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South Africa at a glance

  • Total Retail Units 352
  • Botswana 11
  • Ghana 1
  • Lesotho 3
  • Malawi 2
  • Mozambique 5
  • Namibia 3
  • Nigeria 4
  • Swaziland 1
  • Tanzania 1
  • Uganda 1
  • Zambia 1

South Africa


In 2011, Walmart acquired a majority stake in Massmart Holdings Limited, the leading African retailer of general merchandise, home improvement equipment and supplies. Founded in 1990, the Group comprises nine wholesale and retail chains, and one buying group, operating in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa through the Group’s four operating divisions – Massdiscounters, Masswarehouse, Massbuild and Masscash. Its headquarters are in Johannesburg.

Quick facts

Massmart President & CEOGuy Hayward

BrandsGame, DionWired, Makro, Kangela, Builders Warehouse, Builders Express, Builders Trade Depot, CBW, and Jumbo Cash and Carry

Countries of Operation: 12

Websitewww.massmart.co.za

Total Massmart Associates: 24,114*

*As of Jan. 2014