Bruce Whitfield: Lessons from the Woolworths fiasco

2019-01-16 15:23

Here's how the retailer can make amends.

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.

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.

Libstar's JSE debut this morning was the biggest of the year. A dip of 8% later, one analyst says it has now officially bombed.

2018-05-09 15:07

Libstar makes famous chutney, cheese, and meat, but its price showed poor appetite.

Our favourite pieces from SA Fashion Week

2018-04-22 00:00

Sandton became a runway of top local design when SA Fashion Week launched the Spring/Summer 2018 season, with 66 exciting signature collections. Rhodé Marshall and Grethe Kemp pick some of their favourite looks.

10 beauty lessons we learnt from Beyoncé’s makeup artist

2017-10-24 11:49

"Stop using waterproof mascara if you still want to have lashes in your 50s," and many more beauty hacks and trivia from Sir John.

Organic growth for free-range farmer

2017-06-27 14:53

Jeanne Groenewald went from producing free-range chicken for her family to becoming a Woolworths supplier. She also strives to uplift her employees and the community.

Elle Beauty Awards 2017

2017-02-21 12:58

And the winners are… Cynthia Gwebu gives us the low down.

Going green in style

2016-10-23 06:00

Sustainability is no longer a buzzword but rather part of our fashion landscape. Find out who is leading the way.


Oops Woolworse, you did it again!

2019-01-09 06:14

Woolworths appears to have withdrawn from sale a range of baby carriers it is accused of copying.

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.


2018-07-19 12:34

Woolworths [JSE:WHL] said charges related to its struggling Australian business will result in a full-year loss, its first in at least 16 years.

Bruce Whitfield: Theft is wrong, even when you are Zara or Woolworths

2018-04-26 10:05

Small companies have a choice: fight theft and never get shelf space, or suck it up.

Retailers could have investors smiling again

2017-12-04 12:13

The biggest companies in the retail sector – Mr Price, Massmart, TFG, Truworths and Woolworths – are trading at an average of 25% below their intrinsic valuations.

What the market is expecting from the Woolworths results

2017-08-23 16:49

While the retailer’s Food Division has achieved decent growth over the past year, its Clothing and Merchandise division has stagnated.

Swimwear shown at SA Fashion Week has us mourning the end of summer

2017-03-29 11:51

Sexy, chic and clever - local designers bring us lit resort wear inspo for next summer.

Queen B lists her top distractions

2016-10-13 06:00

Bonang Matheba – face of the Distraction Lingerie collection – shares her top 5 distractions.

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