Fuel and Convenience Retailing

‘Imminent price hike could exacerbate diesel shortages’

In addition to diesel shortages across parts of South Africa, producers will also have to brace themselves for a hefty diesel price increase on...

Batsa mulls options after court delay

British American Tobacco South (Batsa) is considering its legal options after the government postponed the extended cigarettes and vaping ban hearing by six weeks,...

BAT’s challenge to tobacco ban to be heard only in August

The second big legal challenge to SA’s Covid-19 ban on cigarette sales — now the only one of its kind in the world —...

BAT now accepting orders – and some stores hope for 1...

South Africa's biggest cigarette company, British American Tobacco, has started accepting "holding orders" from its customers, it confirmed this week.It is not actually selling...

Illegal cigarette trade may reduce economic harm of tobacco ban –...

Economic damage to South Africa from the current cigarette ban, which is thought to include the loss of billions of rands in excise tax,...

FreshStop at Caltex opens doors to 325th store

FreshStop at Caltex opened its 325th store at 68 Alumina Allee Street in the industrial area of Alton in Richards Bay last week. The Moodley...

British American Tobacco puts pressure on share with cut in its...

The share price of British American Tobacco (BAT) slid more than 5 percent in intraday trade after the group said yesterday that it had...

British American Tobacco puts pressure on share with cut in its...

The share price of British American Tobacco (BAT) slid more than 5 percent in intraday trade after the group said yesterday that it had...

BAT cuts revenue forecast due to Covid-19

Tobacco firm British American Tobacco (BAT), the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike, has cut its revenue forecast for the year to end-December, citing...

BAT cuts revenue forecast due to Covid-19

Tobacco firm British American Tobacco (BAT), the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike, has cut its revenue forecast for the year to end-December, citing...

South Africa’s cigarette ban heads to court next week

Chairperson of the Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita), Sinenhlanhla Mnguni, says that a full bench of the Pretoria High court is set to...

State requests more time to defend cigarette ban in court

The government is feeling the pressure of having to defend two separate cases relating to its ban on the sale of cigarettes and tobacco...

Carrefour to buy 224 convenience stores in Taiwan worth 97m euros

Carrefour has agreed to acquire supermarket chain operator Wellcome Taiwan from Hong-Kong’s Dairy Farm, as it aims to expand its footprint in the market.The...

FreshStop launches digital campaign to thank its frontline employees

Retail employees, who prior to the health pandemic were assets to the business, have become invaluable as they continued to serve customers throughout lockdown...

BAT heads to court to fight continued ban on tobacco sales

British American Tobacco (BAT) SA, the local division of the world’s second-largest cigarette producer, is heading to court to try to overturn the continued...

BAT heads to court to fight continued ban on tobacco sales

British American Tobacco (BAT) SA, the local division of the world’s second-largest cigarette producer, is heading to court to try to overturn the continued...

Government says tobacco ban a matter of public health

The government has for the first time published its comprehensive case for banning the sale of tobacco products during the lockdown, saying emerging research...

Here’s what the fuel station of the future could look like

Few would have imagined that those simple fuel filling stations of the 1970s would one day morph into the enormous service stations dotting our...