An hour of shopping dedicated to pensioners will be moved this week to accommodate Sassa payouts, retailer Pick n Pay has announced. The pensioners’ shopping hour – a dedicated time for elderly customers to have exclusive use of the store to shop for their groceries and essentials – will move[…]
More than 200 vulnerable workers working at the Pick ‘n Pay distribution centre in Philippi are currently engaged in a labour dispute with four labour broker companies over their current working conditions. The workers, supported by their labour adviser Nazeema Mohamed, are challenging Pick n Pay and the labour brokers[…]
Bo Kaap residents are up in arms over the newly unveiled Pick n Pay De Waterkant store, located at 117 Strand Street Building, on the border of the area. The Bo Kaap Civic and Ratepayers Association said the naming of the store located is “highly insensitive”, and they see it[…]
The Make A Difference Campaign (MAD) has done just that for the 14th year in a row, having gifted hundreds of vouchers and hampers to those in need during Ramadaan. In partnership with Pick n Pay and various vendors, the campaign handed the last of its goodies to eligible receivers[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council’s Halaal Trust (MJCHT) in Cape Town has accepted the apology of the Pick ‘n Pay store in Tokai after an investigation into a possible breach of halaal standards at the local store. The apology follows images broadcasted on social platforms showing halaal poultry products and yoghurt[…]
In its efforts to help communities affected by the recent fires in Cape Town get back on their feet, the City of Cape Town is in the process of clearing debris and issuing emergency fire kits. The fires engulfed Kosovo informal settlement, Khayelitsha and Overcome Heights in Vrygrond, leaving hundreds[…]
Pick n Pay has committed itself to helping thousands of victims who were affected by the Khayelitsha fire. In-store and online drop- off points has been made available for those who would like to assist by donating food, water blankets, stationery and anything else they wish to donate. Director of[…]
A group called the Black Centric Forum has launched a petition against the sale of white dolls at black communities. According to the petition‚ the majority of baby dolls produced in South Africa in every major supermarket are white baby dolls whereas the majority of the population are black people.[…]
By Abubaker Abrahams Trade federation Cosatu says it’s worried that the economic recession and “a crisis of profit” is being used by many of these corporate companies to retrench workers and erode workers’ rights. The union was responding to news of supermarket retailer Pick n Pay’s decision to cut 10%[…]
Following a string of publicized operational breaches, the Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) says its confident halal standards will improve at supermarket chains in the next few months. The Halal Trust met the top management of Pick ‘n Pay in the Western Cape last week to discuss the importance[…]
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