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How retailers are cashing in on customer loyalty

You’re on your way home, but need to stop by at least one of two stores. One is more convenient to get to, but the other has a loyalty programme that allows you to accumulate points that will add up to some kind of discount. Source: How retailers are cashing in on customer loyalty [...]

By | 2019-05-29T13:55:09+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Retailer News|0 Comments

Price war 2019: Woolworths vs Pick n Pay vs Checkers vs Spar

The latest data from BankservAfrica shows that, while the nominal increase in take-home pay in the country is beating inflation, in real terms, South Africans are struggling. Source: Price war 2019: Woolworths vs Pick n Pay vs Checkers vs Spar

By | 2019-05-29T13:48:23+00:00 May 29th, 2019|Retailer News|0 Comments

Pick n Pay’s new Smart Shopper changes – and plans to cut down on food wastage

As part of its financial results, Pick n Pay has announced a number of new changes coming to its Smart Shopper programme.The first major announcement is that Smart Shopper members will soon be able to earn points when they refuel at BP service stations. Source: Pick n Pay’s new Smart Shopper changes – and [...]

By | 2018-10-24T11:29:59+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Retailer News|0 Comments

Shoprite and Checkers will pay you every time you re-use one of their new plastic bags

The Shoprite Group has launched new stronger bags. The bags will cost R3 each, but you will get 50c off your shopping every time you re-use the bags. The new bags are made from 100% recycled and recyclable plastic. Source: Shoprite and Checkers will pay you every time you re-use one of their new [...]

By | 2018-10-24T10:25:01+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Retailer News|0 Comments

Pick n Pay has made special arrangements for Black Friday 2018

Retailer Pick n Pay is preparing for its biggest Black Friday ever. This is according to John Bradshaw, head of marketing at Pick n Pay, who confirmed to BusinessTech that the retailer’s plans for 23 November are already well underway. Source: Pick n Pay has made special arrangements for Black Friday 2018 [...]

By | 2018-10-23T17:21:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Retailer News|0 Comments

Pick n Pay created 14,000 new jobs in three years, says chairman

 Despite its recent voluntary severance programme, Pick n Pay created almost 14,000 net new jobs over the past three years and intends creating 15,000 more in the next three years, chairman Gareth Ackerman said at the grocery chain’s annual general meeting on Monday morning. Source: Pick n Pay created 14,000 new jobs in three [...]

By | 2018-07-30T15:15:04+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Retailer News|0 Comments