takealot.com history goes like a, b, c ,the business was launched in June 2011 following successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010.
As we speak now takealot.com is the leading ecommerce retailer in South Africa and one of the largest, most innovative ecommerce retailers on the African continent.
Today, takealot.com is the largest, simplest and most customer centralised online shopping destination in Africa with warehouses in Johannesburg and Capetown, plus selection to over 21 departments across Electronics, Lifestyle, Media & Gaming and Fashion.
The workforce currently stands at over 1,300 employees.
From takealot.com:-“At the core of everything we do is our customer. We are passionate about providing great customer experiences, beginning with the moment you land on our site, until the product you order is delivered safely into your hands”.