Health 24 is part of a portfolio of websites owned by Media24.The website specializes in health information, medical advice and lifestyle. There are experts dispensing professional advice in various medical conditions such as cancer, asthma and diabetes. Lifestyle experts are also there to advise you on fitness, dieting, stress, parenting, home finance and other issues that are of importance to your life and well being. If you are an avid reader of the website, you will come across a lot of competitions with cash prizes.
The Health 24 competition offers readers in South Africa a chance to walk away with something for their loyalty to the health magazine. Winners are announced on the website after the deadline for submissions has closed. So how much money in cash prize can you win on Health24?
R5,000 Health of the Nation Competition
It all depends on the competition, but one competition with a huge cash prize that you should look out for is the
Health of the Nation Survey. Just by completing a survey, you will be able to participate in a competition offering a cash prize of R5,000.00 to the winner.
R1,000 Monthly Draw
Health24 has an ongoing monthly competition that rewards subscribed readers. The cash prize is R1,000 and the only conditions to enter this monthly draw is to sign up for the Health24 newsletter which is sent to readers on a regular basis. To enter the competition, go to the website and scroll to the bottom of the page. You should see a sign-up form. Enter your email address and click the Sign Up tab. After confirming your email, you will be subscribed to the newsletter and ready to receive updates.
Winners of the monthly draw are contacted via email, so use an email address where you are logging in frequently. You have 3 months to claim the prize, after which the prize will be forfeited if nobody has claimed the prize within this period.
As you can see, signing up for the Health24 newsletter allows you to receive health tips, and you are also automatically entered into the competition.
Marie Clare is a well known fashion and beauty magazine for women. This glossy magazine runs competitions on a regular basis. The Marie Clare South Africa magazine has a lot of competitions from a range of brands in jewellery, skin care, hair products, home furniture, travel, home appliances, hotels, vacations, fragrances, stores and supermarkets.
Winners are announced on the magazine’s website. There is at least one Marie Clare competition each month, and you will be hit with an avalanche of competitions on holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Black Friday, Women’s Day and Valentine’s Day including tons of contests for summer holidays.
Let’s look at some of the contests that are featured on the magazine:
Jewellers such as Georgini run special promotions on the fashion magazine, giving readers a chance to win classic and expensive necklaces, rings, earrings and other body ornaments. If you are a lady who loves jewellery, a wide range of collections for women comprise one of the prizes that is given away every month. Sets of jewellery with a value of R4,000 and even above are there for the taking.
Since Marie Clare is an international magazine, you have a chance to win jewellery from top jewellers in Europe such as Emozioni. Items worth R5,000 can be won comprising of high quality diamonds and other precious metals.
Win Skincare and Makeup Hampers
Dozens of skincare and makeup hampers are won each season by lucky readers. If you are a subscriber, you should be running into these types of offers throughout the year. Buy a copy of the magazine in shops and supermarkets or have it sent to you by post. The free and easy way is browsing the online magazine on your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Isabella Garcia is one of the skincare brands that run competitions on Marie Clare.
Win Queen Size Beds
Home furniture such as queen-size beds is given to lucky winners who are subscribed to the Marie Clare magazine. About six beds are up for winning at any time. Have you ever thought of buying a bed worth at least R10,000? There is a difference between a R10,000 bed and R3,000 bed. If you are serious about comfort, class and quality, then you will not make any compromises. You have to get that R10,000 queen size bed. Money is a problem for most people, but you can opt for a cost-free method of acquiring what you want. Enter the competition to win a queen size bed by several bed suppliers such as House & Home, Sealy, Dynamic, Simmons, Serta and Genessi.
Win Spa Vouchers
Spa vouchers are one of the things you can win in a Marie Clare competition. Mangwanani is one well known prestigious and upmarket spa that allows magazine readers to win vouchers as much as R4,000 or more. As much as 15 spa vouchers are put up for grabs. Who knows, you can win a voucher for Valentine’s Day to give to your loved one, or a spa retreat and booking for a day or two to get that oriental massage which is administered by skilled masseurs.
If you have ever wondered what goes on in exclusive spa retreats such as Trogon House & Forest, Summerfields Rose Retreat and Fairlawns Boutique, then you might win a holiday or session at one of these resorts.
Win a Samsung TV
A home without television is a boring home. Everybody loves entertainment, it is one of the best ways to kill time. Now you have a chance to win a Samsung TV which could have cost you over R15,000 in cash. Samsung is one of the hottest names all over the world including South Africa where everybody wants to own the high-end Galaxy touchscreen. Now, everybody is watching if they can achieve the same success with television. Along with a Samsung television, you will get DSTV Explora, which has a vault of entertaining movies and programs.
Win Perfumes and Fragrances
Where there are perfumes, there are women. It is becoming harder and harder to choose a bottle of perfume with the right fragrance because there are hundreds of brand names on the shelf. The variety is also infinite, with classic perfumes from Europe, exotic perfumes from Arabia and Asia. To differentiate them from the rest, some perfumes are named after the inventor. One of the names that you would like to get is Alaia Blanche, a brand new fragrance from Azzedine Alaia. In the Marie Clare competition, as much as eight bottles of perfume are given away to lucky winners.
Win a Shopping Voucher
A lot of high-end stores that you can find at shopping malls around South Africa are featured on Marie Clare. Whenever there is something exclusive and worth mentioning, you will read about it, whether it’s a competition, promotion or special item. Do you like shopping and are you one of those people who makes a weekly trip to the shopping mall as a pastime activity? If so, then you should join Marie Clare to enter various competitions where participants stand a chance to win shopping vouchers up to R5,000. With this voucher, you can go shopping at an upmarket shopping mall like Cavendish Square in Cape Town.
Win a Holiday Trip or Vacation
One of the best rewards of being a Marie Clare subscriber is winning a holiday vacation at a resort that you have always dreamed of. As the season for holidays approaches, there is no shortage of promotions for holiday getaways, flight tickets, vacation trips, hotel stays and attractions. You can win an excursion to one of the top attractions in South Africa, for example a holiday for two at the Kruger National Park. You will be staying at a luxury lodge and getting all the 5-star benefits that come with the booking. In this case, you don’t have to book, you are VIP and the vacation package is ready for you. All you need to do is pack your bags and wait for pick-up time. Vacation packages worth R18,000 are won by readers every season, and depending on the competition you can have up to 7 days of holidaying.
If you are a competition addict, then Pick n Pay has a lot of competitions to participate in. Participating in many competitions increases your chance of winning a prize. It’s like spreading your basket to minimize risk. When you join Pick n Pay contests in South Africa, your only headache is deciding which one to join. There are about 30 competitions running in any season throughout the year. As you know, Pick n Pay is a big shop and it makes sense for this commercial retailer to give back to the community through competitions where customers can win big prizes. Depending on the competition, you can win prizes as big as a Toyota Hilux or something special like an expensive case of JC Le Roux wine valued at R2,500.00
Here are some of the Pick n Pay competitions that you can join:
Pick n Pay Store R200 Free Credit on Opening an Account
Are you a Pick n Pay shopper with no account? If so, then you can take advantage of the Pick n Pay account promotion to get a free R200 credit on your new account. All you need to do is open a store account during the promotional period starting around the beginning of December up to the end February in the following year. You can open an account by visiting the online store on your computer and signing up with your email. Another alternative is visiting the local store and filling up the registration papers. I t doesn’t cost anything to open an account.
After opening a new store account, that is if you have not been registered before, you have to buy items (e.g. groceries) with a minimum value of R500 from Pick n Pay stores. As you reach the cashier with your basket or shopping trolley, pay for your items and make sure that they are worth at least R500. A free credit amount of R200 will be added to your account as a reward for the purchase. The free credit is only given to customers who are buying for the first time through their Pick n Pay store account, so make sure that your transactions are made through your new account.
To check the credit that has been added to your account, log into your store account at the end of the month and view the monthly statements. The free credit does not appear soon after purchasing, but it is reflected in the balance at the end of the month. This credit can be used to buy anything from the stores. You cannot withdraw the credit or cash it out. It’s only for shopping at Pick n Pay.
Eligibility & Qualifications
In order to qualify for this R200 offer, participants must meet the following conditions:
Open a new Pick n Pay account during the period of offer validity.
Buy items with a total value of R500 or more through your Pick n Pay account.
Be a resident of South Africa
Be at least 18 years old
Participate in your personal capacity as an individual, not a group, team or organization
Be a registered Pick n Pay smart shopper
Submit full and accurate details about yourself and identity
There is no limit to the number of times that you can enter the promotion.
Accounts opened outside the validity period do not qualify for this offer.
Opening Date for 2016/2017 promotion: 9 December 2016
Deadline: 28 February 2017
Pick n Pay One Year Free Delivery Competition
Are you a regular shopper at Pick n Pay and do you want to save time, energy and money on delivery i.e. driving to and fro, or paying a taxi? If shopping is a pleasure but delivery is a headache for you, then you should join the Pick n Pay Win Free Delivery For a Yearcompetition.
You will like this offer if you buy most of your groceries on the internet on Pick n Pay stores. In this age of smartphones and tablets, trendy shops such as Pick n Pay give you the convenience of shopping online, in the comfort of your home. By simply visiting an online store, you can pick your groceries, checkout and pay online using your credit card or other payment methods. Within a few minutes, the Pick n Pay delivery van will be on its way to drop the package at your doorstep. You can make orders from your smartphone or computer anywhere, at work, while travelling or watching TV at home. However, this convenient service comes at a cost, you have to pay a fee for every delivery that is requested.
Joining the Pick n Pay Free Delivery competition will give you a chance to win free delivery for the whole year. You can imagine the amount of money that you can save. Pick n Pay makes use of Aramex for its delivery services. If you buy online, you will pay at least R50 for delivery of a slot or sleeve, and up to R99. Let’s say you shop on a weekly basis, that will be R2600 a year for delivery only. If you do your shopping two times a month, you will pay R1200 in a year.
The offer validity period is from the beginning of December to the end of January in the following year. There is only one winner for this competition. According to Pick n Pay, the free delivery is for weekly shopping and you will save an amount of R4160 in delivery costs in a year for shopping online.
This offer will be in your name and account, it can’t be substituted for another prize or name. Free delivery is available for all purchases regardless of the amount spent. You will get free delivery whether you buy a few or many items.
You have to meet the following requirements in order to participate in the competition:
Subscribe to the Pick n Pay email newsletter for updates and offers. Signing up gives you automatic entry to the competition, but you have to log into your email to click the confirmation link. Use this link to sign up – Click Here
You have to submit your email registration before the deadline
Be a resident of South Africa
Be at least 18 years old
Participate in your personal capacity as an individual, not a group, team or organization
Submit full and accurate details about yourself and identity.
Opening date for 2016/2017 competition – 5 December 2016
Closing date for 2016/2017 competition – 31 January 2017
Pick n Pay Smart Shopper Competitions
Smart Shopper is a rewards program for Pick n Pay customers. A reward program provides incentives for shopping at a particular store. It is a way to keep customers. Free credits are awarded to the customer’s account for buying a minimum value of items from the shop. This credit is currency which can be used to purchase something from the store. To earn free credits or points, you have to sign up for a Pick n Pay Smart Shopper account. Anybody can sign up, there are no special requirements to get the account.
The benefit of a Smart Shopper account is that you earn money, but you are also eligible to participate in Smart Shopper competitions that allow you to save money and win big prizes worth thousands of Rands. There are many Smart Shopper competitions run by different companies and brands in conjunction with Pick n Pay. Some of the brands running contests on Pick n Pay are Rhodes Fruit Juice, Showmax, Uber, Mondelez, ILLovo, Albany and Avios.
To join a Pick n Pay Smart Shopper competition, you have to get a Smart Shopper account first i.e. join the rewards program. After that you can participate in several contests under the program. There are more than 20 contests to choose from. You can enter all of them and as many times as you can depending on the rules. Here are some of the contests that you can join:
Pick n Pay Albany Smart Shopper Competition
This competition is run by Pick n Pay and Albany (Tiger Consumer Brands).Are you a health conscious individual who believes in natural green diet, then you should join the Albany competition to win a Nutribullet. A nutribullet is a kitchen device used to extract nutrients from fruits and vegetables, and used by many a household to make smoothies. Although many users like to classify this device as a blender or juicer, the way it works is actually different from these devices. It doesn’t simply blend or squeeze out juices from fruits and vegetables, but it goes further in its extraction, breaking down cells and extracting the vital nutrients at the deepest level. The device breaks down the tougher contents such as seeds, skins and fibre into a fine and smooth consistency that is ready for absorption and digestion. A nutribullet looks like a shell-shaped vacuum flask, sitting nicely on your table.
The Albany competition runs from the middle of January to the end of February of the same year. Albany and Pick n Pay are giving away eight Nutribullets. There are 8 winners for this competition, so you should participate with confidence knowing that you have increased chances of winning. The prize is a Nutribullet nutrient extractor valued at R2000.
The requirements for entering this competition are listed below:
Buy one loaf of Albany Ultima bread using your Pick n Pay card (The Smart Shopper card)
Have a Smart Shopper account from Pick n Pay.
Be a resident of South Africa
Be at least 18 years old
Participate in your personal capacity as an individual, not a group, team or organization
Submit full and accurate details about yourself and identity.
The opening date for the 2016/2017 competition is 16 January 2017
The closing date for the 2016/2017 competition is 26 February 2017
You have a right to enter the competition more than once.
Pick n Pay Avios Smart Shopper Competition
Do you like travelling and are you a member of Avios Travel? Would you like to earn points on your Avios traveller account that you can use to travel cost-free? If so, then you should sign up for this competition run by Pick n Pay and Avios.Points earned on your Pick n Pay smart shopper account or card can be switched to Avios whenever you reach the minimum balance. This means you can use your Pick n Pay rewards to buy a travel ticket or holiday package on Avios.
The ability to switch points from Pick n Pay to Avios is available for those who already have an Avios account and are participating in the company’s Travel Rewards programme. Members of the British Airways Executive Club also qualify for this offer.
To start benefiting from this arrangement, you have to link your Avios or British Airways account to Pick n Pay. There are several ways of linking your Pick n Pay account to third parties and partners such as Avios. If you have internet connection at home or work, go to the Pick n Pay online store. Log into your Smart Shopper account and follow the link to switch your points to Avios.Online linking can also be done via a smartphone or tablet. Make sure that you have a data plan on your device. Go to the Apple store or Google Play store to download the Pick n Pay app. Log into your Smart Shopper account via the app and link your accounts.
For those who don’t have internet, visit your local Pick n Pay store and ask the assistant to link your accounts.
When you are done linking your accounts, you can start switching points between your accounts as you wish, provided that you have the reached the minimum. You should note that the exchange rate determines the amount of points that can be switched. 100 Avios points also known as Avios are equivalent to 800 Pick n Pay points, so that means 1 Avios is equivalent to 8 Pick n Pay points.
To switch points, sign into your online account via the website or mobile app. You can also switch points at the Smart Shopper desk at Pick n Pay. After the debit transaction, allow a maximum of 10 days for the points to be reflected in your account. Once the points are switched to your Avios account, and in case you change your mind, you have 7 days to reverse the transaction.
The minimum entry qualifications for this competition are outlined below. Since this offer is only available to members of the Avios Travel Rewards programme and British Airways Executive Club, you will not be eligible to participate if you are not a member. You should meet the following requirements:
Be a member of the Avios Travel Rewards programme or British Airways Executive Club
Have a Smart Shopper account at Pick n Pay.
Be a resident of South Africa
Be at least 18 years old
Participate in your personal capacity as an individual, not a group, team or organization
Submit full and accurate details about yourself and identity.
Pick n Pay – JC Le Roux Competition
JC Le Roux is one of the brands with offers and competitions on Pick n Pay. It has won prestigious awards and has been praised for its high quality wines. The House of JC Le Roux is situated in Stellenbosch, in a region known as the Cape Winelands.Every bottle of wine that comes out of this winery is a product of experience, experiments and research spanning hundreds of years. The secrets of JC Le Roux are only known to the wine makers, who prepare and package each wine range with meticulous attention and highly selective process.
If you are a lover of Pick n Pay wine, then you should not miss this opportunity to win a case of JC Le Roux wine with a price tag of R2500.00.
Not much is required to enter this competition. You just need to fill up the form on Pick n Pay online store and complete a quiz. If your answer to the quiz is correct, you will be entered for the draw where 5 lucky winners are chosen. The deadline for joining the competition is 5 February 2017.
Contact Details for Pick n Pay Competitions
If you have any queries or if you need assistance with any Pick n Pay competition in South Africa, you should contact the call centre – 0800 11 22 88
Rage Shoes is a South African shoe retailer for women and kids. One thing that makes Rage Shoes stand out from other domestic shoe manufacturers is that its factory shops produce trendy and stylish footwear that you would be proud to wear at any event, function or setting. It’s a cool brand name that is loved by fashion-forward ladies from all backgrounds in South Africa. A trip to one of Rage stores in town will not fail to inspire a shopper because the range of shoe styles on offer is out of the ordinary. Most of the times, when you step into a regular shoe shop in town, all you find are generic styles of shoes that are found everywhere. The only thing that differs is the price. Not so with Rage. If you are looking for heels, pumps and sandals, they have original styles that are not found anywhere.
Rage Clothing is a section of the same store for women’s clothing .This women’s store specializes in the supply of dresses, bottoms and tops. There is a wide range of lovely designs for bodycon dresses, skirts, tights and long dresses in different colours and patterns. You will find designs in African prints, abstract art, plain fabrics and other cool styles. There are collections for summer and winter available for viewing and downloading on stores like Tiendeo .
There are many ways to save money when shopping for clothing and shoes on Rage. First, you have to be on the lookout for sales, and Rage has plenty of discount sales on its online store. To find fashion items on sale, visit the women’s section. Multiple types of dresses, shoes and sandals are displayed on the webstore and all items which are priced to go are marked with an On Sale tag.
Rage Weekly Specials and Offers
There is no day that goes by without any clothing or shoes on special price offer at Rage stores. You can visit the store directly to get offers and you need to sign up for an account if you want to earn rewards. Deals and discounts can also be found on the store’s Facebook Page. Here you will find various items with discounts as high as 50%.The month of December offers the best discounts, this is an opportunity to grab fashion items such as block heels, flats, bodycon dresses and pee-toe pumps at almost half the price. After the holiday seasons, discounts will drop to about 25%.
Rage Creative Range
The Rage fashion brand is always adding a new collection of dress styles and footwear for ladies. You will never get tired of the same old thing or the same old designs. The collections are always creative and original, designed in-house and manufactured by the company. Since Rage does not import its inventory, the price is bound to be affordable for a large percentage of the population in South Africa.
Rage Store Card and Rewards
To get a Rage store card, you have to create an account. Creating an account is easy even if you don’t have access to the internet. You don’t even need to visit the store in your location, but you only need to send an SMS. Nowadays, it’s hard to find somebody without a cellphone. To open your Rage shopping account in South Africa, send a text message to 47489 in the following order: YourID*First Name*Surname*Income.
Example: If your name is Penelope Khumalo ,ID – 8709DFG25443 and your monthly income is R5,000 a month, then you should SMS the following information to 47489: 8709DFG25443*Penelope*Khumalo*R5000
Wait for your application to be reviewed. If your account is approved, you will be notified via SMS or Telephone. The next step is to visit the store in your area to submit your ID documents (South African ID + 1 x photocopy).
Instead of applying via SMS, you can also visit the store in your area to complete application forms.
To participate in Rage Rewards program, you have to submit an application form at your local store. The benefits of signing up for this program are multiple. First, your account is credited with R30 as a sign-up bonus. Another R30 is added to your account on your birthday. Whenever you buy from Rage stores, you will be rewarded with points which can be converted to actual currency in Rands. You can collect as many points as you can provided that you are a loyal customer. As the points accumulate, you will see the earnings in your account. Use the amount to buy anything from Rage stores nationwide. When you reach 50 points (R50), you can start using the points earned as soon as possible. Just remember that you have to keep your card active for 12 months, i.e. buy from Rage stores at least once a year even if it’s a small thing. Cards that have been inactive for 12 months will lose points. Carry your card with you whenever you go shopping, it’s needed for redeeming your points when swiping at the cashier’s POS machine. For every R100 you spend at any Rage store, you will earn 3 points (R3.00). If your spend R1000, you will earn 30 points (R30.00). If you spend R1000 a month at Rage stores, you will earn R360 in a year. This is enough to buy a nice dress or stylish shoes.
Monthly Deals Update
On signing up for a Rage card, you should include your mobile number and ID if you wish to receive special offers and deals on a regular basis. By subscribing to SMS deals, you will never miss any competition or promotion. Shopping for deals with your Rage card is smart because you don’t only get discounts but you also earn twice the amount of rewards that you would normally earn.
Rage Factory Shops
Rage factory shops and distributors are found in most shopping malls and centres around South Africa. To find a store in your area, go to the online store and click [Find a Store] on the top menu. You should see an alphabetical listing of all Rage fashion stores in South Africa.
OK Furniture is a popular store that is known by everyone who has a piece of furniture in his or her household in the Southern African region. The store supplies furniture and home appliances at a cost that is affordable for most low and middle income groups.
The furniture company was founded in 1927 when it was then operating as OK Bazaars. After operating for 46 years as a publicly listed company, the company attracted the attention of South African Breweries who acquired a major stake in the furniture group. Later on during 1996, the new owners changed the name to OK Furniture, making it a subsidiary of the group. A year later, the company was acquired by Shoprite Checkers who are the current owners.
In the early days, OK Bazaars had over 100 stores nationwide. Today, the firm is in charge of more than 550 stores and factory shops with 54% of them in the SADC region. Other divisions connected to OK Furniture are Rainbow Finance and OK Power Express. Rainbow Finance is the place to go to when you are looking for credit financing and insurance products. OK Power Express deals with home appliances, electronics and cellphones.
So how does a buyer find deals and offers at OK Furniture? It is a smart thing to look out for opportunities to save when you are shopping. There are a lot of ways to get furniture and home appliances at a bargain.
OK Furniture Weekly Deals and Offers
Just by visiting the online store, you can find low-price deals on a range of furniture products such as beds, tables, chairs, kitchen cupboards and lounge suites (sofas / couches).The OK store sells a variety of products on one platform. You can visit the appliances section to check domestic appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines, freezers, ovens, stoves, air conditioners, vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances.Electronice gadgets such as television sets, HIFI, DSTV, DVD players and car audio are also found.
Friday deals give you the opportunity to save every weekend, on a range of items such as bicycles, beds, LED TVs,cellphones, freezers, stoves and hifi.Every month, there are deals for the season. The biggest deals are towards the Christmas holidays. Even in months such as January where people under constrained budgets, you will find lower prices to suit your circumstances. Discount offers run for up to 10 days or more.
If you are an outdoor handyman, OK also sells braais, lawnmowers and other garden tools. Although the supply is limited, it is one of the places to get flooring covers such as tiles, carpets, vinyl and laminated boards for your construction projects. If you are interested in laptops, tablets and computers, they are found in the Multimedia section, but not all stores sell computers. Most stores are into furniture and domestic appliances, which is the main specialty of the firm.
Sign Up for OK Newsletter Offers
In this digital age, internet-savvy stores such as OK allow you to sign up for regular updates on special offers. Whenever special deals and offers are on the way, you will receive an email advising you to act on the offers before the promotion ends. Email subscribers are probably the first customers to get news of the latest deals. To sign up for deals, go to the online store and scroll to the bottom of the page. You should see a sign-up form that allows you to enter your email address. Enter your email and click the [Subscribe] button. OK will send you a verification link, which you must open to get confirmation. Deals on furniture, home and kitchen appliances are promoted on weekends, holidays and towards the end of the month.
OK gives everybody the chance to buy what they want with money that they have. It’s always much cheaper to buy cash because there are no interest costs but if you can’t afford cash payments, there are flexible alternatives such as Lay-by which allow you to pay an affordable deposit amount. OK stores offer a 6 months layby payment plan for people who wish to buy on credit. This lay-by is interest free, so there are no additional costs on your behalf.
While shopping at any OK stores, you can join competitions where gift vouchers and prizes are given to winners. The OK Foods department runs competitions such as the Win-A-Bakkie competition, Celebrity Birthday Dash, Pick a Door and R2000 Voucher contest.
Spot the Difference Competition – This competition is run by OK Furniture. You have to join the OK South Africa Facebook Page in order to participate. A set of pictures which look similar is posted on the Facebook Page and you have to spot the difference between the two pictures. OK Vouchers worth R200 are given to the first 5 people who comment on the post with the right answers. It’s as simple as that. Just be quick to post your answer as soon as the post is published because over 200 comments are received at any one time.
Find Hidden Amaroks in Catalogue Competition – This is another OK Furniture competition. Basically, you have to find hidden items on the picture, for example, two Amaroks (cars).Comment with your answer on the Facebook post and you could be one of the lucky 3 people to win a R200 OK voucher.
OK Furniture Birthday Competition – To celebrate the birthday of OK Furniture which began as OK Bazaars in 1927, the company runs a competition where participants can win a R500 voucher. In one of the competitions which is run every year on Facebook, you have to choose a balloon which contains a hidden object. The winner is the first person to comment with the right answer.
Compare Product Prices
If you are shopping on the online OK Furniture, you can compare the prices of furniture that you are interested in. This is useful if you have not decided on a product to buy or if you are overwhelmed by the available choices. When you are browsing new products, add the product to the comparison list by clicking the button below the product picture. This will show you the best product to buy in terms of lowest price. You can also add the product to your wish list for later consideration.
OK Furniture Credit Card
The OK Furniture credit card allows you to buy online as well as in-store in your location. In order to get this card, you have to submit an application and OK will determine your eligibility. Go online and fill the application form with your name, surname, ID, residential address and contact details. You will be required to upload an electronic scanned copy of your ID, pay slips for the past 3 months and proof of residential address (i.e. a Municipality Water, Electricity Bill). The online application allows you to buy OK products on the internet only. If you wish to use the card to buy things at a local store, you are required to visit the store with your original documents (The South African ID, payslips for the previous 3 months and a utility bill which shows the address where you are residing).
OK Furniture Catalogue
Ok publishes catalogues for their stores in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. Visit the South Africa store website, which is the regional website for Southern Africa. Select your country and download the PDF catalogue, containing the latest products and prices. Updated catalogues for end of year sales, monthly sales and special holiday sales are published for your shopping convenience. You can save as much as 1000 Rands by checking the catalogues. For example, you can save R400 on HIFI, R1000 on lounge suites, R700 on fridges, R500 on laptops, R600 on queen beds, R300 on TV stands and R70 on microwave ovens.
If you buy items from OK, you have 7 days to assess the condition of the new product. Within this period, you can return the item and ask for a refund or get a new item.
OK appliances have a warranty. If your appliances happen to malfunction or fail to meet the manufacturer’s specifications, you have a replacement guarantee on your side. You can also choose to have the item repaired at no cost to you, provided that the warranty is still in force.
If you feel that the warranty is short, you can increase the length of the warranty by buying an extended warranty. Items on warranty are guaranteed to be repaired within 21 days.
OK Furniture Stores and Factory Shops
At the moment, there are over 462 OK stores and factory outlets in South Africa, from Acornhoek to Zeerust.
Jordan Footwear is a South African brand with a fascinating history. The shoe factory was founded by Alfred Jordan in 1899, after having worked for a shoe factory called Panther in the Cape winelands town of Wellington. He resigned from the factory with a lot of experience and mission to establish his own shoe manufacturing business, which was to be named after his family name.
The first shoe factory began operations in a small building with only 12 workers, and Alfred Jordan was the sole owner in charge of production, management and quality control. For nearly 40 years, the Jordan factory produced at least 30 pairs of shoes a day. By this time, Edwyn Jordan, the founder’s son had taken over the firm and he seized the opportunity to expand the firm by purchasing a bigger size of land to build a big factory which was capable of turning out 300 pairs of shoes in a day.
When Edwyn Jordan died in 1961, he had already made an arrangement with his son Ted Jordan who was the next heir to the Jordan business empire, to merge Jordan & Co with Jagger Shoes, a company run by Ted Jordan. Like his father, Ted believed in innovation and modernization of the production process. It was in the 1960s and shoe factories in Europe were using advanced machinery which increased daily output by about eight times. The current machinery being employed in the La Blois Cape estate at the time was outdated and could not meet the demand. A modern plant was purchased from Europe and shipped to the Cape Colony. Although the shoe manufacturing plant was expensive, it proved to be the right and profitable solution which increased output to over 1,000 pairs of shoes a day.
The modern Jordan footwear stores and factory shops are found in most areas of the Western Cape and other provinces in South Africa. Distribution centres are found in Botswana and Namibia. Jordan is one of the most popular shoe companies in South Africa. You have six brand names to choose from – the Bronx shoe brand is available for men, women and safety footwear. Other shoe brands are Milano Anton Fabi, Olympic and Tshisa style.
Bronx is a popular brand for men that is known for its durable leather, tough rubber soles and high quality stitching. Shoes for special occasions, work, school and office are available. The Bronx brand for women was introduced in 2005. It features the same high quality of material that is observed on men’s shoes, but with uniquely styled designs for sandals, flats, sneakers and heels.
So how does one get the best price on Jordan footwear? By following the tips below you can get a bargain on the Jordan brand that you are interested in.
Jordan Shoes Weekly Deals and Offers
Jordan shoes and sneakers are sold at various retail stores in South Africa. You can find the brand at departmental stores such as Edgars, Meikles, Woolworths and Truworths. These departmental stores run weekly promotions where you are likely to find a sale on various types of shoes. The shoe section is where you will find all types of shoes.
Jordan & Co also sells shoes through various distributors and agents. These are usually shoe stores that sell imported footwear.
Jordan Factory Shops and Stores
There are several Jordan factory outlets and stores in South Africa. Cape Town is the headquarters of the shoe manufacturing company, and hence you can find a lot of outlets in places such as Somerset West, Bellville, Elsies River, Goodwood, Tokai, Woodstock and Montague Gardens.
Jordan Shoe Catalogue
It’s easy to go through a selection of Jordan shoes because there are catalogues for each brand. You can find these catalogues on the company’s website. Visit the Jordan & Co store online, and browse through the media. Select the trademark that you would like to see and view the pictures.
Milano Anton Fabi – This brand is for stylish young men who need to keep up with the latest fashion trends. If you care about exclusivity and impressions, then this is the brand to go for.
Bronx – The traditional Bronx is designed for men, and it has gained a reputation as a tough, solid and classy shoe.
Olympic – The Jordan Olympic brand is the sports footwear brand for athletics, hiking, weightlifting and other disciplines.
Safety Footwear – If you work at industrial sites such as construction, civil engineering, steel fabrication, chemical plants, manufacturing and cargo moving, then you know that you need to be protected by wearing safety shoes.
Today, Jordan employs over 750 people, and the factory makes over 2400 pairs of shoes in a day. The company produces ISO certified products which also comply with SABS.
As the name implies, Aldo Shoes is a manufacturer and supplier of various types of footwear, namely shoes, sandals and boots. The brand store also supplies a variety of women’s accessories such as necklaces, bracelets, earrings, sunglasses, rings and legwear.For shoe lovers, this is a specialized store to find all types of women’s shoes from high heels to flats, as well as all types of men’s shoes from sneakers to slip-ons.
Aldo is originally a Canadian company, founded in 1972 by a man named Aldo Bensadoun. Since the birth of the company in the Canadian city of Montreal, the footwear brand has opened several stores around the world, including the USA, UK and South Africa. There are more than 1750 Aldo stores and factory shops spread across different countries. All types of styles can be found at the shop, whether you are looking for casual footwear, activity shoes or smart style for special occasions. This is a shop that will be appreciated by the family, young people and adults. The Aldo brand has thousands of trendy shoe styles with cute and simple names such as Kalala (a type of high heel), Fortore (a type of sneaker), Lovelin (a type of flat shoe for women) and Neeman (a leather shoe for men).
To get an idea of the types of shoes that you can find at Aldo, you have to pitch in at the front store or take a quick look at Aldo’s online store. You will fall in love with the different types of designs that are not found anywhere. It can rightly be defined as a people’s store.
Shopping at Aldo is easy, the South African online store is powered by Zando eCommerce solutions. Go to the interface and search the type of footwear that you are looking for. You can sort the results by Most Popular, Latest Arrivals, Name and Price. To get the exact specifications that you have in mind, filter your results by shoe size, price and colour.
If you want to get the best price on Aldo South Africa, the Zando platform will help you do that in an instant with no sweat. Just follow the recommended tips below:
Aldo Specials and Offers
You can catch weekly specials and offers by visiting the online store where you can look for the latest deals that are usually published to attract customers. If you can visit the shop in town, take a look at brochures and catalogues, there is usually something exciting on sale. At the end of each month, paydays are the best occasions to get the lowest price because a lot of people have extra money to spend.
Products on sale can be found at all times. Visit the online store and hover your mouse over the navigation tabs, select and click SALE under each tab. There are regular sales for men and women’s shoes, with at least 50% off the original price. Sales and discounts are also available for handbags and women’s accessories. Depending on the season in which you are shopping, you might find sales on specific holiday seasons such as End of Year Sales Clearance, Xmas and Black Friday.
Low Price Filter:
The easiest way to find the cheapest price on selected footwear and accessories is to use the price filter on the webstore. A lot of items on Aldo are in the R300 to R2000 price range. Visit the online store and sort the results by lowest price. Find out if your shoe size is available and make an online order on the site.
Aldo Sign-Up Discount
If you want to keep in touch with deals and offers on Aldo shoes, you have to subscribe to the company’s newsletter. You get 10% off your purchases for signing up. Special offers will be sent to your email address on a regular basis and you can act on them instantly by clicking through the email link to the offer page, where you can put the item in your basket and check out. For modern buyers, this is a quick way of shopping that doesn’t require you to be present at the front store. Just by clicking the Buy Now or Add to Cart button, you can buy anything from the comfort of your home, wherever you are.
Make sure that you sign up with a correct gender [Women or Men], if you want to get the right offers.
Since Aldo Shoes SA uses the services of Zando to display and dispatch items, Zando is responsible for delivering the items to your place.Zando will deliver your items for free if your order is more than 250 Rands. The items can be returned within 14 days if they are not in good condition.
Aldo Gift Voucher:
Do you like celebrating birthdays and other special events by your friends and loved ones? If you are planning to attend a special event and you have no idea where to get your gift idea, you should try Aldo gift vouchers. On the South African online store, you can find vouchers from R50 to R1000.
To create a voucher, go to the website and fill in the form. On this form, enter your name, create a voucher code, choose the value of vouchers that you would like to send and enter your email address. Click Add to Cart and purchase gift vouchers offered by Aldo.
Zando Discounts and Rewards:
Payments on Aldo are handled by Zando, so if you buy an acceptable amount of goods over a specific value on Aldo, you will be eligible to get a maximum discount of R200 off your purchase.
If you have an eBucks account, you can use the payment method to buy on Aldo in order to get rewards. Ebucks is a South African payment alternative. You earn rewards every time you buy something on Aldo, but to get credited for rewards you have to sign up for an online shopping account. To get credit for your orders, remember to claim your eBucks when you check out from the online store. Just before you click the Buy Now link, enter your eBucks ID and click the option to earn ebucks.The more you buy via the store, the more credits you will earn, and you can actually use the credits to buy items from the store.
Multiple Payment Methods:
The disadvantage of shopping on many well-known international brand stores, is that they exclude a large number of people who don’t have credit cards. A lot of young people, low income earners as well as people from developing countries don’t have credit cards. Aldo footwear South Africa is one of the few brands which offers a wide range of payment options to customers. Thanks to integration with Zando, you do not only have credit card as a payment option, but you can also buy with your VISA/MasterCard debit card or send a Wire Transfer. Local payment options such as eBucks and Pay@ are also accepted.
To make the deal sweet, even those who don’t have any type of transaction account can buy items from Aldo. Through Zando’s Cash on Delivery, you can make an order and pay for the items when they are delivered to your residential address. If you have cash in hand at home, go to the online store and pick your items. On checking out, choose Cash on Delivery if this option is available in your area. This payment option requires a R10 fee which you are supposed to pay on checking out from the webstore.Your items should be delivered within 3 days. However, you are not allowed to buy items over R1500 when you are using this method.
Special deals on Aldo swag can be found on social media. If you are on Facebook, like the Aldo South Africa Page to receive updates on sales and the latest arrivals.
Aldo Stores and Factory Shops
There are 54 Aldo retail stores in South Africa. Irrespective of where you live, the store can deliver to urban and rural areas in most provinces of SA. The major stores and factory outlets are found in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Bloemfontein, East London, Kimberley, Pietermaritzburg, George and Polokwane. You can find them at the following shopping malls:
Blue Route Mall, Tokai
Edgars Stores, CBD, Johannesburg
Edgars Stores, Bloemfontein
Edgars Stores, Benoni Lakeside Mall, Benoni
V&A Shopping Centre, Cape Town
The Glen Shopping Centre, Oakdene
Clearwater Mall, Roodepoort
Sandton City, Sandton, Johannesburg
Menlyn Park, Pretoria
Cavendish Square, Cape Town
Gateway Theatre, KZN
The Pavilion, KZN
Canal Walk, Cape Town
Tyger Valley, Cape Town
Lochlogan Waterfront, Bloemfontein
Victoria & Alfred, Cape Town
Melrose Arch Piazza, Melrose Arch
The Glen, Johannesburg
Woodlands Boulevard, Pretoria
The Zone, Johannesburg
Mall of the North, Limpopo
Edgars Store Eastgate, Bedfordview
Edgars Store, Sandton City, Jburg
Brooklyn Mall, New Muckleneuk
Centurion Mall, Centurion
Bedford Centre, Johannesburg
West Street Mall, Durban
The Pavillion, Westville, KZN
Church Street Mall, Pretoria
East Rand Mall, Boksburg
Edgars Store CBD, Johannesburg
Gateway Shopping Centre, Umhlanga Ridge
Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Milnerton
Fourways Mall, Johannesburg
Cresta Shopping Centre, Milnerton
Somerset Shopping Mall, Somerset West
Southgate Shop, Mondeor
East Rand Mall, Boksburg North
Aldo Liquidation, Woodmead
Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, Pretoria
Edgars Store, Melrose Arch Piazza, Johannesburg
Edgars Store, Tygervalley Centre
Edgars Store, Brooklyn Mall, New Muckleneuf
Edgars Store, Cavendish Square, Claremont
Edgars Store, Liberty Midland Mall, Pietermaritzburg
Edgars Store, Greenacres, Port Elizabeth
Edgars Store, Loch Logan, Bloemfontein
Edgars Store, Centurion Mall, Centurion
Hemingways Mall, East London
You can use the store locator to find updated street locations and contact details of Aldo brand stores in South Africa.
Cotton-On is an international fashion store for casual wear, teenage clothing, kids wear, shoes, undergarments and sportswear. As the story goes, the business was founded by a man named Nigel Austin. Nigel started selling items when he was only 18 years old. His first breakthrough came in 1991 when he started selling washed-out jean jackets also known as acid wash jeans. His humble store was located in a local market stall in Geelong. Nigel’s first attempt at selling washed-out jeans was a flop because although customers expressed interest in the jackets, they didn’t buy them. He had no idea why people weren’t buying the jackets, so he decided to solicit some advice from his father. It seems there was only one hurdle that was discouraging people from buying the jackets – they were overpriced. He reduced the price and the rest is history, people bought the jackets like hot cakes.
Today, Cotton-On is an internationally recognized brand with stores and factory shops around the world. There are 124 stores in the USA, 879 stores in Australia, 138 stores in New Zealand and 118 stores in South Africa. Over 150 stores are scattered in Asia and the Gulf region.
Eighteen years later, after his first market breakthrough, Nigel Austin launched the first official Cottonon brand store in Malaysia, which was officially opened in 2009. Since then, Cottonon has penetrated a lot of major markets in Asia, Asia Pacific, North America, Saudi Arabia and Africa. They are now on a mission to conquer South America.
There are six types of brands owned by Cotton-On and these are Free, Body, T-Bar, Rubi, Kids and Typo.
Cottonon Free specializes in youth wear such as jeans, jackets, shirts, pants, caps, trousers and other types of casual wear. The brand reflects a relaxed and cool style that is favoured by young people from Sweet Sixteen to young adults in their late 20s.
Cottonon Body is a brand that caters for the female demographic, women and girls who like a specialized store for underwear, lingerie, bras, night dresses, pyjamas, briefs and all types of bedroom wear. You will also find apparel and clothing for sports, fitness and adventure such as aerobics, running and tennis.
Cottonon T-bar is a service that prints custom t-shirts for anybody who wants a unique and individual design. If you are in touch with fashion trends, you will notice that T-shirt printing services such as TeeSpring and Print Aura are popular with young people on social media. You simply go to the online store and submit your design. The company will print the T-shirt and ship it to you.
Cottonon Rubi is a footwear brand where you can buy sneakers and shoes for men and women.
Cottonon Kids supplies apparel and clothing for kids.
The last brand store is Typo. This is not a fashion store but it’s a store that sells stationery for the office, school and home. The store is also a homeware supplier.
So you know Cotton-On but do you know how to take advantage of the cost-saving opportunities offered by this fashion company? A majority of people are blind buyers who don’t do enough research before shopping. They buy on impulse or when they are desperately in need of something. They don’t plan in advance, a lot of shopping is done on the eve of a special occasion i.e. meeting special people at a dinner party, birthday or when you are travelling. The following are tips to save money at Cotton-On stores and factory shops:
Cotton-On Offers and Weekly Specials
You can get the lowest price on men’s and women’s fashionwear by looking out for weekly specials and offers. There are seasonal offers for summer and winter, as well as Christmas, Easter, Valentines, Black Friday and other holidays.
To get offers and deals in your email inbox, you have to subscribe to the Cottonon newsletter. Go to the online store in your area and sign up. On the South African webstore, click the Subscribe link on the navigation menu and fill in the form with your name, gender, country, zip code and email address. Depending on your gender, age and preferences, you also need to select the types of offers and updates that you would like to receive. There are eight options, choose the ones that are applicable to you and click the Submit button.
What is the benefit of subscribing to Cottonon offers? These offers are exclusive and they are not found anywhere, either on the online store or in-store. Also, any new subscriber who signs up for updates will get a 20% discount on their next purchase in Cottonon stores. So as soon as you sign up, verify your email and you will get instructions on how to get a 20% coupon. Use this discount coupon to get a reduced price when you go shopping at Cottonon. All Cottonon brands and products are eligible for a 20% discount.
Discounts for Online Order:
When it’s your first time to buy on the internet, the store will give you a promo code [30% off your first order]. Go to the online store and browse items to buy. Check out and pay for your items. You will be required to create an online account at the same time.
Depending on your country of residence, some stores like the Australia Cottonon stores give out discounts to students. You must be registered with a college, high school or university in order to qualify for these offers. Since Cotton-On is a brand for young people, it makes sense for the store to give back to the community by providing cost-saving opportunities for students. Find out from your local store if there are any discounts for students.
All Cotton-On brands run sales promotions where you can find items on sale. Sale items are advertised on the online store. If there are no sales on your local South African store, look for them on the main store. Click the Store Finder tab on the top navigation and search for stores in your country. On the search bar, select your brand and country, and enter the name of the store or city. Click the search button to get results. To see current sales, click the SALE tab. You should see items on sale with discounts as high as 50%.
Cotton-On Store Card
This card is issued by the store and it is used to buy at all Cottonon stores in South Africa. A store card is one of the best ways to make sure that you get a bargain whenever you shop at Cottonon. Every time you leave your card at home, you are actually missing out on deals and exclusive offers that you would get by using this card.
The store card doesn’t just qualify you for discounts but it is also loaded with rewards for those who are approved to get it. The South African store card comes with gift vouchers worth 500 Rands, now that is a significant sum of money. When you are approved for this card, you will be eligible for a long term monthly payment plan to settle your balance. So you can pick up anything from the store with a minimum value of 600 Rands and pay back the balance over 24 or 36 months. That means if you buy some Denim shirts worth R600, you don’t have to pay 600 Rands to the cashier, but you can pay an initial deposit of R25 and R25 every month for 24 months.
A Cottonon store card can be used at all brand stores owned by the fashion store, from the Free store for young people to the Body store for women’s lingerie. You will also be eligible for special offers that are not accessible to customers without a card.
Other main benefits of applying for a store card are that you get insurance coverage provided by the store. A lot of modern trendsetting stores are offering additional services such as insurance and loans for their customers. Not to be left behind, Cottonon has also caught up with this trend. The store offers four types of insurance products. These are funeral cover, loss of employment cover and two types of disability cover for permanent and temporary injury.
To get this card, you have to apply online or simply go to the store in your area and submit your documents. The minimum requirements for applicants are that you should be at least 18 years old, have a monthly income of R1000, be a holder of a South African ID card, passport or drivers license and provide proof of payment for the last 3 months.
When you have a shopping account, it is critical to have tracking features for security purposes. The store card comes with an SMS notification system that sends you alerts whenever there is a transaction on your account.
Typo Store Card – The benefits you get from a Cottonon store card are the same benefits you get from your Typo store card.
Cottonon Stores and Factory Shops
The fashion store has over 1400 stores around the world. These are located in Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Malaysia, Germany, Qatar, Phillipines, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Singapore, South Africa, Hong Kong, USA, Lebanon, Indonesia and Brazil.
The online store locator can help you find retail stores and factory outlets in your region. Stores in USA and Australia can ship items to your residential address.
Playtex is a brand store for women and girls, specializing in the manufacture of bras, underwear and shapewear. Established in 1947 as a subsidiary of its parent company ILC, the firm diversified its product offering by venturing into the tampon manufacturing business, through the creation of a sub-division called Playtex Products.
Playtex is credited with inventing the successful plastic tampon applicator as well as introducing scented tampons to the market. By venturing into the tampon business with these creative concepts, the company became one of the top tampon providers giving the established leader Tampax, a run for its money.
The original focus of Playtex’s parent company ILC was manufacturing latex wear and accessories. One of their major contract highlights was being tasked to design and produce latex space suits for the 1969 Apollo moon landing mission.
Another great achievement by Playtex was being able to penetrate and dominate the bra market from the beginning of 1980, making it the market leader in selling bras during that period.
The company has changed hands several times in its history, being bought at least six times and sold to the next successive owner for multi-million dollars. Today, it operates as two separate businesses, Playtex Products and Playtex Apparel. The Playtex Products business is owned by Energizer Holdings who bought the firm for 1.16 billion US dollars in 2006. Playtex Apparel is owned by HanesBrands Corporation.
Through a few acquisitions made by Playtex over the years, the company does not only make bras, tampons, underwear and shapewear, but they have increased their product offering to sunscreens, sanitary cloths, kitchen gloves, cups and baby bottles.
Modern Playtex stores and factory shops are scattered all over the world in the USA, Canada, Asia, UK, France, Australia and South Africa. To get the best deals in your area, you have to check the local online store.
In South Africa, you can find Playtex stores on Zando. The Zando store sells a range of bras, shapers, panties and leggings. Women who would like to curve out a sexy and shapely figure can choose from a variety of shapewear for women such as seamless panties, tight dresses, high waist panties and tight pants. The top-selling products are the Forever lace underwire bras (R329.00), tight pants (R279.00), strapless bras (R289.00), soft cup feeding bra (R299.00), seamless body shaping dress (R279.00) and the Everyday Comfort Avril Anglaise bra (R359.00).
The advantage of shopping on Zando is that you can get rewards for buying with eBucks and uCount. These rewards are added to your account and you can buy something from Zando when they have accumulated to an adequate amount. By signing up for the Zando newsletter, you can get access to discounts as much as R200.00 if you buy a specific worth of products from Playtex Zando store.
Playtex Offers and Specials
In order to get access to weekly specials and offers, you have to subscribe to the Playtex newsletter. Sign up on the web store with your email address, log into your email inbox to verify the subscription and you are set to go. Email subscribers are the first people to get the latest news on offers and scheduled sales, so you will stay updated all the time.
Those who are on social media can join Facebook and like the Playtex Facebook Page. Offers and specials on bras, girdles and body shapers are posted on the FB page on a regular basis. Since a lot of your friends are more likely to be found on Facebook than on any other platform, you will discover some items that are shared and recommended by people you know.
Seasonal and Holiday Sales
Playtex sales are held on weekends and monthends, including on special days such as Christmas, Easter, Black Friday, Valentines Day, Mothers Day and Independence Day. On this occasion, you can find selected items being sold at discounted prices. Whenever a special day or holiday is near, visit the Playtex home page and check the sales announcements. Low-price promotions are run for a specific period e.g. 7 to 30 days, so you should buy items within the period of validity to qualify for a discount.
To manage your online shopping, you have to sign up for a Playtex account. This customer account allows you to track your orders and manage your profile, delivery address and returned items. If you are not buying anything, you can add items to your wish list for future action. If you buy items above the threshold price, your orders will be eligible for free delivery, provided that you are a local resident.
The Playtex UK store only delivers within the UK, there is no international shipping. In this case, if you do not live in the United Kingdom, you have to make use of a UK forwarding agent to buy the items for you.
Playtex Factory Shops
Playtex items are sold by retailers and distributors around the world. You can also get them at the factory shops in your area. The South Africa store has launched an online store where South Africans can buy and have the items shipped to their home address, from the Playtex warehouse.
Playtex is not just a manufacturer of bras and undergarments, but they have an innovation team that improves the design and comfort of their products. One of their recent inventions is the wireless bra which is basically the opposite of underwired bras, except that non-wired bras are more comfortable to wear. The Playtex Ideal Beauty bra is wireless but it can provide lift and shape to natural breasts, through inbuilt and carefully applied vertical and horizontal pressures.
Playtex Free Samples
Playtex Sport offers free samples to customers who would like to try the company’s products. Product samples are offered by some manufacturers as a way to gather feedback from users. This consumer feedback is used to improve the product.
To get Playtext samples, you have to visit the Playtex Sport website. Click the Free Sample tab and fill the form. Enter your name, residential address, city and Zip code. Select a sample that you would like to receive.
There are four types of offers (sample combos) that you can receive as an individual but you have to choose one. These are listed below:
2 tampons/2 pads
2 tampons/2 liners
These offers are only for US residents. Every year samples are offered to US consumers. The deadline for sending sample requests is 31 December of the current year. By signing up for samples, you will also get updates on special deals and offers.
Playtex Sport also runs sweepstakes competitions on a weekly basis where prize winners are announced.
Woolworths or Woolies as it is commonly called is a well-known departmental store with several stores in South Africa and Australia. Woolworths stores and factory shops are where you can find fashion items like clothing, footwear, lingerie, bags, belts, jewellery, purses, sunglasses, watches, umbrellas, scarves and wraps. The South African retail store was founded in 1931 and it is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. They say everybody is influenced by somebody or something which they draw their inspiration from. In the case of Woolworths, the founders were inspired by a UK retail store, Mark and Spencer (M&S). They adopted the M&S concept for their first stores in South Africa and created ties with the UK company, which resulted in Woolworths selling its remaining shares to M&S. Later on, M&S decided to sell the shares but cooperation between the two companies remained intact. Truworths was the next company to merge with Woolworths but the romance was dissolved in 2001, leaving Woolworths with complete ownership of its firm. At this point, the company was performing well financially, thanks to its prior relationship with Truworths. Thirteen years later, the company made a $2.15 billion acquisition by buying David Stones, an Aussie store.
While you might be familiar with the fashion stores, you will be excited to know that Woolworths also provides food services like grocery stores, cafes and restaurants at specific locations. At grocery stores, you can buy fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, milk products, bakery products, wine and other edible items that you would want to prepare in the kitchen. There is a homeware section where you can find a variety of kitchenware, gadgets and equipment like food mixers, dinner plates, fridges, stoves and electric kettles. Other than clothing and homeware, women will also like the cosmetics section which features a variety of beauty products for skin, hair and nail care.
Another interesting department offered by the Woolies brand store is the Woolworths financial services which you can consult to get financial help in the form of loans, insurance coverage and credit cards.
So let’s dive into the question that you are burning to ask. What are the ways to purchase items at discounted prices and save money at Woolworths? You can save money by following the tips below:
By checking offers in the promotions section, you can get good prices on selected fashion items for women, men and kids. As an example, a woman’s top that normally costs R550.00, might be going for R199.00. A lot of women’s clothing and beauty products are usually on offer on the Woolworths online store. Half-price offers with a 50% price cut can be found on dresses, tops and lingerie. You have to take note that offers are valid for a specific period, say on Black Friday or the few weeks before Christmas. The months before the end of the year – October, November and December, is the best time to get good offers because around this time, people are in a festive mood and they have a lot of disposable income to shop around.
You should also check offers on a weekly and monthly basis. Every time you visit the Woolworths store, you are bound to find something on sale. Even if you don’t find something that you would like to buy, you can buy items on offer as a gift for somebody you know.
Woolworths Sales and Weekly Specials
Whenever there is a sale or deal on Woolworths, you will find it on the store website or in catalogues distributed in local newspapers. Recent deals are published on the Today’s Deal section. Depending on the season or holiday in which you are shopping, you will find a range of deals from boxed chocolates to women’s dresses. Sort the deals the way you like by price or alphabetical order. When you order online, the items will be delivered to your area. Look out for Friday deals, every weekend, there are special offers.
WRewards offers are found in the promotions sections of the webstore.Women who shop at Woolworths will have something to be happy about because everywhere you look, there are offers for women. If you have a store card or credit card issued by Woolworths, you will qualify for WRewards offers. The store card allows you to enjoy 15% discounts on selected items, but it also gives you many more benefits, such as buying items on promotion.
WRewards offers are exclusive offers for card holders. To give you an example of how much you can save with WRewards, there is a Get 2 for R200 promotion which allows you to buy two short sleeve t-shirts for only R200.00, the Get 3 for 2 promotion which allows you to get 3 t-shirts for 2 selected tees or 3 panties for 2 selected panties. The fourth promotion is the Buy 2, Get 20% off offer for selected styled t-shirts.
Make it a habit to buy with your store card and you will leave the store without paying the full price. To get access to WRewards, you have to create an account. Sign up on the Woolworths online store and submit your application. If your application is approved, you will get access to various features such as vouchers and instant savings. The WRewards account gives you a 10% instant discount on specific items which are provided by the store. You will earn a 5% discount upon using your Woolworths card to buy items.
There are three membership levels in your WRewards account. You start off as a Valued member, which is the first level for any new member. You can work your way to the top levels, the Loyal and VIP member levels. Your membership level is determined by your buying habits. If you buy frequently at Woolies stores, you will earn more rewards and accelerate to the top where you will get more discounts on the items you purchase in the store. Once you reach the status of loyal customer, you will realize the value of shopping at Woolies.With more rewards in your account, you can buy anything you want. There is an option to donate your rewards at a school of your choice. In your online account, go to “MySchool” and select a school that you would want to donate to.
Woolworths gift vouchers allow you to save a lot of money because as an account holder, you can buy gifting items at a low cost. If you take your social responsibility seriously, you know that there are people in your life – family, relatives, friends and colleagues. Throughout the year, someone, somewhere will be hosting a birthday party, wedding and other anniversary events. You don’t have to look far when you are planning what to give on these special events. Woolies vouchers will come in handy. Just log into your online store account and access the available vouchers worth hundreds of Rands.
A lot of people only know the Woolworths brand, but this familiar brand has sub-store brands, some of which are acquisitions incorporated in the Woolworths Holdings group. These include the David Jones Store, Country Road, Mimco, WBeauty, Studio.W, RE, JTOne, Trenery, Distraction, Vichy and Witchery.
Woolworths Financial Services
The Woolworths department of financial services is a one-stop shop for loan products, insurance products and credit card facilities. The following is available to meet your financial needs:
Woolworths Credit Card:
To get this credit card, you have to create an account and submit your application with Woolworths in your location. Just as you would apply for a bank credit card, you will need to be in good financial standing and fall in an acceptable income bracket in order to get this card. There are two types of cards, the black credit card and the gold credit card. This card can be used anywhere. It qualifies you for 15% discounts on WRewards items.
Woolworths Store Card:
This is not a credit card, but it’s a store card that qualifies you for certain offers and deals in the store. You will be eligible for 15% discounts on WRewards items, every time you buy with this card. When you shop at Woolworths, rewards are loaded on your store card. Just when you think that you don’t have enough cash, do not be surprised to find that you have access rewards on your card when you reach the cashier! Rewards are a pleasant surprise, you always get them when you don’t expect.
As a Woolies shopper, you don’t have to go far to meet your financial needs. The brand store has a cash loan service for those who are looking for personal loans.Woolies is a trusted and reliable brand name, so you can secure financing with peace of mind, knowing that you are not dealing with a loan shark.
There are a lot of insurance companies in South Africa, but a lot of people cannot afford to pay the monthly premiums, which are usually designed for high income earners.Woolies has introduced insurance products for its customers, so that you can get adequate coverage even if you don’t belong to privileged groups.
To create an online Woolworths account, go to the online store on your computer or laptop. There are three ways of registering an account. If you already have a Woolworths card, which is issued by the store, go to the internet and click this link My Account. There are three columns, the login form, fetch/link details and new user. Register your online account using your Woolies card via the Fetch/Link Details form. Your ID or passport number will be needed.
If you don’t have a Woolies card, sign up using the New User link. Click the New Account tab and follow instructions. Create your account as you would create any online account.
You can also create your online account while you are shopping on the store. Pick your items and checkout. You will be required to fill an order form before paying.
Woolworths Stores and Factory Shops
Woolworths South Africa has stores in nine provinces. There are nearly 70 stores in South Africa. Stores are available in Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KZN, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape and Western Cape.
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