Shoprite and Checkers wins recycled product of the year at 2018 PETCO Awards
Shoprite - Jun 13th, 08:59
Shoprite and Checkers were awarded the Recycled Product of the Year at the 2018 PETCO Awards, the South African PET Recycling Company’s annual awards and the industry’s biggest celebration of recycling and waste management excellence.
The award was bestowed upon the retailer for its Zip Cola plastic bottles which utilises food-safe post-consumer waste to replace 25% of the virgin Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) material in the bottles, making it the first carbonated drink to contain this percentage of recycled PET material.
The Recycled Product of the Year category recognises a product that exemplifies the best of sustainability - designed with careful consideration of resources and incorporates a minimum of 10% recycled PET (rPET) content. Factors such as reusability, end of life, waste minimisation and closed loop processes are also taken into account.
Closing the sales loop – advertising in the mall environment
17/08/2018 - 08:38
As the relationship between retailer and customer becomes more complex and consumers’ motivation to purchase one product over another continues to shift and evolve, especially in this digital age, social media, personalisation and the need for customers to find both affinity and value in a brand have become increasingly important.
AB InBev launches accelerator to help fund sustainability start-ups
16/08/2018 - 09:36
AB InBev has launched a new green innovation accelerator as it aims to tackle some of the most pressing sustainability issues.
Shoprite offers more than 1 000 products for less than R5 to help cash-strapped customers
16/08/2018 - 09:02
The Shoprite Group is making sure that financially-pressed customers can afford to eat, even if they have just R5 in their pockets.
Ackermans launches new range of seam-free underwear and shapewear
14/08/2018 - 14:40
Ackermans, South Africa’s leading value retailer, is celebrating all sizes and skin tone of women this Women’s Month, by launching its first Nude Colour Collection range of seam-free underwear and shapewear.
Sainsbury’s to trial cashierless SmartShop technology
14/08/2018 - 11:28
Sainsbury’s is set to become the latest big-name retailer to trial cashierless technology in its stores, with a view to extending its roll out.