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Massmart to open 13 more stores this year as group sales grow

Massmart plans to open 13 new stores this year, seven of which are already operating, CEO Guy Hayward said at the retailer's annual general meeting...

21 hours ago

Blow for Apple as India sticks to retail rules: report

Apple faces a roadblock in its quest to open stores in India after the finance minister decided it must comply with tough local sourcing rules, a report said Wednesday, days after a visit by chief executive Tim Cook.

21 hours ago

Facelift given to the East Rand Mall

The East Rand Mall has had a R460m cash injection by the organisation's partners Redefine Properties, Vukile Property Fund, and JHI...

1 day ago

#TRENDING: Best new products this year

I think I've discovered my Best New Product of the Year for 2016 already: a cat collar that makes your cat 'talk' back...

By Louise Marsland 23 May 2016

Gap shutting 75 stores this year, 53 in Japan

Retail group Gap Inc. said Thursday it would shutter 75 stores this year amid sagging sales, including 53 of its kids-focused Old Navy brand outlets in Japan...

23 May 2016

Panel to ask hard questions about retail sector

The Competition Commission panel appointed to conduct a year-long market inquiry into the grocery retail sector, is set to ruffle feathers as it tackles contentious issues, most notably lease exclusivity at malls...

By Colleen Goko 19 May 2016

Spar reports overall FY revenue growth of 16.8% to R42.5bn

Spar Ireland's revenue rocketed 44.7% to R11.1bn in the year to end-March, helping the JSE-listed grocery chain report an overall revenue growth of 16.8% to R42.5bn on Wednesday...

By Robert Laing 19 May 2016

Walmart may ditch Massmart - Analyst

The possibility that Walmart might sell its stake in Massmart has been mooted in a research report that suggests the local retailer may have until 2018 to turn around its performance or face the possible divestment...

By Adele Shevel 18 May 2016

Inaugural FMCG Insights & Conference adjudged a success

The inaugural FMCG Insights & Conference took place at the Turbine Hall, Joburg recently. The event emanates from the Sunday Times' Top Brands research, which measures consumer brand preference and is published annually...

18 May 2016

Mr Price poaches manager of go-getting ad agency

In a blow to multi-award winning advertising agency Ireland/Davenport, it has lost its MD to Mr Price...

By David Furlonger 17 May 2016

Pentravel expands national footprint with Mall of Africa

The opening of the Mall of Africa in Midrand has dominated national news lately and record numbers of visitors have been reported.

16 May 2016

Baby Friday at Checkers Hyper today

Today, Friday, 13 May, 2016, is Baby Friday at Checkers Hyper and there are one-day-only specials in which prices are cut by up to 50% on a wide range of baby products...

13 May 2016

Wal-Mart sues Visa over chip cards in US

US retail giant Wal-Mart is suing Visa to give customers using chip-enabled debit cards in its US stores the right to punch in a PIN code...

13 May 2016

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