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.
Pharrell Williams may have discovered the secret to never ageing but he may need a pretty thick skin when he heads to our shores next month.
If you’re a fan of Woolies and their offerings you will most likely sympathise with this poor soul, hounded out and banned from the store for causing upset.
It looks like Woolworths aren’t mucking about with their new top-secret project. They’ve only gone and nabbed one of the world’s most sought-after performers.
I love it when we open our borders to known terrorists and no one has the decency to tell us about it. Helps one sleep at night, doesn’t it?
A Woolworths customer has vowed never to shop at Woolworths again, after finding a dead frog in and amongst his Italian salad leaves. Hmm, I don’t know – I reckon it enhances the ‘farm fresh’ angle consumers are looking for these days?
Steve Hofmeyr should do what ostriches do and bury his head in the sand for a few months, until all this drama dies down a bit.
Woolworths is once again feeling the effects of selling products from Israel in its stores, and this time there was an actual pig involved.
The ANCYL is getting all agitated that Woolworths stocks a few products from Israel. But how will we live without mangos and litchis all year round if we don’t get them from Israel?
Woolworths got a fright last night when a pipe bomb went off outside one of its shops. Are people that desperate to get good quality avo’s late at night?
Former president Thabo Mbeki has said that South Africans need to boycott Israeli-sourced products to help with the Palestinian people’s dire situation.
A campaign to boycott South African retailers that supply products sourced in Israel has hit a new point, with BDS South Africa calling for customers to avoid the specific stores.
Woolworths recently announced that it was acquiring David Jones, ‘Australia’s oldest and most prominent department chain’ for R23.3 billion. But recent reports suggest that the gigantic deal might be under threat.
The battle against Genetically Modified (GM) foods is only escalating, as a new report has released some absolutely horrifying revelations about our daily staples:
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Hundreds of corporate entities have expressed tributes to Nelson Mandela since his passing last week. Notable examples have included Business Day and First Rand Bank. Woolworth’s released their own tribute in partnership with the Soweto Gospel Choir via video, and it’s pretty special. And here’s a video of the time Nelson Mandela cruised onto the stage during a Johnny […]
Consider yourself WAY ahead of your buddies, as this video has JUST hit the internet. It will only be on TV on Sunday – during Carte Blanche. Enjoy!
You would have picked up by now that Woolworths has been accused of being a copycat. This has come from a woman by the name of Euodia Roets, who says her hummingbird design was ripped off by the SA retailer. But someone else has come forward, saying that she stole the design herself.
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Candice Swanepoel is in Cape Town. Now before you run off on a frenzy to find the super hot Victoria’s Secret model, finish reading this article, it might give you clues as to her whereabouts.
Anyone with an ounce of metal in them will know that Metallica will be performing live in South Africa later this month. And by pure coincidence, Lars Ulrich’s girlfriend just did a campaign for Woolies. Check out the gallery:
We spotted an article on BusinessInsider about a Reddit post which showed a search for high and low end retailers, as a way to define a city’s rich and poor areas. We did the same thing, pitting Woolworths against Shoprite. Here are the results:
Here’s a wine column in two parts. First a response to nagging complaint against people like myself, that we should be quiet about the huge amounts of people drinking truly atrocious wines, because, you know, so what. To balance it out, I will suggest some great bargain wines to drink as well.
With all the excitement on display in the comments section of our ‘Woolworths Whistleblower’ story, we thought we would make some things clear, in case they were missed in and amongst the mayhem. 2oceansvibe would like to place on record, the following:
Woolworths South Africa has earned the Almighty’s ire, not to mention that of dozens of their (former) Christian customers on Facebook, by besmirching their delicious, fruity hot cross bun packages with Halaal certifications. If it’s not soft drinks, it’s holy baked goods! Have they no shame?! Full details of this outrage after the jump!