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Always there for you

This retail chain exemplifies how reputations are built in the corporate world.

Pick n Pay could spark e-riot

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.

Franchisees lash out at Pick n Pay

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.

Supermarkets or super manipulators?

The 'big interview' with Richard Brasher, the new chief executive of Pick n Pay , should have been a big interrogation, says a reader.

‘How I’ll make Pick n Pay tops’

New Pick n Pay chief executive Richard Brasher wants the retailer to regain its position as South Africa's market leader.

Maize crisis looms in SA

Food prices globally are at record levels and there is pressure on goverments not to hoard or restrict exports.

Tale of two very different bakeries

Not far from a branch of retail giant Pick n Pay, a home-run bakery in Alexandra is thriving.

Champions of their kingdoms

Blue chip is as blue chip does. The same names appear consistently over the years in this research.

Reputation matters

Should I buy product A or product B? What do I tell my friends when they ask for this kind advice? A company's reputation will sway my vote.

Pick n Pay’s full-year profits fail to meet expectations

Pick n Pay has reported a 15% fall in profits after being hit by costs related to its shopper loyalty programme and investments in its supply chain.

Pick n Pay’s chief executive resigns

Pick n Pay has announced its CEO Nick Badminton would be leaving the company at the end of February, as it faces an up-hill from US retailer Walmart.

How to grow communal land use

Subsistence farmers should be helped to increase yields and find profitable markets, says researcher.

Stores score on pension payday

There are moves afoot to overhaul the social grant payout system to make it less cumbersome as some grant recipients wait hours in queues.

Surge in online shopping as SA gets to grips with the e-conomy

South Africans are becoming more open to the option of online shopping, with a survey reporting a 30% increase in online spending in 2010.

Pick n Pay ups stake in Zimbabwe’s TM Supermarkets

Pick n Pay's plans to raise its stake in Zimbabwe's TM Supermarkets has been approved, which forms part of the retailer's African expansion plans.

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Surviving the tobacco ban

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Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

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