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Almost 100 New Employees Welcomed at Shoprite Alberton North

With the opening of its new store in the Alberton North Shopping Centre in Gauteng, Shoprite created 95 new jobs. The store’s total staff complement is 110, which includes 102 youth (between the ages of 18 and 35) and 80 women. Shoprite Alberton North offers customers a convenient shopping experience …

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Unilever Ghana Names Gladys Amoah as New Managing Director

Unilever Ghana, the country’s largest producer and retailer of consumer goods has appointed Mrs Gladys Amoah as the new Managing Director effective November 1, 2018. Prior to her appointment, the new MD was the Customer Development Director of Unilever Ghana, a position served since 1 November 2016, according to GNA. …

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Creating a Better Digital Checkout Experience

Consumers are expected to purchase $2.65 trillion of physical goods on websites, mobile apps and other digital platforms globally in 2018, up from $2.24 trillion in 2017, according to Juniper Research. While digital commerce has become a preferred way to shop for many consumers, we continue to hear from consumers …

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Cargill Upbeats Investment, Farmer Support as it Marks 10 Years in Ghana

The global agricultural corporation, Cargill has announced plans for future investment in the chocolate business and support for cocoa farmers as it celebrates its 10th anniversary in Ghana. The company is also toasting to mark a decade of sustainability and innovation in the Ghana cocoa chain through its unique business …

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Nestle Recognised as Top Employer in South Africa

Nestlé South Africa (Pty) Ltd has been recognised as the Number 1 Top Employer in the country. The announcement was made by the Top Employer Institute at the Top Employer Awards ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg this evening. The Top Employer Institute Certification Programme assesses amongst others, …

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Facebook Opens First Pop-Up Stores

A first for social media networking site, Facebook is opening up pop-stores however, only in the United States of America. Facebook has announced the opening of its first pop-up retail outlets in the USA, in partnership with Macy’s stores. Facebook is showcasing wares from 100 “most-loved” small businesses and digital-native …

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Retailers Have No Choice but to Chase Customer Experience

The onslaught from e-commerce means retailers must become smarter. Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers have no chance of surviving the onslaught from e-commerce unless they invest in their customer experience, says redPanda Software Group CEO Gareth Hawkey. If traditional retailers take on e-commerce providers at their own game by gathering insights and …

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Shoprite Johannesburg CBD Creates More New Jobs

The opening of Shoprite Johannesburg CBD on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 created 18 new jobs. The store’s total staff complement is 36, which includes 25 women. The new store offers customers a convenient shopping experience with 12 pay points and access to a number of in-store fresh food departments including …

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South African Ecommerce Hits its Stride

Despite the lackluster macro-economic indicators, South African tenacity showed itself once again as retailers – especially smaller stores – cashed in on the online space over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend says Payment Service Provider, DPO PayGate. The annual shopping mega events of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, …

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94 Jobs Created with Shoprite Kwa Thema Junction Opening

With the opening of its new supermarket at Kwa Thema Junction in Springs, Shoprite created 94 new jobs. The store’s total staff complement is 112, which includes 107 youth (between the ages of 18 and 35) and 82 women. The new store offers customers a convenient shopping experience with 16 …

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