From fresh bread to food tasting, SA retailers have dumped open food amid the Covid-19 crisis

2020-04-02 07:22

Science says open food isn’t contagious – but South African retailers aren’t taking chances.

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.

The price at the till not the price advertised? You can score at PnP and Woolworths for spotting mistakes

2020-02-11 05:37

But the onus is still on you to identity this and bring it to a manager’s attention

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.

Take a look: Inside Shoprite's massive warehouse - which operates in near total silence

2019-12-08 06:27

Cilmor is the newest and most technologically advanced - and the scale is still impossible to comprehend.

Take a look: Inside Checkers' brand new flagship store in Sandton, designed to take on Woolworths

2019-09-25 21:41

The store features a coal-fired pizza oven and a cosmetic section to rival Clicks.

Shoprite’s CEO has taken a R20 million bet on the company with his own money – and so far it's not going his way

2019-04-25 16:48

Engelbrecht's positions burnt him within hours. But Shoprite's share price started to recover by Thursday.

From Sasol to Shoprite, these 8 groups still have 2019 university bursaries up for grabs

2019-01-10 06:04

There are private-sector funding opportunities still available for newly-matriculated pupils heading to university in 2019. Here are some of the best bursaries – but time is running out on some of them.

We visited a Checkers some say threatens Woolworths – and found R36/kg chicken sharing an aisle with R1,300/kg salmon

2018-08-13 05:53

A new style of Checkers stores features mood lighting and extremely expensive booze – as well as cheap hamburgers and cheaper maize meal.


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.

Shoprite will now sell Outsurance funeral plans – after a 13-year relationship with Old Mutual

2020-03-10 21:09

Shoprite and Outsurance are now doing business. Where that leaves Old Mutual is not entirely clear.

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.

How did your portfolio fare this year?

2019-12-09 08:47

If some of the stocks in your portfolio underperformed in 2019, there is no need to be alarmed. Do your year-end review to determine whether this is an aberration or a trend and take the appropriate action.

Bruce Whitfield: Shirley Zinn’s resignation looks like it is tied to Christo Wiese staying – but she's not saying

2019-11-07 08:58

On Monday, at Shoprite's annual general meeting, more than 61% of ordinary shareholders voted against Wiese.

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.


2019-02-13 14:28

WHENEVER we go to Shoprite, we never expect to hear the words "Will You Marry Me?"

Business owners can now pay their staff via Shoprite — for free

2018-10-03 08:23

Businesses can pay staff, even those without bank accounts, using Shoprite's mobile wallet service.

Shoprite's top 10 tips for getting a job – after employing more than 8,000 young people in its stores

2018-06-14 15:28

Shoprite runs a huge project to train young people for entry-level jobs in retail, or to start out on their own if they don't get a spot. These are its ten top tips for applicants as it opens for a new round of training.

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