Pretoria Spar closed down for alleged contravention of labour laws

2019-10-25 18:49

One of Spar's franchise stores in Elardus Park, Pretoria, has been closed for an alleged failure to comply with various laws, according to the Department of Labour and Employment.

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.

When did the state become so cruel?

2019-02-06 08:27

It is the uncaring and cruel disposition by so many in positions of power and influence that is destroying our nation one cash-filled Louis Vuitton handbag at a time, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

WATCH: Woman uses child to steal cellphone from shopper's handbag

Video footage of a woman appearing to use a young child to steal a phone from an elderly woman's handbag has been widely circulated on social media.

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WATCH: Teen can't talk, but his singing brings joy at a Spar every day

Brett Nash is no stranger to breaking out in song at his local Spar. The nonverbal teen recently became a sensation after his mother posted a clip of his song on Facebook. Watch.

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Spar is giving free hot drinks to shoppers in pyjamas in a ‘fake news’ fightback

2018-05-24 16:48

This is the Western Cape part of the chain's response to what it called a "fake news" social media post that a Sea Point Spar banned shoppers dressed in pyjamas.

A whole latte love for SA's first-ever deaf barista champion

Mduduzi Lukhuleni is a Ciro Academy graduate who has made the deaf community proud by winning the first-ever Deaf Barista champion. Watch.

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Why SA consumers are most satisfied with Woolworths

2017-04-21 06:39

The South African Customer Satisfaction Index has revealed which supermarket satisfies local consumers most and why.

Spar brand in Zim transfers to new entity

2016-11-18 13:36

The Spar Group has moved to stop its distribution business in Zimbabwe as the licence for the brand has now been transferred to a new entity, Spar Zimbabwe.

INFOGRAPHIC: Going green - How SA’s top 5 retailers stack up

2016-10-27 20:07

Greenpeace ranks some of South Africa's leading retailers on their renewable energy commitments, with the top store scoring 6 out of a possible 10.


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.

Spar has launched a SONA drinking game - if 'expropriation' is mentioned, everyone must drink

2019-02-07 14:32

All participants have to drink if SONA is cancelled due to chaos,

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.

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.

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.

REVEALED: SA’s cheapest retailer for VAT-exempt items

2018-04-17 06:45

Fin24 went shopping at South Africa's leading retailers to see who has the lowest prices on products exempt from the VAT hike.

Global ventures boost Spar growth as domestic market flags

2017-05-31 14:30

The Spar Group has announced that it achieved positive growth for the six months to March 31 2017, largely supported by diversification into international markets.

Spar Group increases sales

2017-02-08 18:29

The Spar Group has increased sales by 16.9% from R21.9bn to R25.6bn for the 13-week trading quarter ended 31 December 2016 over the comparable period in 2015.

Spar advises on results expectations

2016-11-07 15:03

Spar is in the process of finalising its results for the year ended 30 September 2016 and advises shareholders about certain expectations.

Retailers lose bid to delay Massmart exclusivity complaint

2016-09-05 06:50

Shoprite, Pick n Pay and Spar have lost their bid to delay a hearing into an application brought by Massmart objecting to exclusivity in lease agreements with landlords .

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