Shoprite and Checkers wins recycled product of the year at 2018 PETCO Awards
Shoprite - Jun 13th 2018, 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.
New Look losses mount as Brexit, rain keeps shoppers away
26/06/2019 - 09:03
British fashion chain New Look reported a bigger annual pretax loss, hurt by a large charge, while Brexit woes and rainy weather kept many shoppers out of its stores.
Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA aim for 2 million meals with Mandela Day Food Drive
25/06/2019 - 12:57
Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA have launched their third annual Mandela Day Food Drive and invite all South Africans to contribute towards the ambitious goal of collecting 500 tonnes of food – enough to produce two million meals.
Woolworths Beauty goes 100% vegan
25/06/2019 - 09:08
Woolworths is driving the vegan lifestyle into the mainstream in South Africa with its announcement that its WBeauty ranges are 100% vegan. This is in step with worldwide trends, where more and more consumers are turning to veganism, which excludes the consumption of all animal products and products with animal-derived ingredients, as a more ethical lifestyle that is gentler on the Earth.
France's Carrefour takes steps to exit China with Suning.com deal
24/06/2019 - 15:02
Carrefour, Europe’s largest retailer, took a decisive step on Sunday towards a full exit of the Chinese market by selling a majority stake of its activities in the country to Suning.com.
R600m retail boost on the cards for Port Elizabeth's Boardwalk Precinct
20/06/2019 - 13:50
Boardwalk Mall will include the latest shopping and leisure trends.