Botswana-based supermarket giant Choppies has delivered business and financial benefits to powerful members of the Botswana elite, including President Ian Khama, former president Festus Mogae and the head of the shadowy Directorate of Intelligence and Security, Isaac Kgosi.
Botswana grocer Choppies plans to raise $48 million in a secondary listing on the Johannesburg bourse, it said on Monday, seeking to boost its profile among investors in Africa’s largest and most liquid stock market.
Botswana’s supermarket chain Choppies plans a secondary listing on the South African bourse, it said on Wednesday, seeking to boost its profile among investors in Africa’s largest and most liquid stock market.
BOTSWANA-listed grocery retailer Choppies last Thursday said trading conditions since last year’s platinum belt strike remained challenging and may continue for the foreseeable future.
CHOPPIES is a multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer that was born and bred in Botswana. Over the last 15 years the company has grown from having just two stores, to over 120 in three Southern African countries.
METRO Peech and Browne Wholesalers is set to open shop in Bulawayo in March in a major move that will increase competition in the sector largely dominated by OK Zimbabwe, Choppies and TM Supermarket, Southern Eye Business can reveal.
BOTSWANA retail chain, Choppies, is set to open its first three supermarkets in Harare next month as the firm moves to spread its tentacles nationwide.
SPONSORS of the Choppies 10km race to held in the city on November 23 will maintain last year’s total package sponsorship of R100 000, Bulawayo Athletics Board (BAB) secretary-general Dailes Bingadadi said yesterday.
CHOPPIES Enterprises buckled the trend in October last year when it bought into the Bulawayo-based Sai Enterprises, becoming one of the largest retailers in the city, almost overnight.
TWENTY-TWO schools from the country’s 10 provinces will battle it out in the National Association of Secondary Heads (Nash) choral music competition grand finale at the Bulawayo Amphitheatre this morning.