Integrated retail – General merchandise

Pep was founded in 1965. It is the largest single-brand retailer in southern Africa, offering affordable, good-quality merchandise at the "lowest price possible". Pep aims to continue as the dominant mass-market retailer for everyday lowest-price clothing, footwear, textiles, homeware and cellular products.

1 990 retail outlets

± 740 000 m2 retail space

10 countries
(South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Nigeria)

In the early 1990s, the group opened the first Pep store in Zambia. The expansion soon gained momentum, and with the acquisition of Power Sales in Zimbabwe, Pepkor Africa is now trading successfully in six African countries.

292 retail outlets

± 117 000 m2 retail space

7 countries
(Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Angola, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Uganda)

Ackermans is a value retailer selling everyday contemporary casual wear at affordable prices. It offers an exciting range of coordinated mainstream fashion in clothing, footwear, homeware and accessories that appeals to the mass middle market of value-seeking consumers.

557 retail outlets

± 390 000 m2 retail space

5 countries
(South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland)

The group’s speciality store division caters for a wide range of consumers, serving the adult value markets, while also offering a range of exclusive, premium brands.

514 retail outlets

± 131 000 m2 retail space

5 countries
(South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland)

Pepco has become the number one non-food retailer in Poland and is one of the fastest growing retailers in eastern Europe. Pepco's range of clothing, footwear and accessories is aimed at satisfying the needs of the whole family. Its homeware range covers most semi-durable categories of kitchen, lounge, bedroom and bathroom products in glassware and ceramics, plastics and textiles, focusing on affordable basics. This is supplemented by a core range of basic household consumables and FMCG lines to provide a high level of convenience to shoppers.

975 retail outlets

± 360 000 m2 retail space

5 countries
(Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary)

PEP&CO has national coverage with its first 50 stores located in secondary towns across the United Kingdom. The chain offers a mix of womenswear, childrenswear and babywear to the value conscious consumer, with 95% of its products priced at under £10.

Guess How Much! aims to be a one-stop shop for busy moms, selling everything from kids and adult clothing essentials and household staples to the favourite grocery brands that families can’t live without.

54 retail outlets

± 20 000 m2 retail space

± 500 employees

1 country
(United Kingdom)

With a widespread national footprint across the continent, its value offering includes clothing and footwear, apparel for men and women, as well as homeware. Changes made to these businesses over the past few years have given the division a solid base from which to grow and create more efficiencies from the group’s support services.

325 retail outlets

± 347 000 m2 retail space

± 5 400 employees

2 countries
(Australia, New Zealand)