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Checkers brings world-class retail to Constantia with new flagship store

Checkers brings world-class retail to Constantia with new flagship store

27/11/2019 - 13:01
Checkers has opened the doors to its state-of-the-art 2 330 m² flagship supermarket at the Constantia Emporium as the retailer continues to take innovation to new heights. read more
Shoprite gets behind drought-relief efforts in Northern and Eastern Cape

Shoprite gets behind drought-relief efforts in Northern and Eastern Cape

01/11/2019 - 09:01
The persistent drought in the Northern and Eastern Cape shows no signs of abating and so the Shoprite Group is reaching out to hard-hit communities through a number of initiatives. read more
Local entrepreneur turns her small business into a food garden

Local entrepreneur turns her small business into a food garden

21/10/2019 - 10:11
After getting married in 1996, Esther Masekoameng (60) moved from Phalaborwa to Mathibaskraal in Limpopo, but she was shocked by the level of poverty in her new hometown.  read more
Shoprite makes significant positive impact

Shoprite makes significant positive impact

10/10/2019 - 11:01
The Shoprite Group’s significant positive impact in the countries and communities in which it operates have seen it subsidise staple products to the value of R141 million, donate surplus food and goods to the value of R60.4 million and serve more than 20 million meals to communities in need in the 2019 financial year.  read more
Shoprite works to prevent childhood stunting

Shoprite works to prevent childhood stunting

08/10/2019 - 09:46
The Shoprite Group has announced investment in several specific interventions to prevent childhood stunting which leaves one in four South African children under the age of five with lifelong cognitive, educational and employment challenges.  read more
From a rubbish dump to a thriving community garden

From a rubbish dump to a thriving community garden

03/10/2019 - 15:55
Due to the care and dedication of a group of local women, what was once a rubbish dump behind Sediba-Thuto Primary School in Mapetla, Soweto has been transformed into a thriving vegetable garden the size of a soccer field. read more
Community champions help rural orphans

Community champions help rural orphans

01/10/2019 - 09:14
In 2004, when Charmaine and Andre Krugel were asked by community members of the Huntington Trust in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, to help orphans and vulnerable children in the village, they couldn’t say no. read more
Shoprite tackles youth unemployment head-on

Shoprite tackles youth unemployment head-on

26/09/2019 - 09:58
More than two thirds (68%) of the Shoprite Group’s workforce is under the age of 34, and this together with the Group’s focus on skills development and training illustrates its commitment to addressing the scourge of youth unemployment in South Africa. read more
Shoprite targets rivers on World Cleanup Day

Shoprite targets rivers on World Cleanup Day

19/09/2019 - 14:59
The Shoprite Group has partnered with the South African Department of Water and Sanitation to host river cleanups on World Cleanup Day (21 September 2019) and everyone’s invited to join in. read more
Shoprite boosts support for small-scale farming in local communities

Shoprite boosts support for small-scale farming in local communities

12/09/2019 - 10:48
“Siya Kolisi” enthralls spectators in the streets of Langa, Cape Town, with his tackles and accurate passes, but this is not the 28-year-old Springbok captain. It is in fact 13-year-old Luxolo Ntsholo who has adopted the moniker. read more
Community champions help rural orphans

Community champions help rural orphans

10/09/2019 - 11:32
In 2004, when Charmaine and Andre Krugel were asked by community members of the Huntington Trust in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, to help orphans and vulnerable children in the village, they couldn’t say no. read more
Shoprite plans smaller stores, closer to shoppers – and more shops in containers

Shoprite plans smaller stores, closer to shoppers – and more shops in containers

26/08/2019 - 13:48
In an effort to gear up growth, Shoprite wants to move to smaller stores, closer to where its customers are. read more
Shoprite-supported school garden feeds young minds and stomachs

Shoprite-supported school garden feeds young minds and stomachs

22/08/2019 - 10:04
The Johan Hus Primary School is a small school situated at the foot of the picturesque Tsitsikamma Mountains in Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape. Here learners not only learn about the environment in a hands-on manner, but the crops they grow are also used in the school kitchen to feed all the pupils. read more
The race for reach is on - Shoprite Group CEO

The race for reach is on - Shoprite Group CEO

21/08/2019 - 09:43
The race for reach is on, according to Shoprite Group CEO Pieter Engelbrecht. read more
Shoprite is k’necting its tech-savvy customers

Shoprite is k’necting its tech-savvy customers

01/08/2019 - 11:19
The Shoprite Group is making it easier for its customers to access services such as global money transfers, cellphone purchases, bill payments, tickets and insurance with the launch of its new k’nect stores across the country.  read more
Shoprite Group’s employees plant a sustainable garden for Bedfordview's elderly on Mandela Day

Shoprite Group’s employees plant a sustainable garden for Bedfordview's elderly on Mandela Day

22/07/2019 - 08:49
On Mandela Day, the Checkers Gauteng Division along with Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, planted a food garden for the elderly people of De Wetshof Old Age Home in Bedfordview. read more
Unemployed KwaMashu matriculants' garden project bears much fruit

Unemployed KwaMashu matriculants' garden project bears much fruit

11/07/2019 - 10:29
“We believe that by cultivating the soil we can uplift our community," says Sabelo Mdlalosi, a founding member of the Iqabungelihle garden project in Kwamashu near Durba read more
Shoprite Group spreads joy among East Rand preschoolers

Shoprite Group spreads joy among East Rand preschoolers

05/07/2019 - 14:55
“Thank you, Checkers, for building our school from the inside out.” read more
Shoprite Group takes on youth upskilling

Shoprite Group takes on youth upskilling

11/06/2019 - 10:22
Recognising the sacrifices South Africa’s youth continue to make to improve their education, even as youth unemployment reaches 55.2%, the Shoprite Group continues to upskill thousands of people every year.  read more
Shoprite facilitates radical makeover of Plastic City preschool

Shoprite facilitates radical makeover of Plastic City preschool

31/05/2019 - 11:28
As the world commemorates International Children’s Day (1 June) with its focus on the protection of children, a Brakpan preschool has undergone a dramatic transformation following support from the Shoprite Group. read more
Ram Harisunker celebrates 50-year milestone with Shoprite

Ram Harisunker celebrates 50-year milestone with Shoprite

29/05/2019 - 11:33
Ram Harisunker this month celebrates 50 years with the Shoprite Group in a distinguished career which took him from receiving clerk to main board director.  read more
Africa’s largest retailer fights hunger every day

Africa’s largest retailer fights hunger every day

27/05/2019 - 11:05
As World Hunger Day (28 May 2019) reminds consumers that more than 821 million people do not have enough food and that 60% of the world’s hungry are women, the Shoprite Group remains fully committed to the fight against hunger in all the countries where it operates. read more
Against all odds: how a Shoprite supported small food garden feeds a whole community

Against all odds: how a Shoprite supported small food garden feeds a whole community

14/05/2019 - 14:32
Started by five local women from the Tumahole township on the outskirts of Parys in the Free State, Phahamang Basadi food garden has been providing fresh and affordable vegetables to the community since 2017. read more
Shoprite makes donating to drought relief efforts that much easier

Shoprite makes donating to drought relief efforts that much easier

25/03/2019 - 11:46
The Shoprite Group is working with Gift of the Givers to make it as easy as possible for South Africans to support the organisation’s relief efforts in the drought-stricken Eastern Cape. read more
Shoprite Group helps waiter become an entrepreneur thanks to his unique product offering

Shoprite Group helps waiter become an entrepreneur thanks to his unique product offering

18/03/2019 - 15:02
Phenyo Sebaeng (28) had to borrow money from two of his close friends in order to buy a bus ticket from Rustenburg to Cape Town, where he had secured a meeting with a buyer at the Shoprite Group's home office in January 2017. read more
 Access to Shoprite market allows entrepreneur to thrive

Access to Shoprite market allows entrepreneur to thrive

11/03/2019 - 11:02
Sammy Mhaule got his first taste of entrepreneurship as a 14-year-old when he sold ice cream on the streets of Tembisa. Today he supplies sparkling juice to Checkers Hyper in Gauteng and Checkers in the Free State, but the journey from ice cream peddler to business owner hasn't always been smooth sailing. read more
Shoprite Group builds up strength in tough year

Shoprite Group builds up strength in tough year

08/03/2019 - 15:36
2018 was a transformational year for the Group, whose interim results were affected by a number of factors. While the first half performance is below expectations it is not a reflection of the fundamental strength of the business. read more
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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 beats expectations

Shoprite beats expectations

24/08/2010 - 00:00
Johannesburg - Shoprite Holdings [JSE:SHP], Africa's biggest grocer, booked a 16% rise in full-year profit as its mainstay South African customers warm up to spending due to decades-low interest rates and tentative economic growth.  read more
Shoprite still leader of the pack

Shoprite still leader of the pack

16/07/2010 - 00:00
Johannesburg – Shoprite Holdings [JSE:SHP] continues to assert its market leadership, analysts said on Thursday, after the group posted impressive sales figures for the financial year to end-June 2010. read more