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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

Woolworths Foods gets new CEO as Rylands confirms departure date

By:  Helena Wasserman – News24 Zyda Rylands, the CEO of Woolworths Foods, will be leaving t...

Checkers is printing money with Sixty60

By: Bianke Neethling - MyBroadband Since launching in 2019, Shoprite’s Checkers Sixty60 on-deman...

Spar has big plans for its electrified Checkers Sixty60 rival

By: Myles Illidge – MyBroadband Spar has a fleet of 65 electrified vehicles delivering goods th...

FNB says you can now earn eBucks rewards from SPAR retailers

By: Ashley Lechman – Business Report One of the country’s largest and popular bank’s, FNB, has a...

Saltzman family selling off the family silver at Dis-Chem

By: Edward West – Business Report The Saltzman family that founded Dis-Chem Pharmacies have sold...

Awards and Achievments

Shoprite is News24's Company of the Year

This year's News24 Company of the Year is Shoprite Group, Africa's largest supermarket retai...

Makro makes history: Tallest trolley stacked in SA

Inspired by the iconic Makro Mood TV commercial, on Leap Day at the Centurion store, Makro partne...

Massmart is officially a Top Employer…for the third year running!

On the 18th of January 2024, the Top Employers Institute announced Massmart as a Top Employer in ...

Meet the Shoprite Group’s top suppliers of the year 2023 

Small suppliers Hope Sonic, Jacobs Jam and Crispe Cookies are among the exceptional suppliers hon...

Woolworths notches up 13 wins at the World Cheese Awards

In a display of excellence, a number of Woolworths' exceptional cheese suppliers racked up an arr...

Legislation

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...

Pick n Pay: Retailer must compensate Springbok legend's wife after fall

by Ahmed Areff – News24 Pick n Pay has been found liable by the Western Cape High Court for dama...

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

Woolworths pilots the removal of plastic barrier bags from 12 stores

In support of the 2024 Earth Day theme “Planet vs Plastic”, Woolworths announced a 12-store trial...

World Water Day: Shoprite donates bottled water in Verulam

Shoprite donates 7000 litres of bottled water to various Early Childhood Development education ce...

Shoprite Group leads SA retailers in addressing climate change and water challenges

By: Staff Reporter – IOL Business The Shoprite Group said it has cemented its position as South ...

Pick n Pay incentives recycling by adding more reverse vending machines to stores

Pick n Pay takes another stride towards environmental sustainability by introducing a f...

SPAR makes progress in advancing sustainable packaging

The SPAR Group has announced a series of initiatives aimed at curbing the environmental impact of...

Suppliers News

Veggie victory as Joburg High Court sets aside the decision to seize plant-based products

By: Sarene Kloren - IOL Lifestyle A new ruling by the South Gauteng High Court in Joburg has ove...

Benylin Paediatric Syrup recalled, investigation continues, SA regulator warns

By: Given Majola – IOL Business Report The SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) toge...

Tiger Brands invests in a multi-million-rand Peanut Butter manufacturing plant

Black Cat, South Africa’s most loved peanut butter brand, has a new home following a R300-million...

Eskom price hikes are here — How much more customers will pay

By: Hanno Labuschagne - MyBroadband Eskom’s latest tariff hikes will see many direct residential...

Take heed of these new retail trends that emerged over the 2023 holiday season

By Karen Keylock | National Retail Services Manager at Nedbank Commercial Banking South African ...

Research Tools

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 ...

Mr D versus Checkers Sixty60, Woolies Dash, Uber Eats, and Pick n Pay ASAP – Price showdown

By: Staff Writer - MyBroadBand Mr D Groceries has partnered with Pick n Pay stores across South ...

These are South Africa’s most popular loyalty programmes

By: Lynette Dicey - BusinessLive Loyalty programme usage in South Africa has grown from 67%...

New Research Finds 84% of South Africans Demand Animal Wellness from Food Companies

NSF study shows a significant shift towards ethical consumerism is underway in South Africa, with...

Take heed of these new retail trends that emerged over the 2023 holiday season

By Karen Keylock | National Retail Services Manager at Nedbank Commercial Banking South African ...

Retail Trading Results

Positive growth continues for The SPAR Group

SPAR Group turnover increased by 8.8% for the 24 weeks ended 15 March 2024, with a well-maintaine...

Unaudited results for the 26 weeks ended 31 December 2023 and cash dividend declaration

Double-digit growth sees half year sales reaching R121 billion - Group sale of ...

Woolies online sales skyrocket — but still weaker than Sixty60

By: Staff Writer - MyBroadband South African fashion, home, and grocery retailer Woolworths saw ...

Shoprite first-half sales rise 14%

By Andries Mahlangu - BusinessLive Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite reported robu...

Port chaos and bird flu hit Woolworths sales

  By: Nick Wilson – News24 Shares in Woolworths fell nearly 2% on Tuesday morning after it...

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