Makro is a well-known, large, reputable retail franchise that sells a large range of products at very good prices. The stores are usually in warehouse proportions and offer items in bulk as well as by themselves. On top of having incredibly low prices on almost all their items, Makro has regular promotions and specials that will save you money.
If you keep up to date with the Makro specials through their website or from receiving membership emails, there is no reason why you should ever have to pay full price for any items ever again.
Makro opened its first store in Germiston, Gauteng in 1971. It was the first cash and carry store operation of its kind in the country and the first store to make use of the IBM technology for tracking of sales and stock. Today, Makro has 16 stores throughout the country and is a house hold name. They are well-known for offering great products at affordable rates and wonderful service.
They offer a store card system where customers must register for a Makro card before being allowed to shop there. Makro’s call to fame is the fact that you can buy absolutely everything you could need in one store. Nothing could make your shopping experience any more simple, affordable, easy and convenient as shopping at one of Makro’s warehouse stores.
Makro has a very wide range of products in a number of different categories including home entertainment, computers, software, communication, office furniture, stationery and office supplies, many different types of furniture, small and large appliances, DIY tools and hardware, home decoration gear and accessories, soft furnishings, food, toiletries, baby items, toys, school supplies and educational tools, liquor, gardening and outdoor items, sporting gear and accessories, shoes, bags and luggage, make-up and perfumes, bath and shower goods and products, basic first aid and medicines and much, much more.
If there is something you need, Makro undoubtedly has it under their extensive roof. While Makro does stock brand name items, there are always cheap alternatives to almost any item and there are many specials running continuously throughout the year.
Find Makro stores near you
Makro has 16 stores throughout the country. The stores are located at Centurion, Crown Mines, Germiston, Silver Lakes, Strubens Valley, Vaal (Vanderbijlpark), Wonderboom and Woodmead in Gauteng, Montague Gardens and Ottery in the Western Cape, Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, Polokwane in Limpopo, Pietermaritzburg, Rossburgh and Springfield in Kwazulu Natal and Nelspruit in Mpumulanga. Makro also has a head office in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
All of the stores are warehouse sized and offer a large range of items and specials. Some of the promotions may be different in each store and you should contact your local branch for their catalogues to find out what their current promotions and specials are.
Makro catalogue specials
Makro has several catalogues running at different times throughout the year.
The current catalogues include:
- cellular deals
- general merchandise
- interactive catalogue
- premium liquor
- local is liquor monthly
- monthly harvest
- toy catalogue
- Vodacom leaflet
- Walmart catalogue and Winter selection
You can also usually find the catalogues at the Makro store if you would like a hard copy, or you could contact the staff at your local Makro and ask them to send you a catalogue or advise you about where else you can find one.
You could also search for promotions by category on the Makro website or look in the extended range section or the reduced to clear section.