As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

2020-01-19 08:00

Seven of the top 30 economies whose retail sector showed considerable growth in 2019 were from Africa, however SA did not even get ranked among the 200 economies featured.

These are some of the most expensive franchises in South Africa right now

2019-08-21 15:32

A Superspar franchise may cost you more than R16 million.

Pick n Pay just dropped the price of its 'gin lemons' - which some people say are 'the most Cape Town thing' they’ve ever seen

2019-01-11 15:57

Pick n Pay said the pairing will be rolled out to additional stores due to its popularity.

A major SA retailer is now selling citrus specifically for gin – and people are freaking out

2019-01-09 16:00

“Obviously, Gin is the reason all fruit exist,” one Twitter user said of Pick n Pay's very specific offering.

Pick n Pay’s online Black Friday deals start today - with discounts up to 50%

2018-11-05 11:54

But the deals are only available in the Western Cape and Gauteng.

Big changes for Pick n Pay Smart Shoppers — including points for petrol

2018-10-16 11:35

Pick n Pay Smart Shoppers currently get R1 back for every R200 spent at the retailer.

Here's how much plastic every South African uses - and the number is shocking

2018-10-04 12:11

A lot of our disposable items are plastic – and these are often thrown away almost immediately after use, ultimately ending up in the ocean.

Shoprite’s ‘horrible’ sales show that people may be going to Pick n Pay instead, says analyst

2018-07-18 17:47

Shoprite posted a turnover growth of only 3.3%, to R145.6 billion, on Wednesday morning.

The new Pick n Pay 'plastic' bag can be used as compost in your garden - this is what it looks like

2018-07-03 13:24

The compostable bags are made of maize or potato starch, and will break down after three to six months depending on conditions.

Woolworths says goodbye to plastic, but it will take time

2018-06-06 12:30

Woolworths is shifting away from single-use plastics in its stores, while other retailers are also moving to eliminate plastic and educate customers.


WATCH: Pick n Pay store stormed in Zambia

2019-09-04 14:27

A Pick n Pay store in the East Park Shopping Mall in Lusaka, Zambia, was attacked by protestors on Wednesday morning.

SA cannot just sit back and wait for Ramaphosa to bring change – Pick 'n Pay exec

2019-06-20 16:43

South Africans cannot just sit back, listen to SONA and wait for President Cyril Ramaphosa to bring change and rebuild trust in the country, says Pick 'n Pay's Suzanne Ackerman-Berman.

We compared fuel rewards programmes – and one saves you up to R7 per litre of petrol

2019-01-11 06:06

Discovery Insure offered the highest saving at a possible 50% back per litre of fuel. Here is how other loyalty schemes compare.

Pick n Pay will now give you 20 cents back for every litre petrol you buy at BP

2018-11-22 11:59

At a launch event for the initiative, Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman called on expats to return to South Africa.

'We lost everything' – heartbroken Vrygrond fire victims sleep on soccer field

2018-10-26 17:21

After losing everything, Vrygrond residents woke up early on Friday morning to start rebuilding their shacks among the rubble where their homes once stood.

Black Friday to be 'bigger than ever' in South Africa, retailers promise

2018-10-11 17:46

Telkom, Superbalist, Pick 'n Pay, TakeALot, Telkom, Game, and H&M have all announced that they’ll be offering Black Friday deals in South Africa on November 23.

Pick n Pay is now giving R20 vouchers - after complaints about 'no prize' scratch cards

2018-08-28 18:33

Shoprite also launched a scratch card competition.

Armed gang ties up workers, ransacks safes at Cape Town Pick n Pay

2018-07-06 15:06

An armed gang has escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash after they robbed the Pick n Pay in Observatory, Cape Town, police say.

These shops won't offer any plastic bags today

2018-07-02 14:53

Most SA supermarkets have recently announced efforts to curtail plastic packing.

R1bn in PnP food credit shows consumers in dire straits, debt expert warns

2018-04-20 14:03

Pick n Pay says it has granted R1bn for its credit cards facility which was launched last year, in a scheme that would allow customers to purchase food on credit.

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