The Shoprite Group gives assurance on stock levels

As the authorities are restoring stability in pockets of KZN and Gauteng the Shoprite Group is working around the clock to repair and restock...

Digital commerce users in Europe to pass 500m in 2021; penetration...

Digital commerce in Europe is projected to cross an important milestone in 2021, further evidence of its growing influence around the world. According to data...

Nestlé explores cultivated meat opportunities through new partnerships

Nestlé has announced that it is exploring emerging technologies for the production of cultured meat with several external partners and start-ups.The company says it is closely...

South African riots and food security: why there’s an urgent need...

When South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed the nation on July 12 amid violence and destruction of property in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng...

The Shoprite Group continues to trade, restock and rebuild

The Shoprite Group is working around the clock to re-stock and rebuild affected stores in KZN and Gauteng where unrest erupted earlier this week.It...

SA retail sales up 15.8% year-on-year in May

Stats SA reports that South Africa's retail trade sales increased by 15.8% year-on-year in May 2021.The largest annual growth rates were recorded for: all...

Supply chain interrupted

With trade already heavily challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the current wave of riots and looting in parts of the country is exacerbating matters...

Clicks closes stores, halts Covid-19 vaccinations amidst ongoing vandalism and looting

South Africa’s leading pharmacy, health and beauty retailer, Clicks, has released a statement strongly condemning the vandalism and looting of stores at shopping centres and...

Counting the ever-increasing cost: Impact of the ongoing attacks and looting...

Road carries 80% of South Africa’s goods. Simply put: when trucks stop, South Africa stops. The opportunistic mass looting occurring in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng and...

SA’s food security threatened by violent protests and looting

The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) as well as Agri SA have condemned the destruction of property and ongoing looting of retail...

Automation puts food safety first

‘Food safety’ has taken on a new, broader meaning since the increased focus on hygiene brought about by Covid-19. Pre-pandemic, food safety was more...

Tiger Brands partners with SA Harvest to support food security

South Africa's largest food manufacturer, Tiger Brands has partnered with SA Harvest in an effort to reduce food waste and improve food security in...

“I don’t know what I did to deserve this” says looted...

Looting and protests from the weekend continued in Alexandra, Johannesburg, on Monday. Reports initially linked the protests to calls for the release from prison...

SA manufacturing production increased by 35,3% in May

South Africa's manufacturing production increased by 35,3% in May 2021 compared with May 2020. The largest contributions were made by the following divisions:motor vehicles, parts...

Kerry completes acquisition of Spanish Biosearch Life

Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Biosearch Life, a leading biotechnology company focused...

To build resilient customer relationships post-pandemic, invest in experience

In a post-pandemic world, every company must pivot to a digital-first customer engagement model to survive. As customer priorities and behaviours continue to evolve,...

World food prices fall for the first time in a year

World food prices fell in June for the first time in 12 months, pushed lower by declines in vegetable oils, cereals and dairy products,...

V&A Waterfront announces new board chairperson

The V&A Waterfront, one of the country’s most successful public-private partnerships as well as one of the most visited destinations in Africa is pleased...