Massmart Media Releases

Massmart announces a price freeze in all our Makro, Cambridge Food, Game and Cash & Carry stores for the duration of the 21-day nationwide lockdown. This will involve suspending price adjustments that were scheduled, as part of the normal course of business, before the lockdown was announced. Fresh produce, which is procured daily from fresh produce markets around the country, is the only category that is not included in this announcement.
Rhodes Food Group is the second local supplier on Massmart’s new export programme to get listed with Walmart US. The South African based canned food company will be supplying Walmart US with an initial order of three canned pear variations. These include premium export quality 425 gram cans of pear slices in heavy syrup, 425gram cans of pear halves in juice and 850gram cans of pear slices in heavy syrup. With South Africa having some of the world’s best canning fruit varieties, Walmart was impressed with the quality and taste of the pears from Rhodes Food Group.
Massmart is proud to announce that Glenart, a local Christmas cracker manufacturing company and partner on the Massmart Supplier Development Programme, is the first local supplier to be listed with Walmart US on a new export programme.
Having taken over the role of Massmart CEO on September 1st, Walmart appointee, Mitchell Slape today shared some of the insights he has gathered during his first 100 days at the South African retailer.
This week representatives from Walmart’s Global Sourcing team are in Johannesburg to meet with 18 of Massmart’s South African suppliers who are interested in exploring opportunities to export their products to Walmart markets.
Massmart and the Economic Development Department are proud to announce that the Massmart group has procured R1billion worth of products from the small, local manufacturers on the Supplier Development Programme. This is in addition to the R3billion that Massmart procures per annum from small businesses that are not on the programme.
From graduates turned executives to the first female divisional CEO of the company, Massmart is celebrating the success stories of women who are breaking ground in our company, supply chain and community.
The Dakar Rally is the most gruelling and exhilarating motor vehicle race on Earth, with relentless terrain and challenging logistics. Getting a vehicle from start to finish is a team effort and many competitors fail simply because something breaks. When that happens, you are only as good as the tools you use. With Mastercraft’s lifetime quality guaranteed hand tools, the Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Team is the best.
Builders has developed a new store prototype which debuts at Builders Warehouse Boksburg, Gauteng tomorrow. Dubbed The Store of The Future, this new 15 170m2 store features a technologically advanced design and a bouquet of services that simplify customer’s lives.
Massmart is pleased to announce that Nestlé was today awarded top honours at the Massmart Supplier Environmental Awards. Now in their fifth year, the awards recognise top performing suppliers who have demonstrated an industry leading commitment to sustainable supply chain management.
Good expense control, strong online and value added services sales growth
Massmart recognised South Africa’s top-performing matriculants at the 2019 Ministerial Announcement of the National Senior Certificate Examination Results. The results were officially announced yesterday, 3 January 2019 by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga.