Kieswetter gets exemption, resigns from Shoprite board

2019-05-06 17:28

New SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter has resigned from the board of Shoprite, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

Shoprite bursaries available

2019-04-22 14:16

Shoprite is still accepting bursary applications for the 2019 academic year.

The JSE just had its best first quarter in 12 years – despite meltdowns in Aspen, Mr Price, and Shoprite

2019-04-01 14:45

The first quarter of 2019 was painful for investors in many companies which make their money from SA consumers, but the bourse in general didn't share their pain – in part thanks to mining shares.

More Checkers stores are being radically transformed – to include coffee stations and ‘wine cellars’

2019-03-04 05:28

Shoprite says its FreshX Checkers stores are performing ahead of expectations.

Shoprite plunges most since 1999 after profit warning

2019-01-30 10:07

Shoprite shares have slumped the most since 1999 after the grocer said first-half earnings dropped as much as 26%.

Shoprite shares fall on weak operational update

2019-01-22 12:01

Shoprite shares slumped following the release of a weak operational update which showed that its turnover was flat over the six-month period ending in December 2018

JSE closes weaker as retailers flag lower festive season sales

2019-01-17 18:37

Trading updates from Mr Price and Woolworths reflected lower than expected sales volumes during the December holidays.

Shoprite opens doors in Kenya to battle French retailer

2018-12-13 09:59

Shoprite is seeking a foothold in Kenya’s retail industry, where the collapse of two local supermarket chains has created opportunities for Africa’s biggest grocer and its international rivals.

Lower food inflation, strikes and currency devaluation hit Shoprite sales

2018-10-29 12:06

Lower internal food inflation, a six-week strike and and currency devaluation in African markets have impacted Shoprite sales in the quarter ending September 2018.

Storm clouds gathering for SA consumers, economists warn

2018-09-07 11:34

The storm clouds are gathering and are about to burst for consumers, economists warned after poor GDP data confirmed that South Africa was in a technical recession.


Retailers seek post-election boost as belts tighten

2019-05-03 07:54

Like most South Africans, the construction foreman is feeling the effects of rising taxes, fuel costs and other bills alongside sluggish economic growth that’s put a dent in consumer confidence.

Pick n Pay’s price cuts are paying off: it is stealing customers from Shoprite and Checkers

2019-04-08 18:21

In the past year, its prices fell by 0.3% - compared to price hikes of 0.4% on average at Shoprite.

15 things to know about Edward Kieswetter, the new head of SARS

2019-03-28 05:38

The new head of the tax service has worked at a long list of organisations, finding time to design his own house on the side.

These food prices will rise in coming months, Shoprite warns

2019-02-27 14:13

The price of maize meal has already started increasing, which in turn will have an impact on the cost of chicken.

This Christmas, parents bought more school stationery than toys for the first time ever, says Shoprite

2019-01-22 14:43

Shoprite's share price fell to its weakest level in two years as its sales disappointed.

Shoprite manager suspended after foul-mouthed altercation goes viral

2019-01-17 22:38

A Gauteng Shoprite manager has been suspended, pending an investigation, after a heated altercation he had with an external service provider was caught on camera and ended up on social media.

We shopped for school supplies at Checkers, Pick n Pay and others - here's how prices compared

2019-01-02 06:57

Shops are currently offering attractive back-to-school specials.

Growing number of shareholders object to Shoprite executive pay

2018-11-01 08:04

Shareholders who own more than 40% of Shoprite have objected to the salaries the retailer plans to pay its bosses.

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.

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.

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