensive. They include:

  • Shoprite;
  • Checkers and Checkers Hyper;
  • Usave; and
  • OK Furniture.

Chart of Shoprite Holdings’ share price

Chart of Shoprite Holdings' share price

Financial information

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About the company: Shoprite Holdings Ltd [JSE:SHP]
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