Following the weekend’s flash floods in the Eastern Cape, the Shoprite Group acted swiftly to bring relief to affected community members in East London. The Group immediately dispatched a Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchen. The Mobile Soup Kitchen continues to serve warm meals to those displaced and affected by the floods and will remain in the affected area for as long as necessary.
The Shoprite Group has entered into a joint venture with its existing Checkers Sixty60 logistics partner, the RTT Group in which both parties will own 50%. The transaction follows on from the rapid growth of Shoprite’s pioneering on-demand grocery solution Checkers Sixty60 in which RTT On-Demand, a division of the RTT Group, has played a pivotal role in last-mile logistics.
Checkers Xtra Savings customers are in for a shopping spree with discounts of up to 50% and deals on more than 5 000 products during the inaugural Xtra Xtra Weekend, a Xtra Savings members-only shopping weekend.
The Shoprite Group has launched its new ground-breaking digital business hub, ShopriteX which is combining data science, technology and innovation with its operational strength to provide increasingly enhanced customer experiences.
Incubated over the past year, ShopriteX is combining data science and technology create more personalised shopping experiences for customers.
Amos Mathebula from Morgenzon, Mpumalanga left the bright lights of the entertainment industry to turn family land into a food garden and business venture. The lack of food security in Mathebula’s community as well as his entrepreneurial ambitions motivated him to start the Too Fresh Produce Cooperative.