RFG cashes in as consumers stock up

Maker of corned beef, jams and juices, RFG Holdings , says it has the capacity to ramp up production as consumers stock up on...

South Africans are stocking up on canned goods, Rhodes Food Group...

Rhodes Food Group, which makes Bull Brand corned meat and Bisto gravies, said it has seen a spike in canned goods demand in SA...

SA retailers are trying social-distance queuing systems – with mixed results...

South African retail stores have started to experiment with measures to encourage social distancing, even in their payment queues, as part of efforts to...

Massive spike in online grocery orders after ‘national disaster’ declaration, Checkers...

Online food retailers are doing brisk business as homebound South Africans order in to avoid human contact in shops - and also to stock...

Shoprite Group’s statement and action on the novel coronavirus

The Shoprite Group is committed to adhere to the strict measures put in place by the South African government following President Cyril Rhamaphosa’s announcement...

Pick n Pay announces special shopping hour every Wednesday for pensioners

Pick n Pay will open all its supermarkets and hypermarkets an hour earlier every Wednesday for elderly customers to shop for their groceries and...

Shoprite appeals to customers to avoid stockpiling

The Shoprite Group is appealing to customers to only buy what they need in the wake of concerns over coronavirus-linked stockpiling. It also assures...

The Fry Family Food Co. joins forces with LIVEKINDLY co.

The Fry Family Food Co. have announced that they have joined forces with the LIVEKINDLY co. recently launched in New York. The LIVEKINDLY co....

Covid-19: Anxiety across country as panic seizes shoppers

Many South Africans, fearful of the growing number of those infected by Covid-19, resorted to panic buying on Monday despite Economic Development Minister Ebrahim...

Grocery delivery options to try amid coronavirus outbreak

This week, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of emergency and ordered a limited-number of mass gatherings, and shutting down international travel. In answer...

Insights into the global toilet paper market

The global toilet paper market revenue amounted to $60.4B in 2018, going up by 6.6% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total...

This is how Pick n Pay, Makro and Shoprite are planning...

As the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread, its impact is increasingly being felt by local retailers as they get to grips with a number...

Pepkor says coronavirus will likely lead to stock shortages

SA’s largest non-grocery retailer Pepkor expects temporary shortages of some products during its second half to end-September, due to the coronavirus outbreak resulting in...

Pioneer Foods to launch new SIG CombiSmile packaging for Ceres 200ml

Ceres, the innovative fruit juice brand, will soon grace supermarkets shelves in brand new packaging created by mechanisation and technology not seen before in...

Aggressive price cuts from competitors hit owner of Bakers biscuits and...

Five Roses tea and Bakers biscuits parent company AVI battled a tough trading environment, worsened by load shedding, and price competition, to report lower...

Coronavirus: Sanitiser and disinfectant flying off shelves at Dis-Chem, Clicks, MediRite,...

Hand sanitiser and disinfectant have started flying off South African retail shelves as the fear of coronavirus sparks ‘panic buying’.Since the Health Department confirmed...

Tribunal approves the R24bn PepsiCo-Pioneer merger

The Competition Tribunal has approved the R24 billion PepsiCo-Pioneer takeover, it announced on Friday afternoon.The merger is one of PepsiCo’s largest acquisitions outside the...

Workers set to benefit in PepsiCo-Pioneer deal

The issue of voting rights by South African employees in a proposed R24.4 billion merger between the US food and beverage company PepsiCo and...