The virtual back page With the end of the year rapidly approaching you will probably start to plan for the year ahead. But whilst most people set themselves lofty goals around achievements at work and reaching financial targets, we want to encourage you to give serious thought to the one item that is at the [...]
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Feeling hard done by? Count your blessings instead! You probably think that your store rental is outrageously high, don’t you? You are probably right BUT consider this: the rentals retailers in South Africa are asked to pay look like bargains when compared to rentals landlords in other parts of the world charge. A report tracking [...]
Attracting feet into your OBC stores… Motivated and supported by the members of the OBC Advertising Club, our marketing team at head office is constantly exploring opportunities for driving feet into our franchisees’ stores and increase ticket values. They usually achieve this objective. An outstanding recent example is the highly successful Scratch & Win competition [...]
More than simple POS software: A breakthrough in stock control and CRM As South Africa’s fastest-growing retailer in our market segment, we are continuously looking for ways to stay at the cutting edge of developments in retail. Earlier this year, we decided that the time had come to install a POS system that would offer [...]
As this is the last edition of the OBC newsletter for 2018, it seems appropriate for me to look into the rear-view mirror before getting out the binoculars. So here goes… Challenges aplenty Without wanting to focus on the negative, I have to admit that 2018 has been a challenging year. Politicians’ antics aside, steady [...]
Scratch & Win your share of instant prizes to the value of R1 million with OBC Chicken! We come bearing good news! We want to show you, our valued customer how much we appreciate your support by giving you a chance to win your share of instant prizes to the value of R1 million with [...]
The owners of the OBC Chicken and Meat stores truly care about the communities they serve. They express that routinely by delivering on the slogan “Giving you more” but it doesn’t end there. From time to time, our marketing team put their heads together to find ways and means to add extra excitement to the [...]
In an effort to develop soccer in South Africa while at the same time identifying talented youngsters for possible development on the international stage, Portuguese soccer clubFC Porto sent three coaches to South Africa to conduct a soccer camp. The camp, which was held at the Jeppe Quondam soccer facility, extended over four days and [...]
Our new, state of the art, DC is currently under construction. On its completion, it will take our warehousing and distribution capabilities to a new level.Truth be told, our current premises were never ideal because dry goods storage and refrigerated storage were at two separate locations. More recently, we were also hampered by a shortage [...]