ARTICLES RELATING TO SUPERMARKETS

Competition body criticises exclusive long-term leases by supermarket chains

2019-05-29 14:03

Long-term exclusive lease agreements by SA's major supermarket chains at shopping centres are stopping new competitors from getting a foothold, the Competition Commission said, as it released the findings of a provisional report.

R1bn in PnP food credit shows consumers in dire straits, debt expert warns

2018-04-20 14:03

Pick n Pay says it has granted R1bn for its credit cards facility which was launched last year, in a scheme that would allow customers to purchase food on credit.

13 tricks retailers use in stores and online to make you overspend — and keep coming back for more

2018-04-06 11:35

Retail is notorious for using sneaky strategies — in stores and online — to make you spend more money than you anticipated. Here are some of the most common.

VIDEO: Shoppers injured in chaos caused by Nutella sale

2018-01-26 16:18

The police were summoned by some stores where people started “fighting and pushing one another.

Save on your weekly grocery shop with these 9 no-brainer tactics

2017-05-03 14:30

Raise your food shopping game and start saving.

France bans supermarket food waste, should SA?

2016-02-19 09:40

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

Is organic food a big hoax?

2014-11-03 16:40

DietDoc's firm belief that all's well with of organic food, globally and in South Africa, was recently seriously challenged.

 

Sainsbury's wants to buy Asda, but analysts warn the merger may end in tears

2018-04-30 11:29

Sainsbury's is planning to merge with Asda in the UK to create a R221 billion supermarket giant.

Pick n Pay shows profit growth, despite R250m severance packages payout

2018-04-19 11:42

Pick n Pay has posted a R15.3bn gross profit increase for the year ended in February 2018, up from R14.5bn in 2017, the group has said.

Shoprite, Pick n Pay scramble to pull products linked to deadly listeriosis

2018-03-04 18:11

Supermarket giants Shoprite and Pick n Pay are moving to withdraw all products linked to the source of the world’s largest outbreak of listeria, which has claimed 180 lives.

Tencent to buy stake in supermarket chain in rare retail foray

2017-12-17 20:17

Tencent is set to buy a stake in Chinese supermarket chain Yonghui Superstores for about R8.3bn in a rare foray into brick and mortar retail .

Why SA consumers are most satisfied with Woolworths

2017-04-21 06:39

The South African Customer Satisfaction Index has revealed which supermarket satisfies local consumers most and why.

First drop in UK grocery sales in 20 years

2014-11-18 15:15

A price war, led by German-based discounters, has pushed Britain's grocery market into its first sales decline in 20 years, industry data shows.

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