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Massmart set to shed nearly 1 800 jobs at Game stores as Covid-19 hits retail

Massmart set to shed nearly 1 800 jobs at Game stores as Covid-19 hits retail Source: Massmart set to shed nearly 1 800 jobs at Game stores as Covid-19 hits retail

By | 2020-07-10T09:20:46+00:00 July 10th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

Here’s how much the average price for a household food basket has increased in South Africa

Here’s how much the average price for a household food basket has increased in South Africa Source: Here’s how much the average price for a household food basket has increased in South Africa

By | 2020-07-02T12:29:55+00:00 July 2nd, 2020|Economic Factors|0 Comments

These are the hottest products in demand in SA stores – including hair dye and bleach

South Africa’s lockdown has led to some interesting retail trends - like a spike in the sale of non-alcoholic beverages, and pineapples - but there have been several other products that are currently in hot demand across supermarkets. Source: These are the hottest products in demand in SA stores - including hair dye and [...]

By | 2020-05-13T10:40:48+00:00 May 13th, 2020|Consumer Trends|0 Comments

Food prices skyrocket. Justice group slams economic policy

Food prices in five supermarkets have skyrocketed, painting a gloomy picture for poor families who were not able to afford enough nutritious food even before the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Source: Food prices skyrocket. Justice group slams economic policy

By | 2020-04-29T11:23:43+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Economic Factors|0 Comments

Shaken by the coronavirus, consumers will be hesitant to spend – and harder to convince

After more than a month cooped up in their houses, and with many people worried about their financial stability after the lockdown ends, companies should expect consumers to be more selective about how they part with their money than they used to be, marketing consultancy form M&C Saachi said on Tuesday. Source: Shaken by [...]

By | 2020-04-22T10:40:46+00:00 April 22nd, 2020|Consumer Trends|0 Comments

Government explains why it banned the sale of hot foods during South Africa’s lockdown

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has explained government’s decision to ban the sale of ‘hot foods’ during South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown. Source: Government explains why it banned the sale of hot foods during South Africa’s lockdown

By | 2020-04-22T10:28:52+00:00 April 22nd, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

Clarify the definition of ‘essential’ consumer goods

Confusion around the Disaster Management Act’s regulations governing the sale of essential goods has stirred rigorous debate about what may - or may not - be sold. Source: Clarify the definition of ‘essential’ consumer goods

By | 2020-04-15T14:19:31+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

Shoprite the first retailer to offer contactless QR payments

Shoprite Group customers can now pay for groceries with their phones as the retailer finds new way to keep its stores, customers and employees safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. Source: Shoprite the first retailer to offer contactless QR payments

By | 2020-04-15T08:34:30+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

Spar has a new way of packaging its chicken – it stays fresh for longer and uses less plastic

Retailer Spar says it is using a new innovative packaging for its chicken that can extend shelf life, reduce food wastage and at the same time reduce the amount of plastic they use.News Article: Spar has a new way of packaging its chicken – it stays fresh for longer and uses less plastic Source: [...]

By | 2020-04-08T14:22:02+00:00 April 8th, 2020|Production & Packaging|0 Comments

Send a virtual Shoprite or Checkers grocery voucher straight to someone’s phone

To enable customers to help those in need during the national lockdown, the Shoprite Group via its affiliate Computicket has launched virtual vouchers which can be redeemed at any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave supermarket nationwide. Source: Send a virtual Shoprite or Checkers grocery voucher straight to someone’s phone

By | 2020-04-08T13:54:34+00:00 April 8th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments