The anchor brand, Clicks, is South Africa’s leading health and beauty retailer, offering value for money in convenient locations and appealing stores, as well as an online platform offering in-store collection or home delivery.

Clicks business review



664 convenience format
217 destination format
4 baby stores



Front shop distribution centres








Beauty salons
190 franchised
4 owned

  • Clicks primarily targets consumers in the growing middle- to upper-income markets (LSM 6 – 10), with a growing presence in lower income areas where 26% of stores are now located
  • 50% of the population lives within 5.1km of a Clicks pharmacy
  • Clicks ClubCard is one of the largest loyalty programmes in South Africa with 10.4 million active members, contributing 80.2% to sales
  • Product offering is differentiated through wide ranges of private label and exclusive brands, comprising 25.2% of sales
  • In 2001, an exclusive franchise agreement with The Body Shop, which was most recently renewed in 2020, which sells natural, ethically-produced beauty products, provided further differentiation to the retail offering, with a combination of standalone stores and presence in 257 Clicks stores
  • The first standalone Clicks Baby store was opened in 2021, showcasing a wide range of mother and baby products
  • In June 2023 Clicks acquired the Sorbet beauty salon franchise chain, operating under the Sorbet (all-round beauty therapy), Sorbet Man (men’s grooming) and Candi & Co (ethnic hair, treatments and hairstyling) brands

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