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Spar reports growth of 3.3% as global retail sales reach €41.2 billion

SPAR, the world’s largest food retail voluntary chain, has seen annual retail sales break the €40...
Informal Retail in Africa

Informal Retail in Africa: Could Technology be the Key Enabler?

Since the turn of the century and consistently for nearly a decade before the COVID-19 pandemic r...
Black Friday

Consumers need a good reason to shop this Black Friday

Last year’s Black Friday retail sales massively underperformed for many reasons, according to Mar...
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Checkers launches deals onto its Sixty60 home delivery app

Retailer Checkers says that customers using its Sixty60 home delivery service will now be able to...

SA wipe manufacturer Sani-touch is ahead of the game

In the UK a government minister is calling for a new law to ban wet wipes that contain plastic. L...

On The Move News

Checkers online shopping bonanza

By: Myles Illidge - MyBroadband Shoprite’s e-commerce platforms have been immensely successful, ...

SPAR eyes acquisitions to take on Shoprite

By: Bloomberg  SPAR is planning to acquire smaller retailers to help South Africa’s second-...

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa appoints Rakesh Rajbally as Managing Director

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has appointed Rakesh Rajbally as the new Managing Direct...

Woolworths starts selling Apple products, laptops, and gaming consoles online

By: Myles Illidge - MyBroadband Woolworths has started listing various tech products on its webs...

Somerset West’s WCafe Waterstone now has a liquor and dinner offering

WCafe Waterstone is bigger, better and now, open much later, with a new menu to tempt all foodies.

Awards and Achievments

Shoprite Group earns Top Employer status for 2024

The Shoprite Group has been recognised as a Top Employer for 2024 by the Top Employers Insti...

Woolworths snaps up four awards at the annual PLMA international salute to excellence awards

The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) is a non-profit trade association that promote...

Shoprite, Usave and Checkers private label products triumph at SA Dairy Championships

Shoprite, Usave and Checkers’ private label products clinched the top spot in four...

Shoprite’s Xtra Savings shines at 2024 International Loyalty Awards

The Shoprite Group received two accolades for its Xtra Savings rewards programme from the prestig...

Shoprite’s Xtra Savings shines at 2024 International Loyalty Awards

The Shoprite Group received two accolades for its Xtra Savings rewards programme from the prestig...

Legislation

NHI: Business gears up for possible legal battle as Ramaphosa set to make 'damaging' bill law

By: Ahmed Areff - News24 Business Unity SA (BUSA) has confirmed that it will consider legal...

Electricity Regulation Bill will open competition in market, says Mantashe

By: Siyabonga Mkhwanazi - IOL Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says the...

New Minimum Wage Set to Take Effect on March 1st, 2024. Here is what you should know

As the countdown to the implementation of the new minimum wage draws closer, the nation finds its...

Spar director fined R1 million after refusing numerous times to reinstate an employee

By: Brenda Masilela - IOL The Johannesburg Labour Court has fined Spar director R1 million after...

SARS wants to change VAT collection in South Africa – this is how

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has published a discussion paper on ways to modernise th...

Wine and Liquor

Makro secures exclusive rights to SA’s most sought after liquor

This week, Makro has launched its Festive liquor catalogue for 2023 - which its buyers explain is...

Checkers adds 41 new wines to Odd Bins range

Checkers has added 41 new limited edition wines to its Odd Bins collection, of which two were awa...
Shopping Trolley

With petrol at almost R20 a litre, food prices ahead of Christmas will shoot up

South African consumers will have to dig deeper in their pockets at the tills this festive season...
Petrol price shocker for South Africa

Petrol price shocker for South Africa

Filling a 45-litre tank will cost South African motorists around R55 more from tomorrow (3 Novemb...

Consumers to face higher prices this festive season, says Salesforce

CRM global leader Salesforce predicted that consumers would face higher prices this coming Festiv...

Africa

Massmart says civil unrest cost

Massmart says civil unrest cost the company R2.5 billion in stock damage, property replacement

Massmart said it would pay R650 million out of its own pocket after the looting in KwaZulu-Natal ...

Sasria pays Clicks R217m of KZN claim

South Africa’s leading beauty, health and lifestyle retailer Clicks yesterday dimmed its earnings...
Africa Trade Week Launches Digital Exhibition Platform

Africa Trade Week Launches Digital Exhibition Platform

Africa Trade Week, owned and operated by dmg Events in South Africa, announces that its 2021 edit...

Government’s plan to help businesses recover from looting and Covid-19 impact – including tax breaks

President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled plans to assist businesses caught up in the recent unrest ...

Going Green

Pick n pay upcycles air-conditioning systems, saving energy and reducing waste

In its commitment to use less energy and reduce unnecessary waste, Pick n Pay is refurbishing air...

Shoprite Group opens pathways to job opportunities for unemployed youth

This Youth Month, the Shoprite Group is calling on unemployed and unskilled South Africans, aged ...

Pick n Pay empowers shoppers in the fight against e-waste, while supporting job creation

Pick n Pay is taking proactive steps to address the escalating global issue of e-waste, the faste...

Massmart implements early leak detection technology, saving 15 million litres of water in 2023

As the world celebrates World Environment Day, Massmart has shared its ongoing commitment to savi...

Woolworths launches Farming for the Future campaign to combat climate change

In a bold step towards supporting a more sustainable future and addressing the intercon...

Suppliers News

Warning of Eskom collapse

By: Daily Investor  Ramokgopa referred to South African municipalities owing Eskom R78 bill...

Knorr recalls brown onion gravy sachets

By: Se-Anne Rail - IOL Knorr is recalling its brown onion gravy sachets after manufacturers have...

Eskom CEO shares good news about load-shedding

By: Bianke Neethling – Daily Investor Eskom has done a tremendous job of limiting unplanned outa...

Tax warning for South African businesses

By: Shaun Jacobs – Daily Investor In June, the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of Coronatio...

Eskom corruption crackdown

By: Myles Illidge – My Broadband Eskom is cracking down on corruption surrounding its operations...

Research Tools

Top tips for consumers to combat escalating electricity prices.

As a cold front sweeps across South Africa, Kantar's fourth annual Mzansi check-in also revealed ...

Clear winner in South African retail battle

By: Bianke Neethling – Daily Investor This is the view of Sasfin analyst Alec Abraham, who ...

Drinks survey reveals Rooibos as a top choice among SA men

A national survey, released during Men’s Health Month, unveils fascinating insights into the beve...

Consumers pay more at till for chicken, but farmers paid less, report finds

By: Given Majola - IOL While consumers paid more to buy chicken between February and April this ...

More Pick n Pay smart shoppers switching points for airtime and data

Pick n Pay Smart Shopper customers are increasingly spending their points on airtime and data, a ...

Retail Trading Results

Pick n Pay plunges 16% on JSE as stock adjusts for new rights offer

By: Tawanda Karombo – IOL Business Report Pick n Pay share price dropped by 16% in mid-morning t...

SPAR suffering from a hangover

By: Bianke Neethling – Daily Investor SPAR experienced a massive drop in profit as the retailer ...

Pain for Pick n Pay

By: Drikus Greyling – Daily Investors Last month, Pick n Pay released its results for the year t...

Pick n Pay disaster

By: Bianke Neethling – Daily Investor Pick n Pay reported its worst financial results in its lis...

Pick n Pay feels the pain – expects over R3 billion loss

By: Shaun Jacobs – Daily Investor In a trading statement for the 52-week period that e...

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