Shoprite is continuing to grow its operations by catering to South Africa’s growing population, opening new stores in areas that were not previously served by the group. Meanwhile, the group continues to buy into its geographical distribution across Africa, has managed to open new stores and increase its employment base. This all signals a very healthy company which has a proven ability to weather a negative financial forecast and maintain Shoprite share price and dividends. The live online stocks chart shows a stable Shoprite share price for the past five years. As economic conditions improve, the group is likely to continue and improve on its status as Africa’s largest retail chain. Investors who purchase Shoprite shares will most likely see good long-term returns on investment.