This is how much it costs to own a Spar or Pick n Pay

2019-05-25 08:08

Running the stores is complex and will require intensive training.

Pick n Pay confirms that a man pretended to 'cut off' a customer's ponytail, apparently as part of a bizarre global prank

2019-05-10 14:57

Cutting a stranger’s hair in public is a well-known prank in the United States, receiving millions of views each month on YouTube.

Pick n Pay says customers can taste hot-cross buns by licking their phones

2019-04-01 10:16

Pick n Pay ‘launched’ an in-app function which allows customers to taste and smell food through their phone.

We tried Christmas puddings from Spar, Checkers, Pick n Pay, and Woolworths – and found the brandy missing in the wrong one

2018-12-24 06:07

One of our test puddings had no brandy. One of our test puddings was criticised for not tasting sufficiently of brandy. They were not the same pudding.

Free fruit for kids when shopping at Pick n Pay

2018-10-04 14:50

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but it can also serve as a welcome distraction for kids accompanying their parents on a shopping trip.

France bans supermarket food waste, should SA?

2016-02-19 09:40

Perhaps laws against supermarket food waste would help alleviate SA hunger.


2013-10-08 13:34

Sip like a world class socialite.

Sherbert margaritas

2013-10-08 12:47

Swop the salt for some sherbet instead.


We found a secret game hidden in Pick n Pay’s new cricket collectable card series

2019-05-20 16:33

It was a short, but sweet, cameo appearance on the wicket for Business Insider South Africa.

Voted? Here's how you can still claim cheaper chicken, grocery savings and free notepads

2019-05-08 13:52

You only need to show your ink-printed thumb.

We sent chocolate eggs to test courier services and the winner shocked us senseless

2019-02-08 06:31

We used five different from-the-counter parcel services to send identical consignments from Johannesburg to Cape Town. The prices did not differ that much, but the state of our packages were wildly different.

We compared mince pies from Checkers, Pick n Pay, Spar, and Woolworths – and the loser nearly ruined Christmas

2018-12-20 06:13

We took the hit so you don't end up serving bad mince pies you pretend you made yourself. Because, trust us, there are bad mince pies out there.

Retail giants trampling small black businesses

2017-06-14 11:31

South Africa’s big four grocery retailers are squeezing everyone else out of the market and making it impossible for independent businesses to survive, a Competition Commission inquiry has heard.

Boozy peach tea

2013-10-08 14:26

A boosted take on the lovely peach iced tea.

Absolut limousine

2013-10-08 13:16

A fresh and stylish cocktail.

Vesper martini

2013-10-01 13:03

Shaken, not stirred.

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