Government will give spaza shops money – but they must register...

Government has announced a new scheme to fund spaza shops, but the help comes with some lengthy strings attached.At a media briefing on Tuesday,...

Massmart partners with Gift of the Givers to facilitate COVID-19 drive-thru...

Dr Qasim Bhorat expresses gratitude to Massmart and sponsors as he reports from the Wits Gift of the Givers Covid-19 drive-thru testing site today: 

RS Components SA provides essential products and supplies during lockdown

Minister of Trade, Industry and Economic Development Ebrahim Patel recently announced that his department had extended the list of businesses which constitute an ‘essential...

Mobax signs key agreement with Radwin as South Africa looks towards...

Mobax has recently signed a key partnership agreement with Radwin to roll out Radwin’s comprehensive portfolio of Point-to-Multipoint and Point-to-Point wireless broadband solutions to...

Shopping’s seismic shifts

Covid-19 is having a radical impact on how South Africans shop. As week 1 of the lockdown ends, 22% of them say they are...

Clicks announces affinity partnership with FNB as their exclusive health and...

Members of FNB's rewards programme, eBucks, can now earn and spend eBucks at over 650 Clicks stores nationwide and online. This partnership sees Clicks...

Falling egg prices and poor Zambian harvest hit Quantum Foods

Western Cape-based poultry and animal-feeds business Quantum Foods says falling egg prices and a poor harvest in Zambia has weighed on its half-year profits.Headline...

The future ain’t what it used to be

Just in our lifetime, we’ve replaced vinyl records, cassette and VHS tapes with CDs and DVDs, and more recently with digital downloads of our...

Supermarkets team up with delivery services during lockdowns

French supermarket retailer Carrefour and Uber Eats said on Wednesday that they will launch a new delivery service aimed at helping Parisians buy essential...

Pick n Pay rolls out perspex screens at till points

Perspex screens are being rolled out at all Pick n Pay till points countrywide. The transparent screens – mounted at the till and situated...

Woolworths to close all Country Road stores in Australia amid coronavirus

South Africa’s Woolworths Holdings has temporarily closed all Country Road Group stores in Australia for four weeks and will stand down 5000 employees there...

Covid-19 and Competition Law: clothes, coffee shops, care services and more

What businesses in the retail sector need to know about competition law in the time of Covid-19. Businesses are facing uncertainty worldwide as a result...

On-demand digital insurance will help drive revenue as SA businesses reboot

The Covid-19 lockdown has placed digital transformation front and centre for most businesses. Many large retailers and other enterprise companies are turning to insurtech...

Woolworths and MySchool announce R500 000 donation for COVID-19 fight

Woolworths and the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme have made a R500 000 donation to the Gift of the Givers Foundation to support...

Spar Group denies pushing up prices during panic buying

MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Nomusa Dube-Ncube said this week she was engaging with Spar KZN management regarding the terminating of...

Retailers given chance to explain lockdown price hikes

The Competition Commission says it is prioritising the investigation of cases of overpricing of essential goods by certain retailers during the lockdown period, and...

How the national lockdown will affect the stock of winter clothes

Winter is coming but the coronavirus sweeping across the globe could potentially see South Africans literally be left in the cold.With the 21-day national...

Report reveals major plastic pollution footprint of four brands

Four food and beverage giants – Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever – have been found responsible for half a million tonnes of plastic pollution...