Pick N Pay

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.

Pick n Pay commits to transforming its seafood operations by 2015

Pick n Pay announced its plans to commit to transforming its entire fresh, frozen and canned seafood operations by the end of 2015.

Massmart ready to sacrifice margins for market share

Walmart's SA unit Massmart is ready to push down prices and sacrifice margins in pursuit of a bigger market share, its CEO has said.

Walmart public hearings underway

Three days of public hearings into the R16.5-billion takeover of Massmart by United States giant Walmart got underway at Parliament on Tuesday.

Pick n Pay retrenchments a result of ‘Walmart invasion’

Cosatu has expressed "shock" at Pick n Pay's announcement that it is contemplating retrenching about 3 137 workers.

New store makes shopping pleasurable

The design for the store is a departure from conventional inverted styles that isolate customers from the outdoors.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders