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  • Pick n Pay launches new products for health food range

    Pick n Pay will now help customers make more informed choices in a major healthy eating drive to make healthier eating cheaper, easier, and more accessible. Source: Pick n Pay launches new products for [...]

  • Checkers introduces loyalty programme

    Most major retailers have had a loyalty programme in place for some time. One of the last to introduce one is Checkers, which recently announced the launch of Xtra savings programme. Source: Checkers introduces [...]

  • South Africans are spending less on their weekly shopping trip

    South African shoppers are spending less, but are still stretching their wallets, according to Tiger Brand’s interim report for the six months ending March 2019. Source: South Africans are spending less on their weekly [...]

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Retailer News

Pick n Pay launches new products for health food range

November 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Pick n Pay will now help customers make more informed choices in a major healthy eating drive to make healthier eating cheaper, easier, and more [...]

Checkers introduces loyalty programme

November 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Most major retailers have had a loyalty programme in place for some time. One of the last to introduce one is Checkers, which recently announced [...]

How retailers are cashing in on customer loyalty

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

Company Updates

Economic slowdown drives beverage innovation among bottom-end retailers

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Like so many other sectors, the South African beverage market has not escaped the effects of the country's economic slowdown. In 2015/16, it experienced just 1.6% [...]

Whitey Basson joins Clover Industries as strengthened board announced

January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Clover Industries announced the strengthening of its board with key three strategic appointments, which includes the name of former Shoprite chief executive Whitey Basson Source: Whitey [...]

Aspen Pharmacare’s Alula baby-formula gets nod from China

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Chinese authorities had approved registration of its infant milk formula brand, Alula. Source: Aspen Pharmacare’s Alula baby-formula gets nod from [...]

New Products On Shelf

Lancewood Double Cream Yoghurt

October 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Red Bull The Summer Edition Coconut & Berry

October 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Darling Brew – Spirited flight

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Jordan Oral Care

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

McCain Green Medley Mix

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Denny Cook-In Sauces & Pasta Sauces

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

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Videos

Shoprite and Checkers win recycled product of the year at 2018 PETCO Awards

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgPiO979tbw Shoprite and Checkers were awarded the Recycled Product of the Year at the 2018 PETCO Awards, the South African PET Recycling Company’sannual awards and the industry’s biggest celebration of recycling and waste management excellence.Source: [...]

BUSINESS DAY TV: Retailers concerned about SA’s growth outlook

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZ79iGys4qQ

BUSINESS DAY TV: Out with the crown jewels and in with the food focus

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJuZ1WBHTV8

Economic Updates

2905, 2019

South Africans are spending less on their weekly shopping trip

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

South African shoppers are spending less, but are still stretching their wallets, according to Tiger Brand’s interim report for the six months ending March 2019. Source: South Africans are [...]

2603, 2018

Poultry producer Astral wants chicken to be VAT free

March 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Chicken should be exempt from value-added tax (VAT), poultry producer Astral said in a media release on Thursday. The increase in VAT to 15% in April from the 14% it [...]

2003, 2018

Sugar tax may be first of several ‘health promotion’ measures

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

The introduction of the euphemistically called ‘health promotion tax’ – a tax on sugary drinks – is expected to generate around R2 billion in tax revenue. The tax becomes [...]

2003, 2018

19 food items you will not pay VAT for

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

As of April 1, 2018, value added tax (VAT) will increase to 15% which will add growing pressure to household’s. Source: 19 food items you will not pay VAT [...]

2901, 2018

Economic slowdown drives beverage innovation among bottom-end retailers

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Like so many other sectors, the South African beverage market has not escaped the effects of the country's economic slowdown. In 2015/16, it experienced just 1.6% volume growth, compared to [...]

201, 2018

The most valuable company in history

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Infographic shows the most valuable company in history, by the numbers. Source: The most valuable company in history

1112, 2017

Parliament finally passes sugary drinks tax

December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

  The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the tax on sugary drinks, which is part of the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Revenue Law Amendment Bill. Source: Parliament [...]

Logicode Industry News

Using your smartphone at the supermarket can add 41% to your shopping bill

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Are you constantly checking your phone when you’re out and about? Do you have trouble resisting the lure of ever more screen time? If so, be careful when you [...]

After a long fall, bread is quickly getting pricier – while pap prices are all over the show

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

In recent months, carb lovers in South Africa have seen some big price movements in the country’s most popular starches. Source: After a long fall, bread is quickly getting [...]

Consumers rate SA’s best supermarkets

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

The latest customer satisfaction index finds that tough times, the new context of retail and changing consumer lifestyles present complex challenges to the big supermarket brands Source: Consumers rate [...]

Women wield the bulk of SA spending power

May 29th, 2019|0 Comments

 The purchasing power of South Africa’s 18-million female consumers is undeniable given that 71% of them are responsible for grocery shopping, while 60% are the primary purchaser within South [...]