SOUTH AFRICA - The SA retailer Shoprite and Checkers have called on customers for a refund of recalled products from Enterprise and Rainbow amidst a Listeriosis outbreak scare in the country. The customers were required to return the processed cold meat products and Rainbow Chicken polony for a full refund. As reported by fin24, the…
ETHIOPIA – Pizza Hut is set to open three outlets in Ethiopia in 2017, becoming one of the first international restaurant chains to enter Africa’s second-most populous country.
SOUTH AFRICA – In the latest round between pizza chains Domino’s and Debonairs‚ Domino’s notched up a victory after a complaint filed on behalf of its rival was dismissed by the advertising watchdog.
AFRICA – Africa is falling off the immediate radar of local retailers after the region posted its slowest growth rate in two decades in 2016, and with the outlook for 2017 looking as unpromising, most companies are changing their focus from expansion to improving customer experience.
SOUTH AFRICA – 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.
NIGERIA – Shoprite Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment to locally manufactured products with the launch of its ‘Made in Nigeria’ initiative.
INDIA – Fast food major McDonald’s has assured its customers that its website and app do not store the financial data after an independent blog claimed that the company is leaking personal data of more than 2.2 million users.
BOTSWANA – Botswana budget retailer Choppies Enterprises plans to spend 570 million pula ($55 million) to open more stores in Africa in the next 15 months, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
SOUTH AFRICA – Grand Parade Investments on Friday announced that Alan Keet is resigning as chief executive officer and director of the Western-Cape based holding company.
SOUTH AFRICA – When Maxime Holder, the international president of family-owned French bakery-café PAUL, visited South Africa for the first time in 2012, he encountered home-grown restaurants Mugg & Bean and Tashas.