New truckers body to steer transformation

The Emerging Truckers Association of SA (Tasa) was founded mainly by women in the transport and logistics business sector with the aim of facilitating...

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...

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...

Blockchain seen as tool in food safety

Blockchain, the underlying technology behind virtual currency bitcoin, is a digital system that allows counter parties to transact using individual codes for goods.  "I see...

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...

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...

DTI calls on food producers to participate in Gulfood Exhibition

Qualifying South African companies will be assisted through the DTI’s Export Marketing and Investment Assistance (EMIA) scheme, with the aim of increasing exports of...

Absa hops onboard City Sightseeing

The red double-decker City Sightseeing busses are world-renowned; these iconic open-topped busses act as travelling billboards and have an active and established presence taking...

The four-step strategy to mobile advertising success

Mobile technology allows every single person globally to bridge the gap between their digital and physical worlds, allowing us to access anything we want...

Shoprite and Checkers again raised over R1-million for CANSA

Customers were encouraged to attend a Cuppa at their nearest Shoprite or Checkers store and to donate as little as R5. Cuppa for CANSA encourages...

Shoprite calls on students to take up bursary opportunities

Shoprite provided 191 students with bursaries to study over the 2017 academic year, and is calling on more students to take up bursary opportunities...

Two birds, one stone

The role of packaging and labelling for FMCG products is significant. Packaging needs to protect the product and labelling needs to meet legal requirements....

Tech startups crucial to Pick n Pay’s technology strategy

“Tech startups are crucial to Pick n Pay’s technology strategy,” Van Rensburg told Ventureburn in a set of emailed responses. He says over half...

Shoprite first big retailer to run foul of reckless-lending laws

The Shoprite Group is the first large retailer to be found guilty of reckless lending by the national consumer tribunal. The national credit regulator announced...

Popimedia creates tool to leverage retail’s big data stockpiles

To date, says Popimedia co-founder and CTO Gil Sperling, retailers have had the ability to evaluate the success of their ad spend on social...

Survey: SA banking clients prefer digital

The Customer Experience in Banking Survey, queried more than 10,000 banking customers in two waves – the first covering the UK, UAE, India and Australia,...