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Outgoing Pick n Pay CEO turned around a ‘massive ship’ – will it stay on course? | Fin24

Outgoing Pick n Pay CEO turned around a 'massive ship' - will it stay on course? Source: Outgoing Pick n Pay CEO turned around a 'massive ship' - will it stay on course? | Fin24

By | 2020-08-06T09:07:16+00:00 August 6th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

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

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

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

Pick n Pay has announced a special pensioners shopping hour every Wednesday for shoppers over 65

Pick n Pay will open all its supermarkets and hypermarkets an hour earlier every Wednesday for elderly customers to shop for their groceries and essentials. Source: Pick n Pay has announced a special pensioners shopping hour every Wednesday for shoppers over 65

By | 2020-03-20T15:15:46+00:00 March 20th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

Appeal to customers to avoid stockpiling

The Shoprite Group is appealing to customers to only buy what they need in the wake of concerns over coronavirus-linked stockpiling. It also assures customers that it is doing everything in its power to restock shelves as quickly as possible and that warehouses have stock available. Source: Appeal to customers to avoid stockpiling [...]

By | 2020-03-20T15:09:16+00:00 March 20th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

New chicken tariffs will be a test of the industry master plan

The higher tariffs on predatory chicken imports from Brazil may well reduce importers’ profits, but whether or not they will stem the tide of predatory trade and dumped chicken swamping South African shores remains to be seen. The new tariffs were published in the Government Gazette today. Source: New chicken tariffs will be a [...]

By | 2020-03-20T15:02:52+00:00 March 20th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments

Woolworths sees surge in online orders – but please avoid contact with its drivers

Woolworths says that it has seen a big increase in the number of online orders going through its system since the coronavirus pandemic was declared a state of disaster in South Africa. Source: Woolworths sees surge in online orders – but please avoid contact with its drivers

By | 2020-03-20T14:59:30+00:00 March 20th, 2020|Retailer News|0 Comments