Pick n Pay is seeking to claw back market share with a focus on improving its fresh produce offering.
Shoprite has reportedly lost millions when it closed its doors on December 15 as a sign of respect following the passing of president Nelson Mandela.
Despite organisations criticising Pick n Pay for not closing on Sunday, the retailer says it will donate profits from sales on the day to charity.
With the flurry of retailers climbing on board the rewards programme bandwagon, there are few places these days that do not offer loyalty programme.
Markets have responded positively to Pick n Pay's announcement that it has reduced costs and slowed down market share decline.
Sales at the retailers ‚Äúshowed‚ÄĚ that South Africans were "reducing Heritage Day to a cooking pastime".
Food retailers are trading at the cheapest premium to the nation‚Äôs benchmark stocks index as economic factors curb their profit growth.
Pick n Pay said it may cut management positions to get costs down after its annual profit plunged 51%.
More than 80 meat products sold by major South African retailers contain water buffalo and donkey, the City Press has reported.
This retail chain exemplifies how reputations are built in the corporate world.
South Africa's e-reader market received a shake-up this month when Pick n Pay announced that it was bringing the Kobo Touch e-reader to SA for R995.
Pick n Pay is at loggerheads with some of its franchisees over claims that the retail giant is making it difficult for their businesses to survive.
The 'big interview' with Richard Brasher, the new chief executive of Pick n Pay , should have been a big interrogation, says a reader.
New Pick n Pay chief executive Richard Brasher wants the retailer to regain its position as South Africa's market leader.
Food prices globally are at record levels and there is pressure on goverments not to hoard or restrict exports.
Not far from a branch of retail giant Pick n Pay, a home-run bakery in Alexandra is thriving.
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