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Merkado Pty Ltd ( Company registration number: 2014/225419/07) is a South African online marketplace based in Johannesburg South Africa. Our Company registration details are as follows:

  • Company Registration Number:     2014/225419/07
  • TAX Registration Number:     0084/2/2015/0006761567
  • VAT Registration Number:     4830269959

We connect people and products – opening up a world of possibilities. From Toys and Health & Beauty – we give you access to everything you need and want. Our range is unparalleled, and our prices unbeatable.

We offer the widest range and the best service and choice on the internet, all at great value prices. Customers can also select from our wide range of Toys, Baby Products, Books, Electronics & Computers, Fashion, Health & Beauty, Jewellery, Music, Gaming and many more for quick convenient delivery, direct to your home.

Driven by smart technology, everything we do is designed to put the power directly in your hands – giving you the freedom to shop however, whenever and wherever you like.

We’re trusted by millions, because we don’t just deliver to your doorstep, we were born here. With Merkado you’ll always be getting a good deal – with exceptional service that makes your shopping experience as easy and seamless as possible.

We will always do our best to give you the widest range of products at our best prices with a first class service.

Shopping is Entertainment!

With Merkado you’ll always be getting a good deal – with exceptional service that makes your shopping experience as easy and seamless as possible.

Our idea of service is to provide shopping as an entertainment in people's live. We never stop improving our operation by always putting our customers first.

Connecting with Our Customers

We are a customer-centric company—and our customer service team is at the forefront of our mission. Our Customer Service Team is empowered to solve customer challenges right the first time. Its constantly focused on improving and setting new standards in customer support.

We offer a customer "Discovery Shopping," where people enjoy shopping with the excitement of discovery. With a target of more than 10 million products offered, be spoiled for choice by the wide and interesting variety of products available.

Merkado is registered, verified and accredited by


You might have noticed us elsewhere. We are a trusted seller across many other platforms and we are now one of the largest sellers in the South Africa

Takealot Marketplace

We have been trading on Takealot from 2016 and you can view our storefront here. We have sold to thousands of customers and are still growing strong.

BidorBuy Marketplace

If you’d like to buy from Merkado on BidorBuy, you can do so by clicking here .

We only source products from the accredited suppliers/distributors in Europe, USA & South Africa. We do not sell grey products.

To deliver orders to our clients we use a courier companies, such as,, unless otherwise stated.

Should you not find what you are looking for, you can send us an email [email protected] & we will source it for you.


Should you need to return an item to us, please contact our customer services team on [email protected] or call us during office hours on 011 516 0206/0220 and we will arrange a return.

Thank you for shopping with us and we hope to see you again.