Richard Brasher
(CEO of Pick n Pay Stores Limited)

The Pick n Pay Group is South Africa’s second largest food, clothing and general merchandise retailer. The entity is a public company substantially owned and run by the family of legendary founder Raymond Ackerman.

In 1967 Ackerman purchased four small stores from Jack Goldin, launching Pick n Pay as South Africa’s first food discounter. Listed on the JSE the following year as Pick n Pay Stores Ltd, its appearance among the Sunday Times Top 100 companies in 1969 reflected its rapid growth to prominence.

The Group consists of corporate and franchise stores, and has holdings in TM Supermarkets in Zimbabwe (associate). The company has been through a period of heavy investment in building the platform for future growth, with its revitalised brand positioning, aggressive pricing policy, entry into the growing convenience sector, increased geographic and demographic reach both within and outside of South Africa, the relaunch of the private label portfolio and the shift towards a more centralised operation and roll-out of SAP.

Management attributes the growth and success of the Group to an unwavering belief in consumer sovereignty and in applying the ‘four legs of the table’ principle – administration, merchandise, promotion and social responsibility and people. These principles were put into practice at foundation, and continue to be the cornerstone of the Pick n Pay business... MORE

Pick n Pay stories in the

Pick n Pay  Soft target

This story was made using SAP, so prepare yourself for terms like “enterprise-wide” and “integration issues”, plus serious people in dark suits could ...    MORE

IT-Online 06/06/17

Pick n Pay  Lowly aspirations

Doing the right thing by both communities and the planet this week are Pick n Pay which have invested R2m in a social enterprise vermiculture project,...    MORE

Tatler Reporter 08/06/17

Boxer  And in the Western corner…

Boxer continues to head West, opening its second store in the Fairest Cape last week in the heart of Mitchells Plain’s Town Centre. A Pick n Pay store...    MORE

Tatler Reporter 15/05/17

Pick n Pay  You shouldn’t have!

What do you give the man, or indeed woman, who has everything? Why, an Uber gift card, of course, now obtainable, along with UberEATS vouchers, from P...    MORE

Tatler Reporter 08/05/17

Pick n Pay Office Park
101 Rosmead Avenue
Cape Town

PO Box 23087

TEL 021 658 1000
FAX 021 658 1421