General Supermarkets Retailers in South Africa
The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 1246 corporate and 274 franchise outlets in 16 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands, and reported turnover of R72,298 billion for the 52 weeks ended June 2011. The Company's head quarters 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 almost 5 000 shareholders. The Group is continuing its implementation of a strategic expansion programme to maintain its position as the leading food retailer on the continent.