Our Journey


Date Event
19 Feb 1st customer
09 Jul Company registered with CIPC
17 Jul Verified on Google
29 Aug 100th customer
09 Sept Website went live
05 Nov Now offering nationwide delivery


19 Feb 1 year old
28 Feb Donated R50 to Mwila Masongo's pad drive initiative
22 Mar Expanded our product offerings
29 Mar Helped raise more than R500 for Girl_101
04 Apr 200th Customer
29 May Helped raise more than R750 in total for Girl_101
21 Sept Sponsored gifts for Mr & Mrs Monash
18 Oct Now offering Smartphone & Laptop repairs
02 Dec BEE certified


02 Jan We sent out our first ever customer newsletter
30 Jan Forge 97 Group established
30 Jan Forge 97 Foundation established
01 Feb Full Moon Perfumes established
04 Feb Approved to sell TVs
19 Feb Forge97.com turns 2 
25 May 377 orders
28 May  1000 Instagram followers
31 Jul Forge 97 Foundation has bought and been donated to more than 1400 sanitary pads
20 Aug Customers can now buy via credit through Mobicred
24 Aug Forge 97 Foundation made its 1st donation to Refilwe Bophelo Clinic (300 sanitary pads)
24 Aug 2nd donation to Zamula Networks (200 sanitary pads)
09 Sept Our product offerings have increased, we now have a Kitchen department
20 Sept First Ads on YouTube and Google
07 Oct First bulk corporate order delivered


10 Jan Major revamp of Forge97.com  
30 Jan Forge 97 Group turns 1 year
30 Jan Forge 97 Foundation turns 1 year
01 Feb Full Moon Perfume turns 1 year
19 Feb Forge97.com turns 3 years
25 Jun We have been ranked as one of the best online shopping stores on HelloPeter
06 Aug More than 300 sanitary pads we donated to Kwena Molapo Comprehensive School
11 Nov More than 450 sanitary pads were donated to Motlhabe Primary School


16 Feb Express Shipping (24hrs) now available
17 Feb Tested by Forge97.com implemented - some of our products will be tested internally with actual real world scenarios. Finding will be posted on the product page, so that you shop as always on Forge97.com with a piece of mind. 
19 Feb Forge97.com is now 4 YEARS OLD 🎉
18 Mar

We now offer entry level credit to our frequent customers; no interest rates, no funny business, its as simple as credit can get.
Apply here

18 Mar

Screen Protector Plan has been launched, get more value when you sign up on the screen protector plan. 
Apply here

10 Oct Bundle Up and Save - brining you even more value when you buy our bundle options.
We are continuously growing 🌱