Foschini buys major stake in UK fashion firm Phase Eight
20/01/2015 - 12:23
The Foschini Group (TFG) on Friday snapped up a majority stake in UK fashion group Phase Eight, joining the running list of retailers seeking growth in alternative markets as SA’s poor economic prospects cast a shadow on spending.
SA November retail trade sales up 2.6% year on year
15/01/2015 - 09:54
Retail trade sales came in better than expected in November 2014 compared with a year ago (year on year), increasing by 2.6% after increasing by a revised 3.2% (3.4%) year on year in October.
Consumers blind to local products - Namibia
17/12/2014 - 09:46
Team Namibia consumer group research shows that consumers are unaware of locally shelved products according to Team Namibia Chair,Tara Shaanika.
Consumer confidence down unexpectedly in November - USA
28/11/2014 - 09:43
Washington - The Conference Board said Tuesday that consumer confidence in November fell to a reading of 88.7, down from a revised 94.1 in October. The drop, which surprised analysts, put the index at its lowest level since June.
Retail review less likely to affect local financial advisers
27/11/2014 - 10:13
SA’S financial advisers will not suffer the same fate as those in the UK when the Financial Services Board’s (FSB’s) retail distribution review takes effect, according to Jonathan Dixon, deputy executive officer of insurance at the FSB.