Shoprite offers special discount to students

Shoprite will offer students a special discount on 7 February 2018. Shoprite's Student Day will enable students between the ages of 18 and 30 to get 10% discount on their shopping (up to a maximum spend of R1,500). Student Day is valid at all Shoprite stores across South Africa and selected...

5 Feb 2018

Jennifer Lopez is the new Guess Girl

Guess has obtained Jennifer Lopez as its new Guess Girl. Lopez is part of a campaign that is art directed by Paul Marciano and shot by fashion photographer Tatiana Gerusova. The new Guess Girl's campaign images portrays a similarity to early classic Guess campaigns.

2 Feb 2018

Checkers broadens Oh My Goodness! range

Checkers' Oh My Goodness! range has stretched its availability by introducing three new convenience meals. The three new meals are beefy lasagne, beef stew and butternut mash, and chicken drummets and mash. All Oh My Goodness! meals are free from MSG, added sugar and salt, and contain no added...

4 Jan 2018

TFG expands its collect in-store service

The Foschini Group (TFG) has expanded its collect in-store service to the rest of the country following a six-month trial in the Western Cape. The service has been expanded to 184 TFG stores nationwide and is now free of charge. The collect in-store offering allows customers to shop TFG ranges...

13 Dec 2017

Yellowwood, Ella creates new cappuccino

A new off-the-shelf cappuccino melange has been launched by Yellowstone and Ella; the cappuccino is named 'Ella'. The drink, which is a combination of espresso and low-fat milk, is kept fresh by an oxygen barrier and can be kept on the shelf for up to six months. The package design allows...

1 Dec 2017

PnP Hyper by the Sea undergoes next-gen revamp

The Hyper by the Sea in Durban north was the first store to undergo a revamp as part of Pick n Pay's Next Generation project. The project aims to improve PnP stores by including comprehensive product ranges, easy-to-navigate spaces, and value-add services. The new additions to the Hyper by the...

1 Dec 2017

Five new stores open at Pearls Mall

Pearls Mall in Umhlanga, KZN has made five new additions to its shopping centre. The new additions include: authentic Japanese restaurant Daruma, Pearls Pharmacy, Camelot Spa, The Institute of Aesthetic Options day clinic, and Lou Harvey.

28 Nov 2017

FTS Safety Group receives BBF Award

FTS Safety Group received the Lieutenant Award for KwaZulu-Natal at the 2017 BBF Awards. The awards ceremony was held at the Killarney Golf Club in Johannesburg on 9 November 2017. The awards recognise the efforts of distributors and suppliers of safety equipment. FTS Safety Group is based in...

28 Nov 2017

First plush toy store opens in South Africa

Besties opened South Africa's first plush toy stores at Canal Walk shopping centre and N1 City Mall in Cape Town on 15 November 2017. Besties offers a range of plush toys in 19 different categories. Is also offers a selection of helium balloons, assorted cards, gift bags and sweets.

23 Nov 2017

Trappers joins Discovery Miles Network

Trappers has officially joined the Discovery Miles Multiplier Network. This means that Discovery Visa credit card holders can earn up to 10 Discovery Miles when using their Discovery card for payment on the website and in-store. The company also joins many others in the market to serve the...

22 Nov 2017

Nespresso expands with more booth openings

Nespresso has expanded with the opening of more Nespresso booths around the country. Nespresso has a total of 11 stores in South Africa, which includes six boutiques and five booths. The newest additions are located at the recently revamped Cresta Shopping Centre as well as Eastgate Mall in...

21 Nov 2017

New Sandton City Dis-Chem store to open

A new Dis-Chem flagship store is to open in Sandton City Shopping Centre in Johannesburg on 1 April 2018. The 1,800m2 store will occupy a significant portion of the space vacated by Stuttafords at Sandton City and will be finished with decorative timber, flush-plastered ceilings, tile inserted...

21 Nov 2017

Checkers, UberEats collaborate

Checkers is partnering with UberEats to make a number of solutions-driven convenience meals and household essentials available to order on the UberEats app. The exclusive ready-to-cook and ready-to-braai ranges will also be available to order on the app and all orders will be delivered within 40...

17 Nov 2017

Food Lover's Market to launch new store

Food Lover's Market is to open a new store in the Helderberg basin on 23 November 2017. The existing Somerset West store has been closed since 12 November 2017 while the new store is being developed for the December rush. The new store will off up to 1413 sqm additional floor space, making...

14 Nov 2017

Wellness Warehouse goes paperless

Wellness Warehouse has decided to conduct its business via online and will no longer use paper to communicate its monthly deals. The paperless approach is part the company's journey towards implementing sustainable practices in its business. The company's customers may now browse, learn what...

2 Nov 2017

Maison Mara brings in Maison Labiche

Maison Mara welcomes Parisian label Maison Labiche to its concept store in Cape Town. Maison Labiche was established by a group of young Parisian creatives. Each item of the brand is handmade in the Maison Labiche atelier.

31 Oct 2017

Woolworths launches Table Bay store

Woolworths has unveiled a new store in Table Bay Mall, which serves as the centre for the Big Bay, Bloubergstrand, Parklands, Sunningdale and West Beach areas. The store only has one-level for easy navigation and features a number of 'green' design elements.

17 Oct 2017

Amarula named brand of the year

Amarula has won the Brand of the Year award at the World Branding Awards. The awards are hosted annually and are renowned as global brand accolades in the industry. The ceremony took place at Kensington Palace, London on 11 October 2017.

17 Oct 2017

Pure Beginnings celebrates 10 years

Pure Beginnings is celebrating 10 years of being in the industry. The company was formed in November 2006 by previous chartered-accountant Kate Moore-Gordon. The company's products focuses on providing organic skincare and is a exclusive South African product.

13 Oct 2017

Pick n Pay launches new shopping website

Pick n Pay has unveiled a new online shopping website to work alongside its recently relaunched mobile app. The website was also developed to meet the needs of the supermarket's online customers. The online shopping site is designed to improve the shopping experience for existing customers,...

10 Oct 2017

Shoprite introduces National Student Day

Shoprite has introduced National Student Day for all its stores in the country. The day makes it possible for students between the ages of 18 and 30 across South Africa to get 10% discount on their shopping. National Student Day was previously exclusive to the Westen Cape.

20 Sep 2017

Starbucks to open in Melrose Arch

Starbucks has planned to open its next store in Melrose Arch. The new store follows the recent opening of stores in Brooklyn Mall and Eastgate Shopping Centre. The Melrose Arch store will make it the first Starbucks store with a separate reserve bar that will only serve Starbucks Reserve...

19 Sep 2017

Oh My Goodness! broadens range

Checkers' Oh My Goodness! range has stretched its availability by introducing a variety munchies options for kids. The Oh My Goodness! range is developed by British chef Gordon Ramsay and his daughter Matilda.

4 Sep 2017

Customers share their Crazy Store stories

To celebrate the 20 years since it first opened, The Crazy Store has asked individuals to share their stories of the store. The Crazy Store MD Kevin Lennett shared that his purchase was a chocolate Easter bunny, while Old Friends Young Talent co-founder and creative director Jono Shubitz...

23 Aug 2017

Penelope Motshwene wins the 2017 Clicks Cover Model search

Penelope Motshwene has been named as the winner of the 2017 Clicks Cover Model search competition. As part of her prize, Motshwene has been signed to D&A Model Management. Motshwene was selected out of 4,000 entries. Motshwene has an honours degree in social work from the University of Pretoria...

18 Aug 2017

Somerset Mall gets Toy Kingdom

A brand new Toy Kingdom store will open at the Somerset Mall on 26 August 2017. The store will be situated opposite Edgars between entrance one and two. The store is designed around the concept of play.

18 Aug 2017

Placecol launches in regions further north

South African skin care range Placecol will now be available in certain northerly regions such as Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland within Edgars stores. The launch is set to happen this month, August 2017.

1 Aug 2017

Cresta Shopping Centre receives honours award

Pareto Limited's Cresta Shopping Centre has received an honour award at the Solal Marketing Awards for 2017, announced in Vienna, Austria in June. The Solal Awards are an initiative of the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC). The awards bring together the best of retail marketing...

28 Jul 2017

Checkers receives accolade for its Little Shop of Mini Collectables

Checkers' Little Shop Mini Collectables received the best short term loyalty programme award at the 2017 Loyalty Magazine Awards in London. The awards acknowledge excellence, innovation, and best practice in the loyalty industry across the EMEAA and the winners are selected by a judging panel of...

19 Jul 2017

German supermarket Aldi starts UK jobs expansion

German discount supermarket group Aldi on Tuesday said it would start recruiting 4,000 new staff under a large-scale expansion in Britain that puts further pressure on the nation's biggest retailer Tesco. "The retailer is looking to fill 4,000 roles across its stores and regional distribution...

12 Jul 2017

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