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WHAT WE’RE ABOUT…

THE LEADING RETAIL SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

With over 50 years of retail marketing experience, our blend of bespoke designs, cutting edge technology and industry innovation has made Hirt & Carter a proprietary force in the South African and global markets for brands, marketers and advertisers. It all starts with an idea.

HOW WE SEE IT

To be the partner of choice to retail marketers and brand owners, by offering them key services, systems and print technology.
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how it all comes together

As part of the Tiso Blackstar Group, we offer strategic media partnering with some of the biggest brands and channels in the country.
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MEDIA PARTNERS: Sunday Times, The Times, Business Day, Financial Mail, Sowetan, Sunday World, The Herald, Weekend Post, Daily Dispatch, Saturday Dispatch, Times Live, Home Owner.

We’ve got it covered

Hirt & Carter has facilities in the 3 major regions, ensuring closer customer engagement.

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LIKE MINDED PEOPLE

Hirt & Carter prides itself on its team of passionate and committed individuals who immerse themselves in the dynamic retail environment and the entire production process. New technology and innovation ensures that we are continuously moving with our customers into frontier markets and groundbreaking media platforms. We aim to be your integration partners across all shopper-based communication platforms, ensuring the most effective use of media along the path to purchase.

ACROSS BORDERS

Hirt & Carter has a dedicated Africa division that works in more than 14 countries across Africa, servicing several multi-national companies. Our dedicated Africa Team consists of both sales and operational-management employees, who work together to meet the demanding logistical and operational requirements of the different markets.

GETTING DOWN TO IT

Our understanding of the market is driven by a clear segmentation of each market’s retail landscape, both informal and formal. This helps us to develop solutions that best suit the job at hand and drive the highest ROI for our clients.
  • Formal Trade (Modern Trade)
  • Informal Trade (Local & Traditional)
  • On-Consumption
We have chosen to develop an understanding of the diversity of each market in the key regions across the continent. In this way, we appreciate the inherent opportunities and are able to lead the thinking and design behind innovative products that are best suited to these unique markets. Key Elements of Understanding:
  • Cost of doing business
  • Logistics
  • Political environments
  • Language barriers
  • Route to market
  • Market segmentation