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TymeBank nearly at 500,000 clients, ARC Investments says

TymeBank nearly at 500,000 clients, ARC Investments says

10/06/2019 - 15:15
TymeBank is on track to have 500,000 clients within the next three weeks, according to parent company African Rainbow Capital Investments (ARC Investments). read more
Pick n Pay's Richard Brasher earned R32m in year to March

Pick n Pay's Richard Brasher earned R32m in year to March

10/06/2019 - 13:09
Pick n Pay CEO Richard Brasher, the former head of Tesco in the UK who is credited with turning around the SA grocery retailer since joining in 2013, was paid R32m for the group’s 2019 financial year. read more
Pick n Pay commits to monthly beach clean-ups

Pick n Pay commits to monthly beach clean-ups

06/06/2019 - 11:50
Pick n Pay has launched monthly People n Planet Beach Clean-Ups which will see the retailer partner with local organisations across the country to drive public awareness for plastic waste and action for responsible disposal.  read more
Pick n Pay reduces its energy intensity by well over a third

Pick n Pay reduces its energy intensity by well over a third

05/06/2019 - 15:47
Since 2008 Pick n Pay has reduced its energy intensity per square metre by 36.9% through both improvements in technology and behavioural change. The group has also expanded its solar installations.  read more
More grocery stores in malls on the cards

More grocery stores in malls on the cards

03/06/2019 - 16:08
The Competition Commission said that it wants Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Spar, and Shoprite to stop enforcing exclusivity clauses in shopping malls they do business to allow for more competition. read more
The UK will ban plastic straws and cotton buds by 2020 – here are South Africa’s plans

The UK will ban plastic straws and cotton buds by 2020 – here are South Africa’s plans

27/05/2019 - 09:31
The Guardian reports that the move is hoped to vastly reduce the litter and other environmental impacts of the nearly five billion plastic straws currently used each year in the UK, along with more than 300 million plastic stirrers and close to two billion cotton buds with plastic stems.  read more
Pick n Pay's partner Velokhaya expands to include feeding scheme for 200 children daily

Pick n Pay's partner Velokhaya expands to include feeding scheme for 200 children daily

21/05/2019 - 15:50
Almost 500 Pick n Pay Head Office employees – in partnership with Mellon Educate – volunteered their time and skills to build a kitchen and dining area at Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy in Khayelitsha last week. With this new facility, Velokhaya will launch a daily feeding scheme for around 200 children.  read more
Pick n Pay launches Cricket Super Cards

Pick n Pay launches Cricket Super Cards

20/05/2019 - 09:02
As the country’s excitement builds to back the Proteas, Pick n Pay has launched Cricket Super Cards for all South Africans to get to know their favourite cricket players.  read more
SA retailers seek post-election boost as belts tighten

SA retailers seek post-election boost as belts tighten

10/05/2019 - 11:02
Londani Nemaguvhuni’s Sunday trip to the Mall of Africa north of Johannesburg is a finely balanced operation. The 29-year-old has to provide for his young son but also needs to cut costs. read more
Pick n Pay introduces novelty slippers for Slipper Day

Pick n Pay introduces novelty slippers for Slipper Day

09/05/2019 - 09:39
By purchasing your Slipper Day 2019 wristband for R10 at any Pick n Pay, Wimpy or Dis-Chem, you will contribute to providing strength, hope and courage to children with life-threating illnesses that Reach For A Dream empowers. read more
Pick n Pay: turnaround story of the decade

Pick n Pay: turnaround story of the decade

02/05/2019 - 14:17
Investors seem to think it’s the retail turnaround story of the decade. But while it’s indisputable that CEO Richard Brasher has finally steered Pick n Payout of the financial wilderness, the holy grail of fatter profit margins still remains elusive. read more
Pick n Pay surprises local schools with Easter treats

Pick n Pay surprises local schools with Easter treats

19/04/2019 - 11:57
Two schools were recently surprised with chocolate eggs and hot cross buns ahead of the Easter Weekend.  read more
Pick n Pay approves further expansion in Zimbabwe despite market turbulence

Pick n Pay approves further expansion in Zimbabwe despite market turbulence

12/04/2019 - 08:58
Pick n Pay, under its joint venture deal in Zimbabwe, has approved an expansion programme in the troubled country despite waning consumer spending power and disturbances to operations in the past few months.  read more
Egg hunting just got more fun for adults with the introduction of Sugarbird® Gin Eggs

Egg hunting just got more fun for adults with the introduction of Sugarbird® Gin Eggs

11/04/2019 - 14:59
Made by entrepreneurial spirited local gin brand Sugarbird®, the Sugarbird Gin Eggs is the brainchild of co-owners Nzeka Biyela and Rob Heyns.  read more
Pick n Pay to shift plastic bag usage with 20 000 free reusable bags in-stores, every day

Pick n Pay to shift plastic bag usage with 20 000 free reusable bags in-stores, every day

09/04/2019 - 14:35
Over the next two weeks, Pick n Pay will give 20 000 customers a free reusable bag every day in stores across the country.  read more
Pick n Pay shares rise on annual turnover growth of nearly 10%

Pick n Pay shares rise on annual turnover growth of nearly 10%

09/04/2019 - 09:39
Pick n Pay, one of South Africa’s largest supermarket chains rose after the group reported turnover growth of almost 10 percent in the financial year to the end of March, underscoring the resilience of its South African division, which clawed back market share from competitors. 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
Consumers rate SA's best supermarkets

Consumers rate SA's best supermarkets

28/03/2019 - 11:28
In an intensifying war for consumer share and brand growth and recognition, SA’s big five supermarket brands will need to do more to differentiate themselves when it comes to customer satisfaction. read more
Pick n Pay introduces blood oranges to its fresh produce offering

Pick n Pay introduces blood oranges to its fresh produce offering

22/03/2019 - 10:19
Fruit lovers no longer have to travel to Europe to taste the goodness of blood oranges. Pick n Pay has added rare blood oranges to its fresh produce offering making it the first retailer to offer this unique fruit to customers.  read more
520+ million Smart Shopper cash-off discounts to be issued for customers

520+ million Smart Shopper cash-off discounts to be issued for customers

18/03/2019 - 11:49
Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper will give customers double personalised discounts to help them save even more in the next few weeks.  read more
Pick n Pay Smart Shopper vs Woolworths WRewards compared

Pick n Pay Smart Shopper vs Woolworths WRewards compared

14/03/2019 - 08:38
A July 2018 Eighty20 report found that the average South African consumer is subscribed to as many as nine different rewards programmes, covering retail, petrol, and banking, among other sectors. read more
Pick n Pay launches dedicated space in-store to showcase its local small suppliers

Pick n Pay launches dedicated space in-store to showcase its local small suppliers

11/03/2019 - 13:51
Pick n Pay has introduced dedicated shop space to promote local South African products, produced by small businesses, to customers. The ‘Meet the Maker’ showcase will be trialled in eight stores across the country over a three-month period.  read more
Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper programme expands with the launch of TymeBank

Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper programme expands with the launch of TymeBank

26/02/2019 - 15:33
Shoppers can now earn bonus Pick n Pay Smart Shopper loyalty points everywhere they shop when paying with their TymeBank debit card. That means that not only will the first fully licensed digital bank in South Africa save shoppers time and money, but it will also reward them through Pick n Pay’s Smart Shopper loyalty programme.  read more
Local mushroom farmer receives Pick n Pay’s 2019 Small Supplier of the Year award

Local mushroom farmer receives Pick n Pay’s 2019 Small Supplier of the Year award

21/02/2019 - 09:46
Local mushroom farmer, Peter Nyathi, founder of Tropical Mushrooms, has been awarded Pick n Pay’s 2019 Small Supplier of the Year. The annual award recognises the company’s top performing supplier from its Enterprise and Supplier Development programme. The winner is selected based on their business’ exceptional growth performance and job creation.  read more
SA’s first digital bank goes live in 500 Pick n Pay, Boxer Stores

SA’s first digital bank goes live in 500 Pick n Pay, Boxer Stores

18/02/2019 - 14:22
TymeBank, South Africa’s first fully licensed digital bank, will go live in 500 Pick n Pay and Boxer stores next week in preparation for the formal launch later this month.  read more
New market store opens through the Pick n Pay market store

New market store opens through the Pick n Pay market store

14/02/2019 - 11:51
The community of Thokoza welcomed the opening of Matlala Market and it will now offer customers greater variety, a fresh offering and money services under one roof and on their doorstep.  read more
Pick n Pay trials a R5 reusable bag – made from green plastic bottles

Pick n Pay trials a R5 reusable bag – made from green plastic bottles

13/02/2019 - 13:38
Pick n Pay is trialling the lowest priced reusable bag yet in South Africa, as an affordable reusable alternative to plastic carrier bags. read more
SA retailer selling gin packs to give your G&T a distinctive twist

SA retailer selling gin packs to give your G&T a distinctive twist

12/02/2019 - 21:45
Retailers have taken note of the huge gin trend - for example, in 2011, Pick n Pay stocked around 20 gins and now have over 100 different varieties - with over 25% of those being locally produced. read more
Local Pick n Pay stores come to the aid of abandoned flamingo chicks

Local Pick n Pay stores come to the aid of abandoned flamingo chicks

04/02/2019 - 09:42
Local Pick n Pay stores have answered the call to aid in the rescue operations to save the thousands of flamingo chicks from the Kamfers Dam just outside Kimberley.  read more
Are major retailers doing enough to grow emerging businesses?

Are major retailers doing enough to grow emerging businesses?

24/01/2019 - 10:22
Major retailers insist they’re doing their bit to help mentor emerging businesses. But are they really doing enough to help entrepreneurs overcome the many hurdles they face? read more
SA's war on plastic bags appears to be working

SA's war on plastic bags appears to be working

23/01/2019 - 08:40
With more restaurants saying no to plastic straws in South Africa, and amid a concerted effort from retailers to cut down on the use of one-time plastics in their products, the move against plastic appears to be is resonating with the wider public, too. read more
SA grocery retailers hoping for a merry festive season

SA grocery retailers hoping for a merry festive season

06/12/2018 - 08:18
Grocery retailers have had a tough year, and like other retailers are hoping to see a boost in sales over the festive season. read more
Pick n Pay reveals all Black Friday deals: Savings bigger and better than last year

Pick n Pay reveals all Black Friday deals: Savings bigger and better than last year

22/11/2018 - 09:25
Pick n Pay has released all its Black Friday deals that will run over a three-day period from 23 – 25 November 2018.  read more
Pick n Pay invests over R18m in marine conservation

Pick n Pay invests over R18m in marine conservation

21/11/2018 - 14:00
The ocean plays a critical role in sustaining life and livelihoods. Sadly, reports show that the world’s fisheries are rapidly being overfished.  read more
Pick n Pay shares sneak preview of #BlackFriday deals and tips on how to prepare for SA’s busiest shopping day

Pick n Pay shares sneak preview of #BlackFriday deals and tips on how to prepare for SA’s busiest shopping day

19/11/2018 - 14:24
Pick n Pay has released a sneak preview of five deals that will be available to customers in-store nationwide this Black Friday.  read more
Pick n Pay begins to introduce Black Friday deals

Pick n Pay begins to introduce Black Friday deals

05/11/2018 - 10:11
Pick n Pay launches dedicated Black Friday deals for its online customers in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town as a ‘taste’ of what is to come.  read more
Pick n Pay to phase out plastic straws and trial paper bags by end of December

Pick n Pay to phase out plastic straws and trial paper bags by end of December

01/11/2018 - 15:42
Consumers have become increasingly concerned about plastic waste. But if we are to experience a real shift in behaviour and make a sustainable long-term impact in our environment, we need to reinforce the message of reduce, reuse and recycle. read more
Pick n Pay has made special arrangements for Black Friday 2018

Pick n Pay has made special arrangements for Black Friday 2018

29/10/2018 - 13:56
Pick n Pay is preparing for its biggest Black Friday ever. read more
Black Friday to be 'bigger than ever' in SA, retailers promise

Black Friday to be 'bigger than ever' in SA, retailers promise

29/10/2018 - 09:17
South African retailers are planning to pull out all the stops to make this year's Black Friday the biggest one-day discount sale the country has seen. read more
Are shoppers equipped to make healthy choices?

Are shoppers equipped to make healthy choices?

18/10/2018 - 10:11
Obesity is a rising problem in South Africa with 68% of women and 31% of men in the country overweight or obese according to the South African Demographic and Health Survey.  read more
Pick n Pay's new Smart Shopper changes - and plans to cut down on food wastage

Pick n Pay's new Smart Shopper changes - and plans to cut down on food wastage

16/10/2018 - 15:33
As part of its financial results for the six months ending 26 August 2018, Pick n Pay has announced a number of new changes coming to its Smart Shopper programme. read more
Pick n Pay keeps inflation at bay

Pick n Pay keeps inflation at bay

16/10/2018 - 09:53
Measured by the volume of groceries sold, Pick n Pay delivered its strongest six-month trade performance in five years, its interim results claimed.  read more
Pick n Pay offers free fruit to shoppers’ kids in a bid to promote healthy food choices

Pick n Pay offers free fruit to shoppers’ kids in a bid to promote healthy food choices

02/10/2018 - 15:17
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but it can also serve as a welcome distraction for kids accompanying their parents on a shopping trip.  read more
Pick n Pay rides Zimbabwe retail and economic woes

Pick n Pay rides Zimbabwe retail and economic woes

28/09/2018 - 15:31
Despite rising inflation in Zimbabwe and liquidity challenges that are posing serious challenges to stock procurement, Pick n Pay stores in Zimbabwe have raised revenue from $414 million in 2017 to $487 million this year. read more
Another entrepreneur joins Pick n Pay's retail modernisation programme

Another entrepreneur joins Pick n Pay's retail modernisation programme

26/09/2018 - 16:03
Hands-on and hungry for success, Armien and Yasmina Adams today became the third local entrepreneurs to join Pick n Pay’s spaza modernisation programme with the opening of Something Nice Market in Blue Downs. read more
SA consumers taking full advantage of retail reward programmes

SA consumers taking full advantage of retail reward programmes

20/09/2018 - 11:19
Consumers have saved billions of rands in offered loyalty programme rewards and are increasingly taking advantage of reward points as the country’s tough economic climate impacts on consumer goods such as fuel, electricity and food.  read more
Fresh Living continues to buck the magazine trend with a proven ROI

Fresh Living continues to buck the magazine trend with a proven ROI

18/09/2018 - 10:16
Multi-award-winning customer magazine, Fresh Living, produced by John Brown Media, with a print order of 500 000 given away free to Smart Shoppers, is bucking the print trend with an audience that far outreaches even the most popular TV shows. read more
PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards: Meet SA’s best

PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards: Meet SA’s best

04/09/2018 - 13:43
The third annual PriceCheck Tech and E-commerce Awards sponsored by Criteo was held last week at Cape Town's Westin Hotel. The event brings together and recognises brands and individuals in e-commerce and technology providing outstanding consumer experiences.  read more
Local entrepreneur wins Pick n Pay’s 2018 Small Supplier of the Year award with business growth

Local entrepreneur wins Pick n Pay’s 2018 Small Supplier of the Year award with business growth

23/08/2018 - 09:34
Local entrepreneur Portia Mngomezulu, founder of Portia M Skin Solutions, was awarded Pick n Pay’s 2018 Small Supplier of the Year award for her business’ exceptional growth performance and job creation. The annual award recognises and rewards the company’s top performing small supplier in the country across various categories.  read more
Pick ‘n Pay, Zando and ICPA Pharmacies announced as retail partners for annual Sunflower Day campaign

Pick ‘n Pay, Zando and ICPA Pharmacies announced as retail partners for annual Sunflower Day campaign

13/08/2018 - 09:09
Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation and Leukaemia Awareness Month is commemorated annually from 15 August to 15 October. With very little focus and fanfare around this very important topic, The Sunflower Fund is calling out the hero in all South Africans.  read more
Richard Brasher leads strong share price performance

Richard Brasher leads strong share price performance

06/08/2018 - 11:15
Pick n Pay CEO Richard Brasher may not have done enough to get the company’s share price over the R68 hurdle needed by November 2017, but he has overseen one of the strongest share price performances in the food retail sector over the past five years. read more
Pick n Pay focuses on 15,000 jobs and 4 new initiatives

Pick n Pay focuses on 15,000 jobs and 4 new initiatives

31/07/2018 - 08:32
While South Africa is not over the worst yet, the country is heading in a distinctly more optimistic direction, says Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman, speaking at the company’s AGM on Monday (30 July). read more
528 000 meals & counting - SA unites this Mandela Day

528 000 meals & counting - SA unites this Mandela Day

18/07/2018 - 13:33
South Africans united this Mandela Day and together raised enough food to provide over 500 000 meals to those who go hungry every day. This number is expected to climb through the week. read more
Tills chime for Pick n Pay’s Zim stores as retail, hoteling income grow

Tills chime for Pick n Pay’s Zim stores as retail, hoteling income grow

16/07/2018 - 10:47
Pick n Pay is raking in the profits from Zimbabwe and its partner in the struggling country is now looking to open more stores buoyed by stronger performance from its other operations across city and resort hotels as well as agro-processing. read more
V&A Waterfront and Pick n Pay partner to banish plastic on International Plastic Bag Free Day

V&A Waterfront and Pick n Pay partner to banish plastic on International Plastic Bag Free Day

03/07/2018 - 13:21
On International Plastic Bag Free Day the V&A Waterfront’s commitment to eliminating single-use plastic is being supported by a public awareness campaign in the busy Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre and through collaborative partnerships with tenants. 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
Pick n Pay & FoodForward SA launch the 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive

Pick n Pay & FoodForward SA launch the 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive

26/06/2018 - 11:43
The goal: Collect 250 tonnes of food over three days to provide over a million meals. This is the task ahead for Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA’s second consecutive 2018 Mandela Day Food Drive, and they are encouraging South Africans to unite together to reach this goal.  read more
Pampers & Pick n Pay raise R1m for South African newborns

Pampers & Pick n Pay raise R1m for South African newborns

22/06/2018 - 13:33
Brand of baby nappies, Pampers has partnered with South Africa’s largest Supermarket Chain, Pick n Pay to help raise R1 million to support The United Nations Children's Funds (UNICEF’s) First 1000 Days initiative. read more
Pick n Pay opens new Harbour Bay Simon’s Town franchise

Pick n Pay opens new Harbour Bay Simon’s Town franchise

18/06/2018 - 08:39
The partnership between Pick n Pay franchise co-owners Gary Williams and Julian Hobson 10 years ago at their store in Fish Hoek, Cape Town, has culminated in job creation of 90 new jobs at their new premises in Simon’s Town.  read more
Pick n Pay announces plastic reductions in support of World Oceans Day

Pick n Pay announces plastic reductions in support of World Oceans Day

08/06/2018 - 08:09
To mark World Oceans Day on 8 June 2018 and in recognition of the impact that plastic has on the oceans, Pick n Pay has announced a set of focused initiatives to reduce plastic waste. read more
Pick n Pay brings more flavour and variety with new fresh offering

Pick n Pay brings more flavour and variety with new fresh offering

21/05/2018 - 13:41
Pick n Pay has relaunched its fresh offering, introducing both new product lines and new packaging, underpinned by its new fresh promise – Perfectly fresh, whatever it takes. The lines will offer something for all tastes and budgets and will be rolled out from this month. read more
Local business's products hit Pick n Pay store shelves

Local business's products hit Pick n Pay store shelves

03/05/2018 - 09:34
Sage Kitchen, the brainchild of husband and wife duo Brenda and Colin, started as a small business in their home kitchen. Today, the business is a supplier to Pick n Pay for their Pick Local range of products with a difference, that make a difference. read more
Momentum builds for Pick 'n Pay's own label

Momentum builds for Pick 'n Pay's own label

23/04/2018 - 08:51
The retailer has set its sights on 30% own-product penetration as it builds a supplier base. read more
‘Leaner and fitter’ Pick n Pay reaps rewards of cost-cutting programme

‘Leaner and fitter’ Pick n Pay reaps rewards of cost-cutting programme

19/04/2018 - 09:08
CEO Richard Brasher says the retailer has kept its average selling price inflation in check and well below Statistics SA’s official figure. read more
Pick n Pay honours farmers for the gift of water and provides relief to 18 local welfare organisations

Pick n Pay honours farmers for the gift of water and provides relief to 18 local welfare organisations

20/03/2018 - 14:57
The ongoing drought in the Western Cape continues to not only impact on the residents of Cape Town and surrounds, but also has a severe impact on businesses, including agricultural activity, in the province.  read more
Pick n Pay partners with Absa to launch Grocery Stokvel Account

Pick n Pay partners with Absa to launch Grocery Stokvel Account

14/03/2018 - 12:47
As stokvels continue to grow in popularity, Pick n Pay and Absa have partnered to launch a new Grocery Stokvel Account to cater for groups saving for groceries or other store-bought essentials. read more
Pick n Pay under fire for Smart Shopper points

Pick n Pay under fire for Smart Shopper points

06/02/2018 - 09:21
When Pick n Pay introduced its rewards programme, Smart Shopper, in 2011, its success was so stunning it took the retailer by surprise. read more
Pick n Pay appoints new Retail MD

Pick n Pay appoints new Retail MD

22/01/2018 - 13:53
Pick n Pay announced the appointment of Pedro Da Silva as Retail Managing Director, reporting to CEO Richard Brasher. read more
Pick n Pay helps boost township businesses

Pick n Pay helps boost township businesses

16/01/2018 - 13:07
The launch of the two modernised spazas in Gugulethu and Nyanga marks phase 2 of the Pick n Pay's spaza innovative modernisation programme which seeks to revitalise township economy. read more
Pick n Pay, Shoprite, and Checkers are set for big changes in 2018

Pick n Pay, Shoprite, and Checkers are set for big changes in 2018

16/01/2018 - 10:29
The overarching theme for South African retailers in 2018 will be the pace and rate of change they are expected to undergo over the next year.  read more
Kids get a grip on food security with Groweez and Pick n Pay

Kids get a grip on food security with Groweez and Pick n Pay

01/11/2017 - 09:24
The seeds of a planting revolution will be popping up at Pick n Pay stores today, when growing food gets Reel for kids with the launch of Groweez – a do-it-yourself solution for growing herbs and vegetables that teaches children about food security.  read more
Pick n Pay cuts prices of more essential items in the lead up to Christmas

Pick n Pay cuts prices of more essential items in the lead up to Christmas

24/10/2017 - 10:14
Pick n Pay is cutting prices on another 500 essential items and adding a host of promotions and deals in time for the festive season to ease the pressure on South Africans.  read more
Pick n Pay online visitors grow

Pick n Pay online visitors grow

23/10/2017 - 11:22
Visitors to the Pick n Pay Online Web site increased by 32% year on year, according to the retailer's interim results for the 26 weeks ended 27 August 2017. read more
Pick n Pay posts surprisingly strong profit growth, in face of retrenchment costs

Pick n Pay posts surprisingly strong profit growth, in face of retrenchment costs

17/10/2017 - 08:33
Despite its warnings that its staff reduction programme would cause headline earnings to fall, Pick n Pay posted an impressive 15% growth in after-tax profit and raised its interim dividend by 12%. read more
Pick n Pay unveils new online shopping website

Pick n Pay unveils new online shopping website

04/10/2017 - 11:32
Pick n Pay, the largest online grocery business in Africa, this week unveiled its new online shopping website. Designed to work alongside the recently relaunched mobile app, the website has been built to offer greater convenience, wider choice, more promotions and lower prices to its fast-growing base of online shoppers. read more
Labour Appeal Court reinstates 61 Pick n Pay workers

Labour Appeal Court reinstates 61 Pick n Pay workers

04/10/2017 - 09:18
Sixty-one Pick n Pay staff have been reinstated by the Labour Appeal Court after being fired for going on strike for an hour in 2010. read more
Pick n Pay shares drop after warning retrenchment costs will eat into earnings

Pick n Pay shares drop after warning retrenchment costs will eat into earnings

03/10/2017 - 08:47
Retailer Pick n Pay’s share price fell more than 1% on Monday afternoon after it warned shareholders that retrenchment costs would drag down its interim headline earnings per share (HEPS) by a slightly bigger margin than previously estimated. read more
Pick n Pay to start selling food on credit

Pick n Pay to start selling food on credit

26/09/2017 - 14:40
As the South African economy is struggling and the food prices have increased significantly, some supermarkets have opted to sell food on credit. read more
No paying via bitcoin just yet, says Pick n Pay

No paying via bitcoin just yet, says Pick n Pay

20/09/2017 - 13:18
Pick n Pay said on Monday it was unlikely to roll out the bitcoin payment platform until there was a regulatory framework for managing risks associated with cryptocurrencies. read more
Bitcoin now accepted at Pick n Pay

Bitcoin now accepted at Pick n Pay

18/09/2017 - 14:30
In what its backers are calling “potentially a world first for a major grocery retailer”, shoppers will for a “limited time” be able to pay for their groceries using bitcoin at a Pick n Pay retail store in Cape Town. read more
New Pick n Pay app gets 10 000 downloads in 1 day

New Pick n Pay app gets 10 000 downloads in 1 day

10/08/2017 - 11:33
Retailer Pick n Pay app exceeds 10 000 downloads within first 24 hours of its release, with numbers continuing to grow. Retail giant last week released the latest version of its mobile app for Android. read more
Big job cuts at Pick n Pay 'just running repairs'

Big job cuts at Pick n Pay 'just running repairs'

07/08/2017 - 12:19
Significant job losses at Pick n Pay, with more expected to come, are considered a necessary structural shift at the country's second-largest food retailer to make it more competitive in a tough economy. read more
Pick n Pay Coachmans Crossing gets Pricer electronic labels to feed just-in-time stocking

Pick n Pay Coachmans Crossing gets Pricer electronic labels to feed just-in-time stocking

04/08/2017 - 10:50
Pick n Pay Coachmans Crossing has deployed more than 11 000 refurbished Pricer electronic shelf labels (ESL) from XON Retail.  read more
Pick n Pay profit slumps as retailer forks out for retrenchment plan

Pick n Pay profit slumps as retailer forks out for retrenchment plan

31/07/2017 - 11:47
Pick n Pay said it expects half-year headline earnings per share (Heps) to be down over 20%, after a voluntary severance programme in April 2017 saw the retailer cut back 10% of its roles and functions. read more
Pick n Pay launches online distribution centre in Gauteng

Pick n Pay launches online distribution centre in Gauteng

24/07/2017 - 12:14
This week, Pick n Pay launched its online distribution centre in Gauteng, the first of its kind in the Province. This follows the opening of its Cape Town online distribution centre, which made it the first major brick and mortar grocery retailer in South Africa to serve its online consumer customer base with a dedicated fulfillment centre.  read more
No bonuses for Pick n Pay executives

No bonuses for Pick n Pay executives

20/07/2017 - 11:26
Pick n Pay’s remuneration committee may have set the scene for a tougher approach to executive rewards in the besieged retail sector with its decision not to pay a short-term bonus for the year to end-February 2017. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Constitutional Court rules on Pick n Pay's mall exclusivity case

Constitutional Court rules on Pick n Pay's mall exclusivity case

28/11/2016 - 14:52
The Constitutional Court on Friday refused to give Pick n Pay Retailers an interdict to stop Masstores' Game store from trading as a supermarket at the Cape Gate shopping centre, despite Pick n Pay having an exclusive right to do so. read more
Pick n Pay fails in bid to block Game trading

Pick n Pay fails in bid to block Game trading

28/11/2016 - 08:46
Retail giant Massmart staved off an attempt by rival retailer Pick n Pay to prevent one of its subsidiaries, Game, from operating as a supermarket at a Western Cape shopping centre. read more
Pick n Pay introduces tap and go technology to speed up service at its tills

Pick n Pay introduces tap and go technology to speed up service at its tills

23/11/2016 - 12:23
Pick n Pay has introduced tap-and-go technology in its stores‚ and the JSE-listed retailer says this will significantly reduce queues at tills. read more
No basis for grocer probe, says Pick n Pay

No basis for grocer probe, says Pick n Pay

10/11/2016 - 11:03
Pick n Pay does not believe there is a basis for the inquiry into the grocery retail sector. In its nonconfidential submission prepared by law firm Nortons to the panel overseeing the process, the retailer says there is a relatively clear difference between the formal and informal grocery retail trade. read more
Pick n Pay: Time to turn the retail tide

Pick n Pay: Time to turn the retail tide

07/11/2016 - 09:20
"Retailing is not complicated - it's just hard to do well." read more
Pick n Pay and Gauteng Department of Economic Development support more spaza entrepreneurs

Pick n Pay and Gauteng Department of Economic Development support more spaza entrepreneurs

31/10/2016 - 09:36
A partnership between Pick n Pay and the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) to regenerate entrepreneurial grocery stores will see its second store open in Diepkloof. read more