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Shoprite-supported food garden helps Pinetown community go and go

Shoprite-supported food garden helps Pinetown community go and go

11/02/2019 - 11:03
They abandoned their first food garden because there wasn’t a sufficient water supply plus goats trampled and ate the plants. Now ten years later Nurses at a Go, an NPO focused on improving the lives of people affected by HIV, has a flourishing food garden in a different location. Their garden is supported by Shoprite and provides fresh vegetables to a community in Luganda, Pinetown. read more
Valentine’s Day sorted in just five easy steps with Checkers

Valentine’s Day sorted in just five easy steps with Checkers

11/02/2019 - 10:09
Valentine’s Day is all about spoiling your loved one(s), but let’s be honest, between the stress of finding the perfect gift and remembering to make a restaurant reservation, it seldom goes according to plan.So this year, why not stress less and let Checkers play cupid? You’re guaranteed an unforgettable Valentine’s Day for all the right reasons. read more
 Investors shave R15bn off Shoprite after dire report

Investors shave R15bn off Shoprite after dire report

31/01/2019 - 10:00
Investors shaved R15bn off the value of Shoprite after Africa’s biggest retailer by market capitalisation issued a dire trading warning. read more
Shoprite falls 17% as market reacts to profit warning

Shoprite falls 17% as market reacts to profit warning

30/01/2019 - 10:59
Shoprite's share price fell 16.6% to R148.83 on Wednesday morning when the market reacted to a trading update it released at 5.30pm on Tuesday. read more
Community heroes featured on Shoprite trucks

Community heroes featured on Shoprite trucks

24/01/2019 - 11:15
The hard work and success of two Gauteng community food gardens are being celebrated on the Shoprite Group’s truck fleet. read more
Shoprite's festive season sales fall flat

Shoprite's festive season sales fall flat

22/01/2019 - 14:32
Shoprite's share price fell as much as 5.7% to R175.32 after it warned shareholders its interim results would show flat sales. read more
Retail sector facing subdued operating conditions

Retail sector facing subdued operating conditions

10/01/2019 - 08:44
Despite South Africa exiting the technical recession following growth in the economy in the three months to September, the outlook for the country’s retail sector for 2019 continues to be subdued. read more
Shoprite fights high education costs with low-price uniforms and school fee competition

Shoprite fights high education costs with low-price uniforms and school fee competition

07/01/2019 - 08:36
Shoprite is helping to ease the burden of rising education costs by offering its customers a basic school uniform for under R100 and giving more than 460 learners the opportunity to have their 2019 school fees paid for.  read more
Shoprite opens first store in Kenya to battle French retailer

Shoprite opens first store in Kenya to battle French retailer

13/12/2018 - 10:33
Shoprite is seeking a foothold in Kenya’s retail industry, where the collapse of two local supermarket chains has created opportunities for Africa’s biggest grocer and its international rivals. read more
Shoprite opens first of its own distribution centres in Nigeria

Shoprite opens first of its own distribution centres in Nigeria

10/12/2018 - 15:15
The Shoprite Group recently opened a new world-class distribution centre (DC) in Lagos, Nigeria. read more
Checkers helps rural co-op close in on commercial ambitions

Checkers helps rural co-op close in on commercial ambitions

03/12/2018 - 10:07
A decade ago Fikile Khiva and four of his peers established a trading entity with the aim of creating jobs, alleviating poverty and having the Eastern Cape village of Nkangeni Park serve as a model for a self-sustained rural community. read more
Shoprite Group announces new senior appointment in its Human Resources division

Shoprite Group announces new senior appointment in its Human Resources division

30/11/2018 - 13:29
Sibiya holds national diploma in HR management from Cape Technikon (now the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and a BTech degree in business administration from CPUT.  read more
Shoprite & Checkers to give away 150 vehicles in SA’s biggest ‘win a car’ competition

Shoprite & Checkers to give away 150 vehicles in SA’s biggest ‘win a car’ competition

15/11/2018 - 10:53
Shoprite and Checkers are again giving away 150 brand new VW up! cars this festive season. Between Monday 5 November and Monday 24 December 2018, a minimum of three customers will win a car every day in South Africa’s biggest car giveaway.  read more
Shoprite helps industrious co-op challenge perspectives on gardening

Shoprite helps industrious co-op challenge perspectives on gardening

13/11/2018 - 09:33
A motivated group of people from Alexandra in Gauteng has partnered with Shoprite on their journey to self-sustainability.  read more
Shoprite and Checkers celebrate seniors this October

Shoprite and Checkers celebrate seniors this October

01/11/2018 - 10:21
Seniors around South Africa were recently treated as part of the Shoprite Group’s initiative to honour the elderly in the month of October. read more
Lower food inflation, strikes and currency devaluation hit Shoprite sales

Lower food inflation, strikes and currency devaluation hit Shoprite sales

30/10/2018 - 10:48
Shoprite says low internal food inflation at SA supermarkets and currency devaluation in other African markets where it operates hit sales in the quarter ending September 2018, with the group managing a 0.4% increase in turnover. read more
Shoprite and Checkers to reward customers for reusing recycled bags

Shoprite and Checkers to reward customers for reusing recycled bags

24/10/2018 - 11:43
The Shoprite Group, the only national retailer with a verified 100% recycled shopping bag in all its stores, has announced that it will now be rewarding customers for using their newly introduced “planet” bags in both Shoprite and Checkers stores. read more
Shoprite helps unemployed youth find purpose in gardening

Shoprite helps unemployed youth find purpose in gardening

23/10/2018 - 11:08
A small but keen group of formerly jobless young people is gardening up a storm in Mpumalanga. read more
Checkers launches new private label wellness range Simple Truth

Checkers launches new private label wellness range Simple Truth

22/10/2018 - 10:14
Checkers is making healthier alternatives to everyday products more accessible and affordable with the launch of Simple Truth, its new private label wellness range.  read more
109 new jobs created by Checkers King Shaka store opening

109 new jobs created by Checkers King Shaka store opening

15/10/2018 - 10:28
Checkers opened the doors to its new store at the King Shaka Mall in Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday, 28 September 2018, creating 109 new jobs. The store’s total staff complement of 156 includes 142 youth (between the ages of 18 and 35) and 93 women. read more
Checkers commissions SA artists for latest Odd Bins range

Checkers commissions SA artists for latest Odd Bins range

09/10/2018 - 14:36
Four upcoming South African artists were commissioned by Checkers to create unique artworks to adorn the wine labels of the newest additions to its exclusive Odd Bins range. read more
Charities invited to apply for festive fundraising opportunity at Shoprite & Checkers stores

Charities invited to apply for festive fundraising opportunity at Shoprite & Checkers stores

04/10/2018 - 09:41
The tradition of charities wrapping gifts in exchange for customer donations has become synonymous with Christmas at Shoprite and Checkers stores, and the retailer is again calling on registered charities to apply for this annual festive season fundraiser.  read more
Shoprite brings cost-free payroll and bulk payment transactions to business owners

Shoprite brings cost-free payroll and bulk payment transactions to business owners

02/10/2018 - 11:17
Businesses can now send money to multiple receivers with Shoprite Money - the mobile transactional banking service which is available to everyone, even those without bank accounts.  read more
Shoprite-supported food garden brings hope, health to senior citizens

Shoprite-supported food garden brings hope, health to senior citizens

26/09/2018 - 10:25
Josephine Mpofu started Supa Dimama Senior Centre in 2008, after seeing the struggles of elderly people who often went hungry and spent all day alone with no company or stimulation in an impoverished area of Ivory Park close to Midrand in Gauteng. read more
Shoprite Group's World Cleanup Day campaign gains momentum

Shoprite Group's World Cleanup Day campaign gains momentum

17/09/2018 - 11:03
Volunteers came out in numbers to take part in cleanups facilitated by the Shoprite Group on World Cleanup Day (15 September 2018). Some 250 cleanup events took place in eight countries across Africa.  read more
Shoprite Group set to stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup Day

Shoprite Group set to stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup Day

04/09/2018 - 14:04
Following the success* of Africa’s Biggest Cleanup, the Shoprite Group will again stage cleanup events across Africa on World Cleanup Day (15 September 2018).  read more
Wellington mom wins Championship Boerewors competition

Wellington mom wins Championship Boerewors competition

30/08/2018 - 13:13
Mom of two, Yvonne Blaauw from Wellington in the Western Cape, makes the best boerewors in South Africa.  read more
Are Shoprite's glory days over?

Are Shoprite's glory days over?

24/08/2018 - 14:42
Supermarket giant Shoprite has announced its first earnings decline in 18 years — but it remains upbeat about its prospects. read more
Shoprite faced more robberies over the past year - CEO

Shoprite faced more robberies over the past year - CEO

23/08/2018 - 09:01
Shoprite Holdings was hit by an increase in armed robberies over the past financial year, according to CEO Pieter Engelbrecht. read more
Shoprite brings tears of joy with radical preschool makeover

Shoprite brings tears of joy with radical preschool makeover

22/08/2018 - 09:51
This Women’s Month the Shoprite Group is celebrating ordinary women doing extraordinary things in their communities, like Buyi Mdinisi, whose partnership with the retailer saw the learners of her Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre benefiting from a school feeding scheme for the very first time. read more
Resilient Shoprite shields consumers and prepares for future growth

Resilient Shoprite shields consumers and prepares for future growth

21/08/2018 - 09:35
In testing trading conditions, the Shoprite Group has continued to show strength and resilience and has built on its solid foundation for future growth. read more
Shoprite offers more than 1 000 products for less than R5 to help cash-strapped customers

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. read more
Shoprite helps create a safer more stimulating environment for preschoolers

Shoprite helps create a safer more stimulating environment for preschoolers

08/08/2018 - 09:58
Shoprite is taking hands with Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres across the country to bring about transformation by enabling the education of the poorest and most vulnerable.  read more
115 new jobs created by Checkers Mica Mall store opening

115 new jobs created by Checkers Mica Mall store opening

01/08/2018 - 20:34
Checkers opened the doors to its new store at The Square shopping centre in Ladysmith on Thursday, 26 July 2018, creating 115 new jobs. The store’s total staff complement of 139 includes 101 youth and 104 women. read more
Shoprite launches competition to boost small businesses

Shoprite launches competition to boost small businesses

25/07/2018 - 09:42
Small business owners with an annual turnover of less than R1 million are invited to enter the very first Shoprite Hustle competition before 22 September 2018.  read more
Shoprite Nigeria opens its 25th store

Shoprite Nigeria opens its 25th store

23/07/2018 - 15:30
Shoprite Nigeria opened its 25th store on 19 July 2018 in Novare Central, the newly launched shopping mall in Wuse, Abuja. read more
Angolan hyperinflation shock hits Shoprite

Angolan hyperinflation shock hits Shoprite

19/07/2018 - 08:36
Hyperinflation in Angola dragged down Shoprite’s full-year revenue, sending the share price down as much as 6.5% on Wednesday.  read more
Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards joins forces with Checkers to offer consumers an award-winning choice

Michelangelo Wine & Spirits Awards joins forces with Checkers to offer consumers an award-winning choice

17/07/2018 - 10:41
One of Southern Africa’s leading drinks competitions, the Michelangelo International Wine and Spirits Awards, has entered into a partnership with Checkers which will give consumers greater access to the competition’s award-winning wines and spirits. The agreement will see Checkers offering a selection of Michelangelo winners in its general retail outlets and liquor stores after this year’s awards ceremony, which is to be held on 29 September. read more
There’s still time to be part of Africa’s biggest cleanup

There’s still time to be part of Africa’s biggest cleanup

10/07/2018 - 08:36
It is not too late to join Africa’s Biggest Cleanup Event powered by Shoprite as over 6000 people across the continent come together to clean their communities in more than 500 different events. read more
Shoprite brings much-needed relief following escalating petrol price

Shoprite brings much-needed relief following escalating petrol price

05/07/2018 - 08:12
As South Africans brace themselves for yet another petrol price increase to a record R16 a litre, the Shoprite Group is working hard to keep prices low and subsidise prices where it can to bring relief to consumers who are feeling the effect of escalating petrol prices and other rising costs on their pockets.  read more
Billionaire Christo Wiese cuts Shoprite stake to free up about R3.8bn

Billionaire Christo Wiese cuts Shoprite stake to free up about R3.8bn

27/06/2018 - 11:42
South African billionaire Christo Wiese will reduce his stake in Africa’s biggest supermarket chain by about R3.8bn as the businessman most stung by the near collapse of Steinhoff boosts his liquidity.  read more
Shoprite Group set for Africa’s biggest cleanup

Shoprite Group set for Africa’s biggest cleanup

25/06/2018 - 13:24
The Shoprite Group is staging Africa’s biggest cleanup at which over 6 000 people in nine countries are expected to participate in almost 500 events from 14-18 July to remove waste from communities.  read more
Shoprite supports female community champions

Shoprite supports female community champions

15/06/2018 - 09:34
A community in rural Limpopo is celebrating following a partnership that resulted in a fully resourced creche, better-equipped carers and good nutrition for preschoolers. read more
Shoprite and Checkers wins recycled product of the year at 2018 PETCO Awards

Shoprite and Checkers wins recycled product of the year at 2018 PETCO Awards

13/06/2018 - 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.  read more
Shoprite set to empower 12 000+ youths with skills development programme

Shoprite set to empower 12 000+ youths with skills development programme

11/06/2018 - 18:02
This youth month Africa’s largest retailer is set to reach its target of empowering more than 12 000 youths (aged 18-29 years) to enter the retail sector or start their own business.  read more
Shoprite and Checkers to donate a portion of ALL cakes sold to CANSA

Shoprite and Checkers to donate a portion of ALL cakes sold to CANSA

07/06/2018 - 11:56
Supporting the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) this June is a piece of cake, as Shoprite and Checkers will donate a portion of ALL cakes sold in their stores to CANSA.  read more
Shoprite De Doorns creates 53 new jobs

Shoprite De Doorns creates 53 new jobs

30/05/2018 - 11:29
The opening of Shoprite De Doorns on Thursday, 24 May 2018, has created 53 new jobs in the local community. read more
SA’s battle of the boerewors is back

SA’s battle of the boerewors is back

28/05/2018 - 14:44
Entries for the 2018 Championship Boerewors competition are now open. With a new competition structure in place, it is now even more accessible for those with a special recipe for traditional boerewors up their sleeves.  read more
Shoprite introduces new mobile transactional banking service

Shoprite introduces new mobile transactional banking service

23/05/2018 - 11:25
Access to banking services just got easier and more inclusive with Shoprite Money - a new mobile transactional banking service which is available to everyone, even those without existing bank accounts. read more
Shoprite brings fight against hunger to its doorstep

Shoprite brings fight against hunger to its doorstep

14/05/2018 - 11:09
Community food gardens are gearing up to sell their vegetables at selected Checkers stores on Friday (18 May) to raise much-needed awareness ahead of World Hunger Day (28 May). read more
Shoprite helps uplift and nourish a new generation of young South Africans

Shoprite helps uplift and nourish a new generation of young South Africans

07/05/2018 - 14:32
The challenge of feeding around 60 disabled children with three nutritious meals seven days a week is not for the fainthearted. But thanks to dedication, vision and creative solutions, the food garden at the Star Uplifting Centre in Dimbaza, near King William’s Town, is making it happen.  read more
Checkers swops Little Shop for Little Garden

Checkers swops Little Shop for Little Garden

23/04/2018 - 13:33
Customers who loved collecting Little Shop mini products are in for a welcome surprise as Checkers has launched a brand new collectable campaign consisting of environmentally-friendly Little Garden seedling kits.  read more
Shoprite Group helps students stretch their budgets

Shoprite Group helps students stretch their budgets

17/04/2018 - 13:46
Recognising the severe financial pressures which leave many students too hungry to apply themselves to their studies, the Shoprite Group has implemented Student Discount Week once a month across all its Shoprite and Checkers stores in South Africa.  read more
Shoprite upskills 4 000 employees

Shoprite upskills 4 000 employees

10/04/2018 - 11:25
More than 4 000 employees from the Shoprite Group’s fresh food departments will be upskilled as a result of the retailer’s latest training programme, which delineates a clear career path for all those working in, among others, its bakeries, delis, and fish departments.  read more
Shoprite's long-serving chief financial officer to resign in July

Shoprite's long-serving chief financial officer to resign in July

05/04/2018 - 13:30
Shoprite announced chief financial officer Marius Bosman would step down from his position after the completion of financial accounts for the year to end-June. read more
Shoprite calls for bursary applications

Shoprite calls for bursary applications

19/03/2018 - 14:16
The Shoprite Group’s bursary purse for 2018 has not yet been depleted.  read more
Shoprite launches discount buying card for NPOs

Shoprite launches discount buying card for NPOs

16/03/2018 - 08:16
The Shoprite Group has launched a discount buying card to assist welfare organisations in their bid to stay afloat amidst trying economic times.  read more
Shoprite and France’s Carrefour go toe-to-toe in Kenya

Shoprite and France’s Carrefour go toe-to-toe in Kenya

15/03/2018 - 09:26
Kenya is turning into an interesting battleground between South African grocery chain Shoprite and French rival Carrefour. read more
Shoprite gives hundreds of suppliers access to market

Shoprite gives hundreds of suppliers access to market

12/03/2018 - 10:50
The Shoprite Group is giving entrepreneurs and SMMEs (Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises) access to economic opportunities by providing hundreds of suppliers with access to market. read more
Listeriosis: Shoprite Group supermarkets recall all affected products

Listeriosis: Shoprite Group supermarkets recall all affected products

05/03/2018 - 21:10
The Shoprite Group’s housebrand and private label cold meats, sold under the Housebrand, Ritebrand and Farmer’s Deli brand names are not affected by recall notices that have been served on Enterprise Foods and Rainbow Chicken. Shoprite and Checkers own brands in this category are not manufactured by these two suppliers. read more
Merger with Steinhoff not an option, says Shoprite CEO

Merger with Steinhoff not an option, says Shoprite CEO

01/03/2018 - 10:10
Shoprite CEO Pieter Engelbrecht says a merger would not make sense now. read more
Wiese sees ray of light after losing billions on Steinhoff

Wiese sees ray of light after losing billions on Steinhoff

28/02/2018 - 09:17
Christo Wiese lost more than $2 billion when Steinhoff International Holdings NV plunged following the discovery of accounting irregularities. Luckily for him, he’s still the biggest investor in Shoprite Holdings Ltd., an African supermarket giant whose shares are at a record high. read more
Shoprite trades in stock images for those of real heroes

Shoprite trades in stock images for those of real heroes

27/02/2018 - 14:58
Africa’s largest retailer is celebrating real heroes making a real difference in their communities by showcasing their stories on its truck fleet traversing the length and breadth of South Africa. read more
Shoprite share reaches a record high

Shoprite share reaches a record high

27/02/2018 - 08:40
The Shoprite share price touched an all-time high of R263 in early trade on Monday before easing back to close at R256.99 just as the group announced interim results and a 14.2% hike in diluted headline earnings per share to 525.2c. An interim dividend of 205c a share was declared, up 13.9% on the previous interim period. read more
21-million litres of water saved at 100 schools with Shoprite Group’s Smart Water Meter Challenge

21-million litres of water saved at 100 schools with Shoprite Group’s Smart Water Meter Challenge

19/02/2018 - 13:09
One hundred and ten schools saving 21 million litres of water which translates to a total saving of R1,1 million in just over three months.  read more
Wiese cuts stake in Steinhoff

Wiese cuts stake in Steinhoff

12/02/2018 - 11:07
Christo Wiese, the former chairman of Steinhoff International Holdings NV, has slashed his stake in the retailer to 6.2%, a move that may mean one of South Africa’s richest men is no longer the company’s biggest shareholder. read more
Shoprite’s Disaster Relief Fund to be used exclusively for water relief

Shoprite’s Disaster Relief Fund to be used exclusively for water relief

06/02/2018 - 09:34
As parts of the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape remain in the grips of the worst drought in a century, the Shoprite Group has heeded the call of South Africans to help Cape Town and other communities that will soon be left without water through its till-point donation facility. read more
Shoprite feels African slowdown

Shoprite feels African slowdown

18/01/2018 - 16:51
Shoprite’s non-South African supermarket division recorded negative growth for the six months to December, owing to the effect of lower commodity prices on and the depreciation of currencies of the countries in which the group operates. read more
Whitey stands by Christo Wiese

Whitey stands by Christo Wiese

17/01/2018 - 14:47
Former Shoprite Holdings CEO Whitey Basson says he vouches for the honesty of his friend and fellow Shoprite shareholder of many years, former Steinhoff chairman Christo Wiese, and will assist the collapsed furniture, apparel and home products retailer if he can. read more
Shoprite shares fall after lacklustre update

Shoprite shares fall after lacklustre update

16/01/2018 - 13:42
Grocery chain Shoprite’s share price fell as much as 7% before recovering to trade 1.6% lower at R210 at 9.25am after reporting a sharp slowdown in interim sales growth. read more
Basson takes up nonexecutive role at dairy group Clover

Basson takes up nonexecutive role at dairy group Clover

16/01/2018 - 10:48
Whitey Basson is back in the driving seat months after his exit from Shoprite, accepting an offer to become an independent nonexecutive director of JSE-listed dairy group Clover. 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
Shoprite partners with the Mutshidzi Community Centre to implement sustainable solutions

Shoprite partners with the Mutshidzi Community Centre to implement sustainable solutions

12/01/2018 - 09:52
With access to drinking water and food security being a major challenge in the rural village of Tshavhalovhedz in Limpopo, the Shoprite Group partnered with the Mutshidzi Community Centre (MCC) to implement a number of sustainable solutions. read more
Checkers expands its Oh My Goodness! range

Checkers expands its Oh My Goodness! range

03/01/2018 - 10:44
Checkers has expanded its range of Oh My Goodness! kiddies’ convenience meals, which was voted best in South Africa by the Sunday Times Tried & Tested Food Awards last year. read more
Shoprite delivers packages of love to mothers in Nelson Mandela Bay

Shoprite delivers packages of love to mothers in Nelson Mandela Bay

20/12/2017 - 13:44
With less than one week left before Christmas, the festivities are everywhere. Some have been blessed with the joy of motherhood but may also be worried about the financial impact. Shoprite reached out to help make this time a little easier for mothers from seven public hospitals and clinics.  read more
Union announces strike at Shoprite Checkers on Friday

Union announces strike at Shoprite Checkers on Friday

20/12/2017 - 10:59
Pre-Christmas shopping may be disrupted on Friday when supermarket workers down tools. read more
Shoprite steps in to help relieve hunger in the Eastern Cape

Shoprite steps in to help relieve hunger in the Eastern Cape

19/12/2017 - 14:04
Responding to reports of extreme hunger and malnutrition in the Nelson Mandela Bay area, the Shoprite Group has donated 500 food parcels to the Missionvale Care Centre in Port Elizabeth. read more
Shoprite urges consumers to #ActForChange this festive season

Shoprite urges consumers to #ActForChange this festive season

12/12/2017 - 15:15
South Africans are invited to take hands with the Shoprite Group, who is utilising its extensive store network to support charitable organisations this festive season, to bring some joy to thousands of less fortunate people around the country. read more
 Shoprite renovates safe house for 21 children

Shoprite renovates safe house for 21 children

04/12/2017 - 14:00
Emma Makhatini’s residence in Blue Downs, also known as the Ethembeni Educare & Children’s Care Centre, is home to 21 children who call her ‘mommy’. As a widowed pensioner, Makhatini could not afford to upgrade her security, which put her at risk of losing her Department of Social Development (DSD) registration. read more
Steinhoff exercises its call options for Shoprite

Steinhoff exercises its call options for Shoprite

04/12/2017 - 13:34
Africa's biggest food retailer, Shoprite, on Friday confirmed that Steinhoff Africa Retail (Star) had exercised the call options to acquire a 23.1percent economic stake in and a 50.6percent voting control of the company.  read more
Shoprite’s Suppliers of the Year go the extra mile

Shoprite’s Suppliers of the Year go the extra mile

28/11/2017 - 13:15
The Shoprite Group recently celebrated its most innovative and reliable suppliers at its 2017 Supplier of the Year Awards.  read more
Shoprite rolls out its trucks to help drought-stricken farming communities

Shoprite rolls out its trucks to help drought-stricken farming communities

27/11/2017 - 09:40
Five trucks left the Shoprite Group’s distribution centre in Centurion on Friday morning to collect fodder and transport it to the Northern Cape, where the worst drought conditions in a century are killing off livestock and threatening farmers’ and farm workers’ livelihoods. read more
Corporate SA heeds Shoprite’s challenge to help save water

Corporate SA heeds Shoprite’s challenge to help save water

22/11/2017 - 16:15
Corporate South Africa has come on board to support a Smart Water Meter challenge initiated by the Shoprite Group to help roll out a ground-breaking water-saving initiative at Western Cape schools and make a real difference to the province’s water crisis.  read more
Black Friday heads to Shoprite stores countrywide

Black Friday heads to Shoprite stores countrywide

22/11/2017 - 16:01
Shoprite stores countrywide will for the first time ever participate in Black Friday, the world’s biggest sales promotion, on 24 November.  read more
Checkers partners up with UberEATS

Checkers partners up with UberEATS

17/11/2017 - 14:37
Checkers announced it is partnering with UberEATS to make holiday entertaining even more convenient for its Cape Town consumers this summer.  read more
Storm brews as Shoprite investors challenge pay policy

Storm brews as Shoprite investors challenge pay policy

03/11/2017 - 08:56
A hefty 65% of Shoprite’s "outside shareholders" voted against the group’s remuneration policy at the 2017 annual general meeting, but not all of them want to participate in next week’s unprecedented teleconference called to discuss their concerns. read more
Slowing sales in Africa hurt Shoprite share price

Slowing sales in Africa hurt Shoprite share price

31/10/2017 - 09:27
The Shoprite share price shed almost 2.27% to close at R202.77 on Monday following the release of a trading update that showed the group’s African operations were struggling with tough economic headwinds. read more
Shoprite in talks to set up shop in Kenya

Shoprite in talks to set up shop in Kenya

30/10/2017 - 10:11
Shoprite Holdings is in talks to open its first shops in Kenya by filling retail space left empty by the struggling Nakumatt Holdings chain. read more
Shoprite prepares to control Ugandan retail market

Shoprite prepares to control Ugandan retail market

25/10/2017 - 15:33
As Nakumatt Holdings Limited struggles for a lifeline in a financially-constrained market, Shoprite supermarket is adopting a new expansion plan to boost its presence. read more
Shoprite Group pumps resources into water-scarce communities

Shoprite Group pumps resources into water-scarce communities

09/10/2017 - 13:22
Drought-stricken communities in the Eastern Cape now have access to clean drinking water following the installation of two new PlayPumps. read more
Shoprite opens 14 new stores, creates 820 new jobs in one week

Shoprite opens 14 new stores, creates 820 new jobs in one week

28/09/2017 - 14:55
The Shoprite Group created more than 820 new job opportunities with the opening of 14 new stores across 6 different provinces in South Africa. read more
Steinhoff Africa soars on JSE debut

Steinhoff Africa soars on JSE debut

21/09/2017 - 09:23
In Africa's biggest IPO this year, Star rockets on its first day of trading, as investors ignore allegations of accounting fraud at its European parent read more
New era at Shoprite as Wiese and Steinhoff take full control

New era at Shoprite as Wiese and Steinhoff take full control

06/09/2017 - 13:45
Steinhoff and Christo Wiese are to emerge as the outright controlling shareholders of Shoprite after Shoprite shareholders’ backed the repurchase of 8.7-million shares from former CEO Whitey Basson. read more
Steinhoff offers chunk of Star

Steinhoff offers chunk of Star

06/09/2017 - 08:54
Retailer Steinhoff International was offering investors up to 23.2% of its African arm, Steinhoff Africa Retail (Star), which it aimed to list on the JSE on September 20, the company said on Monday. read more
Shoprite investors approve R1.7bn repurchase of Whitey Basson’s shares

Shoprite investors approve R1.7bn repurchase of Whitey Basson’s shares

05/09/2017 - 14:43
Shoprite shareholders voted in favour of the purchase of about R1.75bn of shares from former CEO Whitey Basson, enabling Africa’s largest food retailer to buy at a discount to the current share price. read more
New venture may shake up shopping malls

New venture may shake up shopping malls

28/08/2017 - 11:13
Steinhoff Retail Africa, along with partner Shoprite, is set to disrupt the retail market, if they implement plans to own shopping centres. read more
Shoprite sets its sights on Eastern Europe

Shoprite sets its sights on Eastern Europe

28/08/2017 - 08:31
On the drive to Shoprite's new distribution centre at Cilmor in Brackenfell, Cape Town, two Shoprite trucks are seen heading for Langa and Nyanga townships, two of the many emerging-market communities that form part of the group's largest market. read more
Shoprite powers ahead in tough conditions

Shoprite powers ahead in tough conditions

24/08/2017 - 14:55
Shoprite’s result for the financial year to July 2 contained good news for everyone except its competitors. For management and shareholders, the good news included a 12% rise in diluted headline earnings and a 11.5% increase in dividends. read more
Shoprite’s full-year results tell a story of growth in a tough environment

Shoprite’s full-year results tell a story of growth in a tough environment

22/08/2017 - 08:29
Shoprite, with a staff of 143,802 people, is SA’s largest private sector employer, the grocery chain claimed in its results for the 52 weeks to July 2 released on Tuesday morning. read more
Education fund may smooth way for Shoprite’s Basson repurchase

Education fund may smooth way for Shoprite’s Basson repurchase

08/08/2017 - 15:01
The establishment of an R84m fund to educate previously disadvantaged individuals might help to secure sufficient shareholder support for Shoprite’s plan to repurchase R1.7bn worth of shares from former CEO Whitey Basson. But analysts say minorities will be reluctant to back the proposal. read more