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Why equipment finance makes sense for your SME

Why equipment finance makes sense for your SME

15/08/2019 - 15:26
Every business, be it in retail, agriculture, and even tech, simply cannot operate without the necessary equipment to run their operations. Equipment can be costly, and that is why equipment finance for small businesses appeals to most small-medium business owners.  read more
AI revolutionises HR

AI revolutionises HR

05/03/2019 - 09:48
With spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems expected to reach $77.6 billion by 2022 (more than three times the $24 billion forecast for last year), South African companies would do well to consider its impact on their existing and future systems. Its potential in traditionally people-driven processes such as human resources (HR) is significant. read more
How to save a sale with efficient warehouse operation

How to save a sale with efficient warehouse operation

13/02/2019 - 15:11
One of the biggest frustrations instore shoppers face is not being able to find products they’re looking for - whether they are sold out, hard to find or simply not practical to keep in stock. And customers hardly ever ask about them if they’re not. While these missed opportunities may seem inconsequential, they are starting to add up in this competitive retail environment where every sale counts.  read more
Woolworths loses third David Jones CEO

Woolworths loses third David Jones CEO

07/02/2019 - 13:20
The CEO of Woolworths’s Australian department store chain David Jones has resigned after less than two years in the job, and the JSE-listed retailer is now headhunting its fourth CEO for its Australian chain since it acquired it in 2014. read more
Job cuts loom as Distell shakes up operations

Job cuts loom as Distell shakes up operations

22/01/2019 - 08:56
Distell, owner of brands such as Klipdrift, Savanna, 4th Street and Bain’s, could retrench about 100 employees as part of the restructuring of its supply chain network. read more
AB InBev soars on potential IPO of Asian operations

AB InBev soars on potential IPO of Asian operations

14/01/2019 - 11:26
AB InBev’s share price jumped 8% to R1,045.79 after Bloomberg reported it is considering separately listing its Asian operations. read more
Overcoming financial planning challenges in retail

Overcoming financial planning challenges in retail

21/09/2018 - 09:47
South African retailers face numerous macroeconomic, socio-economic, political, and operational challenges. In a world where finance departments are driving to be business partners inside the organisation, the ability to facilitate relevant operational and financial plans is as necessary as having products on the shelf. read more
Tiger prepares to reopen factories after listeriosis all-clear

Tiger prepares to reopen factories after listeriosis all-clear

10/09/2018 - 09:59
Tiger Brands, the owner of Enterprise food products such as polony, viennas and Russians, has kept the factories closed in the aftermath of the listeriosis outbreak but said preparations for their reopening were "advanced". read more
Transforming financial planning in retail

Transforming financial planning in retail

04/09/2018 - 15:11
When it comes to developing relevant operational plans, the finance teams of South African retailers must be able to adjust for the unique challenges of this environment whether it is the likes of mobile e-commerce or real-time data analysis. read more
Tiger Brands shares fall as it warns of woes beyond listeriosis

Tiger Brands shares fall as it warns of woes beyond listeriosis

16/08/2018 - 10:23
Tiger Brands’ share price fell 9% to R298.60 after it warned shareholders its listeriosis woes had been compounded by higher fuel prices and other problems. read more
Tiger Brands may not find how deadly bacteria entered its plant

Tiger Brands may not find how deadly bacteria entered its plant

21/06/2018 - 08:28
Tiger Brands may never know how a strain of bacteria linked by the government to the world’s deadliest outbreak of listeriosis entered its factory. read more
Tiger Brands to continue polony production in October

Tiger Brands to continue polony production in October

30/05/2018 - 09:07
Tiger Brands is basing its calculations of losses due to listeriosis on reopening its Enterprise polony factory in Polokwane in time to start production in October, it told shareholders on 24th May 2018. read more
Tiger Brands reels from listeriosis fallout, but still pays dividend

Tiger Brands reels from listeriosis fallout, but still pays dividend

24/05/2018 - 10:05
The interim dividend is unchanged from a year ago. read more