Makro is one of the leading food, general merchandise and liquor retailers in South Africa. You can shop great deals and special offers on a wide range of amazing products including food, stationery and office furniture, electrical appliances, homeware, liquor, furniture, beverages and liquor amongst other amazing products. You’ll find the best offers and discounts when shopping in-store at any of the 22 Makro stores nationwide. Makro also offers online shopping and customers can collect in-store or get their favourite items delivered to their doorstep.
Makro was founded in 1971 by Mark Lamberti. Makro first opened its doors to the public in Germiston, Johannesburg. Makro has a vision to be the largest distributor of products with excellent prices, quality and variety. As a key player in the food, general merchandise and liquor industry, Makro offers the best deals on groceries, houseware, electronics, stationery and office furniture and many more. Makro employs about 2596 employees as at June 2022 in South Africa and has a footprint of over 22 stores across South Africa.
Makro offers a wide range of value-add services in-store including cash withdrawals, paying bills, Makro card, cash loans, credit card and financing. Not only does Makro offer consumers great deals and discounts, but it also cares about community engagement and believes in education and early childhood development with participation in Hope Worldwide - SUCCEED, African Children Feeding Scheme, Kommunity desk company and the Tomorrow trust initiatives. Their stores in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Makro Amanzimtoti, have been specifically designed to use less water and electricity and to incorporate space for indigenous plants.