How did Yuppie chef start?

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Yuppiechef was founded in 2006 by two good friends, selling just 32 kitchen products online, from a lounge in Plumstead. More than a decade (and more than a million cards and fridge magnets) later, nearly 200 of us are now working together to help our customers find more moments of joy in their homes.

Who started Yuppiechef?

Yuppiechef is an online retailer of kitchen and homeware products founded in 2006 by Andrew Smith and Shane Dryden in Cape Town, South Africa.

How much did Mr Price Buy Yuppiechef for?

Durban-headquartered Mr Price first announced the surprise all-cash offer for Cape Town-based Yuppiechef in mid-March. The deal is valued at around R500 million.

Who is buying Yuppiechef?

South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has approved the sale of Yuppiechef to the Mr Price Group. In March this year, Mr Price announced that it entered into an agreement with Yuppiechef to acquire 100% of the privately-owned kitchen and homeware retailer. The purchase consideration will be settled entirely in cash.

Is Yuppiechef a international?

Do you deliver internationally? Unfortunately not. We’re sadly no longer able to ship products internationally in a viable, sustainable way, and made the difficult decision to stop offering this option from 30 September 2019.

Why did Mr Price Buy Yuppiechef?

Mr Price originally announced its plans to purchase 100% of Yuppiechef in March. The group said that the purchase would give it the opportunity to gain access to a higher LSM customer base, enabling the growth of its share-of-wallet through ‘aspirational value spending’.

Does Mr Price own Yuppiechef?

The acquisition of Yuppiechef by Mr Price becomes effective on 1 August. Value fashion and homeware retailer Mr Price’s deal to completely own high-end kitchenware seller Yuppiechef has been approved by the Competition Tribunal. The group updated shareholders on Tuesday that all conditions have been fulfilled.

Who bought Mr Price?

OVERVIEW OF The Foschini Group Ltd. – JSE:TFG. JSE-listed clothing and homeware retail giant Mr Price Group on Friday received the Competition Tribunal’s approval of its acquisition of the 170-store Power Fashion chain, which saw its share price close at a 52-week high.

Can you use eBucks at Yuppiechef?

You can use your eBucks to shop online with Yuppiechef. Once you add items to your cart and checkout, there will be an eBucks payment option which you can select. You can pay with eBucks only or your can part pay with your credit card as well.

How old is Yuppiechef?

Yuppiechef was founded in 2006 by two good friends, selling just 32 kitchen products online, from a lounge in Plumstead. More than a decade (and more than a million cards and fridge magnets) later, nearly 200 of us are now working together to help our customers find more moments of joy in their homes.

Does Yuppiechef deliver to Namibia?

Yuppiechef is an e-commerce site that is now delivering directly to Namibian customers and also offer customers the place to create their very own customised bridal registries.

Who bought Takealot?

Takealot officially launched in 2011, but its roots go back further than that. E-commerce website Take2 was launched in 2002. In 2010 it was acquired by giant US investment firm Tiger Global Management – with a 15% stake for its new head, Kim Reid, reinvented as an entrepreneur.

Who owns Sheetstreet?

Founded in 1985, Mr Price opened in 1987 after the owners bought a controlling interest in John Orrs Holdings, whose trading divisions at the time were The Hub and Miladys. Currently their trading divisions are Mr Price, Miladys, Mr Price Sport, Mr Price Home and Sheet Street.

What is Mr Price slogan?

Motto for the week: Aspire to inspire.

How much did Mr Price buy power fashion for?

Mr Price has concluded an agreement to acquire high performing value retailer, Power Fashion, which currently has 170 stores across Southern Africa. Reuters analysts peg the acquisition value at around R1. 6 billion.

How much are e bucks worth?

eBucks Cards are available for purchase at all Clicks stores nationwide, at the cost of R19. 90 per card. Login to the eBucks website.

What is eBucks?

eBucks Rewards is one of South Africa’s leading rewards programmes. For 20 years, we’ve been giving our customers more value, more benefits and even more rewards. You can earn eBucks while doing everyday things – like shopping, filling up with fuel or buying airtime.

How do I get my e bucks pin?

How do I get my eBucks PIN?
  1. Login to the eBucks website.
  2. Enter your South African ID number or eBucks card number and click on the ‘SMS PIN’ button.
  3. We’ll SMS your PIN to the cellphone number we have on record for you.

Who is the owner of Naspers?

REAL TIME NET WORTH. Koos Bekker is revered for transforming South African newspaper publisher Naspers into an ecommerce investor and cable TV powerhouse. He led Naspers to invest in Chinese Internet and media firm Tencent in 2001 — by far the most profitable of the bets he made on companies elsewhere.

Who is the owner of loot?

Michael van Rooyen, founder of Loot.co.za, will continue to play an active role as MD and added that the company will benefit from Hadfield’s retail and management skills, combined with his extensive IT and engineering skills.

When did Kalahari merge Takealot?

The competition authority announced the approval of the merger application of takealot.com and Kalahari.com, two of South Africa’s leading ecommerce players on the 5th of January 2015. This pioneering online retail merger becomes effective on 01 February 2015.

Who created Mr Price?

The competition authority announced the approval of the merger application of takealot.com and Kalahari.com, two of South Africa’s leading ecommerce players on the 5th of January 2015. This pioneering online retail merger becomes effective on 01 February 2015.

What does Sheet Street do?

At Sheet Street we strive to be the value champion in home textiles, offering a wide range of tasteful, affordable and wanted homeware products at exceptional value, allowing our customers to create the home they love and are proud of on a budget they can afford.

Can you use Mr Price at Sheet Street?

Where can I shop with my store card? You can now use your Mr Price Money card to shop at any Mr Price, Mr price Home, Mr Price Sport, Sheet Street or Miladys store in South Africa!

How many Pep Stores are there in South Africa?

Welcome to PEP! PEP is Africa’s largest single brand retailer operating more than 2500 stores in Southern Africa.

How does Mr Price make money?

Price is a South African value fashion retailer, selling mainly own-brand products. … The apparel division contributes 72% of group sales and 83% of profits. Mr. Price is characterised by high-volume, low-cost sales and is predominantly a cash-based retailer with around 18.8% of sales on credit.

Who is the CEO of Mr Price?

Price is a South African value fashion retailer, selling mainly own-brand products. … The apparel division contributes 72% of group sales and 83% of profits. Mr. Price is characterised by high-volume, low-cost sales and is predominantly a cash-based retailer with around 18.8% of sales on credit.

Who is Noel Otto?

Noel Otto, CEO and majority shareholder of Power Fashion, said: β€œIt has been an incredible journey building our business into what it is today. Our team is immensely proud of what we have achieved.

How many Mr Price Home stores are there in South Africa?

Today there are approximately 1000 corporate owned stores in Southern Africa and 24 franchised stores abroad.

How many Mr Price stores are there?

Today, we have over 440 stores and we ship worldwide through mrp.com.

Can I use my eBucks at Engen?

You can spend with your eBucks card when paying for fuel at Engen or you can choose to Pay in eBucks via the FNB App. You will receive an in-app notification, letting you know that you can use your eBucks to pay for your recent Engen fuel purchase instead of using Rands.

What is FNB eBucks?

eBucks Rewards is all about rewarding FNB customers for how they bank. We focus on adding value for people who bank with FNB by enabling them to save money and do more when they earn and spend their eBucks. The amount of rewards you enjoy all depends on the way you bank.

How do you get max eBucks?

Maximise your eBucks earn by reaching and maintaining reward level 5. Remember, the more reward level points you collect in a month, the higher your reward level. And the higher your reward level, the more eBucks you will earn every month.

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