These South African CEOs are now out. Investors think these bosses could be next

2019-06-03 16:33

Professional investors believe more could be heading (or pushed) to the door.

Elderly woman slaps Woolworths with hefty damages claim after trolley accident

2019-05-06 18:57

An elderly Pretoria woman has slapped Woolworths with a R570 000 damages claim after injuring herself while navigating a speed bump with her trolley at the Kolonnade Shopping Centre, north of Pretoria.

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.

#WoolworthsWaterChallenge: 'The video did nothing for our sales'

2019-03-22 15:23

It was the video that momentarily brought the country together in laughter.

Woolworths CEO confident that right strategies are in place

2019-02-21 09:10

Woolworths group CEO Ian Moir says despite challenging trading conditions, its businesses maintain their leadership positions in each of their markets.

Woolworths denies that it copied Superlatte products

2019-02-11 20:06

Woolworths has categorically denied allegations by Michelle Legge, who founded beverage company Superlatte in 2016, that the retailer has copied her product.

CEO of Woolworths's David Jones resigns

2019-02-07 09:09

Woolworths said in a note to shareholders that the CEO of David Jones, an Australian subsidiary of Woolworths, has resigned.

'She uses your razor to shave her legs' - Woolworths scraps Valentine's campaign after outrage

2019-02-04 15:48

A 'light-hearted' campaign has spectacularly backfired.

Ubuntu Baba's biggest challenge could be its golden opportunity

2019-01-12 16:01

A small business's run-in with a heavyweight retailer like Woolworths may be its biggest challenge yet, but the founder and owner of Ubuntu Baba Shannon McLaughlin is hopeful to swing the situation to something positive.

Ubuntu Baba owner: 'I'm not happy with Woolworths apology'

2019-01-11 14:15

Ubuntu Baba owner Shannon McLaughlin says she is not happy with Woolworths's apology earlier this week and has requested to speak to CEO Ian Moir.


Woolworths just appointed Marks & Spencer's former fashion boss to its board - what to expect from the UK's 'queen of retail'

2019-05-09 15:06

Woolworths has appointed the UK fashion expert Belinda Earl as an independent director.

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.

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.

Woolworths CEO Moir under pressure as Australian dream fades

2019-02-21 08:44

Woolworths CEO Ian Moir has to use his first-half earnings to convince investors that his plan to create a southern hemisphere retail giant can succeed

Woolworths to donate profits from baby carriers and pay back Ubuntu Baba

2019-02-08 17:26

Woolworths and Ubuntu Baba have reached a resolution following an investigation which revealed the retailer's baby carriers were similar to those of the small business.

Woolworths buckled to the outrage police

2019-02-06 16:16

We need to get a grip. We need to call out vendors and companies when they actually do wrong and not when some sensitive, thin-skinned soul has a bad day, writes Howard Feldman.

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.

#Woolworths: We bought Ubuntu Baba carriers to 'draw inspiration'

2019-01-11 16:52

Woolworths admitted it bought baby carriers, including those of Ubuntu Baba, to 'draw inspiration' for its own product.

#Woolworths: Worried a big corporate will steal your idea? Here's how to protect what's yours

2019-01-11 08:46

Small businesses with unique ideas have various options when it comes to protecting themselves from big corporates and others stealing their intellectual property, legal experts say.

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