Shoprite sells Nigerian business to property company - Report
A Nigerian property company will be taking over Shoprite's local business in Nigeria, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources. Persianas is buying Shoprite’s Nigerian business after the South African retailer decided to retreat from other African markets. Shoprite, with more than 2,300 stores across Africa, is awaiting regulatory approval on the sale of its…
Shoprite protests: Police deploy personnel to Ilorin branch
The Kwara command of the Nigeria Police Force has deployed some of its personnel to the Ilorin branch of Shoprite, a South African store operating across cities, over continued protests by staff of the grocery shop. A Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who visited the Kwara Mall, housing the store along Fate…
Protesting Shoprite staff lockdown Lagos stores
Protesting Shoprite staff inside the Ikeja City Mall and Festival Mall, located just outside FESTAC, have locked down the shops over welfare issues. "We are here to fight for our rights - our payoffs and compensation," a male Shoprite staff told The Guardian on Tuesday. "We say no to modern-slavery," says one of the notices…
Shoprite faces N153m suit over alleged breach of contract
Popular stockist of consumer goods, retail supermarkets Nigeria Limited trading as Shoprite, has been sued over alleged breach of contract.
Hisbah bans ‘Black Friday’ promo in Kano
The Kano State Hisbah Board has directed immediate suspension of the yearly ‘Black Friday’ promo by popular shopping mall, ShopRite, in the state.
‘Why Shoprite is quitting Nigeria’s retail market’
While the announcement of the imminent exit of South Africa’s retail giant, Shoprite, from Nigeria may have come to many as a surprise, available data have shown that weakness in purchasing power
Nigerians React As ShopRite Sets To Exit Nigeria After 15 Years
South Africa's grocery store, ShopRite, is set to leave Nigeria, Africa's biggest market, after operating in the country for a period of 15 years. In a statement on Monday, the company said it has been approached by potential investors willing to take over its Nigerian operations. So, it is considering an outright sale of its…
ShopRite to exit Nigerian market after 15 years
South Africa's grocery retailer ShopRite is leaving Africa's biggest market, Nigeria, 15 years after it opened shop in the West African country. The announcement by ShopRite came months after another South African brand, Mr Price, exited the market. International supermarkets (excluding Nigeria) contributed 11.6% to group sales and reported 1.4% decline in sales from 2018.…
South Africa Thieves Stage Liquor Heist Under Lockdown
Thieves in South Africa dug through a concrete floor into a shop to steal thousands of dollars worth of liquor days before an alcohol sales ban was lifted, police said Tuesday. The thieves made off with whisky, brandy, gin, vodka and beer valued at around $17,000. Workers at the Shoprite supermarket in the Newtown district…
Shoprite hosts successful breast cancer awareness drive
More than 3 100 women across all six regions were recently screened for breast cancer following a partnership between Shoprite Nigeria and Run For a Cure Africa (RFCA) which gave them free access to this service.