SA retail stocks volumes surge

2016-07-14 19:00

Trading volumes in SA retail stocks have jumped following indications that consumer spending is starting to recover.

Free State DA refers ANC MPL shoplifter to ethics committee

2016-06-15 16:39

The DA in the Free State has referred ANC MPL Sarah Malitaba Moleleki to the ethics committee in the legislature after the 56-year-old was caught stealing earrings and nail polish from a Woolworths store in Cape Town.

WATCH: Supermarkets suss out each other for your business

The founder of a retail price comparison website says supermarkets keep tabs on one another to vie for consumers.

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WATCH: Crunching the numbers on fruit and veg prices

If you're spending a fortune on food you need to watch this video. News24 compares the prices of four food items at major national wholesale markets and four major retailers.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How renewable friendly are SA’s top 5 retailers?

2016-04-19 07:56

SA's top five retailers would make space for 178 400 households to connect to the grid without risking load shedding by becoming 100% dependent on renewable energy.

Woolworths expects tax hikes for high earners

2016-02-16 18:21

Woolworths expects an announcement on personal tax hikes in next week's national budget, the retailer's chief executive says, a move that would mostly hit its well-heeled shoppers.

Woolworths responds to online complaints

2016-01-25 19:37

Woolworths South Africa has responded to a complaint that it received on its Facebook page in which a customer claimed she had purchased a batch of Frankfurters that contained plastic.

Woolworths service: News24 Users speak out

2016-01-25 09:37

A Woolworths customer recently found plastic inside the Frankfurters she purchased at the store. News24 Users share their customer service experiences at the retailer.

Retailers report exciting results off good festive season trade

2016-01-14 09:10

Retailers Woolworths and Massmart have separately reported excellent results, as South Africa's retailers come off a strong festive season.

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.


Warm weather impacts Woolworths winter sales

2016-07-14 11:42

Woolworths says group apparel sales in the second half of the financial year were impacted by the late start to winter and unseasonably warm weather.

Free State MPL nabbed for shoplifting nail polish, earrings at Woolworths

2016-06-13 17:46

A member of the Free State legislature has been nabbed for stealing earrings and nail polish from a Woolworths store in Cape Town, police say.

Shoprite tie up with Zambeef yields profits

2016-06-08 14:18

The partnership between South African grocery chain, Shoprite and Zambian meat producer and processor, Zambeef, is bearing fruit.

GG Alcock: Informal economy keeping SA afloat – how foreign nationals cleaned shop

2016-05-16 19:55

An invisible matrix of small informal shops is winning purses, garnering 20% of all money spent in SA and selling goods to the value of R46bn per year.

Peanut scare: Recalled Woolworths ice cream products back on shelves

2016-03-04 11:52

Woolworths has quietly brought back a number of their ice cream products that were recalled after being mistakenly packaged without peanut allergy warnings.

Woolworths continues to show strong growth

2016-02-11 08:56

Retailer Woolworths says first-half headline earnings per share increased by 30.6% with a 17.1% increase in revenue of R35.5bn and a 48.1% increase in gross profit.

'I found a blade in my Woolworths veg'

2016-01-25 11:00

I bought a pack of mixed veggies from a Woolworths. I steamed the veggies but to my horror bit into a sharp piece of blade stuck between two pieces of julienne carrots when I started eating it, writes a News24 user.

Customer finds 'something extra' in Woolies Frankfurters

2016-01-24 20:43

Yet another unhappy Woolworths customer has taken to their Facebook page displaying a shocking finding inside a pack of Frankfurters.

Even one protester at Woolworths AGM enough, says BDS SA

2015-11-30 17:05

Even one demonstrator is enough to make a point, activist group Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel SA said at the Woolworths 2015 annual general meeting.

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.

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