Unions threaten PIC, Woolworths on Israel trade

2015-11-25 21:30

Six trade unions have threatened to flex their muscles in the Public Investment Corporation if Woolworths does not end its trade with Israel.

The slippery slope of mannequins, models and missteps

2015-11-22 15:01

It takes seven seconds to build a prejudice based on someone’s appearance. This past Ramadan, Coke Middle East invited six strangers to break their fast in the dark, and recorded it.

BDS SA welcomes 'country of origin' label probe

2015-11-04 19:00

Business lobby group BDS South Africa has welcomed the recent probe into country of origin labels in the retail industry nationwide.

Wage strike hits Woolworths distribution centre

2015-10-19 19:30

Over 600 workers are continuing a week-long strike at Woolworths' distribution centre in Centurion for a "decent wage".

Woolworths recalls ice cream products

2015-10-13 14:06

Woolworths is recalling a number of their ice cream products that were mistakenly packaged without peanut allergy warnings and could be deadly for allergy sufferers.

Eusebius McKaiser threatens to divorce Woolies over wormy salad

2015-09-28 16:16

Political analyst Eusebius McKaiser says Woolworths has served him a raw deal after he found a caterpillar in a salad he bought there.

Protesters anything but happy with Pharrell Williams, Woolworths

2015-09-21 21:17

Hundreds of protesters waved Palestinian flags near the entrance of GrandWest Casino in Cape Town ahead of a Pharrell Williams concert.

Protest at Pharrell’s concert to go ahead

2015-09-20 15:00

Concert goers at US star Pharrell Williams’ Cape Town show will be greeted by an expected 16 000 anti-Israel protesters, thanks to a last-minute court ruling.

SA firms hoard cash in indictment of economy

2015-09-17 14:18

Corporates are so negative about future growth prospects that they’re sitting with record amounts of cash in the bank, according to Stanlib Asset Management

Pharmacies and others should follow Woolies in removing sweets from the checkout aisle

2015-09-08 12:06

Woolworths' decision to remove sweets and other unhealthy items from their checkout aisles is a step in the right direction. But will other supermarkets (and pharmacies) follow suit?


Pigs scream in 'inhumane' gas pits before slaughter - NSPCA

2015-11-23 17:35

The National Council of SPCAs has described filming pigs that scream in anguish and try to escape from a pit while being gassed before their slaughter at a Pork Packers abattoir on the East Rand. WARNING: Video may upset sensitive viewers.

Ice cream labels: What Woolworths didn't want you to know

2015-11-11 12:10

Health24 has learnt that Woolworths doesn't know how many units were affected by the recent peanut allergen labelling mishap.

Woolworths complaint sparks label, trade probe

2015-10-29 21:30

The National Consumer Commission has launched an industry-wide probe into labelling and trade descriptions following false labelling allegations against Woolworths.

Ice cream recall: What is Woolworths hiding?

2015-10-16 15:31

Woolworths has shied away from revealing details to Health24 about a product labelling mishap that could be deadly for allergy sufferers.

Woolworths CEO pockets R51m in share sale

2015-10-02 18:15

The CEO of Woolworths Holdings, Ian Moir, has sold shares worth R51m, reducing his stake in SA's biggest retailer by market value.

Protests have had little effect - Woolies CEO

2015-09-23 20:01

Pro-Palestinian activists’ protests against Woolworths have had little effect on fundraising efforts with US singer Pharrell Williams, the retailer’s CEO said on Wednesday.

BDS vs Woolworths: The individual avocado is not the problem...

2015-09-21 14:52

BDS has explained to News24 why the movement has targeted Woolworths, as it gears up for the “biggest protest against an artist since apartheid” ahead of the Pharrell Williams concert in Cape Town.

BDS wins court bid to protest at Pharrell concert

2015-09-19 18:03

The local pro-Palestine BDS movement has won a court application that aimed to prevent them from getting 40 000 protestors outside Pharrell Williams’s Cape Town concert.

Pharrell Williams protest goes to court

2015-09-16 16:20

Concert organisers have turned to the Western Cape High Court to quash a planned protest of up to 40 000 people at US star Pharrell Williams’ Grand West concert on Monday.

Zyda Rylands takes on new role at Woolworths

2015-09-02 15:59

Woolworths has announced the appointment of Zyda Rylands to the new role of CEO of Woolworths South Africa.

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