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Increase in sales reflect stronger second quarter

Increase in sales reflect stronger second quarter

13/06/2019 - 10:41
Data from Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) showed that retail sales in April increased 2.4percent year-on-year - the strongest gain in retail trade in six months, providing further evidence that the economy began the second quarter on a firmer footing following the first quarter’s 3.2percent plunge. read more
Retail sector barely budged in March

Retail sector barely budged in March

16/05/2019 - 09:54
Consumers were under pressure in March with a 74c/l hike in the petrol price and slightly higher inflation. read more
Retail sales recover in January after dismal December figures

Retail sales recover in January after dismal December figures

22/03/2019 - 09:23
Retail spending showed signs of recovery in January, growing 1.2% on an annualised basis, slightly faster than analysts had expected. read more
No trimmings on this year's festive budget

No trimmings on this year's festive budget

14/12/2016 - 09:42
Shoppers likely to trim their budgets instead of opting for all the trimmings this festive season, according to research conducted for South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) by Urban Studies. The survey gauged expectations of landlords, retailers and financiers for the season's Christmas shopping. read more
Namibia, GDP registers 2.3% growth in second quarter

Namibia, GDP registers 2.3% growth in second quarter

23/09/2013 - 11:02
The latest second quarter GDP report released by the Namibia Statistics Agency shows that the economy recorded a slow growth of 2,3% in the second quarter of this year compared to an increase of 12,3% in the same period last year.  read more
October Retail trade sales slowed sharply to 1%

October Retail trade sales slowed sharply to 1%

14/12/2012 - 09:16
Growth in South Africa's retail sales slowed to 1% year-on-year in October compared with a revised 4.7 percent expansion in September, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday.  read more
Sacci: Trade conditions more positive

Sacci: Trade conditions more positive

14/06/2012 - 09:08
Johannesburg - Trade conditions improved in May, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) said on Wednesday. read more
Retail September trade growth seen at 6.5%

Retail September trade growth seen at 6.5%

15/11/2011 - 10:33
Growth in SA’s retail trade sales at constant (2008) prices for September is expected to lose momentum to a decrease of 6.5% year on year (y/y), from a y/y growth of 7.1% in August, according to a survey of leading economists by BusinessLIVE. read more