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.

Shoprite vs Massmart

2013-10-24 16:33

Exclusivity clauses are in the spotlight as Massmart takes on Shoprite.

Massmart: Shoprite wins, but consumers lose

2013-10-22 17:16

The real losers in the legal battle between Shoprite Checkers and Massmart are the consumers, says the Game Stores parent.

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.

Game: Shut down by Shoprite

2013-10-23 11:01

Retailer Game has told consumers through posters in its Cape Gate centre store that it has been "shut down by Shoprite", but "hope(s) to be back soon".

Shoprite wins 1st round against Massmart

2013-10-22 13:58

Shoprite Checkers has obtained an interim interdict against Mass Stores regarding the way one of its Game stores operates.

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