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Enterprise & Supplier
DEVELOPMENT

Pick n Pay’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme (ESD) assists selected businesses to enter the retail market by putting their products in front of our customers.
 
Pieter Boone
Supporting small businesses

“Pick n Pay is a loved brand in South Africa and one of the reasons for this is the emphasis we place on uplifting people and collaborating with small businesses. They are the backbone of our economy and contributes to the growth and entrepreneurial spirit.”

Pieter Boone
Chief Executive Officer
 
Suzanne Ackerman-Berman

“Big business has a major role and responsibility to play in building and developing small businesses. Transforming the supply chain from soil to shelf and creating opportunities for small scale suppliers, farmers and entrepreneurs is a fundamental part of Pick n Pay.”

Suzanne Ackerman-Berman
Director of Transformation, Pick n Pay & Chairman of the Ackerman Foundation
 

We walk with you on the journey to become a successful and sustainable supplier to pick n pay.”

 
Thembi Mbengashe-Mazibuko

“Transformation is about holding hands with our small suppliers and people. At Pick n Pay, we have a moral, social and economic imperative to serve our communities. The better we all become is based on the principles of Umntu ngumtu nganantu, I am a person because of the other people. We are commited to playing our part.”

Thembi Mbengashe-Mazibuko
Retail Executive, Empowerment, Community, Sustainability and Stakeholders
 
Mishinga Seyuba Kombo

“Small businesses simply don’t have access to supplier networks, markets, finance that big business do. At Pick n Pay, we’ve addressed this by providing small suppliers with the tools and training required to be successful and sustainable suppliers to the retail market.”

Mishinga Seyuba Kombo
Head, Enterprise and Supplier Development
 
“We love entrepreneurs!
They are job creators, they are innovators and they help the economy develop skills.
By supporting, scaling and sustaining small businesses, they can become
meaningful contributors to our economy.
 
Ndivhuwo Ramaliwa

“Large corporates have a responsibility to address the inequalities of the past by making access to the formal economy easy and providing access to the supply chain. Small business can become sustainable contributors to the economy.”

Ndivhuwo Ramaliwa
Manager, Enterprise and Supplier Development