#BoycottWoolworths top trends in SA after spoof video

2015-06-28 13:09

Retailer Woolworths was a top trending topic on social media this weekend after an activist group put out a spoof video of its collaboration with US pop star Pharrell Williams.

Stretched stock valuations push Stanlib to cash

2015-05-24 07:59

SA's stocks have never been more expensive relative to their emerging market peers, making cash a better investment choice for the country’s third-largest money manager.

Robust corporate reputation can be a great firewall

2015-04-29 07:04

Thanks to the proliferation of digital media platforms, particularly social media we now live in a world of activists, says Solly Moeng.

Here is everything you need to know about #PharrellWithWoolies

2015-04-09 16:15

Pharrell is partnering with Woolworths and we've got the scoop.

Sasha Naryshkine on results: Dawn, Italtile, Woolworths

2015-02-19 07:39

Sasha Naryshkine joined Alec Hogg to unpack a bevy of results, Dawn, Italtile and Woolworths featured on the earnings radar.

Craig Martin: The Old Friends Investment Club decide to avoid gold and buy IT

2015-01-28 09:12

Craig Martin regales us with a fictional glimpse into why his investment club has decided to avoid gold and buy IT stocks.

Gary Booysen stock comments - Retailers, Mining and RMI

2015-01-16 15:42

Regular market commentator Gary Booysen chats to us about South African based retailers (Pick ‘n Pay, Woolworths [JSE:WHL] and Richemont) and miners on the back of a precipitous fall in the copper price.

Stakeholders are the jury

2014-12-24 07:12

In SA, many brands underestimate the harm that can result from bad treatment of customers, says Solly Moeng.

The Science Inside: the Woolworths boycott

As BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) South Africa wants companies to withdraw trade from Israel, The Science Inside investigates whether the boycott of Woolworths is effective. Watch.

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Attempt to resolve Woolworths boycott

2014-12-10 18:01

Representatives of BDS SA have met with a delegation of Woolworths to try and resolve the #BoycottWoolworths campaign against Israeli imports.


Mr Price to open stores in Australia this year

2015-06-02 16:08

Mr Price is “actively seeking new markets” and will open its first test store in Australia in the second half of the new financial year, says the retailers CEO.

Woolies and Mr Price boosting the breadwinners

2015-05-14 07:48

Taking unwanted garments from excess to entrepreneur, a local non-profit organisation is expanding with the help of two competitors, says industry expert Tina Retief.

Pharrell and Woolies: Twitter tells Cassper Nyovest to simmer down

Cassper Nyovest took to Twitter to slam Woolworths SA's newest collaboration with international star Pharrell Williams. Watch to find out more.

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Pharrell Williams is coming to SA and collaborating with Woolies!

2015-04-09 13:48

Pharrell Williams has revealed on Twitter that he will be partnering with Woolworths SA on a secret project.

Woolworths profit jumps on Aus acquisition

2015-02-12 08:47

High-end retailer Woolworths has posted a 29% rise in half-year profit, boosted by the acquisition of Australian department store chain David Jones.

Syd Vianello: Waving the big red flag on retail stocks

2015-01-20 15:40

Independent analyst Syd Vianello hasn’t got many comforting words for retail sector shareholders, and warns that something’s gotta give á la Ellerines, if excessive growth in space accompanied by marginal, or even negative growth in total volumes or total sales continues.

Woolworths sales rise, shares up

2015-01-15 10:36

High-end retailer Woolworths has reported a jump in sales over the first half of the year after receiving a boost from its takeover from David Jones.

Woolworths protesters arrested in Cape Town

2014-12-21 16:55

Four people have been arrested during a protest at the Woolworths store at Cavendish Mall, police say, but the reason for their detention is being questioned.

Black-owned SMEs a safe investment - Woolworths

2014-12-12 17:20

Ninety eight percent of the black-owned small to medium enterprises, financed by Woolworths, repay their soft loans on schedule, says the company.

Woolworths needs to nurture its reputation

2014-12-03 11:24

The retailer needs to protect its good reputation but it also has to determine a future value for its evolving customer base, says a brands reputation expert.

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