SA consumers change their shopping habits

Shopping trips are more carefully planned and consumers refer to broadsheets and specials as well as comparing prices online before drawing up their shopping lists. “Our...

Mpact takes their factories online

The DVDs, originally launched on YouTube and on the Mpact website, have gained popularity across websites and have been viewed thousands of times by customers, suppliers, technology...

Joint venture between KZN farmers, unemployed drivers ensure uninterrupted milk supply

With very little notice that transportation of their milk would not be available for at least a 48-hour period, and realising the financial and environmental impact this...

Absa and Pick n Pay celebrate partnership of 50 years and...

A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. In 1967, Raymond Ackerman, the driving force behind the company we know today as Pick...

The dairy industry and its food safety challenges

Food fraud, globally imported raw materials that may be contaminated, inadequate and unsafe water supply, animal disease control, chemical residues in milk, multidrug-resistant micro-organisms and spore-forming heat-stable...

Local dairy market uncertain

In the next quarter the challenge to the South African dairy industry could be to find a balance between, on the one hand, higher production of...

From till packer to buyer thanks to bursary programme

“I could never have foreseen this when I was in high school. The moment I got the chance to study, I saw all the doors opening.” - Ray...

Pick n Pay shares drop after warning retrenchment costs will eat...

The grocery chain said in a trading statement that HEPS for the 26 weeks to August 27 would be at least 19c, or 20%, lower...

Tata launches Tata Ultra light trucks

According to the company, the Tata Ultra is designed and tested for South African conditions and will deliver five key benefits:-       - Ultra versatility with...

Fair Cape Dairies introduces lactose-free yoghurt

No need to miss out on all the delicious recipes which contain yoghurt, or that summer breakfast staple of a delicious bowl of muesli...

Clover Duo – Double the goodness

As the popularity of dairy-fruit brands rises in the South African market, brands are being compelled to bring something different to the table. Duo...

No paying via bitcoin just yet, says Pick n Pay

The grocery retailer piloted the bitcoin payment system at its Cape Town store in what is described as a world first. Industry insiders say other retailers...

Want to improve profits in the trucking industry? Focus on safety

As cross-border trade in Africa continues to develop, it seems likely that we may see even more trucks on our roads in the not...

Bitcoin now accepted at Pick n Pay

In a statement posted on its website, Cape Town-based specialist software payments development house Electrum, said customers at Pick n Pay’s campus store are...

SA clambers out of recession but retail sector is likely to...

The sector grew less than expected at the start of the third quarter with marginal growth of 1.8% year on year in July 2017...

Woolworths reintroduces rBST-free labelling on their milk packaging

This follows the approval from the Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (DAFF) of Woolworth's audit protocol, including the implementation of rBST hormone testing.  BST is a...

How to supercharge ROI from your retail marketing

Point-of-sale (POS) data provides critical information, but it only tells part of the story. When it comes to optimising your marketing, real power comes...

JLL report reveals growing demand for prime logistics space in Africa

Anthony Lewis, head of investor services for JLL Sub-Saharan Africa comments, “With forecasts of sustained high economic growth rates in several African countries, there...