What is Massmart in South Africa?

What is Massmart in South Africa?

Massmart Holdings Limited (JSE: MSM) is a South African firm that owns local brands such as Game, Makro, Builder’s Warehouse and CBW. It is the second-largest distributor of consumer goods in Africa, the largest retailer of general merchandise, liquor and home improvement equipment and wholesaler of basic foods.

Where is Massmart located in South Africa?

Company Description: MASSMART RETAIL (PTY) LTD is located in PRETORIA CENTRAL, Gauteng, South Africa and is part of the Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers Industry.

What companies fall under Massmart?

Massmart Wholesale comprises Makro, Cash & Carry, Shield, The Fruitspot, Massfresh Meats and Wumdrop. Makro sells Food, Liquor and General Merchandise categories, catering for retail, commercial and wholesale customers.

Is Massmart pulling out of South Africa?

As part of a turnaround plan to stabilise the business, Massmart had said it will review its store portfolio outside of Southern Africa. That review has now resulted in the disposal of 14 stores across Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

Who is the owner of Massmart?

Main Street 830 (Pty) Ltd
Massmart/Parent organizations

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Who is the CEO of Massmart?

Mitchell Slape (Sep 1, 2019–)Massmart / CEO

Is there any Walmart store in South Africa?

Walmart actually operate in South Africa, but under various different names (one of which is MAKRO). The nearest to OR Tambo international would be to go to MAKRO, in Meadowdale.

Who is the owner of Pick n Pay?

The founder of the chain is Harry Goldin. Raymond Ackerman purchased the small chain of supermarkets from Goldin, and went on to develop Pick n Pay into South Africa’s largest supermarket group. Ackerman is still the chairperson of the group. He is also well known for his philanthropic activities.

How old is Massmart?

Massmart was founded in 1990, beginning with six Makro stores.

Who is the CEO of Massmart in South Africa?

CEO Mitchell Slape
Massmart CEO Mitchell Slape, who promised that the company would rebuild its stores after looting in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, said investors shouldn’t judge South Africa on one week of unrest because all democracies go through ‘turbulence’.

How much did Walmart pay for Massmart?

Walmart to acquire 51% of South African Massmart for US$2.4 billion | NYSE:WMT.