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Takealot is a customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa. Takealot's mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, built around the simple concept that the customer comes first. All of the Company's focus is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment they arrive on the website to the moment their order arrives at their door.

HQCape Town, ZA
Employee Ratings3.6


Takealot is headquartered in
Cape Town, South Africa

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Employees (est.) (May 2019)1,363(+3%)

Key People/Management at Takealot

Kim Reid

Kim Reid

Founder and CEO, Takealot.com
Gary Altini

Gary Altini

Chief Financial Officer, Takealot.com
Frederik Zietsman

Frederik Zietsman

Head of Marketplace, Takealot.com
Gideon Granville

Gideon Granville

Head of Business Development, Takealot.com
Laura Hartnady

Laura Hartnady

Head of Retail & Merchandising, Takealot.com
Julie-Anne Walsh

Julie-Anne Walsh

Chief Marketing Officer, Takealot.com
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Takealot Office Locations

Takealot has an office in Cape Town
Cape Town, ZA (HQ)
Plattekloof Rd, Montague Gardens
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Takealot Financials and Metrics

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Takealot total Funding

$169.4 m

Takealot latest funding size

$69 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Takealot investors

Takealot's latest funding round in April 2017 was reported to be $69 m. In total, Takealot has raised $169.4 m
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Takealot Online and Social Media Presence

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Takealot Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Takealot founded?

    Takealot was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Takealot key executives?

    Takealot's key executives are Kim Reid, Gary Altini and Frederik Zietsman.

  • How many employees does Takealot have?

    Takealot has 1,363 employees.

  • Who are Takealot competitors?

    Competitors of Takealot include Patch, Harper Wilde and Andrew James.

  • Where is Takealot headquarters?

    Takealot headquarters is located at Plattekloof Rd, Montague Gardens, Cape Town.

  • Where are Takealot offices?

    Takealot has an office in Cape Town.

  • How many offices does Takealot have?

    Takealot has 1 office.