Checkers is a South African retailer that sell groceries and household products. A subsidiary of Shoprite since 1991, there are 37 Checkers Hypers in South Africa and over 200 Checkers supermarkets - mostly in South Africa - but also in Botswana and Namibia. The retailer’s headquarters are in Cape Town.
Convenience, quality and freshness define the Checkers brand. The supermarket chain focuses more strongly on fresh produce and offers a wider range of choice food items to a more affluent clientele than some of Shoprite’s other brands. Checkers has strongly developed lifestyle departments with speciality ranges in wine, cheese, meat, deli foods and coffee. They also sell self-branded housewares, groceries and toys. The brand boasts two store formats namely supermarkets and large-format hyper stores. You will also find a Checkers LiquorShop, with great prices on liquor, next to any main store for your convenience.
Checkers publishes many catalogues with specials and promotions all year round. Check their website online for their latest Checkers Hyper catalogue and find the best deals at a Checkers near you. Click here for hyper specials, liquor specials, specials Western Cape and other areas, and Black Friday specials (in November).
WHY PEOPLE LIKE SHOPPING AT CHECKERS
- Great prices: Backed by Africa’s leading grocery retailer, Checkers offers great prices on popular items.
- Great Choices: Checkers is known for the freshest fruits and vegetables, and a wide range of choice food items such as Steakhouse Classic steaks, free-range Certified Natural Lamb, vegetarian and vegan products, a good selection of wine from 80 of South Africa’s leading estates, award-winning cheeses, Single Origin Roast Coffees, and more.
- Food services: Checkers’ world-class shopping environment will tantalize your senses. Purchase ready-to-eat meals for your family or guests. Or choose a kit with fresh local ingredients to be a master chef in your own kitchen.
- Convenience: 90 Checkers stores have MediRite Pharmacies. Fill a prescription or pick up some health items. Checkers also offers a range of financial services where you can purchase airtime, bus and plane tickets, pay bills and perform money transfers. Services like these mean you can save time by shopping at Checkers.
- Click and Collect: Rushed for time and can’t afford the time to run around the shops? Check out Checkers Hyper Online, where you can do online shopping and collect at your nearest store.
- Community Impact: The Checkers Simple Truth range is designed to offer you a variety of healthier choices to complement your lifestyle. The range contains no artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners and no added MSG. They have gluten-free, organic and eco-friendly products at great prices.
LOCATIONS AND TRADING HOURS
Visit https://www.checkers.co.za to find a store in your area. Hours vary by location. Browse the latest special catalogues for savings on groceries, household products, liquor and more.