Shoprite Group continues to create jobs for South Africa’s youth

As the latest unemployment figures in South Africa scales new heights, the Shoprite Group continues to create and retain jobs with a special focus...

FASA virtual conference 2021: Franchising and entrepreneurship to shape the future

“Recognise us... and the role that we can play in rebuilding the economy.”"That was the mantra that echoed amongst the forty speakers at the...

Massmart to sell 14 Game stores in east and west Africa...

Massmart is disposing of all its general merchandise Game stores in West and East Africa to stem losses in that struggling business, chief executive...

Lactalis unseats Nestlé as largest dairy company, takes top spot in...

French-based, privately held dairy company, Lactalis has unseated long-time industry titan, Nestlé as the world's largest dairy company, according to Rabobank’s annual Global Dairy Top...

Shoprite supports aid and development of creche food garden

Fifteen community members from Qholaqhwe Village, near Phuthaditjhaba in the Free State, recently secured Shoprite’s support to aid the development of the food garden at the...

Operational efficiency shouldn’t come at the expense of customer experience

Companies today feel more pressure to be operationally efficient. That’s hardly surprising. The global economy has taken a battering over the past year or...

SUPERSPAR owner makes a case for digital shelf labels

Riversdale SUPERSPAR is getting much faster return on its investment (ROI) into electronic shelf labels (ESL) than originally expected. The accelerated ROI comes from how...

Massmart to sell 14 Game stores in East and West Africa

Massmart is disposing of all its general merchandise Game stores in West and East Africa to stem losses in that struggling business, chief executive...

Robust and automated cash vaults help retailers stand strong in difficult...

The recent riots and looting in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal highlight just how vulnerable our retail sector is to crime.  At Cash Connect, we are...

SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge highlights fight against GBV

SPAR continues to highlight the national issue of gender-based violence (GBV) with the second edition of its Virtual Women’s Challenge. SPAR is inviting women to run, jog,...

Variety a must for snack happiness, study finds

According to a new report from Innova Market Insights, taste is the single most important consideration for consumers of salty snacks. The pleasure of the...

Woolworths resumes dividend as annual profit surges

Woolworths Holdings resumed dividend payouts on Thursday after its annual profit surged 212.5%, as the South African retailer continued to see signs of recovery...

Massmart in talks to acquire grocery service OneCart

In line with its strategic intent to accelerate growth in e-commerce, Massmart has announced that it is in negotiations to acquire a controlling stake...

Shifting consumer purchasing patterns & switched-on retail

Consumer purchasing patterns have become far more complicated over the past 18 months with a plethora of devices and more points of sale as...

Shoprite to exit Uganda and Madagascar after review

South Africa’s largest grocery retailer Shoprite Holdings said on Monday it is withdrawing from Uganda and Madagascar, adding to its growing list of African...

78% of SMEs in retail across Middle East and Africa optimistic...

Although different sectors were exposed to and impacted in diverging ways to the extensive changes of the COVID-19 pandemic, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)...

Woolworths to drop CEO position as Zyda Rylands steps down

Woolworths has announced that CEO, Zyda Rylands, is stepping down from the role, effective from 30 September 2021.The group which has operations in South Africa...

Shoprite’s Money Market launches instant EFT payments

Shoprite has announced the launch of its Money Market Account instant electronic funds transfer (EFT) service. This makes it the first retailer to launch an EFT service in South...