Pick n Pay appoints new Retail MD

Da Silva, who joins Pick n Pay on 22 January, has an impressive track record in leading retail businesses in a number of countries....

How loyal are South African consumers?

This is great news for South African companies with already established loyalty programmes or for those companies looking to embark on the loyalty journey. What’s important...

Rhodes Food Group takes on BOS Ice Tea distribution

The sales and distribution agreement follows last year’s partnership between the two companies which saw RFG taking over packaging of part of the BOS’s...

Shoprite shares fall after lacklustre update

Grocery chain Shoprite’s share price fell as much as 7% before recovering to trade 1.6% lower at R210 at 9.25am after reporting a sharp...

Pick n Pay, Shoprite, and Checkers are set for big changes...

This is according to Maryla Masojada co-founder and MD of retail business research and analysis firm, Trade Intelligence. “As 2018 begins, we find ourselves in...

Water shortage cuts commercial banana production

The banana plantations depend on water from the Umbeluzi river, which in turn depends on the level of water stored behind the Pequenos Libombos...

Woolworths shares fall almost 10% after poor HEPS forecast

Woolworths share price fell as much as 9% to R57.64 on Monday morning after said its interim headline earnings per share (HEPS) were expected...

Supply chain glitches: one of the greatest risks

A professor at Lehigh University in the USA, a renowned author and founder of the global Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium, Schlegel will be...

BM Food Manufacturers employees on strike over pay increase

According to a report on EWN, the workers are demanding a pay increase from R79 per day to at least R90 per day. Established in 2006, BM...

Woolworths adds Balmain brand in Australia

This week, the edgy French brand announced it had partnered with Woolworths-owned department store David Jones to bring its women’s wear range to shoppers...

Shoprite partners with the Mutshidzi Community Centre to implement sustainable solutions

With access to drinking water and food security being a major challenge in the rural village of Tshavhalovhedz in Limpopo, the Shoprite Group partnered...

Global potato processing market to surpass $3,500m by 2025

Potato processing is carried out to meet the significant demand arising from various applications of processed potato such as processed food, animal feed, biofuel,...

Steinhoff investors ask to join Dutch lawsuit

News that the well-resourced VEB is prepared to fight for South African shareholders adds to the mounting woes facing the world's second-largest furniture retailer. On...

Colman’s Mustard could cut ties with Norwich as Unilever mulls closure

Colman’s has been based in Norfolk since Jeremiah Colman started his mustard and flour business on the outskirts of Norwich in 1814. The brand...

Kraft Heinz extends 100% cage-free egg commitment to Africa and Asia

Chetana Mirle, senior director of farm animals for Humane Society International, said: “We applaud Kraft Heinz for extending their cage-free egg policy commitment to...

GEPF, trusts left bleeding as Steinhoff shares crash

Shares in the furniture and clothing retailer collapsed after Steinhoff announced that it had approached PwC to launch an independent investigation into accounting irregularities,...

Steinhoff shares plunge 60% at opening bell as CEO Markus Jooste...

Steinhoff International CEO Marcus Jooste resigned on Tuesday night, and the release of the company's full-year results - originally scheduled for Wednesday - has been...

Retailers, here’s why you should give email marketing a second chance

Email marketing is an exceptional way to reach your customers through their inboxes. Retailers and other types of businesses have been sending email messages...