Trade Intelligence provides insight, commentary and profiles on the South African Fast Moving Consumer Goods Environment and the major retail and wholesale players. We promote effective and profitable trading relationships and inspire interest in the industry.

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Boxer Sundumbili

Take a tour through this next generation store, providing residents and commuters with easy access to a full-service supermarket.

Clicks  Strong Medicine

Characteristically robust interims from Clicks last week, with turnover up 8.5% to R13.1bn and operating profit up 14.7% higher to R840m. The Clicks chain itsel...    MORE

IOL 24/04/17

Shoprite  Bom’s away!

A bit of an under-the-radar announcement here from Shoprite, which tells us it intends to spend around $571million US in the next five years expanding its opera...    MORE

Macau Hub 18/04/17

Massmart  Is the Pope a retailer?*

Getting a little granular here, but bear with us: Massmart has reported a miserable first quarter, with sales up just 0.5% year-on-year, with like-store sales a...    MORE

IOL 20/04/17

Unilever  … to the lady at the back in the purple hat…

Some muted good news from our friends over at Le Grand Bleu this week – after seeing off a takeover bid from Kraft, to the ire of some shareholders and scorn of...    MORE

Financial Times 21/04/17

SHARE PRICE Prior day's close
MSM 12800

SHP 20456
CLS 13248 SPP 17981
PIK 6300 WHL 7305
INDICATORS 09:54:00 26/04/17
GDP-Q3 +0.2%
R/$ 13:13
CPI-Dec +6.8%
Prime 10.50%