Cashbuild is the largest retailer of building materials and associated products, selling directly to cash-paying customers through its 318 (and growing) stores in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini and Malawi. Cashbuild, which employs 6 046 people, comprises Cashbuild Limited and the operating subsidiaries registered in the abovementioned countries. Cashbuild is the first choice retailer in its chosen field in all the regions in which it operates. It achieves this by carrying a focused, in-depth, quality product range at the most competitive prices to meet the needs of the local market for homebuilders, home improvers, contractors, farmers, traders and any persons wanting to purchase our quality building materials for cash.

Cashbuild shares have been listed on the JSE Securities Exchange since 1986.


Our vision is to be the preferred retailer and integrated supplier of building materials, associated products and services across all market segments in selected countries.


We are the preferred retailer and integrated supplier of building materials, associated products and services, through chosen brands, across all market segments in selected countries.

We conduct business in a socially and environmentally responsible manner and continuously seek to maximise returns to all our stakeholders through:

  • Our ability to understand our customers and markets, which enables us to offer a focused range of products and services suited to the specific needs of each of these markets;
  • Our mutually beneficial relationships with our suppliers, substantial buying power and ability to control costs, which enables us to offer quality, best value products and services at convenient locations, to all our customers;
  • Our progressive human resources practices, which promote a challenging and productive working environment and ensures that all our people develop to their fullest potential and are recognised and rewarded for outstanding performance;
  • Improving the lives of people where we trade, by providing best value products and services, offering employment opportunities, promoting enterprise development and supporting selected community projects;
  •  Optimally utilising all our resources and applying industry and technology best practices through the Cashbuild Way, thereby providing superior, sustainable financial returns to our shareholders.


  • We follow through to be successful.
  • We strive to do it right first time, every time.
  • We aim to deliver exceptional service and total customer satisfaction.
  • We take pride in what we do and show respect and honesty in all our dealings.
  • We empower, recognize and reward our people.
  • We manage and improve our business through The Cashbuild Way.


Our commitment

Quality and dependable customer service

  • Lowest prices guaranteed every day. If you find the same item cheaper and in stock somewhere, we will refund you the difference.
  • All our advertised lines are always in stock. If you find that any of our advertised lines are not in stock we will obtain it for you within 48 hours and reduce the advertised price by 20% (except bricks).
  • We have a dependable delivery service. Cashbuild brings quality building materials to the community.

Training and Development

Cashbuild's training and development initiatives ensures that all employees are trained for their current job as well as developing potential for future growth and personal development, thus allowing for continued employability in an ever changing world. The training and development strategy is based on a tiered approach allowing for career path planning and growth.

Recognition and Awards

Cashbuild is dedicated to the growth and advancement of its staff and promotes self-drive and proactivity. A commendable job is acknowledged and outstanding achievements are duly rewarded. Colleagues nominate employees for the prestigious "Employee of the Month" accolade at every store. Remarkable individual performance is acknowledged at the yearly Hall of Fame Banquet, where nominees are selected by a committee elected for this purpose. Employees are given bonuses for their exceptional performances.

Why work at Cashbuild

One exceptional performer looking for another, join our winning team. We have consistently grown revenue and operating profit, and we won't be slowing down.
Cashbuild is Southern Africa's leading retailer of mass building materials, home improvement and related products. With 318 stores (and growing) in South Africa and neighbouring countries offering fantastic career growth opportunities for dynamic, result-orientated operational and support office staff. Cashbuild is recognised as a 'Best Company to work for'

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