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Grant Pattison to lead Edcon from June

Grant Pattison to lead Edcon from June

26/05/2017 - 15:34
Current CEO Bernie Brookes’s contract, which was to expire in September, has been extended until the end of January 2018. read more
Retailers urged to follow Woolworths’ lead and remove sweets from checkout points

Retailers urged to follow Woolworths’ lead and remove sweets from checkout points

26/05/2017 - 12:20
The health department has urged retailers to follow Woolworths' lead and remove sweet treats from their checkout points‚ saying consumers need all the help they can get to make healthier food choices. read more
Tiger Brands to be vigilant on continent

Tiger Brands to be vigilant on continent

26/05/2017 - 10:49
CEO says pursuit of diversification led to loss of focus.  read more
Edcon stuck between rocky loans and a hard trading place

Edcon stuck between rocky loans and a hard trading place

26/05/2017 - 10:10
Credit sales have dwindled to 35% of total sales, down from 51% five years ago — and there is little hope on the horizon as consumers feel the pinch read more
Massmart disappointed by H1 sales trends so far

Massmart disappointed by H1 sales trends so far

26/05/2017 - 08:51
Massmart [JSE:MSM] provided a brief sales and performance update for the group in a Sens statement on Thursday. read more
TFG to buy Australian menswear group

TFG to buy Australian menswear group

25/05/2017 - 10:27
Holding company of fashion chain Foschini is acquiring Retail Apparel Group for up to R3bn. read more
DIS-CHEM: Off to a healthy start

DIS-CHEM: Off to a healthy start

25/05/2017 - 09:57
The pharmacy franchise has done very well in its first year of listing and is on an aggressive store roll-out. read more
 Lewis feels impact of economic climate

Lewis feels impact of economic climate

25/05/2017 - 09:31
Lewis Group [JSE:LEW] posted its final audited results for the year ended March 31, 2017, on Wednesday. It reported a gross margin of 41.6%, an operating margin of 10.1% and headline earnings per share of 400.1 cents. read more
International business weighs on Tiger Brands

International business weighs on Tiger Brands

25/05/2017 - 08:29
Fast moving consumer goods group Tiger Brands on Thursday reported a 7% increase in interim headline earnings per share (HEPS) to R10.36 for the period to end-March. read more
Woolworths appoints CEO for Australasia

Woolworths appoints CEO for Australasia

24/05/2017 - 09:28
Woolworths [JSE:WHL] advised shareholders that John Dixon, currently CEO of David Jones, will assume the role of CEO for WHL Australasia, with effect from September 1 2017. read more
Verimark more than doubles its full-year profit

Verimark more than doubles its full-year profit

23/05/2017 - 11:43
South Africa’s market leading direct retail group, Verimark, today announced that despite the tough trading environment in the country, it delivered substantially improved results for the year ended 28 February 2017. A significantly higher dividend has been declared amounting to 11.3 cents per share, compared to 3.7 cents last year. The dividend yield at the year-end share price equates to 18,5%.  read more
Rupert's Richemont bets on duty-free

Rupert's Richemont bets on duty-free

22/05/2017 - 13:10
Johann Rupert, the billionaire who controls Cartier owner Richemont, envisions a future in which humans are displaced by robots in the workplace and have all the time in the world to travel. read more
Nod for Steinhoff Africa assets spin-off

Nod for Steinhoff Africa assets spin-off

19/05/2017 - 09:35
There is a chance to unlock value for shareholders ‘assuming new ListCo will be priced at valuations similar to Southern Africa peer group’ read more
Flagship Rebosis mall celebrates robust growth

Flagship Rebosis mall celebrates robust growth

18/05/2017 - 15:50
Baywest Mall performance indicates strong consumer appetite for larger shopping centres.  read more
Lewis’s shares rise despite profit warning

Lewis’s shares rise despite profit warning

18/05/2017 - 11:09
Furniture retailer Lewis warned shareholders on Wednesday that its earnings were expected to fall by as much as 66% — which appears to have been less severe than investors expected because its share price jumped 3% on Thursday morning. read more
Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%

Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%

18/05/2017 - 10:31
The owner of Steers, Debonairs and Tashas warns headline earnings for the year will be between 15% and 25% lower. read more
Steinhoff plans Africa spin-off after R40bn expansion

Steinhoff plans Africa spin-off after R40bn expansion

18/05/2017 - 08:55
Steinhoff International Holdings plans to list its African assets separately as the acquisitive retailer seeks a new prize for shareholders following this year’s failed merger talks with Shoprite Holdings. read more
Dis-Chem to pay a maiden dividend

Dis-Chem to pay a maiden dividend

17/05/2017 - 10:48
Investors who participated in the initial public offering (IPO) of pharmacy chain Dis-Chem in November will receive a maiden 7.35c per share dividend for the year to end-February. read more
Clicks up there amongst the coolest

Clicks up there amongst the coolest

15/05/2017 - 16:29
Clicks has been named the coolest Specialist Health, Beauty & Accessory Store in the Sunday Times Generation Next Youth Survey, held at the Sandton Convention Centre last week. Second was Woolworths, followed by Avon, Dis-Chem and American Swiss. read more
Hush-hush Shoprite deal stuns investors

Hush-hush Shoprite deal stuns investors

15/05/2017 - 08:45
Back in 2011, when critics got into a flap about the R595m that former Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson made when he exercised a chunk of the share options he’d received as part of his remuneration package, chairman Christo Wiese told the Financial Mail: "I would pay R1bn in the middle of the night for another Whitey." read more
Richemont's profit plummets on low sales

Richemont's profit plummets on low sales

15/05/2017 - 08:38
Swiss luxury goods group, Richemont’s profit plummeted by 46% according to the 2017 financial report released on Friday. read more
Township retail booms

Township retail booms

12/05/2017 - 11:37
Forget a sluggish national economy. Township retail is booming as major brands invest amid stalled CBD and suburban growth.  read more
Maerua Mall to extend shopping hours

Maerua Mall to extend shopping hours

11/05/2017 - 10:34
The digital revolution has touched and changed every aspect of society, including, very significantly, shopping. For many people, it’s just not worth the time, trouble and expense of making a trip to a bricks-and-mortar mall when everything they might desire is available literally at their fingertips in the virtual world. read more
Edcon to fight back over fees

Edcon to fight back over fees

11/05/2017 - 08:53
Consumer tribunal’s ruling a big blow for struggling retailer — but regulator says it will oppose any appeal.  read more
Consumers still like shopping in stores — when the experience is right

Consumers still like shopping in stores — when the experience is right

10/05/2017 - 16:51
Even in a digital age, consumers still enjoy shopping in stores — if the shopping experience meets their expectations. One of the biggest turnoffs: long lines. read more
Online retailing in SA has plenty of room for growth

Online retailing in SA has plenty of room for growth

10/05/2017 - 15:00
A Nielsen survey indicates that SA consumers are open to the idea of online shopping, with online grocery shopping still the ‘holy grail’ for retailers. read more
Retailers opt for local poultry

Retailers opt for local poultry

10/05/2017 - 09:02
Large chains tell hearing of limited chicken imports. read more
Groceries keep stores alive in digital age – research

Groceries keep stores alive in digital age – research

09/05/2017 - 10:31
Despite growing popularity of online shopping, there is still a future for bricks and mortar in the retail industry, a survey by Nielsen revealed. read more
Sally Williams offers a growth lesson for the whole food sector

Sally Williams offers a growth lesson for the whole food sector

08/05/2017 - 16:56
Mark Sack, the managing director of one of South Africa’s most famous brands and a speaker at The Food Forum 2017, the conference for Africa’s Big 7 reveals why expansion was a two-year challenge. read more
Mall of Africa: Big, and it may get bigger

Mall of Africa: Big, and it may get bigger

08/05/2017 - 15:26
Tills keep ringing at Mall of Africa despite the oversupply of retail space that has hampered some other centres.  read more
Premier Foods agrees deal with Mondelēz to renew Cadbury marketing license

Premier Foods agrees deal with Mondelēz to renew Cadbury marketing license

08/05/2017 - 13:06
Premier Foods has revealed an agreement with Mondelēz International to renew the company’s licence to produce and market Cadbury branded goods in new potential markets in the likes of China, India and Japan. read more
Takealot CEO on what shapes e-commerce in SA

Takealot CEO on what shapes e-commerce in SA

08/05/2017 - 11:55
More and more South Africans are accepting e-commerce as a valid retail channel, according to Kim Reid, CEO of Takealot. read more
Shoprite interest up as Whitey Basson sells stock

Shoprite interest up as Whitey Basson sells stock

08/05/2017 - 09:34
The unprecedented move will add about R144m to Shoprite’s annual interest bill. read more
Pioneer mum on nixed deal

Pioneer mum on nixed deal

05/05/2017 - 14:19
There is speculation about the details of a potential deal that did not materialise after SA’s credit rating was downgraded.  read more
Legal fees hit Sovereign earnings

Legal fees hit Sovereign earnings

04/05/2017 - 09:31
Fight to stave off Country Bird hostile bid results in headline loss read more
Tribunal finds the club fee charged by Edcon to be unlawful

Tribunal finds the club fee charged by Edcon to be unlawful

03/05/2017 - 12:30
The National Consumer Tribunal handed down judgment against Edcon on Tuesday that the club fee charged by Edcon to its credit customers was unlawful and in contravention of the National Credit Act (NCA). read more
Why Pick n Pay lags Shoprite

Why Pick n Pay lags Shoprite

02/05/2017 - 14:14
Activity galore at Pick n Pay but lack of sales growth has analysts concerned. read more
Mall of Africa celebrates 1st birthday

Mall of Africa celebrates 1st birthday

02/05/2017 - 08:40
Waterfall - Attacq recently celebrated the first birthday of the Mall of Africa. read more
Woolworths celebrates 10 years of the Good Business Journey

Woolworths celebrates 10 years of the Good Business Journey

26/04/2017 - 10:37
Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) is pleased to announce the 10th anniversary of its Good Business Journey (GBJ), a flagship South African sustainability programme that was launched in 2007 by Simon Susman, now Chairman of WHL, as a commitment by Woolworths to make a difference to people, communities and the environment.  read more
Below-forecast earnings erode Pick n Pay shares

Below-forecast earnings erode Pick n Pay shares

25/04/2017 - 11:25
While local grocers have in general seen a decline in their share prices in the past month, Pick n Pay has been hit the hardest. read more
Downgrades clip Pioneer’s wings

Downgrades clip Pioneer’s wings

24/04/2017 - 14:01
The food and beverage manufacturer’s expansion into Africa and other territories would have allowed for growth, says analyst.  read more
Africa is Pick n Pay’s second engine of growth

Africa is Pick n Pay’s second engine of growth

24/04/2017 - 09:04
Pick n Pay planned to open its first stores in Nigeria and Ghana within the next two years, the company said this week. read more
Christmas sales boost Clicks results

Christmas sales boost Clicks results

24/04/2017 - 08:46
Christmas trading helped boost Clicks’ turnover, which was up 13.1%. read more
Cashbuild updates on 3rd quarter operations

Cashbuild updates on 3rd quarter operations

21/04/2017 - 11:05
Cashbuild [JSE:CSB] said in its third quarter operational update that revenue for the company was down by 1% on the third quarter of the prior financial year.  read more
Hospital front shops help Clicks grow its footprint

Hospital front shops help Clicks grow its footprint

21/04/2017 - 09:35
Taking over the front shops in Netcare hospitals helped Clicks grow its flagship brand to 600 stores at the end of February, the retail group said in its interim results statement on Friday morning. read more
Instability doesn't bode well for trading, says Massmart

Instability doesn't bode well for trading, says Massmart

20/04/2017 - 15:58
Retail giant Massmart warned that increasing policy uncertainty in South Africa would have negative consequences for the economy. read more
Pick n Pay’s Zim partner shows strong earnings growth

Pick n Pay’s Zim partner shows strong earnings growth

20/04/2017 - 15:21
Harare - TM Supermarkets, the Zimbabwe-based associate of Pick n Pay [JSE: PIK], recorded strong performance for the 52 weeks ended February 26, 2017.  read more
Woolworths tops 2016 Customer Satisfaction Index with most satisfied customers

Woolworths tops 2016 Customer Satisfaction Index with most satisfied customers

20/04/2017 - 14:00
Supermarket loyalty tested in tough economic times  read more
Nestlé sales beat analysts' estimates

Nestlé sales beat analysts' estimates

20/04/2017 - 11:42
Nestlé SA reported first-quarter revenue growth ahead of analysts’ estimates and an uptick in pricing, a signal of possible improvement in a sluggish food and beverage market.  read more
Pick n Pay profit rises as grocer adds fresh produce

Pick n Pay profit rises as grocer adds fresh produce

19/04/2017 - 16:50
Johannesburg - Pick n Pay reported a 17% increase in full-year profit as the supermarket chain extended its fresh-produce range, opened stores and focused on keeping prices low amid weak consumer spending. read more
Refurbishing disrupts Pick n Pay’s revenue growth

Refurbishing disrupts Pick n Pay’s revenue growth

19/04/2017 - 10:00
Retailer says profit grew faster than sales despite restricting its selling price inflation to 6.1% for the year, well below published food inflation of 11%. read more
Hyper-functional foods booming in the FMCG market

Hyper-functional foods booming in the FMCG market

13/04/2017 - 10:04
Consumer interest in the relationship between diet and health has increased as consumers become more informed about how to get the most out of their daily food intake. read more
Shoprite looks beyond Africa to Eastern Europe

Shoprite looks beyond Africa to Eastern Europe

13/04/2017 - 09:52
Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite is considering a push into South America and Eastern Europe, where it will leverage off its former suitor Steinhoff International which already has operations in the region, its new CEO told Reuters. read more
Naspers invests more in Takealot, SA's biggest eCommerce website

Naspers invests more in Takealot, SA's biggest eCommerce website

12/04/2017 - 16:06
Naspers, Africa's biggest eCommerce and digital company, has just invested R960-million (about $69.4-million) into Takealot Online, South Africa's largest eCommerce company. read more
H&M unveils new brand as it seeks to revive profit

H&M unveils new brand as it seeks to revive profit

12/04/2017 - 14:50
Hennes & Maurita announced the addition of its first new store brand in three years as the Swedish fashion retailer seeks to revive sales in key European markets. read more
Kidswear continues to boom

Kidswear continues to boom

12/04/2017 - 09:22
One clothing trend which seems to be following a steep upward growth curve is the kidswear category. read more
Retailers shift away from Africa expansion

Retailers shift away from Africa expansion

12/04/2017 - 09:02
African expansion is just not something most retailers are speaking of, says EY read more
Sovereign moves back into the spotlight

Sovereign moves back into the spotlight

11/04/2017 - 12:55
Sovereign Foods moved back into the spotlight last week when its share price shot back towards its all-time high of 950c on large volume trade. read more
Pick n Pay anticipates improved performance

Pick n Pay anticipates improved performance

11/04/2017 - 10:10
Pick n Pay [JSE:PIK] advised that Pick n Pay Stores is in the process of finalising its 2017 financial results for the 52 weeks ended 26 February 2017, which are expected to be published on 19 April 2017.  read more
Apparel Retail dressed for sales success

Apparel Retail dressed for sales success

10/04/2017 - 14:35
Local clothing outlets are feeling the effects of foreign chains’ attraction for SA consumers. read more
Retailers beware - Robbers are planning to cash in over Easter too

Retailers beware - Robbers are planning to cash in over Easter too

10/04/2017 - 11:31
As you prepare to take a break this Easter‚ criminals are getting busy.  read more
Is product reformulation food and beverage’s best kept secret?

Is product reformulation food and beverage’s best kept secret?

07/04/2017 - 08:58
Food and beverage manufacturers may be embracing cleaner ingredients, but they’re a little more hesitant when it comes to talking about it. read more
Bidcorp secures 90% stake in Spanish company Guzmán

Bidcorp secures 90% stake in Spanish company Guzmán

06/04/2017 - 11:12
Bid Corporation (Bidcorp) has secured a 90% stake in Spanish company Guzmán, to expand into regions that offer growth in the out-of-home foodservice market. read more
H&M pledges to use 100% recycled materials by 2030

H&M pledges to use 100% recycled materials by 2030

05/04/2017 - 10:14
The H&M Group has made a landmark pledge to use 100 percent recycled or sustainably sourced materials in its products by 2030. read more
Nestlé SA and Department of Small Business Development sign MOU for Enterprise Development

Nestlé SA and Department of Small Business Development sign MOU for Enterprise Development

04/04/2017 - 11:21
Nestlé South Africa and the Department of Small Business Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the commitment to source and develop micro-distributors primarily located in townships and rural areas. The signing ceremony which took place at the annual Proudly South African Summit was attended by the Minister of Small Business Development, Honourable Lindiwe Zulu, senior government officials and business representatives.  read more
Lancôme speeds its mobile site with Google’s progressive web apps

Lancôme speeds its mobile site with Google’s progressive web apps

04/04/2017 - 09:05
The L’Oréal Paris cosmetics brand launched a mobile website that operates like an app and powered a 16% increase in mobile sales. read more
Pick n Pay cuts Smart Shopper rewards

Pick n Pay cuts Smart Shopper rewards

04/04/2017 - 08:49
Pick n Pay has overhauled its Smart Shopper loyalty programme, halving the value of the cash rewards but saying it is making the rewards more personal and easier to access. read more
 Social media taking precedence for retailers

Social media taking precedence for retailers

03/04/2017 - 09:14
Social media is becoming increasingly influential for retailers to target their customers. read more
H&M sales rise in SA bad news for local retailers

H&M sales rise in SA bad news for local retailers

31/03/2017 - 11:40
The retailer's sales increased 39% in rand terms from the nine stores it has in operation read more
RSA Group responds to Competition Commission fresh produce allegations

RSA Group responds to Competition Commission fresh produce allegations

30/03/2017 - 15:46
The RSA Group is one of nine firms targeted by the Competition Commission in a number of search and seizure operations carried out at fresh produce markets across the country on the 23rd and 24th of March 2017. read more
Retailers must do more to tackle childhood obesity, say UK MPs

Retailers must do more to tackle childhood obesity, say UK MPs

28/03/2017 - 10:07
The Commons Health Committee has published a new report which accuses last year’s childhood obesity strategy of not going far enough, pushing for ministers to introduce new legislation that prevents supermarkets discounting unhealthy food. read more
Multinational retailers hungry for space in SA’s shopping malls

Multinational retailers hungry for space in SA’s shopping malls

28/03/2017 - 08:26
Retailers with globally recognised brands attract shoppers and please landlords read more
Retailers square off in Zimbabwe

Retailers square off in Zimbabwe

27/03/2017 - 08:41
Zimbabwe’s economy may be down and out, but new investment by Pick n Pay, OK Zimbabwe and Botswana-based Choppies points to a fierce battle for retail market share read more
Instagram to roll out shopping feature after successful trial

Instagram to roll out shopping feature after successful trial

24/03/2017 - 16:11
Instagram has announced plans to roll out its shopping options within the image-sharing app. read more
Woolworths set to unify Country Road Group and David Jones

Woolworths set to unify Country Road Group and David Jones

24/03/2017 - 13:38
Woolworths is combining its Australian subsidiaries Country Road Group and David Jones into one group called WHL Australasia.  read more
Nike eCommerce growth slows in Q3

Nike eCommerce growth slows in Q3

23/03/2017 - 15:18
The footwear maker and multichannel retailer's 18% increase in digital sales in fiscal Q3 is less than half of the 40%+ year-over-year growth rates in recent quarters. read more
Busby to close down Nine West and Mango

Busby to close down Nine West and Mango

23/03/2017 - 08:26
All free-standing stores under both these brands will close their doors by the end of March. read more
Pick n Pay invests R500m to cut prices of everyday food items

Pick n Pay invests R500m to cut prices of everyday food items

22/03/2017 - 14:38
Johannesburg – In a move that could be seen as a bid to lure shoppers away from its rivals, Pick n Pay is investing R500 million in making food items cheaper. read more
Seven in ten retailers to invest in IoT technologies to revolutionise customer experience

Seven in ten retailers to invest in IoT technologies to revolutionise customer experience

22/03/2017 - 12:41
By 2021, smart technologies to provide shoppers with new levels of personalisation, speed and convenience read more
‘Bricks and Mortar’ retailers with no omnichannel strategy face closure

‘Bricks and Mortar’ retailers with no omnichannel strategy face closure

15/03/2017 - 13:43
Brands and ‘bricks and mortar’ retailers need to leverage their in-store assets and move into the world of e-commerce with an effective multichannel approach to sales that offers a seamless shopping experience to customers - both physical and online or face serious sales declines or closure.  read more
The collective voice of today’s dynamic digital consumer is growing louder

The collective voice of today’s dynamic digital consumer is growing louder

15/03/2017 - 10:32
The collective voice of today’s dynamic digital consumers is growing louder, compelling goods and services providers to respond with enhanced organisational agility across their entire businesses. This means connecting the dots throughout the business by aligning digital capabilities with operations, technology and strategy. read more
HomeChoice increases its revenue despite challenging year

HomeChoice increases its revenue despite challenging year

14/03/2017 - 16:03
Home-shopping and digital retailer HomeChoice International declared a dividend of 87c per share on Tuesday in the release of its financial statements for the year to end-December. read more
Queenspark interim profit plummets

Queenspark interim profit plummets

13/03/2017 - 09:32
Clothing retailer Queenspark reported interim profit of R3m for the six months to end-December — a fifth of the matching period’s R15m — but hopes online sales via Zando and Spree websites will improve its fortunes. read more
Truworths Zim posts 40.8% half-year sales drop

Truworths Zim posts 40.8% half-year sales drop

10/03/2017 - 16:33
Harare - With the Zimbabwean government now predicting a 3.7% GDP growth rate in 2017, the story is completely different at one of the country’s leading clothing retailers, Truworths. read more
Pioneer mum on transaction

Pioneer mum on transaction

09/03/2017 - 11:27
Cautionary update warns of deal, but CEO says group is in talks and details will follow after the board’s approval read more
Food labelling – Is it true, misleading or an outright lie?

Food labelling – Is it true, misleading or an outright lie?

09/03/2017 - 08:48
The increase in questionable labelling claims to differentiate products has become an issue of concern for academics, regulators, and consumers around the world. A walk through the aisles of a local supermarket will reveal some interesting marketing claims made on product packaging – some valid, some spurious at best. read more
Pick n Pay's Zim partner mulls delisting

Pick n Pay's Zim partner mulls delisting

08/03/2017 - 13:34
Harare – Zimbabwean conglomerate Meikles Limited is mulling delisting from the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) and is planning an offer to minority shareholders, it said in a cautionary last Wednesday. read more
Lindt profit misses estimates as US market shrinks

Lindt profit misses estimates as US market shrinks

08/03/2017 - 08:38
Zurich - Lindt & Sprungli reported full-year profit slightly below analysts’ estimates as the US market shrank and the world’s biggest maker of premium chocolate revamped Russell Stover’s portfolio to make it less seasonal. read more
Competition Commission places conditions on Pakco deal with Rhodes Food

Competition Commission places conditions on Pakco deal with Rhodes Food

07/03/2017 - 15:06
The Competition Commission placed conditions on two food-group-related deals: Belgian confectioner Puratos’s acquisition of half of Bidcorp’s bakery division, and Rhodes Food’s acquisition of instant mix maker Pakco. read more
South Africans opt for the ease and efficiency of online shopping

South Africans opt for the ease and efficiency of online shopping

07/03/2017 - 13:07
South African consumers are increasingly turning to e-commerce platforms when looking for, comparing and purchasing a variety of items. 26% of respondents from a recent survey made their very first online purchase in June 2015 – a massive recent uptake when compared to the total number of new online shoppers for the period July 2015 - June 2016 (14%). read more
Rooibos helps AVI brew up solid results

Rooibos helps AVI brew up solid results

07/03/2017 - 08:29
Groceries fare well but Green Cross is still struggling read more
Accenture reveals Generation Z to switch majority of purchases to retailers providing newest digital tools, channels

Accenture reveals Generation Z to switch majority of purchases to retailers providing newest digital tools, channels

06/03/2017 - 14:10
Young consumers seek voice-activated ordering, curated subscriptions and automatic replenishment shopping models. read more
Nestlé and Danone team up to create PET bottle from biomass

Nestlé and Danone team up to create PET bottle from biomass

03/03/2017 - 15:47
Nestlé Waters has teamed up with Danone and US startup Origin Materials to develop a PET plastic bottle made from 100% renewable and sustainable biomass materials. read more
Ferrero ranked most reputable food company in the world

Ferrero ranked most reputable food company in the world

03/03/2017 - 10:25
Ferrero is the world’s most reputable company in the food industry, according to the 2017 Global RepTrak 100. read more
Pick n Pay celebrates 50th year in business

Pick n Pay celebrates 50th year in business

02/03/2017 - 12:12
In his own words, “10% capital and 90% guts” is what it took for Raymond Ackerman to start Pick and Pay on March 1st, 1967. 50 years later we’re a little older, a little wiser and still doing what we do best. Serving you, South Africa. With our hearts, we create a great place to be. With our minds, we create an excellent place to shop. read more
H&M renews global multi-year contract with Nedap

H&M renews global multi-year contract with Nedap

02/03/2017 - 11:46
Nedap has renewed the global agreement with Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), one of the world's largest fashion retailers, for the supply of intelligent article surveillance systems. The multi-year contract encompasses the supply and installation of Nedap’s !Sense hardware and tags for new stores and refurbishments. read more
Unilever to be charged for cartel activity

Unilever to be charged for cartel activity

01/03/2017 - 17:11
The Competition Commission wants Unilever to pay a fine of 10% of its annual turnover in a cartel case. read more
The state of African eCommerce analysed at the eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex last week

The state of African eCommerce analysed at the eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex last week

01/03/2017 - 10:39
The 3rd Annual eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town on 22nd and 23rd of February 2017. read more
South Africa’s retail future with Daniel Silke and the SACSC

South Africa’s retail future with Daniel Silke and the SACSC

01/03/2017 - 09:48
Daniel Silke is regarded as one of the South Africa’s leading political analysts and futurists. With over 15 years’ experience as a political analyst and futurist, it comes as no surprise that he is often interviewed to share his thoughts and opinions on the country’s leading television news and radio talk shows. read more
Clover caught between drought and embattled consumers

Clover caught between drought and embattled consumers

01/03/2017 - 09:22
Dairy products group says rising raw milk prices and constrained consumers put it under pressure during the first half of its financial year. read more