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.

This 'isn't Mad Max,' Australian police say after 3 women get into a brawl while panic-buying

2020-03-08 16:00

Video from the scene shows a woman saying, "I just want one packet". But the person with the cartful of toilet paper says, "No, not one packet".

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.

We compared mince pies from Checkers, Pick n Pay, Spar, and Woolworths – and we have a new champion and one clear loser

2019-12-18 16:17

This year’s mince pie shoot-out was hotly contested with a 0.6% difference between the winner and runner-up.

Woolworths is promising more perks for its high-spending VIP club of 340,000 people – and travel discounts are on the cards

2019-10-01 17:56

Entry to the WRewards VIP club requires spending an average of R2,500 a month at its stores.

Woolworths introduces a new vegan 'honee' alternative to honey

2019-09-12 12:05

Vegan honee is made from concentrated apple juice as opposed to honey, which is bee spit.

Woolworths has now lost nearly R12 billion in 5 years trying to go big in Australia

2019-08-01 10:31

Woolworths' latest write-down in the value of David Jones, which it bought in 2014, takes its losses to eye-watering levels – but it says the valuation is now correct.

RANKED: All of the weird rusks from Woolworths

2019-07-03 06:41

Woolworths has fearlessly ventured where no rusk-maker has gone before.

A Woolworths window display has just won big in London

2019-06-12 15:26

The retailer used recycled plastic bottles, plastic cutlery and plastic hangers.


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.

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

Load shedding, bad weather hit Woolworths sales

2020-01-27 11:46

Its Australian business also saw lower sales.

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.

UPDATE: Woolworths says sorry for an apartheid-flag coloured bag it sold in South Africa – and has now yanked

2019-10-17 08:50

Meanwhile Truworths said lighter and darker mannequins grouped together in a store display, which casued a stir on social media, was not intended to reflect its consumers.

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.

This eye-popping graph shows Woolworths is drowning in debt – while Clicks and Mr Price owe basically nothing

2019-08-28 07:28

Overseas misadventures are taking a toll on some local retailers.

Soon there won't be any plastic straws at the V&A Waterfront

2019-07-04 15:42

Of the V&A’s 84 food and beverage tenants 46 use plastic straws.

Sexy Socks owner claims Woolworths stole design - but the retailer is fighting back

2019-07-02 16:27

Woolworths says bicycles are "an international design trend".

Five boots to invest in this winter

2019-05-21 15:40

If you’re like us and can’t wait to rock your winter capsule wardrobe, then you’re in luck – we’ve compiled five staple boots that are on trend right now and will last you many more seasons to come

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