March 16, 2009, 8:52 am
Filed under: Algoran who?

Date; 21 September 2003


Algoran Shelvit is a Proudly South African company that has been involved in all aspects of the retail industry for 43 years. We operate both locally and internationally.


If you are opening, expanding, revamping or remodelling a retail store in Ghana or Cape Town we are able to add real value to you business and become a partner in the success of your venture. 


We specialise in Store Design and Planning, Cabinetry, Shelving and Racking systems. That combined offer a turnkey service to hardware retailers. As well as supply various DIY Shelving and Racking systems to Hardware and Timber merchants which sell our shelving systems on.


Algoran has invested a considerable amount of time & money in developing a store design and planning department that has the latest in computer aided design hardware and software that allows us to conceptualise, create elevations and plot layouts and service plans. As well as 43 years of experience in the retail environment to insure that at the outset your business has the correct basics to make your store work.


Shelvit manufactures various systems for all merchandise applications and have a comprehensive range of shelving, racking, display and storage systems for any retail hardware requirements. The systems also have a full range of accessories for merchandising, displaying and storing a diverse range of products.


Here are a few tips for Store Design and Planning;.


The most important aspect in the initial planning of your store is the Floor Plan or Layout it is a bird’s eye view of how your store is going to draw customers into every nook and cranny and let them shop your store at their convenience. There should be no dead spots and many key value areas that display key value items that will attract customers to these areas. Floor Plans require many aspects to insure your business is successful.


Equipment in your store is the sells your products. Ensure you have versatility with aesthetics combined with every possibly conceivable way of merchandising and part of your product range.


Employing staff! Your employees are vital in making a successful business, are they really helpful and do they make the whole shopping and purchasing experience pleasant? So make sure your  staff  have all the relevant product knowledge and training in customer service.

10 Comments so far
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Hi this blog is great I will be recommending it to friends.

Comment by watcat

Interesting blog, I’ll try and spread the word.

Comment by wonker

This blog’s great!! Thanks :).

Comment by matt

Send me your magazine to:

Joseph Simushi
P.O. Box 570199

Comment by Joseph Simushi

We need your services in zambia. You would do well also to open an office here so that we may access your services locally. It is very expensive to import your products though one does not have a choice when you are not here.

Comment by Joseph Simushi

Hi Joseph,
just want to let you know that We have taken over the Steel section of Algoran – Shelvit is now part and parcel of The Storequip group.We are the largest Shelving manufacturer in South Africa and will be only to happy to supply shelving to you if you have the need.

Comment by Ron Stoltz

Do you have a trouser rack which can be mounted to the wall?

Comment by Hilde Smoor

Hi there,
We can make one for you.
Do you have specific specifications you can email me?

Comment by Lans

I want to request for quatation

Comment by cf prins

Are you needing steel components or joinery? I see you manufacture joinery components. send me an e-mail on andy@e-spaces.co.za with your requirements. I will be happy to assist.

Comment by andy

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