Food retail in SA scores top marks for customer satisfaction

Yet despite all of this, food retail is managing to stay ahead of the pack when it comes to service delivery and customer satisfaction, as the...

Is a little loyalty too much to ask for?

This could sound harsh and inflated but the proof is in the latest report compiled by WhySatisfy. It analysed the performance of SA retail companies online and on social...

ID Logistics SA reduces carbon footprint

Etienne Juillard, MD of ID Logistics SA comments, “Our KWH consumption savings are impressive as we are close on achieving over a quarter of consumption reduction over...

Black Friday heads to Shoprite stores countrywide

The decision to also introduce Black Friday to Shoprite’s 458 stores, in addition to the 202 Checkers stores, guarantees the country’s biggest ever Black Friday. This worldwide...

Gareth Ackerman on Pick n Pay’s growth story

Ackerman outlined how implementing the company’s ethos involved a great amount of organisation: “Our philosophy is that rich people love low prices, poor people need low prices...

Retailers to watch this Black Friday, Cyber Monday

While nobody is certain where the name ‘Black Friday’ originated, one theory suggests it stems from the fact that many retailers operated at a loss...

Shoprite rolls out its trucks to help drought-stricken farming communities

Five trucks left the Shoprite Group’s distribution centre in Centurion on Friday morning to collect fodder and transport it to the Northern Cape, where the worst...

Festive retail sales may help give GDP a boost

While the sector is expected to remain muted, end-of-year sales and Black Friday are set to drive retail sales higher in the fourth quarterIn the third...

Famous Brands recommends Goscor for service and improved uptime

Goscor Lift Trucks Company replaces old and redundant equipment for Famous Brands - Africa's largest branded food services franchisor - ensuring critical uptime in...

Spar to rotate external auditors

In March, the JSE informed shareholders it had appointed E&Y as its external auditor to replace KPMG. The move, in response to Irba’s campaign, was announced...

Woolworths will be dreaming of a prime Christmas

The retailer said its overall sales for the 20 weeks to November 12 grew 2.6%, with weak performance from its Australian department store chain David Jones...

The frozen food market is heating up

However, given the fact that heavy rationing was imposed on these products during World War II, frozen food packaged in paperboard cartons began to...

Grocery shoppers now take pride in grabbing a bargain

According to Waitrose’s Food & Drink Report 2017-2018, released today, 53 percent of shoppers buy from the reduced section more often than they did five years...

Tis’ the season to be jolly…. Or is it?

The full retail landscape has growing diversity of local start-up brands and international powerhouses entering the market. Shoppers have options and overwhelming choice. They are responding...

#NewCampaign: It starts with…

Four women representing South African bodies and lifestyles were chosen to motivate people to take up the challenge: body positivity activist Thick Leeyonce; ‘momtrepreneur’ Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp; fitness...

McCain Launches the new limited edition Spicy Wedges with a surprise...

People travelling past M68 and Klipspruit Valley Road in Soweto, Johannesburg were given a free pack of McCain Spicy Wedges to try out.  The new limited-edition...

McCain SA unveils new kitchen at Kwa-Thema Primary School

McCain South Arica wanted to help the school to continue doing the work that they are doing by helping to feed over 1185 children each...

Imperial reviews its relationship with KPMG

KPMG provides secondary accounting and consulting services to Imperial to the tune of R13m a year. Imperial said it would await the outcome of the investigation by...