Pepco plans to create 13,000 jobs over the next three years

Company bets on shoppers heading to cheaper stores after Covid-19 and hunt for bargains amid inflation

McDonald’s pledges to boost spending at minority-owned suppliers

World’s biggest restaurant chain promises to diversify its supply chain

Sectors join forces to call for end to booze ban

Many traders will not survive a prolonged prohibition after the blow from social unrest, says Pick n Pay CEO

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Mr Price says just 20 stores remain closed

Durban-based value retailer suffered damage to 111 outlets in last week’s violence, but its distribution centres weren't affected

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Former Tekkie Town boss spurns Steinhoff’s sweetener

The improved offer absolves role players from facing prosecution, says Bernard Mostert

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Truworths flags unrest damage in trading update

Retailer says looting directly affected 57 of its 758 stores and 160 indirectly due to precautionary closures

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Looting cripples one in 10 Shoprite supermarkets

But sales rose during the week of violence amid strong nationwide demand

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Grand Parade extends deadline for Burger King sale by another two months

Grand Parade is engaging with the Competition Commission, which wants to block the sale of Burger King

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Tricky vegan bacon carves out space in frying pan

Faux bacon sales are flying as producers innovate with ingredients, but they still have a way to go

Woolworths tots up its losses after 11 of its stores were looted

The retailer is resuming operations in areas where it believes it is safe

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Impossible Foods takes on rivals with faux chicken nuggets

US firm has been expanding its retail offerings and its products are found in five global markets

Tiger Brands resumes bakery operations in KwaZulu-Natal

Tiger joins retailer Spar in resuming operations, signalling the situation is stabilising

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Edgars loses main distribution centre to arson

Fire started in neighbouring warehouse before spreading, CEO Norman Drieselmann says

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Steinhoff shares surge as it raises settlement offer

The retailer still has to face former Tekkie Town shareholders who have applied for its liquidation

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TFG counting the cost after 190 stores looted and vandalised

TFG says a distribution centre owned by one of its logistics service providers, and manufacturing premises owned by one of its suppliers were damaged by fire

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489 Pepkor stores looted and damaged

About 9% of Pepkor's stores were damaged and looted in this week's violent unrest

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