OK Foods, the Retail Division of Shoprite Checkers, recently held their annual conference in Beijing, China. This prestigious event was attended by nominees in the different store categories, other invited Franchisees and selected Suppliers. Spinnaker Software, supplier of Arch Retail Systems, the OK in-store management software of choice, was one of the privileged partners to attend. The following stores were nominated in the different categories. OK Foods – Kakamas, Cambridge (East London) & Gansbaai ; OK Grocer – Algoa (Port Elizabeth), Heilbron, Stilbaai, Opuwo (Namibia), Richards Bay & Lephalale ; OK Minimark – Cape Town Station, Gordons Bay, Middelpos (Upington), Pietermaritzburg, Voorbaai (Mossel Bay) & Cape Town Sanlam HO ; OK Megasave – Kempston Road (Port Elizabeth) & Swakopmund. The winners were announced at a Black-tie gala evening : OK Foods – Gansbaai ; OK Grocer – Lephalale ; OK Minimark – Sanlam HO & OK Magasave – Swakopmund.
Arch was represented by David Geldenhuys, Marketing Executive Officer, who congratulated the respective winners : “We as a company are proud to be associated with OK Foods and extend sincere congratulations to all nominees, but especially to the four category winners. It is our privilege to be a business partner of the OK Foods Group and in a small way, to have contributed to the success of the four winning stores”.