All you have to do is list your products, send inventory or your sold items to our fulfilment centres, and Takealot will handle everything else including:
R300* per seller account/month (can be cancelled at any time)
These are Takealot’s referral fees and cover transactional costs, customer support and all round platform support. They are calculated as a % of the VAT inclusive selling price per item sold. This fee will be credited for returned items.
|Success Fee % on VAT inclusive product selling price excluding shipping *||Product Categories|
|7%||Gadgets & Wearable Tech; Computer Components; Gaming Consoles; TV & Audio Equipment; Liquor & Soft Drinks|
|10%||Academic & Trade Books; Music & DVDs; Electronic & Computer Accessories; Electronic Games; Office & Stationery Equipment; Home Appliances; Health & Beauty Products; Automotive & DIY Parts; Pet Supplies; Toys; Christmas Supplies|
|15%||Baby Products; Camping & Outdoor Equipment; Fashion Apparel; Garden, Pool & Patio Products; Homeware; Luggage & Travel Products; Sporting Goods|
Fulfilment fees cover receiving into a Takealot warehouse, putting away, picking, packing and delivery of your sold items to the customer. Fulfilment fees are charged per item when shipped from a Takealot warehouse; based on the combination of its weight (kg) and volumetric size (length x width x height in cm3).
|Fulfilment Fee per item shipped from a Takealot warehouse (Rands)*||Size|
Less than or equal to 34 000 cm3
Product Categories: Stationery, Liquor, Pets, Music & DVD, Trade Books, Academic and Baby
Greater than 34 000 and less than or equal to 132 000 cm3
Greater than 132 000 and less than or equal to 500 000 cm3
Greater than 500 000 cm3
Less than or equal to 7kg
Greater than 7kg and less than or equal to 26kg
Greater than 26kg and less than or equal to 100kg
Storage fees are only applicable if you choose to store your items in one of our fulfilment centres; and are based on the age, stock cover and size of your items held in storage at our any of our fulfilment centres.
|Storage Fee per item/month (Rands)*||Size
(dimension being the length, width or height)
Max dimension ≤ 52cm, next Max ≤ 33cm and Min ≤ 30cm
Max dimension ≤ 120cm, next Max ≤ 80cm and Min ≤ 80cm
Max dimension > 120cm, or next Max > 80cm
|Items with a stock cover of 45 days or more
Formula: Stock Cover = (Total Stock / Sales Units in the last 30 days) * 30
Please note: You do not necessarily need to stock your items in a Takealot warehouse. You can choose to sell on ‘Lead Time’, which means that you only deliver your items to a relevant Takealot warehouse once there is a customer order.
* All fees are exclusive of Value Added Tax