Pick N Pay

Grocers trade at lowest in three years as profits stall

Food retailers are trading at the cheapest premium to the nation’s benchmark stocks index as economic factors curb their profit growth.

Pick n Pay to cut management jobs to reduce costs

Pick n Pay said it may cut management positions to get costs down after its annual profit plunged 51%.

Major supermarkets exposed in meat-label scandal

More than 80 meat products sold by major South African retailers contain water buffalo and donkey, the City Press has reported.

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.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it