Sale of Burger King South Africa blocked over lack of black ownership

The Competition Commission has prohibited a proposed takeover of Burger King in South Africa by an international private equity fund. Last year, the struggling Grand Parade Investments announced that it would sell Burger King South Africa and Grand Foods Meat Plant, which primarily supplies Burger King with patties, to a fund owned by Emerging Capital […]

Woolworths to open standalone liquor stores

Grocery retailer Woolworths has announced plans to open its first standalone liquor store – WCellar. The first store will act as a standalone concept adjoining the food market of the Woolworths Nicolway branch in Bryanston, Johannesburg. The aim is to open another WCellar store in the Gauteng region, with a view to rolling out to […]

First Spur Drive Thru restaurant opens in SA

Spur Steak Ranches has opened its first Spur Drive Thru restaurant in a bid to diversify its offering and appeal to customers looking for safe and more convenient ways to grab their favourite meals. Located in Heinrich Ave, Karenpark, Pretoria, the new Spur drive-thru sits alongside a traditional Spur restaurant giving customers the choice of […]