Gourmet can’t beef up Famous Brands

Famous Brands has joined the ranks of local restaurateurs buckling under the weight of global names. The group said on Wednesday that its beefy investment...

Retail sales grow more than expected in June

South African consumers are spending more than economists thought, with a consensus from a poll done by Trading Economics expecting the June figure to...

Wholesale trade sales pick up in second quarter

The main contributors to the increase were dealers in food, beverages and tobacco, as well as solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products. The...

Steinhoff could get stake in Shoprite in new setup

The formation of Steinhoff Africa Retail, or Star - the new name for the group's African assets - comes just seven months after a...

Shoprite declares 25 August Student Day

Student Day will enable students between the ages of 18 and 30 to get 10% discount on their shopping (up to a maximum spend...

Woolworths and MySchool launch annual Teachers Day competition

In celebration of the upcoming World Teachers Day, Woolworths and MySchool have launched the annual Teachers Day competition for learners to put their superhero...

Skyfii rolls out its SaaS platform to 500 Woolworths’ stores

It will increase to 500 stores, initially over a three-year period, with an option to extend for a further two years, following its successful...

Emirates SkyCargo collaborates with DuPont on enhanced temperature protection solution

Tvvek Xtreme W50 builds on DuPont’s patented Tyvek high-density polyethylene material used in Emirates SkyCargo’s White Cover and White Cover Advanced solutions to offer...

PICS: Inside Shoprite’s giant new distribution centre

It consolidates the activities of five different distribution centres spread throughout Cape Town and provides jobs for about 3 500 people at the facility...

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

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...

EST Africa Live: Country Bird Holdings

At Supreme Chicken, we are proud to provide South African homes with the freshest farm chicken products. With a wide variety of individually frozen chicken...

Shares in Astral Foods suffer after it warns that bird flu...

On June 22, Astral’s chickens suffered their first outbreak of the disease, called H5N8, at one of its farms in the Villiers district. This was followed in...

Woolworths expands food division but clothing remains biggest profit driver

The retail group reported on Thursday morning that overall revenue for the 52 weeks to June 25 grew 3.7% to R69bn. While its food division...

Another chicken war looms in South Africa

The latest challenge comes as the industry shows signs of recovery from layoffs and factory closures, owing to difficult domestic market conditions that is believed to be exacerbated by poultry...

New venture may shake up shopping malls

Shoprite CEO Pieter Engelbrecht said this week: "If you look at all the brands that are currently in the company and you add ours,...

Retailers, suppliers co-creating category plans to drive mutual growth

Greame Tulloch, South African MD of global customer science company, Dunnhumby says, “What is essential in category assessment is understanding what is important at...

Egg scare costs Dutch poultry farmers EUR33m

"Direct costs to the (Dutch) poultry sector where fipronil was used are estimated at €33m," Health Minister Edith Schippers and deputy economy minister Martijn van Dam said...

US Agoa poultry exporters struggle with SA’s empowerment provisos

However the start to the current year had been slow, the president of the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (Usapeec), James Sumner, said on Tuesday...