• With its expansive presence, Pepkor acknowledges its unique responsibility to drive positive change and economic opportunity within the communities it serves.

  • The Pepkor group is undertaking a simple yet impactful change through its PEP and Ackermans brands, as well as within its logistics division, Pepkor Logistics (PKL).

  • Hammarsdale serves as home to Pepkor’s distribution centres (DCs) for a number of business units, including Ackermans, PEP and all Speciality brands, such as Dunns, Tekkie Town, CODE, Refinery, S.P.C.C and Shoe City.

  • The recyclable plastic carrier bags were phased in from August 2020, as part of PEP’s conscious decision to remove single-use plastic shopping bags from stores.

  • The recyclable plastic carrier bags were phased in from August 2020, as part of PEP’s conscious decision to remove single-use plastic shopping bags from stores.

  • As a group, Pepkor has always strived to maintain the lowest possible cost of doing business to enable retail brands such as PEP to deliver on its customer promise of making the unaffordable, affordable.

  • When products are unpacked and picked for store orders, we need additional cartons to pack products according to orders and store locations. To save on packaging costs, PEP buys preused FMCG cartons.

  • Brands across the group are making inroads into developing alternative shopping bag solutions. During FY20, PEP and Refinery rolled out their initiatives with great success. Refinery stopped using plastic bags altogether.

  • Most of the group’s stores are located in shopping centres, where alternative power solutions are not yet an option. To minimise the use of electricity, the best solution currently is to change to LED lighting.

  • The concept for the store was developed in Cape Town, in association with various industry experts. Because the store is modular and made from repurposed shipping containers, they had to be constructed in Cape Town.