General Merchandise

21.5 million South Africans planning to cut costs in the wake...

COVID-19 has put a dampener on Christmas spending this year according to new research by global financial comparison website Finder.com.A survey of 1,510 respondents...

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...

A look inside Game’s new concept store – with self-checkout counters

Retailer Game has announced its new future-ready concept store at the Mall of Africa in Midrand, Johannesburg.The new store is part of Game’s overall...

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...

Move to increase SA-produced clothing after sector hit hard by Covid-19...

A plan that was formulated last year for the clothing, textile, footwear and leather industry is being discussed further to ensure that the commitment...

Move to increase SA-produced clothing after sector hit hard by Covid-19...

A plan that was formulated last year for the clothing, textile, footwear and leather industry is being discussed further to ensure that the commitment...

AVI pays dividend as it reports boost for snack demand

Consumer goods group AVI — the owner of footwear retailer Spitz stores, Five Roses tea, and seafood company I&J — is proceeding with a...

Costco continues strong run

Costco has continued its recent strong run as shoppers flock to both its warehouses and online store during the pandemic to stock up on...

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...

HomeChoice announces strong cash position and sharp acceleration in digital engagement

HomeChoice International PLC is the largest home-shopping retailer in southern Africa and has been selling homeware and financial services to its close to one...

Steinhoff International sales fall due to Covid-19 pandemic

Steinhoff International, whose businesses included Poundland in the UK and Pepco, says revenues have been trending back to pre-Covid-19 levels since May, and its...

Massmart turns to Walmart to get out of its slump

Massmart, which suffered a R1.2bn first-half loss, is strengthening its relationship with parent Walmart in a bid to turn around the business and leverage...

SA food prices climb again – much sooner than anticipated

The price for a basket of select and staple food in South Africa has started trending upwards again, says the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and...

Massmart’s loss widens after Covid-19 hit

Massmart, the owner of Makro and Game, has reported an almost double-digit fall in half-year sales as the Covid-19 pandemic further weighed on a...

Massmart’s loss widens after Covid-19 hit

Massmart, the owner of Makro and Game, has reported an almost double-digit fall in half-year sales as the Covid-19 pandemic further weighed on a...

Lewis declares dividend in spite of Covid-19 hit

Furniture and appliance retailer Lewis group has pressed ahead with a final dividend repayment, saying it is confident in its prospects despite a hefty...

Massmart warns loss could worsen significantly due to Covid-19

Retail group Massmart, the owner of Game and Makro, has warned its first-half loss has widened as much as 44% following trading disruptions due...

Takealot Group brings South Africans a one-of-a-kind shopping event

Following the success of the inaugural sale in 2019, the Takealot Group is once again bringing South Africans a one-of-a-kind shopping event.The Ultimate Checkout,...