Game's new online store tested — with impressive results
Game launched a new website in May, promising a better online shopping experience with faster deliveries. Our testing shows that they deliver on that promise.
Parent company Massmart said the revamped site features advanced sourcing...
Ultimate South African TV price shootout — With a clear winner and loser
If you are looking for the best deal on a TV in South Africa, you might be better off shopping at a traditional brick-and-mortar retailer than using one of South Africa's top online stores.
MyBroadband compared the prices...
Game launches new website and promises faster delivery times
Massmart has launched a new Game website with several improvements and new features to provide a better online shopping experience.
The retail group said the new site boasts advanced sourcing logic, which would supposedly result in...
Game drags down Makro with R1 billion loss
Massmart has released its 2021 financial results for the 52 weeks ended 25 December 2021, reporting a R2.20 billion net loss.
This is 25.7% worse than the R1.75 billion loss the company reported last year.
Makro and Game looting warning this weekend
Massmart is concerned about posts circulating on social media indicating that there will be looting of all their stores this weekend, 26–27 February 2022.
This is according to a letter from KwaZulu-Natal crime intelligence head Major-General Tso...
Makro and Game owner lost R1.5 billion in 2021
Massmart has warned shareholders to expect 60% to 70% higher headline losses for the 52 weeks ended 26 December.
Net losses for the period are also expected to be between 51% and 61% higher than last year.
Massmart sales wrecked by riots and alcohol bans
Makro and Game owner Massmart has reported that its general merchandise sales, its second-largest sales category, was 9.7% lower in the fourth quarter of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.
“Sales were impacted by various factors...
Makro and Game strike ends
Massmart stated that disputes related to strike action at Game, Makro and the wider group were permanently withdrawn, whilst the company revised its wage offer to Builders from 4% to 4.5%.
Impressive improvement in Game's online price beat service
Testing by MyBroadband showed that Game significantly improved its online price beat service, allowing consumers to shop with confidence that they are getting the best price.
The latest test followed a disappointing experience last...
Strike at Makro — photos
Thousands of Makro, Game, and Builders employees around the country have gone on strike.
The South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu) said the strike is linked to three issues.
Makro and Game Black Friday strike kicks off
Massmart employees have embarked on a no-work, no-pay strike starting on Friday 19 November 2021, coinciding with Makro and Game’s busy Black Friday period.
Makro and Game take a hit over Black Friday
Massmart workers, including Makro and Game employees, will embark on strike action from Friday — shortly after these stores launched Black November and festive season specials.
We tested Game’s Black Friday price beat promise
Redeeming Game’s price beat promise on early Black Friday deals at one of its stores in Gauteng proved to be seamless, a real-world test showed.
At the beginning of October, Game announced that it will extend its price beat guarantee to specials...
Early Black Friday deliveries tested — excellent results, but we are still waiting for one package
Real-world testing by MyBroadband revealed that Takealot and Makro had the best delivery speeds, while OneDayOnly was the worst.
Game Black November 2021 Week 1 deals revealed
Game has revealed its first set of Black November deals, which will be on offer from 1 November 2021 to 9 November 2021.
All the deals are available in a digital leaflet published online and include discounts on big TVs, smartphones, laptops, and...
Game's plan to beat all other Black Friday deals in South Africa
General goods retailer Game has announced its Price Beat Promise offer will be available during its Black November promotion this year.
Rather than offering Black Friday deals on a single day, the retailer will again run four...
Game's online price beat promise tested
A real-world test of Game's online price beat guarantee showed that it is very difficult to get the promised refund of the difference plus an additional 10%.
Game has been promoting its price beat offering, stating, "We'll beat any price, so you get more...
Best smartphone deals in South Africa
If you are looking to buy a smartphone, South African retailers like Takealot, Everyshop, Game, and Incredible Connection are offering discounts on smartphones that cater to a range of budgets.
These discounts are available on brands such as Samsung, Oppo...