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Writing the stories that move people


Create disruptive and immersive experiences in the dynamic retail environment that connect with your consumer.

We tailor our omnichannel service offerings to focus on the end consumer and positively influence shopper behaviour. Moving with the market, we aim to be your strategic partner for integrated turnkey solutions for all your shopper touchpoints.

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With over 60 years of retail experience, we offer a full suite of services in the creative development, commercialisation and deployment of marketing communication through our consumer-centric business ecosystem. Through the total integration of our services and by having the customer at the centre of everything we do, Hirt & Carter provides a Single Solution for Retail and Brands.

Our vision

To be the partner of choice for retail marketers and brand owners by using key systems and technologies to deliver innovative marketing solutions that help simplify business processes, build brand awareness and grow market share.

We’ve got it covered

Hirt & Carter has facilities in SA’s 3 major regions ensuring total national coverage. Our work crosses borders with the help of our Africa division, servicing several multi-national companies in more than 14 countries across the continent.

We are a Level 4 B-BBEE company with over 58% Black Ownership.

A wild mind with
a disciplined eye


Empower your brand to cut through the clutter and stand out.

Every retail solution and shopper marketing project is informed by insight-driven strategy. Our bespoke retail solutions tap into consumer motivations to connect with them at their core and deliver high visibility brand activations.

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Blending in-depth strategy with creative ability has made Hirt & Carter Creative one of the leading omnichannel marketing solutions providers for retailers, brands, and marketers. With our experience, advanced technology, and broad scope of talent, we are passionate about transforming insights into opportunities and concepts into reality. Our vision is to create fit-for-purpose, effective, and impactful omnichannel communication solutions that deliver.

We specialise in the design and developmentof core omnichannel solutions such as:

  • Brand activation strategy
  • Shopper marketing
  • 360° campaign concepts
  • Packaging and point-of-sale design
  • Structural design and 3D animation
  • Category reinvention and store design
  • Digital integration and activation

Stay connected.
Stay intrigued.


Use technology to engage and delight consumers far beyond the point of purchase.

Our technology enablement helps bridge the gap between the in-store and online shopping experience. Our digital platforms and smart solutions allow consumers to feel more connected to their brands and more empowered in the retail space.

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With a core focus on data, Hirt & Carter Digital simplifies complex problems in the digital space and delivers outstanding results for our partners. By leveraging state-of-the-art technologies, we create seamless customer experiences and provide data-driven business solutions that allow for better decision making and ROI.

Our Digital Solutions:


Market shaping point-of-sale technology that’s customised to your strategic brand marketing requirements.


Connected packaging is proven to drive first-party data acquisition and deliver growth. With our ability to leverage Silo’s product catalogue, dynamic content services and data analytics, we vastly increase our partner’s ability to add packaging to their always-on digital marketing mix.


Our SmartCodes enable connected cross-platform experiences, creating the ultimate omnichannel experience for business solutions as well as field and consumer-driven campaign executions.

SmartRewards & Gamification:

uWINa is our responsive web-based interactive marketing, vouchering and gamification platform that features unique game formats, an easy to use campaign builder and dashboard management system. As a fully customisable platform, we develop bespoke immersive experiences and publish across any digital channel.

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We create powerful, visually engaging experiences that are measurable. We offer leading expertise in digital signage, in-store execution, dynamic content creation, retail analytics and bespoke digital solutions for the retail, brand and commercial sectors.

That feeling when imagination becomes reality


Harness the power of immersive retail by considering the entire shopper journey.

We design impactful, engaging and scalable in-store experiences that intuitively satisfy consumer desires. Seamlessly linking strategy and creativity to our cutting-edge print technology allows us to efficiently deliver retail display solutions that excite and exceed expectations.

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Hirt & Carter Print covers diverse processes and capabilities which ensure cost-effectiveness across all substrate applications and print volumes. Our ongoing investment in print technology allows for multi-layered campaigns, blending both print and digital activations.

Digital Printing

A new dimension in efficiency and agility that offers quicker response times and greater customisation.

Commercial Printing

We maximise output whilst delivering quality and innovation across an array of substrates.

Point of Purchase

Printing on virtually any rigid substrate we produce POP vehicles that disrupt the retail space, arrest attention and ultimately increase sales.


A comprehensive range of print finishing options allows you to optimally enhance, protect and differentiate your product.

Taking brands into people’s homes and hearts


Think inside, outside and about the box.

We create packaging with a purpose that ensures brand intent meets a consumer need. As leaders in connected packaging, we provide solutions that offer digital engagement opportunities and integrate with data banks and analytical software.

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Hirt & Carter Packaging has a rich history as one of South Africa’s most trusted manufacturers of quality folding carton packaging. Our passionate staff and state-of-the-art production facility make us the preferred packaging partner across various markets. Our competitive advantage lies in our unique omnichannel offering, both up and downstream of packaging manufacturing, allowing us to integrate all aspects of Creative, Design, Digital, Software and Print.

What we do:

Folding Cartons

The design and manufacture of carton board packaging for various markets including FMCG, Food, Industrial and Pharmaceutical.

Blister Packs

One of South Africa’s leading manufacturers of blister packaging, we utilise specialised board and coating technologies.


Designing and manufacturing litho-laminated cartons, displays and shelf ready packaging, offering both E and B flute kraft board specifications.

Customised Occasions

Creation of bespoke and customised packaging solutions for maximum impact.

Packaging Inserts

Design and manufacturing of various packaging inserts.

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(Head Office) 22 Tottum Road
Cornubia Industrial Business Estate,
Ottawa South,
T +27 (0)31 492 9000


10 Starfield Drive,
Linbro Park,
T +27 (0)10 494 4000


Cnr Carlisle & Neptune Streets,
Paarden Eiland,
Cape Town
T +27 (0)21 492 7500

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