Fuel and Convenience Retailing

Asda enters convenience and DIY markets

Asda is to trial a new convenience store format with forecourt operator EG Group and introduce B&Q shop-in-shops inside some its superstores.The move is...

CGCSA’s recently-launched Illicit Trade Hotline a step in the right direction,...

Tobacco company Philip Morris South Africa (PMSA) has welcomed the Consumer Goods Council of SA’s (CGCSA) announcement of a newly launched Illicit Crime Hotline...

Saving SA retail

Statistics SA painted a grim picture of economic desolation, with the release of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) figure decreasing by 51% in...

Nestlé and Coca-Cola retain titles as most valuable food & drink...

The food & drink sector is one of the few sectors that should suffer limited impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with...

Megamaster launches new eco-friendly Firelighters

There’s a new product on the market set to change the ease and convenience with which we do that one thing that separates South...

Liqui Fruit recall — it wasn’t glass

Pioneer Foods recalled about 270,000 cans of its Liqui Fruit grape juice after three consumers reported finding “small glass shards” in their cans, only...

Pioneer Foods recalls Liqui Fruit grape juice

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has received information from Pioneer Foods on its intention to recall a batch of Liqui fruit Red Grape Still...

South African shoppers show the market what they want

Consumer spending has swung from total predictability to subtle shifts in product and store selection throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, and understanding the whys and...

BAT shares show where there’s smoke, there’s fire

British American Tobacco shares (BAT) may look cheap given its dividends, but the health and legal risks around tobacco products and the shift in...

BAT shares show where there’s smoke, there’s fire

British American Tobacco shares (BAT) may look cheap given its dividends, but the health and legal risks around tobacco products and the shift in...

Claims of imminent alcohol and cigarette ban not true

The Democratic Alliance says that rumours and speculation around an imminent ban on alcohol and cigarettes are not true, citing sources within the Department...

Claims of imminent alcohol and cigarette ban not true

The Democratic Alliance says that rumours and speculation around an imminent ban on alcohol and cigarettes are not true, citing sources within the Department...

Score celebrates SA heritage with new Limited Edition Energy Drink

Score, the energy drink with attitude and a proud supporter of youth development, has released a Limited Edition can in a striking African print-inspired...

Engen named SA’s Coolest Petrol Station for 11th consecutive year

Young South Africans have again hailed Engen as the “Coolest Petrol Station” in the Sunday Times Generation Next awards, reaffirming the company’s petroleum brand...

Engen named SA’s Coolest Petrol Station for 11th consecutive year

Young South Africans have again hailed Engen as the “Coolest Petrol Station” in the Sunday Times Generation Next awards, reaffirming the company’s petroleum brand...

SA smokers empty shops of cigarettes after ban lifted

In the latest wave of panic-buying triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, South African smokers on Tuesday snapped up all the cigarettes they could lay...

Tobacco industry turf war hots up as SA emerges from cigarette...

As South Africa emerges from a five-month ban on tobacco sales, the country's biggest cigarette company has implored the government to implement measures to...

Cigarettes are running short everywhere, but most booze is still in...

By early afternoon on Day 1 of South Africa's Alert Level 2, smokers across large swathes of South Africa were reporting trouble finding their...