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...

Dis-Chem limits purchases to 6 units per item to curb panic...

Dis-Chem Pharmacies will limit the number of items consumers can purchase in an effort to stop excessive purchasing and the stockpiling of goods due...

Pick n Pay partners with Willowton Group, donates over 750,000 bars...

Willowton Group has donated over 750,000 bars of soap – worth around R5-million - to young learners and selected old-age homes and frail care...

3Sixty BioMedicine launches the future of skin care – Cape Sativa

In a bold move that is addressing consumer concerns to treat skin diseases and skin care using alternative treatments using more natural ingredients, 3Sixty...

SA woman’s mission to provide affordable sanitary wear options to South...

For millions of young girls and women around the globe, a natural monthly biological process which ultimately enables them to give birth has had...

South African start-up mo-Wash provides effortless hand washing on the go

Godfrey Sono and Sibusiso Vilakazi have successfully launched mo-Wash, their mobile hand washing units into the market. This stand-alone, fully automatic portable unit requires...

Clicks freezes their prices on hygiene products

Following the news of South Africa's confirmed cases of Covid-19 coronavirus, health and beauty retailer, Clicks, announced that they would be freezing prices on...

A sustainable and unique approach to the beauty business and community...

While rapidly evolving into an international manufacturer of personal care products, a woman-owned organisation is providing amazing employment opportunities to many South Africans.

Supermarkets in the UK are rationing hand sanitiser and wipes to...

Supermarkets in the UK have placed a limit on the number of key food staples and household items shoppers can buy after shelves were...

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...

Coronavirus in SA – Hygiene and prevention measures the cornerstone of...

The news of the first known case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Africa follows confirmed cases in both Algeria and Nigeria.  South...

Higher taxes would hit retailers hard

SA’s retail stocks are likely to bear the brunt of tax increases, should finance minister Tito Mboweni target consumers with revenue-raising measures in his...

Shoprite gains market share as store expansion continues

Shoprite, the owner of Checkers and Usave stores, says it gained market share in its half year to end-December, with store expansion helping it...

Massmart CEO says not ready to let department chain fail

Massmart's new chief executive Mitch Slape said on Wednesday he was not ready to let the firm's Game department chain fail as the South...

Amazon the most valuable brand globally for third year running

Amazon has become the first brand in the history of the Brand Finance Global 500 rankings to exceed $2bn in value, making it the...

What was bought? A study of brands purchased by bulk-grocery stokvels...

Stokvels in SA: A historical context“Stokvel” is a South African generic term used to describe a group of people who have come together to...

Woolworths announces interim results for the 26 weeks ended 29 December...

Woolworths Holdings today announced interim results for the 26 weeks ended 29 December 2019.Group turnover and concession sales increased by 3.8% to R40.9 billion...

Walmart’s grocery business is winning over more affluent shoppers

Walmart is reeling in higher-income customers — including some who are new to the retailer — with its online grocery business, company executives told...