Paratus Signs a Win-win Partnership For Retail Outlets in Informal Sector

Paratus is branding three existing shops in Soweto, Otjomuise and Okuryangava selling Paratus products and services to a previously untapped market; community members given training, jobs, and commission; community site owners receive income; convenience for informal sector residents to buy telco services. In a clever partnership deal, telecommunications operator, Paratus Namibia, has now branded three

Tribunal Approves Heineken-Distell Merger Subject to Competition and Public Interest-Related Conditions

The Competition Tribunal (“Tribunal”) has approved the international transaction between European brewer, Heineken, and South African alcohol producer, Distell, subject to competition and public interest-related conditions that enhance and tighten proposed remedies tendered by the merging parties, and recommended by the Competition Commission (“Commission”). In terms of the merger the Heineken Group, through Sunside Acquisitions

SPAR Namibia sponsors Junior National Inline Hockey Team

SPAR Namibia is proud to announce its partnership with the Namibian Ice & Inline Hockey Association (NIIHA) for the next three years. SPAR Namibia will ensure that all training camps, team wear, entry and coaching fees, as well as travel costs of the teams’ coaches and managers relating to the national teams, will be covered.

Shoprite Group Operational Update for the Quarter Ended September 2022

This voluntary announcement is issued in conjunction with the Shoprite Holdings Annual General Meeting and serves to update shareholders on the Group’s first quarter period ended September 20220(“the first quarter”, “the period”). The Group Increased sales for the first quarter by 18.6%. Excluding RSA LiquorShop, the Group increased sales by 15.9%. It is worth noting

The effects of ”lights off” for the retail industry

As we flip flop between candles powering up and diesel drumming to a now common beat – with the longest run of loadshedding in South Africa recently under our belts – the massive impact this has had on business has been nothing less than debilitating leaving our economy in a precarious position. With loadshedding recently

This Ginger Beer Business Started in a Garage – and Now Employs Over 200 People

Supa Ginja, a powder ginger beer business started in a North West garage, experienced dramatic growth during South Africa’s national lockdown with several alcohol bans as well as a deal with Shoprite. The product is a traditional ready mixed ginger beer powder that, when combined with water and allowed to ferment, turns into a unique

Furnmart & the Argility Technology Group

A 21-Year-Old and Ongoing Success Story In 2001 Argility entered into one of its longest running client relationships with Furnmart The Argility Technology Group (ATG) – with a thirty-five year plus history as a leading software developer and supplier to the retail and supply chain sectors, has announced that 2022 will mark the 21st anniversary

Ground-breaking Engen App Delivers Convenience to Motorist’s Fingertips in Namibia

In a first for the Namibian petroleum industry, Engen have brought retail convenience to the fingertips of their customers by introducing a ground-breaking new mobile app. Available for download from Google Play, the Apple App Store and the Hauwei App Gallery, the Engen App enables customers to order groceries and take outs at the click

SPAR Namibia Serves Local Communities with Quality Shopping Experience

SPAR Namibia is continuing to improve instore facilities and services across its 30 stores to ensure customers nationwide enjoy a quality shopping experience. The SPAR operator has been upskilling its retail teams in all service departments to provide excellent support and assistance to customers, while boosting job satisfaction among team members. With a combination of

Tribunal Approves Truworths’ Acquisition of Barrie Cline Clothing with Employment Condition

The Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) has conditionally approved the transaction whereby K2020211444 (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (“K2020”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Truworths Limited (“Truworths”), will acquire the business (assets and liabilities) of Barrie Cline Clothing (Pty) Ltd (Barrie Cline) as a going concern. Upon implementation of the merger, K2020 will exercise sole control over

Edcon Concludes the Sale for Parts of the Edgars Business to Retailability

Edcon announced that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability (Pty) Ltd has been implemented, with all approvals from regulatory authorities and all conditions precedent either fulfilled or waived.  The sale includes the transfer of approximately 120 stores in South Africa together with the businesses conducted therein. Retailability, a

Edcon Announces Signing of the Sale and Purchase Agreement for Sale of Parts of Edgars to Retailability

Edcon is pleased to announce that further to its media release dated 6th July 2020, the company has signed the Sale and Purchase Agreement for the sale of parts of Edgars to Retailability Pty (Ltd). Retailability is a retail fashion holding company of retail brands including Legit, Beaver Canoe, and Style, operating in over 460

Game Expands Further into Africa by Opening Walvis Bay Store

Game Stores Africa opened their 4th store in Namibia. The prominent brand is proud to open their 149th store in Walvis Bay on 27 June 2019. The iconic pink brand brings all the electronics, lifestyle, and essential products at the unbeatable prices Game is renowned for to the community of Walvis Bay in a 2

Technology Innovator, Argility, Applauds its Twenty One Year Journey with Retail Giant

The Technology Innovator Applauds its Twenty One Year Journey with Retail Giant Argility – a member of the Argility Technology Group has revealed details of its twenty-one year journey with the Shoprite Furniture Group, trading under the brands of OK Furniture, House & Home and OK Power Express. In 1998 Argility was appointed by the

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Inaugurates Sustainable Solar Power System in Windhoek

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Namibia inaugurated a new, sustainable solar power supply at their Windhoek factory. As a proud industry leader in developing increasingly sustainable ways to manufacture, distribute and sell their products, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Namibia, has recently installed 1 740 solar panels and nine solar inverters on the roof of