SANBWA members assist with lockdown relief schemes

Within just days of South Africa locking down, South African National Bottled Water Association (SANBWA) members proved – once again – that they can...

Over a million 500ml PET bottles used in Woolies Winter Fashion...

Over a million 500ml PET bottles have been diverted from waste streams and recycled into polyester materials to be used in specific Woolworths’ 2020...

Shoprite, Checkers shopping bags rated the best in independent test

Shoprite and Checkers “planet” bags, made from 100% recycled and recyclable plastic, have come out top in a Council for Scientific and Industrial Research...

Digitising employee experience in COVID-19 times

The retail environment has been rapidly and adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Businesses that had a digital infrastructure in place to communicate with...

Small bakeries boosted by 5 tons of free wheat

Thirteen small bakeries across the West Rand townships of Gauteng have received a boost after South African Breweries (SAB), together with IL Molino Specialty...

Timing is everything: No better time to support the South African...

Entries for this year’s edition of the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards are set to open on Monday, 1 June 2020. While this...

FreshStop launches digital campaign to thank its frontline employees

Retail employees, who prior to the health pandemic were assets to the business, have become invaluable as they continued to serve customers throughout lockdown...

BOS Brands launches rooibos functional health shots

BOS Brands, the makers of the much-loved BOS organic rooibos Ice Tea, has launched a new range of functional rooibos-based health shots. Available in...

Nestlé delivers products directly to consumers

Nestlé UK has become the latest food manufacturer to start selling directly to consumers during the coronavirus pandemic.The food and drink giant has joined...

SAB takes steps to ensure traders work responsibly under level 3

The South African Breweries (SAB) has put in place several measures to minimise the risk of spreading the coronavirus (Covid-19) when the level 3...

A message of hope from one of the world’s oldest brands...

Two World Wars, the Boer war, the Great Depression, the Spanish Flu, the Bubonic Plague, the British invasion of Cape Town, The Great Storm...

How to increase digital trust for e-commerce payment gateways

While brick-and-mortar retail has mostly been at a global stand-still this year, there has been a surge of digital sales along with innovative partnerships...

Massmart makes thoughtful choices to support employees during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and its unique challenges have provided an unprecedented opportunity for compassionate brands to demonstrate that they truly care about their employees.Massmart...

BAT heads to court to fight continued ban on tobacco sales

British American Tobacco (BAT) SA, the local division of the world’s second-largest cigarette producer, is heading to court to try to overturn the continued...

Level 3 liquor let-down looms, warns supply chain professional body

Many South Africans are rejoicing over President Ramaphosa’s latest announcement that the easing of the Covid-19 lockdown regulations will mean they can restock their...

Booze is back – and bars may also sell it from...

Alcoholic drinks will go on legal sale again in South Africa on Monday, after 66 days of prohibition.There will be strict rules about buying...

Pick n Pay feeds over 15,000 schoolchildren and their families during...

Many communities and individuals have been left vulnerable during lockdown, especially children who could no longer access school feeding schemes for their main, and...

It’s not all doom and gloom for businesses after lockdown

No one will deny that the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on our country’s economy, with the already embattled construction industry among the hardest...