South African retailers can help to improve food security – but smallholder farmers need to play a key role.
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.
Farmers and food analysts are in agreement: South Africa's supermarket chains have too much power and are squeezing margins down through the chain.
After conducting extensive consumer research and an examination of big retailers around the world, Pick is to launch a new store format.