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Foschini, Clicks offering good returns

Foschini, Clicks offering good returns

10/06/2019 - 14:55
Prospects for retail sector companies on the JSE had withered this year in line with the slumping economy, but there were outliers, such as Foschini and Clicks, providing good returns for shareholders in the sector, analysts said. read more
Clicks says private-label products boosted interim earnings

Clicks says private-label products boosted interim earnings

17/04/2019 - 09:59
Clicks Group says it grew headline earnings by 12.9% to R763.3m in the six months to February thanks in part to better sales of its private-label products and higher profits from its distribution business. read more
Retailers cash in on customer loyalty

Retailers cash in on customer loyalty

04/04/2019 - 08:15
More and more consumers are buying into the idea of loyalty programmes — and it’s paying off for retailers in terms of valuable information, as well as increased revenues.  read more
Former Clicks boss David Kneale joins Woolworths

Former Clicks boss David Kneale joins Woolworths

11/03/2019 - 10:06
Former Clicks CEO David Kneale, who helped the retail group break into the JSE’s top 40 index in 2018, has joined the Woolworths board.  read more
Value created for Clicks Group employees through share programme

Value created for Clicks Group employees through share programme

08/02/2019 - 14:17
Over 7 800 of Clicks Group employees will share in a R1.5bn payment that has been created through the group's employee share ownership scheme (ESOP). read more
CEO David Kneale leaving Clicks in robust health

CEO David Kneale leaving Clicks in robust health

26/10/2018 - 09:17
Retiring Clicks CEO David Kneale says he is “going out on a high” and that the business has good growth prospects given that only half of SA’s population lives close to one of the group’s stores. read more
Clicks names new chief executive

Clicks names new chief executive

25/09/2018 - 14:24
Clicks Group has announced that Vikesh Ramsunder will be appointed as the company's chief executive with effect from January 1, 2019.  read more
Clicks CEO to retire after 13 years at the helm

Clicks CEO to retire after 13 years at the helm

21/09/2018 - 10:36
Clicks Group CEO David Kneale is retiring after 13 years at the helm of the retail and healthcare group. read more
Clicks gives back to local learners as part of its 50th birthday

Clicks gives back to local learners as part of its 50th birthday

06/08/2018 - 08:51
Female learners at Zinqobele Secondary School in Empangeni, Durban were thrilled to receive a visit from Clicks senior management, who handed over free washable, reusable sanitary pads as part of the health and beauty retailer’s 50th birthday celebrations.  read more
Research reveals SA's love for loyalty programs

Research reveals SA's love for loyalty programs

29/06/2018 - 13:40
Research shows that most people in SA belong to more than one programme, scoring cash or points and discounts on everything from travel, fuel, healthy foods and activities, to washing powder. read more
Clicks CEO sets example with staff health plan

Clicks CEO sets example with staff health plan

04/05/2018 - 09:07
Clicks CEO David Kneale has urged South African retailers to do more to provide health cover for their lower-paid workers, arguing this will raise productivity and improve staff retention. read more
Clicks Group to invest R700m in its stores

Clicks Group to invest R700m in its stores

19/04/2018 - 10:35
Clicks plans to open 40 new stores this year, ahead of its target of 25 to 30 stores. read more
Clicks celebrates 500th pharmacy opening

Clicks celebrates 500th pharmacy opening

06/04/2018 - 09:24
South Africa’s largest retail pharmacy chain Clicks recently announced the opening of its 500th pharmacy at Clicks Park Station in Johannesburg.  read more
Clicks staff set for R1.2-billion payout

Clicks staff set for R1.2-billion payout

16/02/2018 - 15:58
Nearly 6,000 workers at Clicks Group are set to share a R1.26-billion windfall from a share ownership scheme launched several years ago as part of the retailer's efforts to meet quotas on black ownership. read more
'3 for 2' helps Clicks grow festive season sales

'3 for 2' helps Clicks grow festive season sales

22/01/2018 - 10:33
Health and beauty retailer Clicks said in a trading update on Monday it has continued on a strong growth trend in the 20 weeks to mid-January 2018.  read more
Clicks focuses on in-store digital journey

Clicks focuses on in-store digital journey

10/11/2017 - 13:18
Today’s customer expects to engage with retailers in an engaging and digitally interactive way in-store and retailers are focusing on this customer journey to develop the relationship and increase sales.  read more
Clicks targets 900 stores after ace results

Clicks targets 900 stores after ace results

27/10/2017 - 11:55
Clicks Group plans to grow its retail footprint to 900 stores across the country after a stellar performance in its pharmacy and beauty divisions for the year to August. read more
Clicks puts its game face on to take on challenging trading environment

Clicks puts its game face on to take on challenging trading environment

26/10/2017 - 10:17
Retail group Clicks provided some backing for the “lipstick index” theory in its results released on Thursday morning. read more
Dis-Chem and Clicks remain attractive

Dis-Chem and Clicks remain attractive

20/07/2017 - 15:01
While the general retailers’ index has sunk 27% from its April 2015 peak, two shares in the sector appear to be proving the so-called "lipstick theory". 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
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
Will rival clip Clicks’ wings?

Will rival clip Clicks’ wings?

01/02/2017 - 11:52
Growth of high-flying retailer and expansion by new listing Dis-Chem may saturate lucrative market read more
Clicks clears hurdle to run Netcare pharmacies

Clicks clears hurdle to run Netcare pharmacies

11/11/2016 - 09:41
Cape Town – The Competition Tribunal announced on Thursday that it has approved – with conditions – the merger between Clicks and Netcare’s in-hospital “front shops”. read more
Clicks's UK franchises show strong sales growth

Clicks's UK franchises show strong sales growth

27/10/2016 - 11:44
Clicks reported on Thursday that group revenue was up 9.6% to R25.5bn for the year to end-August. read more
Newsletter outrage over Netcare's Clicks pharmacy deal

Newsletter outrage over Netcare's Clicks pharmacy deal

04/07/2016 - 09:45
Cape Town - An employee union has criticised Netcare for what it deems a lack of consultation with its members after announcing plans for a long-term outsourcing deal with Clicks. read more
Clicks to manage Netcare’s Medicross pharmacies

Clicks to manage Netcare’s Medicross pharmacies

09/06/2016 - 16:18
Retailer Clicks will take over managing private hospital group Netcare’s 37 Medicross branded retail pharmacies and its 51 hospital "front shops", the two JSE-listed groups said in a joint-statement on Wednesday (8 May). read more
Clicks opens 500th store at Mall of Africa

Clicks opens 500th store at Mall of Africa

04/05/2016 - 21:38
28 April 2016 - Clicks announced the opening of its 500th store at the Mall of Africa – South Africa's largest single-phase shopping mall development to date. read more
CDs are still a thing in South Africa

CDs are still a thing in South Africa

22/04/2016 - 09:34
Despite a flood of cheap digital streaming and download services into the South African market over the past several years, CD sales remain steady. read more
Clicks sees earnings rise on resilient markets

Clicks sees earnings rise on resilient markets

22/04/2016 - 09:16
Johannesburg - Clicks [JSE:CLS] forecast higher earnings this year, citing expectations that demand for its products will remain resilient despite a weakening outlook for consumer spending. read more
Busy new Tugela Ferry Mall and Jozini Shopping Centre in KZN secure more top retailers

Busy new Tugela Ferry Mall and Jozini Shopping Centre in KZN secure more top retailers

03/02/2016 - 11:36
The new multi-million rand Tugela Ferry Mall and Jozini Shopping Centre in rural KwaZulu-Natal has been trading very well since opening, and both have had an excellent festive season.  read more
Expensive retail shares fuel bourse rise

Expensive retail shares fuel bourse rise

08/10/2015 - 10:39
Expensive as retail shares look after their strong run over the past few years, they remain the prime mover behind the JSE all share index’s recent gains. read more
Highs, lows for retail, gloom for shoppers

Highs, lows for retail, gloom for shoppers

07/09/2015 - 11:20
Despite mediocre earnings growth, valuations of local retail counters remain high as foreign buyers snap up shares in their pursuit of attractive yields. read more
Clicks announces digital signage partnership with Moving Tactics

Clicks announces digital signage partnership with Moving Tactics

24/06/2015 - 15:17
Clicks, the largest health and beauty-focused retail chain in South Africa, has announced a partnership with Moving Tactics, South Africa’s leading digital signage solutions company. read more
Clicks stands by its herbal products despite US findings

Clicks stands by its herbal products despite US findings

06/02/2015 - 10:54
Health and beauty retailer Clicks on Wednesday stood by the integrity of US-based GNC supplements, for which it holds the exclusive distribution rights in SA. read more
Clicks chief operating officer Keith Warburton resigns

Clicks chief operating officer Keith Warburton resigns

16/01/2015 - 12:54
Clicks on Friday announced that Keith Warburton, an executive director and chief operating officer of the company, has resigned effective March 31. read more
 Spar to cut prices to weather downturn

Spar to cut prices to weather downturn

22/05/2014 - 11:02
Johannesburg - Spar, a South African food and liquor retailer, is counting on regular discounts for sales growth as consumers face higher unemployment, increasing household debt and rising interest rates.  read more
Clicks brings global health and wellness brand GNC to South Africa

Clicks brings global health and wellness brand GNC to South Africa

13/02/2014 - 11:33
(12 February 2014) The largest global speciality health and wellness retailer, General Nutrition Corporation (GNC), has helped millions around the world improve their fitness, their health and their lives with an extensive range of health and wellness products , and now these world class quality products are available in selected Clicks stores across South Africa. read more
Clicks climbs after annual results

Clicks climbs after annual results

25/10/2013 - 11:12
Johannesburg - South African beauty and pharmaceutical retailer, Clicks, has said trading over the Christmas holiday season is critical to its fiscal 2014 performance as consumer spending remains weak read more
Clicks gains on retail market recovery

Clicks gains on retail market recovery

12/03/2013 - 09:05
Johannesburg - Clicks climbed the most in almost seven months as food and drug retailers continued to recover from an early-year slump driven by slower consumer spending. read more
Clicks turnover up 11.7%

Clicks turnover up 11.7%

24/01/2013 - 09:34
Johannesburg - Clicks Group [JSE:CLS] has reported an 11.7% rise in group turnover to R5.97bn for the 18 weeks to December 30 2012 as consumer spending remained muted. read more
R195M Shopping Mall to be Built in iBhayi area Eastern Cape

R195M Shopping Mall to be Built in iBhayi area Eastern Cape

21/08/2012 - 09:08
Port Elizabeth’s iBhayi area will become a major urban retail hub with the development of the R195 million Kinako Mall at the intersection of the R75 Uitenhage Road and Spondo Road.  read more
Clicks MD Michael Harvey resigns

Clicks MD Michael Harvey resigns

14/06/2012 - 09:37
Clicks Group (CLS) on Wednesday advised that Michael Harvey‚ an executive director of the group and managing director of Clicks‚ has resigned with immediate effect.  read more
Clicks set to launch mobile healthcare

Clicks set to launch mobile healthcare

12/06/2012 - 08:39
Cape Town — JSE-listed health and beauty products retailer Clicks has teamed up with healthcare purchaser Health Connects to launch cellphone healthcare vouchers that can be redeemed at its pharmacies, the company announced yesterday. read more
Woolworths ‘top’ among listed firms

Woolworths ‘top’ among listed firms

10/05/2012 - 10:09
SA’s top companies have experienced a battering in their reputations this year, a survey showed, but clothing and food retailer Woolworths emerged with the most robust reputation score, despite a controversy involving the alleged misuse of the intellectual property of a small ginger beer maker earlier in the year. read more
Clicks eyes expansion

Clicks eyes expansion

10/05/2012 - 09:56
Clicks Group will ramp up its footprint over the next three to five years as it targets the 500-store mark, CEO David Kneale says. read more
Clicks’ R95m plan to spruce up its brand

Clicks’ R95m plan to spruce up its brand

30/04/2012 - 08:47
Clicks Group, the health-and beauty-focused retailer, will this year expand into Lesotho and spend R95m in the second half on opening new stores and refurbishing existing ones. read more
New mall for Protea Glen, Johannesburg

New mall for Protea Glen, Johannesburg

02/04/2012 - 09:38
Taking a taxi to go shopping some distance away from their homes will be a thing of the past for the community of Protea Glen, as a huge new mall with almost all major retailers is to open on 27 September.  read more
Ad spend jumps 11% to R32bn

Ad spend jumps 11% to R32bn

02/04/2012 - 09:08
Advertising spend jumped 11% to R32.1-billion last year from R28.9-billion the previous year, according to figures released this week by researcher Nielsen. read more
Clicks to introduce funeral programme

Clicks to introduce funeral programme

20/03/2012 - 08:34
Clicks will now offer free funeral cover for its loyalty programme members and will seek to extend its financial services offering to keep customers coming back to its stores, the company said yesterday. read more
Clicks Group turnover up

Clicks Group turnover up

18/01/2012 - 08:19
Clicks Group (CLS) on Tuesday said it increased sales by 8.1% in the 18 weeks to January 1 2012. read more
Striking Clicks staff return to work

Striking Clicks staff return to work

06/12/2011 - 09:59
Johannesburg - Striking workers at retailer Clicks Group [JSE:CLS] returned to work on Monday, management said.  read more
Top retailers avoid equity BEE partners

Top retailers avoid equity BEE partners

28/11/2011 - 08:35
Politically connected empowerment’s usual suspects are missing out on a combined market capitalisation of more than R160 billion as they are shunned by top JSE-listed retailers, which have chosen to rather give stakes to their staff and support struggling black entrepreneurs. read more
Clicks staff to go on strike

Clicks staff to go on strike

24/11/2011 - 08:42
Johannesburg - The SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu) on Wednesday said its members at retailer Clicks Group [JSE:CLS] would embark on a protected strike from December 1. read more
Clicks to host health zone at Look & Feel Good Expo

Clicks to host health zone at Look & Feel Good Expo

30/06/2011 - 08:39
The Look & Feel Good Expo, South Africa’s fastest-growing health, wellness and lifestyle exhibition, is pleased to announce that Clicks has come on board as a major sponsor for the second year in a row. read more
Interview with James House, CEO of 5one – The architects behind Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper programme

Interview with James House, CEO of 5one – The architects behind Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper programme

26/05/2011 - 08:34
Earlier this week we were fortunate enough to interview James House, CEO of 5one. In our discussion he divulged how Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper programme will affect suppliers. We also explored topics such as, who the global players are in customer loyalty and 5one’s impact and plan in South Africa. Click through to read the full interview.  read more
House brands boost Clicks

House brands boost Clicks

26/04/2011 - 00:00
AT THE rate at which they're growing, private labels could become a major contributor to the sales of beauty and healthcare retailer Clicks Group [JSE:CLS] in the near future. read more
Clicks Latest Trading Statement

Clicks Latest Trading Statement

24/03/2011 - 00:00
Clicks Group shareholders are advised that the group’s diluted headline earnings per share for the six month period ended 28 February 2011 (“the period”) is expected to be between 20% and 25% higher than the corresponding period last year. read more