Flash is committed to helping Flash Shops stay OPEN


*The below guidelines are in accordance with level 5 lockdown regulations.

We have answered some important questions
To help you stay open during the national lockdown.

1. What goods CAN I sell during lockdown?
Basic goods like:
Airtime and electricity, any food product, non-alcoholic beverages, animal food, chemicals, cleaning and hygiene products, toilet paper, sanitary pads, sanitary tampons, condoms, hand sanitiser, disinfectants, soap, household cleaning products, and personal proactive equipment


2. What goods CAN’T I sell during lockdown?
You cannot, for example, sell alcohol and cigarettes.


3. What else should I do during the lockdown?
Do not make prices of essential goods higher than normal control the number of customers in your shop at any time.


4. What will happen if I do not follow the lockdown rules?
Your shop will be closed by the police you will be fined or imprisoned for up to 6 months.


5. Can I apply for financial support because of the lockdown?
You can email supportbusiness@wesgro.co.za for details of how to ask the government for financial support.
For more information on everything to do with the national lockdown,
Visit these links:
When you aren’t at work, stay safe and #stayinside

If you have any further questions about how to run your Flash Shop during lockdown, please get in touch using the details below:


1. Call Centre:

Mon – Fri: 08h00 – 20h00
Sat: 09h00 – 18h00
Sun: 09h00 – 17h00
Public Holidays: 09h00 – 17h00

083 903 5274 (FREE on MTN)
084 193 5274 (FREE on Cell C)

2. WhatsApp:

Send us a message on 072 343 3008

3. Email:

Send your query to hello@flash.co.za

4. Facebook Messenger:

Leave us a message on our Facebook page and someone will be in touch.

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