Pick n Pay and Takealot Group have signed an agreement that will allow customers to buy Pick n Pay food, groceries and liquor on Takealot’s Mr D app.
Pick n Pay revealed on Tuesday that its on-demand online delivery app, Pick n Pay asap!, grew its sales by 300% in the year to February 2022.
Shoprite Group plans to expand its online grocery delivery service to 80 more stores in the next six months, adding to the 266 stores already in the network.
Shoprite Holdings said Checkers has entered into a joint venture agreement with its delivery partner, RTT Group, as part of a push to grow its e-commerce business.
Shoprite Group, South Africa’s largest retailer, has quietly launched a basic transactional bank account linked to its Xtra Savings rewards cards.
Shoprite Holdings’ IT spending soared nearly 18% in the 2021 financial year as its focus on technology-led disruption and e-commerce shifted to become top strategic priorities.
Shoprite Group has created a new digital business unit called ShopriteX in which it plans to combine data science, technology and innovation to “enhance customer experiences”.
It is not yet clear just how extensive the destruction of particularly retail and warehouse property and the looting of stock in the unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng was.
South Africans are expected to face major food shortages in the wake of days of violent unrest across two key provinces, as rioters upend supply chains by looting supermarkets and torching goods trucks.
Just a week after its CEO, Pieter Engelbrecht, teased the launch of its own mobile service, Shoprite Group has provided details of the launch K’nect Mobile, its mobile virtual network operator platform.