International showcase for commercial vehicle sector

Serving not only SA but also the sub-Saharan African region and occurring only every two years, this year's Automechanika Johannesburg trade fair for the...

New truckers body to steer transformation

The Emerging Truckers Association of SA (Tasa) was founded mainly by women in the transport and logistics business sector with the aim of facilitating...

TMI wins Woolworths South Africa

According to Charmaine Huet, Marketing Director at Woolworths, “We have very ambitious plans for our brand and business and need innovative, smart and experienced...

Retail sales grow more than expected in June

South African consumers are spending more than economists thought, with a consensus from a poll done by Trading Economics expecting the June figure to...

Steinhoff could get stake in Shoprite in new setup

The formation of Steinhoff Africa Retail, or Star - the new name for the group's African assets - comes just seven months after a...

Shoprite declares 25 August Student Day

Student Day will enable students between the ages of 18 and 30 to get 10% discount on their shopping (up to a maximum spend...

FoodZone Golf Day 2017

26 teams participated at this year’s event with a shotgun start. The golf day which is intended for supplier networking was a great success and was...

Woolworths and MySchool launch annual Teachers Day competition

In celebration of the upcoming World Teachers Day, Woolworths and MySchool have launched the annual Teachers Day competition for learners to put their superhero...

Skyfii rolls out its SaaS platform to 500 Woolworths’ stores

It will increase to 500 stores, initially over a three-year period, with an option to extend for a further two years, following its successful...

Blockchain seen as tool in food safety

Blockchain, the underlying technology behind virtual currency bitcoin, is a digital system that allows counter parties to transact using individual codes for goods.  "I see...

Wal-Mart brings more cities online in its push for e-commerce dominance

The world’s biggest retailer is expanding the service to Orlando and Dallas in a partnership with Uber Technologies, whose drivers will make the home...

PICS: Inside Shoprite’s giant new distribution centre

It consolidates the activities of five different distribution centres spread throughout Cape Town and provides jobs for about 3 500 people at the facility...

EST Africa Live: Prima Pasta

This plant is amongst the top three most modern plants in the Southern Hemisphere and was built by Pavan, an Italian based company, famous for building...

Shoprite’s full-year results tell a story of growth in a tough...

Shoprite, with a staff of 143,802 people, is SA’s largest private sector employer, the grocery chain claimed in its results for the 52 weeks...

Olive Pride collaborates with Clover Mama Afrika to celebrate vetkoek /...

“The Clover Mama Afrika project identifies women who are already making a difference in their communities and help them to become self-sustaining with skills...

Sugar and Salt must fall as Pioneer introduces healthier choices

It is estimated that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) caused by a poor diet account for 40% of the all deaths in South Africa. As a...

Woolworths expands food division but clothing remains biggest profit driver

The retail group reported on Thursday morning that overall revenue for the 52 weeks to June 25 grew 3.7% to R69bn. While its food division...

The perfect match

It’s also a leading player in the wide-mouth PET jar market and a market leader in hotfill technology for PET bottles.  Furthermore, the Mpact Wadeville...