Checkers and Mr D Food will now deliver medicine to your home

2020-04-07 16:50

Checkers customers can now order medicines telephonically from the in-store MediRite pharmacies.

Coronavirus | A silver lining for SA? The cost of living could fall

2020-04-03 06:00

The cost of living in countries with volatile currencies - like South Africa - is likely to decrease as the novel coronavirus wreaks havoc in in the foreign exchange market and on domestic demand.

Game, Makro and associated retailers freeze prices for essentials during lockdown

2020-03-30 09:22

Game and Makro parent company, Massmart says it has decided to freeze prices on all essentials, save for fresh produce items, during the 21-day lockdown period.

Coronavirus | Panic buying price controls - will they work?

2020-03-25 06:02

Retailers have welcomed the DTI's intervention, saying they will empower them to enforce stricter pricing rules on people they do business with and manage their supply chains better.

Woolworths shoppers may start seeing ‘stock gaps’ in the next two weeks due to coronavirus chaos

2020-02-27 11:44

Woolworths has warned that some imported items may not be in stock from mid-March.

Coronation nearly doubles holding in Shoprite

2020-01-24 04:48

Coronation has effectively doubled its holding in Shoprite Holdings, the retailer said on Thursday.

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.

An investment in this SA giant a year ago would have delivered an incredible 290% return

2020-01-02 14:29

The JSE's all share index gained 8% in 2019 - but this number belies the diverging fortunes of different sectors.

WATCH | 'Even robbers are not safe in SA' - video of slithering man stealing from armed robber has social media in stitches

2019-11-25 12:00

Video footage of an improbable "robbery within a robbery" is being circulated on social media, leaving South Africans perplexed.

Christo Wiese to retire as Shoprite chair

2019-11-15 18:13

Christo Wiese will retire as board chairperson of Shoprite, by the next annual general meeting.


Woolworths: Sales growth fuelled by panic buying won't be sustained, say analysts

2020-04-07 05:00

Even though Woolworths has been working on increasing the Food division’s contribution to the group, expanding its footprint and improving its offering, analysts say the retailer benefited from consumers diverting their expenditure from clothes, entertainment and durable goods to procure food supplies.

Two Shoprite stores closed for violating coronavirus safety regulations

2020-03-30 17:50

Two Shoprite supermarkets in Pretoria were on Monday shut down by labour inspectors for failing to comply with health and safety regulations during lockdown.

Shoprite to pay shopfloor and distribution staff R102 million 'appreciation' bonus

2020-03-25 08:53

'Our employees are crucial players in the task ahead,' says the group's CEO.

From sanitiser to scanners, here's how Woolworths, MTN and Uber are staying open

2020-03-18 05:01

Businesses across multiple sectors are implementing measures to keep customers and staff safe.

Shoprite warns imports of blankets and heaters worth R100 million could be hit by coronavirus

2020-02-27 09:36

China is South Africa's most important source of imports - 16% of all South African imports come from China.

Shoprite rallies on the back of strong operations update

2020-01-22 13:03

Shoprite's half-year operational update reflects overall sales growth of 7%, however there were draw backs in its operations in the rest of Africa.

World Cup win may have helped to save South Africa from a recession, new figures show

2020-01-15 15:35

Sales figures from November show an unexpected jump, partially – but only partially – explained by Black Friday.

Christo Wiese to score big from a ‘bet’ on Shoprite shares

2019-12-03 15:14

In a complex set of contracts, the tycoon has protected himself from a fall in Shoprite's share price.

Healthy baby boy for Cape Town Shoprite cashier who was assaulted while pregnant

2019-11-21 14:42

Shoprite cashier Zimkhitha Xhalabile, who was asaulted at her till by a male customer, has given birth to a healthy baby boy.

Shoprite shock: Lead director resigns suddenly - just days after Wiese's re-election

2019-11-06 19:58

Prof Shirley Zinn, the lead independent director of Shoprite, has resigned with immediate effect.

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