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.

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.


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.

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.

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