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Retail Tracker Updates

Welcome to the new and improved Logicode Retail!

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Retail Tracker News

Retailer News

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

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

Dis-Chem wants to open more than one new store every month

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Pharmacy chain Dis-Chem plans to maintain its expansion pace of more than one store a month, it said in its interim results. Source: Dis-Chem wants [...]

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

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

Logicode Media and Economic Updates

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

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 [...]

2909, 2017

Costcutter becomes first grocer to trial fingerprint payments

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Costcutter has become the first supermarket in the world to allow customers to make payments via the touch of a finger. Source: Costcutter becomes first grocer to trial fingerprint payments

Logicode Industry News

This Christmas, parents bought more school stationery than toys for the first time ever, says Shoprite

January 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Shoprite, which also owns Checkers and OK, says January sales of its Back to School essentials showed “healthy growth”. Source: This Christmas, parents bought more school stationery than toys [...]

Food trends could drive production decisions

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

The agricultural sector is about producing, processing and marketing food and fibre to consumers. Although the natural fibre side of agriculture should never be neglected, the largest portion of [...]

Supermarket & Retail Magazine feature: Equipment & Services Buyers Index and Category Listings

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

**NEW**   Download full PDF version of Magazine issue Source: Supermarket & Retail Magazine feature: Equipment & Services Buyers Index and Category Listings

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 Basson joins Clover Industries [...]