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Message from the chairman – May

Message from the chairman – May

Even though the country moved to Level 4 during the month of May, I am sure that the challenges your businesses face are still huge – with survival topping the list. We hope, however, that information published in our newsflash was helpful to navigate what I...

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Pick n Pay expands its online range

Pick n Pay expands its online range

Pick n Pay Online is now offering a larger range of non-food items for delivery. This followed the recent announcement by Minister Ebrahim Patel that all permitted goods may now be sold online. The non-food items that will be available online for delivery or “Click n...

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Nedbank launches new online shopping ‘super app’

Nedbank launches new online shopping ‘super app’

Source: MyBroadband Nedbank has launched a new “super app”, called Avo, which will give the bank’s customers to access online shopping, essential services and financial products on a single platform. The group said the term “super app” refers to the fact that Avo is...

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Spicers Limited goes into administration

Spicers Limited goes into administration

On 14 May 2020, Spicers entered administration and R H Kelly, and C G J King were appointed as joint administrators. The appointment was made by the Spicers Limited’s Board of Directors under the provisions of paragraph 22(2) of Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986....

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South Africa to begin phased re-opening of schools in June

South Africa to begin phased re-opening of schools in June

By Loni Prinsloo for Bloomberg; Luke Daniel for The South African South Africa will begin reopening schools from 1 June, allowing students to return in a phased approach in a continuing effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Classes will start nationally for...

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Competition Commission flooded with complaints

Competition Commission flooded with complaints

Source: IOL South Africa’s Competition Commission told the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry that since the national disaster was declared in March, it had received a total of 1 354 complaints and tip offs from the public regarding inflated prices. The...

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Owner of Game, Makro seeks rental assistance

Owner of Game, Makro seeks rental assistance

By Sibongile Khumalo for Fin24 Strained by operating under lockdown conditions since the end of March, the Wal-Mart owned Massmart is now seeking rental relief to manage its cash position. The company’s stores such as Makro, Game and Builders Warehouse have only...

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Remote management: the challenges of a scattered workforce

Remote management: the challenges of a scattered workforce

Looking at the world of work today, it has been cut in half. On one side is the office, the traffic and the regular flow of people into places and roles. On the other is the remote workforce, with staff doing their best to complete their roles using digital tools and...

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When reality hits: Covid-19’s impact on retail

When reality hits: Covid-19’s impact on retail

By Norbert Herzog for GfK The coronavirus’ impact on retail has become a hard reality. The following hits came from outside of China: Samsung had to close a mobile device factory in South Korea due to an outbreak, and in Vietnam, the Ministry of Trade warns...

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