Wal-Mart orders improved grocery sales - USA
13/11/2014 - 11:29
Arkansas – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reportedly sent a memo to marketing managers on Oct. 2 saying that sales need to improve for chilled and fresh items in stores, including dairy, meat and produce.
Wal-Mart cuts annual sales forecast - USA
20/10/2014 - 12:21
New York - Wal-Mart Stores cut its sales forecast on Wednesday and acknowledged the need to do a better job stocking shelves and staffing stores to win back customers in a tough economy.
High value game shows classic asset bubble traits - Namibia
22/09/2014 - 13:32
The investment in high value game by commercial farmers is a fast growing trend as new price records are set continually at game auctions.
Nestlé to spend $200m revamping factories
18/09/2014 - 13:51
Johannesburg - Nestlé will invest around $200m expanding its coffee factory in South Africa and revamping other facilities producing consumer goods, the incoming head of the local unit said on Wednesday.
Retailers strive to adapt as customers struggle
12/09/2014 - 10:19
As predicted, consumer spending is in the doldrums this year. The performance of SA’s grocers is proof of consumers’ struggle to make ends meet as living costs increase, wage growth and job creation stalls, and debt continues to mount.