Retail stores and supermarkets are designed to get you to spend more money - here are the tricks they use

2019-12-24 12:58

And it pays off: despite the country’s retail sector facing pressure, South Africans still spend as much as R31,900 per second at supermarkets, pharmacies, and department stores.

Pick n Pay is still loving gin-specific fresh produce – and its gintrified herbs is a pretty good deal

2019-12-01 05:48

Pick n Pay is rebranding more fresh produce as intended specifically for for gin, even after being mocked about its "citrus for gin".

Game is hiring extra staff and security – and a team of ‘high-transaction-volume IT specialists’ – for Black Friday 2019

2019-11-04 17:32

Game says most stores will be open from midnight on Black Friday, which falls on 29 November in 2019.

Pick n Pay is starting ‘Black Friday’ deals on Monday already – and is increasing staff to keep up with expected demand

2019-10-29 13:00

Last year, tennis biscuits was one of the most bought items at Pick n Pay's Black Friday.

Take a look: Inside Pick n Pay’s new flagship store in Sandton – now with its own chocolatier

2019-10-17 18:14

The store features an entirely new layout, with an oyster bar, more packaging-free fresh produce, and a chocolate station.

This is what braai essentials cost at Checkers, Pick n Pay, Spar and Shoprite - and you might be paying too much for Pepsi

2019-09-23 17:23

Woolworths also sold 800g beef patties for the same price as Pick n Pay.

Pick n Pay Smart Shoppers can now use their points for petrol at some BP garages

2019-09-05 13:08

Cash-strapped South Africans looking to get some more mileage out of their Smart Shopper points can spend them on petrol.

Pick n Pay's new unpackaged food: This is how much money you'll save by bringing your own container

2019-07-07 07:51

Chillies, mushrooms and peppers are much cheaper.


We compared the prices of food essentials at Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Spar, Checkers, and Shoprite

2020-01-14 08:53

Shoprite came out cheapest in the comparison - 20% cheaper than Woolworths.

We compared mince pies from Checkers, Pick n Pay, Spar, and Woolworths – and we have a new champion and one clear loser

2019-12-18 16:17

This year’s mince pie shoot-out was hotly contested with a 0.6% difference between the winner and runner-up.

Early Black Friday search trends suggest load shedding could drive big spending in South Africa this year

2019-11-08 12:40

The usual Black Friday suspects, including dishwashers and fridges, feature on 2019 shopping lists – but electricity and water backup systems are proving popular too.

Here’s how to beat the Black Friday online queues on 29 November – and you can start now

2019-11-07 13:33

Several retail experts gave us some straight advice on how you can prepare for Black Friday 2019 in South Africa, starting immediately.

Black Friday: this is what South Africans wanted in 2018, including coffee and disposable nappies

2019-11-01 10:52

On Black Friday last year South Africans loaded up their pantries, and went in for purchases to treat themselves with.

The second renaissance of finance

2019-10-25 15:49

Technology is fast changing the role of banks, as well as the way we perceive money. But can regulation keep up with these changes?

Playing by the (new) rules

2019-10-08 08:38

IFRS 16 came into effect at the beginning of this year and it will have a tangible effect on company results – as has been the case with Pick n Pay.

'Yoh, that’s awkward': Nando’s makes fun of Pick n Pay’s chicken advert

2019-09-09 20:53

Nando’s response on Twitter was retweeted 2,900 times, while Pick n Pay’s tweet was only reciculated 127 times.

Clicks, Food Lovers Market, Pick n Pay, Spar, Shoprite, and Woolworths are all dropping the confusing recycling info on their packaging – here’s how their new unified approach will look

2019-08-27 12:01

New labels will read simply ‘Recycled’ or ‘Not Recycled’, dropping a complicated system of numbers and signs.

Soon there won't be any plastic straws at the V&A Waterfront

2019-07-04 15:42

Of the V&A’s 84 food and beverage tenants 46 use plastic straws.

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