Pick n Pay invests in social enterprise project to divert waste from landfill to the Waste to Food project

Pick n Pay commits funding and provides food waste for project Cape Town, South Africa, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food waste – food that is not suitable for human consumption – costs the South African economy more than R61 billion annually according to the CSIR, accounting for an astounding 2.1% of the country’s GDP. […]

Pick n Pay marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Power of Pink campaign to support Reach for Recovery Ditto project

New Jersey, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Because the scary thing is that it’s not over, even when it’s over. What do you do when you’ve survived a life-or-death situation, have ended up minus one or even two breasts and have no financial means to afford breast prosthesis let alone breast reconstruction? Plus you’re experiencing […]

Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman hailed as “global leader” by Rutgers University-Camden

Rutgers University-Camden in the United States awards Honorary Doctorate to founder of Pick n Pay. New Jersey, 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman has been hailed as a “global leader” by Rutgers University-Camden which today conferred on him an Honorary Doctorate in Business. This is the entrepreneur and philanthropist’s seventh […]

South Africa: Pick n Pay donates half a million rand to provide support for communities in drought-stricken areas

Pick n Pay steps in on drought relief: will partner with AgriSA relief; store network made available as drop off points Cape Town, South Africa, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pick n Pay is donating half a million rand through different initiatives to provide respite for communities in drought-stricken areas. This is just one of […]

Pick ‘n Pay: Mushrooms in pink punnets support the fight against breast cancer

Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — All women are affected by breast cancer but with advances in science, women today have a better chance of surviving ‐ the key is finding the cancer early. Detection is aided by awareness, and we’re more aware when we know the facts. In South Africa, breast […]

Pick n Pay supports positive change in fisheries and aquaculture operations

Our commitment to seafood sustainability Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-10-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — As one of the largest retailers and a significant role player in the South African seafood industry, Pick n Pay supports positive change in fisheries and aquaculture operations. We were the first retailer in African to commit to transforming our fresh, […]

Pick n Pay’s chairman Gareth Ackerman speech at The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA)

Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) is the representative body of the entire consumer goods industry in South Africa. Our chairman Gareth Ackerman recently presented at their Annual summit on Friday 18 September 2015. The summit brings together about 500 local and international speakers […]

South Africa: funds from the sale of bandana at Pick n Pay, Round Table, Makro and Zando to benefit people with serious blood disorders

The slogan this year is “We heart Bandana Day!” Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Take a stand and show you care about people with serious blood disorders like leukaemia.  Buy and wear your bandana on 12thOctober and contribute towards saving a life. The campaign is fun, hip and happening and involves Ambassadors […]