Our latest results
Annual group results for the year ended 31 August 2023

Group turnover up


(Group IFRS turnover up 5.1%)

Retail turnover up*


(Retail IFRS turnover up 7.9%)

Adjusted operating margin up

30 bps**

to 8.7%

Adjusted diluted HEPS up


Total dividend up


to 679 cents per share

R5.9 billion

cash generated by operations

R2.3 billion

returned to shareholders

R2.5 billion

cash on balance sheet

* Excluding vaccinations in current and prior periods
** Excluding insurance proceeds in the prior period

Who we are

As a leader in the healthcare market, Clicks Group is committed to increasing access to affordable primary healthcare for all South Africans through its retail pharmacy and pharmaceutical wholesale businesses.

Founded over 55 years ago in 1968, Clicks is the country’s leading health, beauty and wellness retailer and the largest retail pharmacy chain, with an expanding network of over 880 stores and over 710 pharmacies supported by a growing digital presence. UPD is the country’s leading full-range pharmaceutical wholesaler, providing the distribution capability for the group’s healthcare strategy.

Listed on the JSE since 1996, Clicks Group’s sustained financial performance and growth in shareholder value has seen the group included in the FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index for the past six years.


Our footprint

As at 31 August 2023

Clicks Including pharmacies:


South Africa


Rest of Africa


South Africa


Rest of Africa

Clicks Baby


South Africa

The Body Shop


South Africa


Rest of Africa



South Africa

Retail DCs


South Africa

UPD distribution hubs


South Africa


The group’s strategy reaffirms that effective management of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations enhances long-term value creation.

Press releases
18 March 2024
Clicks, South Africa’s leading health, beauty and wellness retailer, has announced the opening of its first in-house e-commerce fulfillment facility in Montague Gardens, Cape Town. This marks a significant milestone in the company's commitment to delivering unparalleled service excellence to customers nationwide.
26 October 2023
Clicks Group delivered another resilient retail trading performance as improving margins and robust cash generation contributed to adjusted headline earnings increasing by 11.1% to R2.5 billion in the year to August 2023.
6 October 2023
Clicks Group CEO Bertina Engelbrecht won three awards and Clicks Group was a finalist in two categories at the 2023 Gender Mainstreaming Awards which acknowledge and celebrate meaningful representation of women in mainstream business across Africa.
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