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Our Divisions

Massdiscounters
Massdiscounters is a multi-category General Merchandise discounter and Food retailer.

Game offers customers the widest range of branded products, at the best price, with a quality guarantee
for customers.

DionWired offers the widest range of the world’s leading Hi-tech brands to the South African high-income consumer. DionWired offers customers an interactive shopping experience with tech experts on-hand to provide the best advice and on-site repairs and services.

Geographic presence:
South Africa,
Botswana,
Ghana,
Kenya,
Lesotho,
Malawi,
Mozambique,
Namibia,
Nigeria,
Tanzania,
Uganda,
Zambia
At a glance:
166 Stores
23 outside South Africa
(165 stores in 2016)
11,356
Full-time employee equivalents
(13,139 in 2016)
LSM5-10
Game
LSM8-10
DionWired
Masswarehouse
Masswarehouse is a warehouse club trading in Food, General Merchandise and Liquor.

Makro sells General Merchandise, Food & Liquor to wholesale and retail customers. This blend gives it a robustness that enables it to trade comfortably in most economic cycles. The warehouse club format keeps costs down and provides the platform for a high-volume, high-margin sales offering of quality branded merchandise. The customer database of Makro store cards used at the point of purchase helps to keep track of active members.

The Fruitspot is an established wholesaler and distributor of fresh and cut fruit and vegetables.
It provides customers with quality products at
best prices.

Wumdrop is a final-mile delivery service specialising in delivery of small to medium packages in partnership with independent drivers.

Geographic presence:
South Africa
At a glance:
21 Stores
All in South Africa outside South Africa
(20 stores in 2016)
11,605
Full-time employee equivalents
(10,481 in 2016)
LSM6-10
Makro primary customers
LSM2-8
Makro secondary customers, via trade
Massbuild
Massbuild is a home improvement retailer and Building Materials supplier.

Massbuild has four store formats that cater to different markets:

Builders Warehouse is a category leader for DIY, the homeowner and building contractor, offering an extensive range of competitively priced products.

Builders Express caters to the homeowner and DIY enthusiast, focuses on a convenient location, a customer-friendly store layout with pleasing displays and personalised service and advice.

Builders Superstore focuses on the lower-income population in under-served markets around the country. These stores are conveniently located near commuter nodes.

Builders Trade Depot caters mostly for medium- to large-sized contractors and tradesmen engaged in building, maintenance and renovation projects. It trades from large regional low-cost outlets.

 

Geographic presence:
South Africa,
Botswana,
Mozambique,
Zambia
At a glance:
108 Stores
6 outside South Africa
(104 stores in 2016)
9,695
Full-time employee equivalents
(10,050 in 2016)
LSM5-10
Builders Warehouse
LSM5-10
Builders Express
LSM2-6
Builders Superstore
LSM4-8
Builders Trade Depot
Masscash
Masscash is a Food wholesaler, retailer and buying association. It comprises two Divisions, Wholesale and Retail.

The Wholesale brands include:

Jumbo sells mainly cosmetics, toiletries and haircare products to individual customers and independent general dealers.
Shield is a voluntary buying association that buys products in bulk on behalf of 656 members who own wholesale or retail businesses.

CBW and Trident wholesales Food, Liquor and cosmetics in bulk to independent dealers, government feeding schemes, franchise members, small traders and hawkers.

Retail brands, targeting the lower LSM group, include:

Cambridge Food stores in a mix of urban, peri-urban and rural areas; and

Rhino stores, largely in rural areas. Both are focused on their fresh propositions, with strong emphasis on in-store butcheries, bakeries and fruit and veg departments.

Geographic presence:
South Africa,
Botswana,
Lesotho,
Mozambique,
Namibia,
Swaziland,
Zambia
At a glance:
128 Stores
13 outside South Africa
(123 stores in 2016)
15,017
Full-time employee equivalents
(13,764 in 2016)
LSM2-5
Wholesale
LSM2-6
Retail