Nestlé brings innovation to life with largest R+D Accelerator

Nestlé has officially inaugurated its largest R+D Accelerator, which is located at the company's fundamental research center in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator is part of...

Kerry launches research microapp outlining significant emerging opportunities in private label...

According to proprietary research conducted by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, snacks present a significant emerging private label business opportunity. To help...

European supermarket introduces first self-driving snack kiosk

German supermarket chain REWE is rolling out Europe’s first self-driving snack kiosk following the success of trials in Cologne during the last two months.The...

Shoprite Group continues to create jobs for South Africa’s youth

As the latest unemployment figures in South Africa scales new heights, the Shoprite Group continues to create and retain jobs with a special focus...

FASA virtual conference 2021: Franchising and entrepreneurship to shape the future

“Recognise us... and the role that we can play in rebuilding the economy.”"That was the mantra that echoed amongst the forty speakers at the...

Massmart to sell 14 Game stores in east and west Africa...

Massmart is disposing of all its general merchandise Game stores in West and East Africa to stem losses in that struggling business, chief executive...

Shoprite supports aid and development of creche food garden

Fifteen community members from Qholaqhwe Village, near Phuthaditjhaba in the Free State, recently secured Shoprite’s support to aid the development of the food garden at the...

Operational efficiency shouldn’t come at the expense of customer experience

Companies today feel more pressure to be operationally efficient. That’s hardly surprising. The global economy has taken a battering over the past year or...

SUPERSPAR owner makes a case for digital shelf labels

Riversdale SUPERSPAR is getting much faster return on its investment (ROI) into electronic shelf labels (ESL) than originally expected. The accelerated ROI comes from how...

Tiger Brands sells 49% shareholding in Nigerian UAC Foods

South Africa’s largest food producer, Tiger Brands, has agreed to sell its 49% minority shareholding in UAC Foods Ltd. to parent UAC of Nigeria,...

Massmart to sell 14 Game stores in East and West Africa

Massmart is disposing of all its general merchandise Game stores in West and East Africa to stem losses in that struggling business, chief executive...

Robust and automated cash vaults help retailers stand strong in difficult...

The recent riots and looting in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal highlight just how vulnerable our retail sector is to crime.  At Cash Connect, we are...

SPAR Women’s Virtual Challenge highlights fight against GBV

SPAR continues to highlight the national issue of gender-based violence (GBV) with the second edition of its Virtual Women’s Challenge. SPAR is inviting women to run, jog,...

Variety a must for snack happiness, study finds

According to a new report from Innova Market Insights, taste is the single most important consideration for consumers of salty snacks. The pleasure of the...

Woolworths resumes dividend as annual profit surges

Woolworths Holdings resumed dividend payouts on Thursday after its annual profit surged 212.5%, as the South African retailer continued to see signs of recovery...

Mars Wrigley to remove 82 tonnes of plastic from Maltesers boxes

Mars Wrigley UK has announced that it is ditching the black PE liner from Maltesers boxes, a move it says will eliminate 82 tonnes...

Dis-Chem says revenue up 16%

Pharmacy retail chain Dis-Chem said on Tuesday its revenue was up 16.3% to 13 billion rand in the 22 weeks to Aug. 6, compared...

Cargill taps into Asia’s cocoa growth potential with Aalst acquisition

Cargill has entered into an agreement to acquire Aalst Chocolate Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based world-class chocolate manufacturer in an investment that expands the company's...