Competition body ordered to file additional affidavit in Computicket case

2020-04-03 19:55

The Competition Commission has been ordered to file a supplementary affidavit in an abuse of dominance case against Shoprite Checkers and Computicket, or face the possibility that the case will be thrown out.

Shoprite Checkers, Computicket to challenge competition case

2019-11-22 07:53

Shoprite Checkers and its subsidiary Computicket will appear before the Competition Tribunal in a bid to have a case against the company dismissed.

Rama is not 'margarine', advertising body tells Checkers

2018-11-23 10:35

Shoprite Checkers has been ordered to remove the word 'margarine' when advertising the popular sandwich spread Rama.

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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Shop with extreme caution, advises consumer price expert

2016-05-12 07:31

Consumers should always shop with extreme caution, warns a consumer price watchdog in reaction to claims of food prices beating inflation.

Shock over Checkers chicken blunder

2015-04-29 13:00

A disturbing image has surfaced of chicken on the floor in the deli at a Checkers store in Cape Town. The retail giant says the matter is being investigated.

Cosatu deplores income of rich CEOs

2013-12-05 05:00

Cosatu says inequalities in the ownership of wealth are massive in South Africa, adding that the time is ripe for calls to introduce a legislated national minimum wage.


Zuzie and Lucy bond over batter to create success

2020-02-08 18:15

Batter Master, based in Alberton in Gauteng, produces an instant batter which is used to coat fish before it is fried.

Competition Commission wants Shoprite, Computicket fined over 'anti-competitive conduct'

2018-12-20 16:37

The Competition Commission has referred Computicket and its holding company Shoprite Checkers to the Competition Tribunal on alleged anti-competitive conduct.

Shoprite on a mission to help cash-strapped consumers with thousands of under-R5 buys

2018-08-15 18:08

The Shoprite Group says it is subsidising staple products to help counteract the strain on consumers' pockets.

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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Tough festive season increases retail competition

2015-12-07 19:32

With a tough festive season ahead and many consumers using credit to make purchases, there will be even greater competition among retailers, says an expert.

JSE still running strong

2014-01-19 18:56

The reasons for the strong performance of mining and commodity shares are twofold, and focus will now turn to the platinum price amid planned strike action.

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