Choppies revenue up 34%

Choppies revenue up 34%

JSE and BSE listed multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer Choppies released its results for the six months ended 31 December with revenue up 34 per cent and gross profit up 28 per cent. Ramachandran Ottapathu, CEO of Choppies joins CNBC Africa for more.

CHOPPIES SETS OUT EXPANSION PLANS

CHOPPIES SETS OUT EXPANSION PLANS

After announcing mixed results as part of its 2016 annual results, when it said like-for-like sales fell by 4.5%, Botswana-based Choppies has said that it will continue to expand across all countries in which it operates. Read More…

CHOPPIES LEAPERS BONUS

CHOPPIES LEAPERS BONUS

ATTENTION LEAP YEAR BABIES! In recognition of leap year, Choppies will be giving everyone born on 29th February a birthday cake!

2016 Winners – 28 NEW BAKKIES!

2016 Winners – 28 NEW BAKKIES!

CHOPPIES announces the lucky 2016 winners who each received a brand new Chevrolet Bakkie! CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you to everyone who entered. We value your support.

CNN – Botswana’s biggest retailer to expand across Africa

CNN – Botswana’s biggest retailer to expand across Africa

Source: CNN. Added on 1047 GMT (1747 HKT) September 28, 2015. The CEO of Choppies, a multinational supermarket chain headquartered in Botswana, explains how he is planning to expand across the continent. View the video here

Choppies Announces Financial Results for the year 2015

Choppies Announces Financial Results for the year 2015

Just released: Download the Abridged audited financial results for the year ended June 2015 here

Choppies lists on the JSE

Choppies lists on the JSE

Article by Rofhiwa Madzena. Choppies, a Botswana-based grocery retailer listed on the JSE’s Main Board in the Food Retailers and Wholesalers sector today. The listing is the sixth listing on the exchange this year. CEO, Ramachandran Ottapathu expressed his excitement about the listing, “Our proven business model, knowledge of the market and exciting economic fundamentals clearly show Choppies is ideally placed to grow its market share across Africa as shoppers […]

CHOPPIES WINS OUTSTANDING TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS

CHOPPIES WINS OUTSTANDING TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS

Known as the ‘Oscars’ of Entrepreneurs in Africa, the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) are a prestigious awards program that identifies 13 of the leading entrepreneurs in Africa each year. Over the last seven years, this program has awarded over $1.8m in prizes to 35 of the leading entrepreneurs in Africa.   As Choppies, we are proud to have won the award for OUTSTANDING TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS. An utter dream come […]

In my own words, by Tefo O M Kopano

In my own words, by Tefo O M Kopano

Hello. My name is Tefo O M Kopano. I’m a Trainee Marketing Manager for Choppies Group of Companies. I’m stationed at Gaborone Botswana. I started working for Choppies in June 2011. My whole life I had known about People Living with Disabilities (PWD’s), however I had never made a personal effort to extensively know about their issues nor struggles. Being in Choppies I began seeing them a lot coming to […]

In my own words, by Ookeditse

In my own words, by Ookeditse

As the number 1 supporter of the Team (Self proclaimed), I have been following the team’s progress since 2011. At the time there were 3 segments of the Choppies Team competing amongst each other.   Over time the 3 groups merged to form The Choppies Warehouse Team and started competing with teams from the stores. We created our own tournaments and bet money on the games. This has built the […]