It’s been a month since Shannon McLaughlin’s blog about how Woolies stole her idea went viral. After much back and forth, the two have now made peace.
In her latest blog post, Ubuntu Baba owner Shannon McLaughlin details what may have happened if Woolworths hadn’t been met with such a public backlash.
In the battle to dominate the local retail sector, Woolies finds itself up against its traditional adversaries in Spar, Pick n Pay and Shoprite.
Woolworths have had a pretty inauspicious start to 2019, and their share price performance isn’t going to lift those blues.
The owner of Ubuntu Baba has issued Woolworths with an ultimatum, saying she will publicly share her communication with the company if they don’t act quickly.
Yesterday, Ubuntu Baba owner Shannon McLaughlin met with representatives from Woolworths. Here’s what came out of that meeting.
Over the years, Woolworths has been accused of stealing ideas from many local designers, but they’ve never been as brazen as this before.
Woolies are dipping their toes into the meal kit waters, although they might have some work to do before they can rival the industry leaders.
After a “long‚ stop-start investigation spanning six months”, Woolies have removed an ‘organic’ food product from their shelves.
In the wake of several bomb scares in and around Durban, Woolworths have announced that they’ll be conducting searches of customers.
Plastic pollution is wreaking havoc here at home, so it’s good to see that Woolworths are stepping up to the plate.
Mention genetically modified ingredients and people’s ears perk up, so we thought we might have a quick chat about what Woolies has been up to.
Now is not the time to be taking chances with what food you’re wolfing down, so check out this comprehensive list of banned meat products released yesterday.
As major retailers recall foodstuffs possibly affected by the listeriosis outbreak, many customers were surprised when Woolies did the same.
It’s never easy getting caught with your pants down, but Woolies didn’t do themselves any favours with their initial response to a customer’s complaint.
Pick 12 goods that many South Africans use regularly, shop around at each of the big supermarket chains, and add up the cents. So who’s coming out tops?
When things look too good to be true they often are, but now scam artists are coming up with new and creative ways to help you part with your money.
There are more than a few people out there whose entire diet consists of Woolies products, and I doubt this shocker will put them at ease.
As one man searches for the woman he fell in love with at first glance, some people on the Internet are not amped about the way he went about it.
It’s been a pretty average Thursday thus far for the owner of this car, whose hunger clearly got the better of them.
A chicken sandwich consumer was left with a bad taste in his mouth after he bit into an unexpected ingredient.
One Woolworths outlet didn’t exactly cover themselves in glory with the way they had their mannequins laid out. Seriously guys, you’re better than that.
Sometimes top dogs at big companies make their exit amongst great fanfare to hang up their boots. Other times no one knows just what went down.
Pharrell Williams performed in Cape Town last night and the expected 40 000-strong protest wasn’t that at all, so instead we got some sarcastic comments.
Until Woolworths and Pharrell can prove they aren’t apartheid advocates, the duo are going to have to deal with everything the pro-Palestinian groups of South Africa have to throw at them.