Massmart posts R6 billion in lost sales due to Covid-19 restrictions

Massmart, the owner of brands including Game, Makro, Builder’s Warehouse on Friday (19 February) provided an operational update on sales for the 52 weeks...

Massmart posts R6 billion in lost sales due to Covid-19 restrictions

Massmart, the owner of brands including Game, Makro, Builder’s Warehouse on Friday (19 February) provided an operational update on sales for the 52 weeks...

Nestlé beats growth expectations thanks to health products

Nestlé has surpassed its full-year organic sales expectations with 3.6% growth, driven by strong demand for its pet food and health products in the...

Nestlé beats growth expectations thanks to health products

Nestlé has surpassed its full-year organic sales expectations with 3.6% growth, driven by strong demand for its pet food and health products in the...

Pick n Pay chair slams government for ignoring advice on business...

Pick n Pay chair Gareth Ackerman has criticised the government for failing to take up advice and resources offered by the private sector, despite...

Pick n Pay chair slams government for ignoring advice on business...

Pick n Pay chair Gareth Ackerman has criticised the government for failing to take up advice and resources offered by the private sector, despite...

Nestlé sales boosted by increased demand for pet food during the...

Nestlé, the world’s largest food company, has reported its fastest sales growth in five years as stuck-at-home consumers adopted more cats and dogs, boosting...

Shoprite expands solar PV project and continues its commitment to more...

The Shoprite Group now generates enough electricity to power over 1 100 households - 12 300 MWh of electricity - a year from solar...

Shoprite expands solar PV project and continues its commitment to more...

The Shoprite Group now generates enough electricity to power over 1 100 households - 12 300 MWh of electricity - a year from solar...

Dis-Chem reports sales boost as consumers become more health conscious

Pharmacy group Dis-Chem says it reaped the benefits of consumers’ increased interest in preventing disease, reporting “remarkable growth” in the sale of vitamins and...

SPAR shares fall despite the group’s positive trading update

Another South African retailer, the Spar Group, yesterday flagged that the ban on alcohol sales and transportation hampered its performance during the 18 weeks...

Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa’s food systems

Agriculture and agro-processing value chains have been under pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been particularly marked where they remain underdeveloped, as is...

Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa’s food systems

Agriculture and agro-processing value chains have been under pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been particularly marked where they remain underdeveloped, as is...

Food safety for expectant mothers to prevent listeria

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has shared that pregnant women are approximately 10 times more likely to become infected with listeriosis than...

Food safety for expectant mothers to prevent listeria

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has shared that pregnant women are approximately 10 times more likely to become infected with listeriosis than...

Insights into global FMCG growth in 2021

Benjamin Cawthray, Kantar global thought leadership director, and Paul Murphy, Kantar global analytics and insight director, Worldpanel Division, take a look at the global...

Checkers and Checkers Hyper post growth in sluggish SA

Shoprite reported growth in Checkers and Checkers Hyper in SA in the second-half of 2020, amid difficulties in the rest of Africa where it...

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