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Stellenbosch schools get R35,000 donation of stationery
Stellenbosch schools get R35,000 donation of stationery

MFM 92.6 identified one of the biggest barriers to successful learning as stationery and, in partnership with Checkers and the Stellenbosch community, donated stationery...

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#DesignMonth: Clover Mama Afrika focuses on empowerment, sustainability
#DesignMonth: Clover Mama Afrika focuses on empowerment, sustainability

What started off as a humble project 13 years ago has blossomed into Clover's flagship CSI programme...

By Sindy Peters 16 Feb 2017

Checkers donates to Heidelberg Giant Pumpkin Festival
Checkers donates to Heidelberg Giant Pumpkin Festival

Shoprite Checkers has again supplied the sixty-five entrants into the annual Heidelberg Giant Pumpkin Festival with special hand-selected pumpkin seeds imported from Canada...

16 Feb 2017

Cape Wine Auction raises record-breaking R22.3m for education
Cape Wine Auction raises record-breaking R22.3m for education

On Saturday 11 February 2017, the annual Cape Wine Auction raised a record-breaking R22.3 for its 22 beneficiaries that affect education and the lives of children...

14 Feb 2017

The Indaba Education Fund has provided educational materials, as well as upgrades to the classrooms and gardens at the Lynedoch Early Learning Centre.
Cape Classics establishes Indaba Education Fund

Cape Classics, a New York-based wine importer, has established the Indaba Education Fund (IEF), a fully accredited 501(c)(3) organisation which provides early childhood teacher training, learning materials, and educational infrastructure to young, at-risk children living in the South African Winelands...

13 Feb 2017

Rhoda Afrika's blooming flower business
Rhoda Afrika's blooming flower business

Rhoda Afrika, who began her flower business in an outside stall, will supply thousands of flowers to around 40 Shoprite and Checkers stores in the Free State...

13 Feb 2017

Samsonite and Uzwelo Luggage Cover
#DesignMonth: Turning excess fabrics destined for landfills into unique luggage covers

Uzwelo Bags has designed and manufactured unique, eye-catching luggage covers that will ensure that you never miss your bag on that overcrowded carousel ever again...

By Cari Coetzee 8 Feb 2017

Doppio Zero launches #67Jobs campaign
Doppio Zero launches #67Jobs campaign

Local restaurant chain Doppio Zero is on a mission to make every day a Mandela Day through its #67Jobs campaign...

19 Jan 2017

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Massmart donates high-tech hampers to top matriculants

At the recent event, officially announcing the 2016 matric results, Massmart provided the top three achievers in quintiles 1, 2 and 3 with hi-tech hampers worth R80,000. The hampers are aimed at assisting the students' transition from secondary to tertiary education...

12 Jan 2017

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Christmas recycling tips

Come 27 December, it is as if people instinctively realise they need a detox. It is also a time when many people prepare for the New Year by doing an annual spring clean. Reducing, reusing or recycling all that Christmas packaging can make an enormous difference to the environment, says Donna Noble, Mpact communications manager...

23 Dec 2016

Ackermans supports first transatlantic stand-up paddle crossing in aid of children's charities
Ackermans supports first transatlantic stand-up paddle crossing in aid of children's charities

Ackermans is a Bronze Sponsor of Chris Bertish's world record-breaking transatlantic stand-up paddle crossing from Morocco to the United States of America to raise funds for three local child-focused charities...

Issued by Ackermans 19 Dec 2016

MySchool raises over R70m for schools, charities
MySchool raises over R70m for schools, charities

The funds raised by the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet fundraising programme during its last fiscal are a reminder that there is a smart way to use shopping to make a difference in our communities, and in the country as a whole...

15 Dec 2016

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre supports Smile Foundation through gift wrapping service
Menlyn Park Shopping Centre supports Smile Foundation through gift wrapping service

After the official relaunch of Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, it is giving back by launching three gift-wrapping pop-up stores, with all proceeds going to Smile Foundation. Smile Foundation helps children with any type of facial abnormality, a chance to receive free corrective plastic and reconstructive surgery within South Africa...

15 Dec 2016

Gift wrapping service at Checkers, Shoprite supports charity
Gift wrapping service at Checkers, Shoprite supports charity

Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores are offering a gift wrapping service in the lead up to Christmas. All proceeds from this gift-wrapping service will be donated to charity organisations chosen by each store...

14 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail
#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

#PnPKeepsOnGiving with new Christmas song
#PnPKeepsOnGiving with new Christmas song

Pick n Pay, together with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, have recently released a unique and proudly South African twist to the popular Christmas song, Little Drummer Boy made famous by Boney M...

18 Nov 2016

Uzwelo Bags launch online store
Uzwelo Bags launch online store

Expand a Sign recently launched the Uzwelo Bags initiative that sees thousands of metres of their waste textile fabric donated to teams of sewers from underprivileged backgrounds to make unique and truly South African bags...

Issued by Expand a Sign 9 Nov 2016

For Black Girls Fashion Trade launched in Philippi
For Black Girls Fashion Trade launched in Philippi

The For Black Girls Fashion Trade launch took place at the GSB MTN Solution Space in Philippi Village on Friday, 4 November 2016...

8 Nov 2016

Woolworths marks its 85th anniversary with educational bursaries
Woolworths marks its 85th anniversary with educational bursaries

To celebrate 85 years of quality, Woolworths is giving back R1m to education. It is partnering with the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet fundraising programme to provide 50 educational bursaries of R20,000 each...

3 Nov 2016

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Pick n Pay and Gauteng Department of Economic Development support more spaza entrepreneurs

A partnership between Pick n Pay and the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) to regenerate entrepreneurial grocery stores will see its second store open in Diepkloof...

31 Oct 2016

New Checkers collectible campaign benefits The Lunchbox Fund
New Checkers collectible campaign benefits The Lunchbox Fund

Sales from a new collectibles campaign from Checkers will benefit The Lunchbox Fund. Stick Ems are sticky little South African-themed safari animals together with ranger Charlie and his 4x4 vehicle, Buggy, on sale at R4.99 each...

27 Oct 2016

Mugg & Bean's Cupcakes of Hope raises R550,000
Mugg & Bean's Cupcakes of Hope raises R550,000

The Mugg & Bean's Cupcakes of Hope campaign raised in excess of R550,000 to help change and save lives for children affected by cancer and their families. In September 2016, the campaign brought over 41,000 South Africans together in support of those affected by cancer...

18 Oct 2016

Pioneer's School Breakfast Nutrition Programme reaches 21,450 children daily
Pioneer's School Breakfast Nutrition Programme reaches 21,450 children daily

The School Breakfast Nutrition Programme, launched by Pioneer Foods in 2015, is currently reaching 21,450 children daily in 25 schools in the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Limpopo, North West and Free State...

18 Oct 2016

Shoprite Group ready for World Food Day
Shoprite Group ready for World Food Day

World Food Day, on 16 October every year, is an international day of action against hunger, with people from around the world coming together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime...

6 Oct 2016

World Food Day receives pledge from RCL Foods
World Food Day receives pledge from RCL Foods

RCL Foods is calling on South Africans to #DOMORE and donate a meal through its Facebook campaign. It will donate a meal to a needy person this World Food Day for every 'like' its CSI Facebook page receives...

6 Oct 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Life's too Lush for normal cosmetics, Q&A with co-founder Rowena Bird
#SustainabilityMonth: Life's too Lush for normal cosmetics, Q&A with co-founder Rowena Bird

Here's a company that believes in true sustainability to the extent of turning shampoo into a bar and toothpaste into a tablet, thoughtfully designing out the need for packaging at the product creation stage...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Oct 2016

Foschini introduces Courage to Conquer campaign
Foschini introduces Courage to Conquer campaign

This October, Foschini is raising awareness of breast cancer with its Courage to Conquer campaign to unite eleven breast cancer survivors to openly share their stories and encourage other women in South Africa to be bold and take courage...

28 Sep 2016

KFC's Add Hope journey [infographic]
KFC's Add Hope journey [infographic]

KFC's corporate social responsibility programme, Add Hope has grown to feed more than 110,000 children across South Africa each day, with more than R300m donated to the cause since launching 7 years ago...

27 Sep 2016

TFG celebrated all hands coming together this Arbour Month!
TFG celebrated all hands coming together this Arbour Month!

This Arbour Month, employees from TFG (The Foschini Group), in collaboration with Starke Ayres Garden Centre, spent their afternoon planting indigenous trees with the children at Winsley Primary School...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 20 Sep 2016

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