No growth boost from retail sales
19/03/2015 - 11:34
Retail sales increased last month but at a slower pace than over the past three months, indicating that spending by consumers is modest and not significantly supportive of economic growth.
FreshStop’s 185th store opens as its first in the North West Province
18/03/2015 - 13:35
The FreshStop at Caltex Brits convenience store opened its doors at 17 Hendrik Verwoerd Avenue in Brits on the main route between Pretoria and Thabazimbi on 12 March 2015 as the 185th store in the national FreshStop network and the 1st store in the North West Province.
Massive petrol price hike in April
18/03/2015 - 10:04
The price of petrol could, in April, increase by the highest nominal amount in history for the second consecutive month, the Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) said on Tuesday.
SA cannot afford ‘single day of a strike’
17/03/2015 - 09:21
Business Unity SA (Busa) head Khanyisile Kweyama has warned of the dire effects of power cuts and "of even one day of a strike", as she joins the American Chamber of Commerce, International Monetary Fund and rating agencies in expressing concern over the state of the economy.
Data-heavy week includes SA balance of payments
16/03/2015 - 14:12
This will be a data-heavy week, with the latest current account, inflation, and retail sales figures all due to be released.