Black Friday sparks commotion in Festac mall
Excited shoppers Friday stormed the shopping mall in Festac to purchase wares at discounted rates following the ‘Black Friday’ promotional programme by Shoprite. The mall was packed full with many customers keen on availing themselves of the reduced price rates. The Guardian learnt that some shoppers arrived at the shopping mall's doorstep as early as 5:00…
Glo named fourth most admired African brand
The telecommunications company, Globacom, has been named as the fourth most admired African Brand, according to the 2017/2018 survey conducted by Brand Africa.
The minister told South Africans not to consume any ready-to-eat processed meat due to the risk of cross-contamination. The announcement prompted a frenzied clearing and cleaning of the shelves by local supermarkets chains Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Spar and Woolworths, which also urged consumers to return the meats for refunds. Neighbouring states acted swiftly. Zambia…
AIC gets $10 million damages from Shoprite for contract breach
Nigerian firm, AIC Limited has been awarded $10 million as damages against South African retail giant, Shoprite Checkers (PTY), Limited and its business partner, Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited for a breach of contract.
Court awards $10 million damages against Shoprite for contract breach
After seven years of legal battle, a Lagos High Court, Igbosere has awarded the sum of $10 million against South African retail giant, Shoprite Checkers (PTY) Limited and its business partner, Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited...
Shoprite’s Made-in-Nigeria initiative gains momentum
The ‘Made-in-Nigeria’ initiative provides additional support to local manufacturers to ensure consistency of supply.
Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite looks beyond the continent
Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite is considering a push into Eastern Europe, where it hopes to use knowledge gleaned from former suitor Steinhoff International, its new CEO told Reuters.
Xenophobia Vs Brandophobia
Let us be honest with ourselves. While the South Africans have exported big brands to Nigeria, what have we exported to South Africa? I can readily think of all the money stolen by our shameless public office holders...
South African retailer Shoprite’s profit jumps in Angola, Nigeria
South African retailer Shoprite reported a 15.5 per cent jump in half-year profit, buoyed by sharp sales growth in Angola and Nigeria.