Edcon, like SAA, 'on life support for a long time' - analyst

2020-03-28 07:00

Edcon has something in common with troubled state-owned airline South African Airways: it has been on life support for a long time, says Evan Robins, portfolio manager at MacroSolutions, Old Mutual Investment Group.

Shoprite to pay shopfloor and distribution staff R102 million 'appreciation' bonus

2020-03-25 08:53

'Our employees are crucial players in the task ahead,' says the group's CEO.

Toys R Us implements 'Preggie Hour' for expectant mothers amid coronavirus concerns

2020-03-23 15:27

Preggie Hour will be carried out every Monday and Thursday morning from 08:30 to 09:30.

Bleak year looms for owner of Steers, Wimpy

2020-03-23 13:06

Famous Brands says some of its restaurants in the UK have been temporarily closed since 21 March due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Fast-food giants like McDonald's and Burger King told Trump it is essential they stay open during the coronavirus outbreak. Not all workers are convinced.

2020-03-20 18:42

Trump seems sure that fast-food chains will feed America during the coronavirus outbreak. Workers are less convinced.

Dis-Chem now has a 6 unit ration in place – here’s the rules at other stores

2020-03-20 10:45

As a result of demand, retailers are now implementing limits on what consumers can purchase as coronavirus panic buying escalates.

From sanitiser to scanners, here's how Woolworths, MTN and Uber are staying open

2020-03-18 05:01

Businesses across multiple sectors are implementing measures to keep customers and staff safe.

Please buy responsibly, we have stock, say Pick n Pay, Checkers, Clicks amid Covid-19 rush

2020-03-17 12:20

Canned food, pasta ,and toilet paper are in hot demand in SA. Retailers say there is no prospect of shortages.

Port closures won't impact goods movement - so stop panic buying

2020-03-17 06:02

The 35 land port closures and two seaport closures are strictly to prohibit the movement of people, the movement of cargo will not be affected, Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel said.

Louis Vuitton’s parent company will use its facilities to make free alcohol-based sanitiser amid shortage

2020-03-16 11:55

LVMH will produce alcohol-based sanitisers as pharmacies and supermarkets face global shortages amid Covid-19 spread.

 

Don't be that guy, don't let your friends panic buy - Pick n Pay launches lockdown song

2020-03-25 12:43

Pick n Pay has released a single featuring a bunch of South Africa’s top artists in a bid to halt South African consumers panic buying on the before the Covid-19 lockdown.

11 firms being investigated for price gouging in coronavirus crisis

2020-03-24 12:47

Firms found to be abusing the coronavirus crisis by charging consumers excessive prices for products could face penalties of R1 million or up to 10% of their turnover.

RFG - which makes bully beef, jams and seasoning - is cashing in as consumers stock up

2020-03-23 14:51

RFG said that the outbreak had not yet impacted its manufacturing facilities, but it has picked up on increasing buying patterns of long-life products; canned meat, vegetables and baby food.

Steinhoff sees reduced turnover due to cornavirus pandemic

2020-03-20 20:21

Measures implemented to try and combat the spreading of the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in reduced turnover for Steinhoff International Holdings.

Checkers will now have pensioner priority till points – to help them shop faster and safer

2020-03-20 14:06

Checkers wants senior citizens to shop outside of peak times, for their own safety.

Here’s what you’ll pay to get toilet paper delivered by Takealot, Checkers, Pick n Pay, and more

2020-03-20 06:10

Delivery fees vary widely, as do the minimum-order amounts above which delivery is free.

Pick n Pay now offers 'elderly only' hour to shoppers older than 65 due to coronavirus

2020-03-17 13:37

Customers will be carded at the entrance.

Here’s where you can buy toilet paper online in South Africa – and which stores have run out

2020-03-17 06:40

Some vendors are trying to get away with inflated prices.

WATCH: Nike, Under Armour shut stores to combat virus

2020-03-16 14:58

Nike, Lululemon Athletica and Under Armour on Sunday said they would close stores in the United States and other markets, joining a growing list of major retailers moving to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.

WATCH: Adidas shares tank after coronavirus warning

2020-03-11 21:26

Adidas shares tumbled Wednesday after it warned of a $1bn hit from the coronavirus.

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