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Nene outlines plans to stop SA’s economic slide

Nene outlines plans to stop SA’s economic slide

23/10/2014 - 10:33
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Wednesday announced firm measures to check South Africa’s worsening debt outlook, warning that the country has reached an economic turning point. read more
Retail partnership to curb centre robberies

Retail partnership to curb centre robberies

23/10/2014 - 10:27
Johannesburg - The South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC), the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa, Business Against Crime South Africa, the South African Police Service (Saps), retailers and shopping centre owners and managers have formed an anti-crime collaborative forum to stem the recent spate of shopping centre robberies which have plagued Gauteng. read more
Tiger Brands plans to destroy recalled products

Tiger Brands plans to destroy recalled products

23/10/2014 - 10:19
Tiger Brands will destroy the 17,000 packs of Tastic Simply Delicious sauces and ready-to-eat rice products it is removing from retailer shelves, managing executive Naresh Singh said this week. read more
Most expensive wines in South Africa

Most expensive wines in South Africa

23/10/2014 - 10:13
If you have a taste for luxury French wines, then expect to pay over R150 000 for some of the most expensive wines the world has to offer. read more
Big petrol price drop expected in November

Big petrol price drop expected in November

22/10/2014 - 11:05
The price of petrol could fall by up to 42 cents per litre on 5 November and the wholesale price of diesel is expected to fall by approximately 58 cents, the Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) said on Tuesday (21 October). read more
Rekorderlig targets changing tastes

Rekorderlig targets changing tastes

22/10/2014 - 10:31
Swedish cider company Rekorderlig, which entered the South African market last month, is looking to tap into the same trend, which is buoying craft beer producers — changing consumer palates in favour of "new and different" beverages. read more
Pick n Pay to seek African expansion via Ghana

Pick n Pay to seek African expansion via Ghana

21/10/2014 - 10:43
South African grocer Pick n Pay will open stores in Ghana next year as the continent’s booming economies attract the attention of retailers searching for higher yields and untapped consumer spending potential. read more
SA government “actively destroying capital”: economist

SA government “actively destroying capital”: economist

21/10/2014 - 10:31
South Africa faces a further credit downgrade because government is “actively destroying capital” by not saving and borrowing more than it is collecting, Efficient Group chief economist Dawie Roodt said on Wednesday. read more
Taxing wealthy ‘won’t solve SA’s budget deficit’

Taxing wealthy ‘won’t solve SA’s budget deficit’

21/10/2014 - 10:27
Taxing wealthy South Africans a lot more is not the answer to SA’s large budget deficit problems and neither is raising value-added tax (VAT), says Judge Dennis Davis. read more
Watchdog conditionally approves Clover, Dairybelle deal

Watchdog conditionally approves Clover, Dairybelle deal

20/10/2014 - 12:39
The Competition Commission has recommended a conditional approval of the merger between JSE-listed Clover and Dairybelle’s yoghurt and long-life milk businesses. read more
Tiger Brands: Grain unit recalls some products

Tiger Brands: Grain unit recalls some products

20/10/2014 - 12:07
Tiger Brands’s grains division had recalled certain Tastic Simply Delicious products after tests found traces of colourants in them, the company said. read more
71% of SA wealth in hands of richest 10%

71% of SA wealth in hands of richest 10%

20/10/2014 - 11:58
Johannesburg - In South Africa, 63 000 people are among the top 1% of the wealthiest people in the world.  read more
Growth in retail sales slows slightly in August

Growth in retail sales slows slightly in August

20/10/2014 - 11:54
Growth in retail trade sales slowed in August, reflecting weak consumer confidence and slower spending growth by households. read more
Pick n Pay loses its spark

Pick n Pay loses its spark

20/10/2014 - 11:44
Pick n Pay Stores shares fell the most in two years after first-half sales growth failed to convince investors the South African grocer is doing enough to regain market share.  read more
Davies says economy urgently needs ‘structural change’

Davies says economy urgently needs ‘structural change’

15/10/2014 - 11:46
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is blunt in his assessment that SA urgently needs "structural change in the economy". read more
Most expensive whisky in SA

Most expensive whisky in SA

15/10/2014 - 11:35
If you have a taste for rare, expensive spirits – and have the cash to spare – you can be one of 21 people in the world to own a limited edition whisky. read more
Customers drive seafood sustainability

Customers drive seafood sustainability

15/10/2014 - 10:45
The changing attitude of consumers as they become concerned about the seafood they eat is creating strong incentives in the way retailers and suppliers procure supplies. read more
African market supports SABMiller

African market supports SABMiller

15/10/2014 - 10:42
SABMiller commanded a strong market position in Africa and could consolidate it through acquisitions and partnerships, analysts said yesterday, although the sub-Saharan market also posed regulatory and consumer pressure drawbacks for the global brewer.  read more
SABMiller's Zim sales hit by weak economy

SABMiller's Zim sales hit by weak economy

14/10/2014 - 09:56
Harare - SABMiller's Zimbabwean affiliate Delta Corporation reported a 25 percent drop in lager sales for the six months to September on Monday, as slower economic growth in the southern African country hit demand for beer.  read more
Liquor City plans to grow franchise portfolio

Liquor City plans to grow franchise portfolio

14/10/2014 - 09:41
Liquor City, which has about 300 franchised and owned stores across SA, plans to ramp up its franchise portfolio by taking under-pressure independent liquor retailers under its wing. read more
Edcon feeling effects of downgrade

Edcon feeling effects of downgrade

13/10/2014 - 11:57
Bonds of Edcon Holdings, the South African clothing retailer owned by Bain Capital Partners, are feeling the effects of a ratings downgrade and Morgan Stanley note advising traders to short the securities.  read more
Verimark looks to lift exports

Verimark looks to lift exports

13/10/2014 - 11:20
Direct retailer Verimark will push for more export sales in the next 18 months to counter the ravages of a weaker rand. read more
SA economy set to double by 2024, says EY report

SA economy set to double by 2024, says EY report

10/10/2014 - 10:43
Despite short-term challenges, SA’s economy is on track to double in size by 2024 if the dividends offered by increased foreign investment are harnessed, says an EY report. read more
Want to see e-toll records? Pay R1 million: Sanral

Want to see e-toll records? Pay R1 million: Sanral

10/10/2014 - 10:39
Sanral would provide the DA with any e-toll document it wants – provided the political party forked over R1 million, the e-toll panel has heard. read more
JSE stocks gain most in two months

JSE stocks gain most in two months

10/10/2014 - 10:24
Johannesburg - South African stocks advanced the most in two months and yields on government bonds fell as speculation that US policy makers will keep interest rates near zero bolstered demand for emerging-market assets.  read more
Truworths buys Earthchild brand to boost kids wear

Truworths buys Earthchild brand to boost kids wear

09/10/2014 - 12:19
Clothing retailer Truworths International plans to boost its offering to children after completing the purchase of high-end chain Earthchild Clothing for an undisclosed cash sum.  read more
Kalahari.com and Takealot.com in merger deal

Kalahari.com and Takealot.com in merger deal

09/10/2014 - 12:02
South African e-commerce giants, Kalahari.com and Takealot.com, have announced that they are merging their operations. read more
SA middle class forced back into poverty?

SA middle class forced back into poverty?

09/10/2014 - 11:34
Increasing electricity tariffs will have devastating consequences for the country’s indebted consumers, Debt Rescue said on Tuesday. read more
SABMiller’s Clark says more deals brewing in industry

SABMiller’s Clark says more deals brewing in industry

07/10/2014 - 09:40
SABMiller has hinted at the prospect of more deals in the brewing industry after being rebuffed in an attempt to buy smaller rival Heineken.  read more
Money markets 'AAA' rating unlikely - Fitch

Money markets 'AAA' rating unlikely - Fitch

07/10/2014 - 09:34
Johannesburg - Fitch Ratings on Monday said South African money market funds (MMFs) were highly unlikely to achieve an 'AAA' National Fund Credit Rating. read more
Italtile identifies growth opportunities

Italtile identifies growth opportunities

07/10/2014 - 09:29
Tile and bathrooms specialist Italtile, which turns 45 this year, has identified a range of opportunities to advance its "ambitious" growth plans, chairman and founder Giovanni Ravazzotti says in the group’s latest annual report. read more
IT spend in SA to hit R64 billion

IT spend in SA to hit R64 billion

07/10/2014 - 09:16
IT services spending in South Africa is expected to increase 10.5% year on year in 2015 to total $5.7 billion (R64 billion), according to the latest forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC). read more
Consumers face up to gloomy prospects

Consumers face up to gloomy prospects

06/10/2014 - 13:25
Consumer confidence fell in the third quarter as consumers became less optimistic about SA’s economic growth prospects and their own finances, which are being weighed on by rising interest rates and high inflation. read more
Africa’s 10 biggest economies

Africa’s 10 biggest economies

06/10/2014 - 13:05
Kenya has rebased its GDP measurement year to 2009, boosting its GDP data by 25%, and entering it into the top 10 economies on the African continent. read more
Newly listed Rhodes to speed up growth

Newly listed Rhodes to speed up growth

06/10/2014 - 11:41
Rhodes Food Group’s debut on the JSE on Thursday means it can accelerate its growth strategy and take advantage of acquisitions, says CEO Bruce Henderson. read more
Rand slips as consumer confidence dips

Rand slips as consumer confidence dips

06/10/2014 - 11:29
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand weakened on Friday as flagging consumer confidence added to mounting economic concerns, while US payrolls later in the session could provide fresh direction.  read more
Woolies threatens boycotters

Woolies threatens boycotters

06/10/2014 - 11:15
Woolworths might haul the Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) group into court because, the retailing giant says, the activists’ threats have put the safety of staff and customers “at risk”. read more
SA’s post-1994 miracle now ‘under threat’

SA’s post-1994 miracle now ‘under threat’

03/10/2014 - 10:37
The "remarkable" progress of SA’s first two post-apartheid administrations is coming under serious threat; Woolworths’ chairperson Simon Susman said in the group’s integrated annual report, released on Tuesday. read more
Rhodes Food falls on JSE debut

Rhodes Food falls on JSE debut

03/10/2014 - 10:34
Johannesburg - Rhodes Food fell on its first day of trade in Johannesburg after the South African producer of prepared meals and canned goods raised 1.2 billion rand by selling shares.  read more
Economy creates more formal-sector jobs

Economy creates more formal-sector jobs

03/10/2014 - 10:02
The number of formal-sector jobs increased by 155, 000 to 8.666-million in the second quarter, Statistics SA’s quarterly employment statistics (QES) showed on Monday. read more
It's chowdown in pizza wars

It's chowdown in pizza wars

02/10/2014 - 10:06
The return of Pizza Hut to South Africa could spark a pizza war, but local players say they have a war chest to defend their turf. read more
Strong dollar casting pall over rand

Strong dollar casting pall over rand

02/10/2014 - 09:37
The strong dollar is increasingly casting a pall over the rand, which will eventually negatively affect local economic indicators — at a time when the economy is already struggling. read more
Credit growth slows to 8.78%

Credit growth slows to 8.78%

01/10/2014 - 12:07
Johannesburg - Growth in credit demand from the private sector slowed to 8.78% year-on-year in August from 9.77% in July, central bank data showed on Tuesday. read more
Deeply indebted consumers facing ‘perfect storm’

Deeply indebted consumers facing ‘perfect storm’

01/10/2014 - 09:35
Two of SA’s economists are predicting that the rand may slide to as much as R11.60 or weaker to the dollar in the near future and they say this will have a "severe impact" on everything from the price of food to imported vehicles. read more
Superbalist hits user milestone, offers free delivery

Superbalist hits user milestone, offers free delivery

30/09/2014 - 10:40
Online designer retailer, Superbalist.com has hit the 1 million user milestone – and is now permanently offering free delivery on all orders. read more
Newtown Junction opens this week

Newtown Junction opens this week

30/09/2014 - 10:36
The R1.3bn Newtown Junction mixed-use development opens on Thursday, promising to inject economic activity into Johannesburg’s inner city, which is slowly being revived. read more
Rhodes Food raises R1.2bn ahead of IPO

Rhodes Food raises R1.2bn ahead of IPO

30/09/2014 - 10:13
Johannesburg - Rhodes Food Group raised R1.2 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) priced in the middle of an earlier indicative range, it said on Friday. read more
Boycott a 'buycott' for Dis-Chem

Boycott a 'buycott' for Dis-Chem

30/09/2014 - 10:10
Ivan Saltzman, CEO of Dis-Chem, says the campaign to stop retailers selling products from Israel has been unsuccessful and has instead boosted sales. read more
Retailers expecting better sales during this festive season

Retailers expecting better sales during this festive season

30/09/2014 - 09:49
For most of the year retailers targeting the lower-middle income segment have withstood the worst of weak consumer demand, as ever-escalating living costs and a debt overhang caused by a glut of unsecured credit crimp household budgets. read more
Highest paid CEOs in South Africa

Highest paid CEOs in South Africa

30/09/2014 - 09:43
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who will be stepping aside from the position at the end of this year, took a salary cut to $67.3 million (R755 million) – significantly less than $78 million (R875 million) he was paid in 2013. read more
The online shopping process: from deal to delivery

The online shopping process: from deal to delivery

25/09/2014 - 09:00
PwC’s recent global survey of online shoppers has revealed that South Africans are making online purchases more frequently and through more channels. read more
Inflation policy set to face questions

Inflation policy set to face questions

25/09/2014 - 08:37
SA’s politically unpopular inflation targeting policy could come under threat now that Gill Marcus has resigned as South African Reserve Bank governor, says US-based frontier market specialist DaMina Advisors. read more
Internet Solutions to buy MWEB Business

Internet Solutions to buy MWEB Business

23/09/2014 - 11:00
Internet Solutions, a division of Dimension Data, has announced that it has signed a transaction agreement to purchase three business divisions within MWEB Connect. read more
Expectations of Remgro mount as share price discount narrows

Expectations of Remgro mount as share price discount narrows

23/09/2014 - 10:57
Remgro, the R118bn investment behemoth owned by the Rupert family, is facing great market expectations, with its latest results showing the share price discount on its underlying investments has been whittled down to just a sliver. read more
DA slams govt for failing business

DA slams govt for failing business

23/09/2014 - 10:30
Johannesburg - The government has not helped small businesses get off the ground, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane said on Monday.  read more
Business robbery up 14% in SA

Business robbery up 14% in SA

22/09/2014 - 13:55
Business robbery increased 13.7% in the 2013/2014 financial year, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega said on Friday. read more
Economists expect rates to remain unchanged despite higher CPI

Economists expect rates to remain unchanged despite higher CPI

19/09/2014 - 09:35
Inflation moved up slightly more than expected last month, remaining outside the targeted 3%-6% range for the fifth consecutive month, but it did not raise concerns that interest rates would be hiked on Thursday.  read more
Retail sales increase more than expected

Retail sales increase more than expected

18/09/2014 - 13:49
Retail sales rose a much more than expected 2.4% year on year in July after contracting by 0.9% in June, Statistics SA figures showed on Wednesday. read more
Rivalry fierce, says Edgars Zimbabwe

Rivalry fierce, says Edgars Zimbabwe

18/09/2014 - 13:47
Edgars Zimbabwe’s interim profit had declined by 9.7 percent; hit by the country’s increasingly informal economy, the clothing firm said yesterday.  read more
Famous Brands and Total SA extend partnership

Famous Brands and Total SA extend partnership

18/09/2014 - 13:38
Johannesburg - Famous Brands [JSE:FBR] announced on Wednesday that it has expanded its existing relationship with strategic alliance partner, Total South Africa, to introduce a new offering to the upper-end metropolitan service stations in the petroleum supplier’s service station network. read more
Liquor firms look north as African market grows - Zimbabwe

Liquor firms look north as African market grows - Zimbabwe

18/09/2014 - 12:12
Harare - The African alcohol market is beckoning for South African beverage firms after a new report predicted on Friday that the East African spirits and brandy market could grow by as much as 30 percent in the next 10 years. read more
SABMiller’s choice: lift bid for Heineken or marry AB InBev

SABMiller’s choice: lift bid for Heineken or marry AB InBev

18/09/2014 - 11:37
If SABMiller wants to avoid being bought, its best bet may be to make Heineken an offer it cannot refuse.  read more
Why the rand is so weak

Why the rand is so weak

16/09/2014 - 13:28
The South African rand has broken past R11.00 to the US dollar, and prospects are not looking good for the currency heading to the last quarter of the year. read more
SABMiller leaps as merger talk follows Heineken ‘no’

SABMiller leaps as merger talk follows Heineken ‘no’

16/09/2014 - 13:18
SABMiller’s value on the JSE ballooned by R94bn to R1.08-trillion on Monday after reports suggested it was likely to be at the centre of any mooted consolidation among the world’s biggest brewers. read more
More jobs but fewer skills

More jobs but fewer skills

16/09/2014 - 13:00
Johannesburg - The rate of employment creation has increased since 1994 with black people benefiting the most, the presidency said on Monday. read more
Clover profit falls as costs bite

Clover profit falls as costs bite

16/09/2014 - 12:56
Johannesburg - South African food and beverage firm Clover Industries Ltd posted a 14.2 percent fall in headline earnings on Tuesday, clipped by brisk inflation levels and higher raw material costs. read more
Heineken ‘turns down SABMiller defensive bid’

Heineken ‘turns down SABMiller defensive bid’

15/09/2014 - 09:50
SABMILLER had approached the owners of Heineken about an offer for the smaller brewer to help defend itself against a potential bid by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), sources said yesterday. read more
What online shoppers want: fast and free delivery

What online shoppers want: fast and free delivery

15/09/2014 - 09:42
Free delivery, in a shorter amount of time, ranks as the top desire for online shoppers in South Africa, according to three new surveys. read more
SA July manufacturing production falls more than expected

SA July manufacturing production falls more than expected

15/09/2014 - 09:26
Manufacturing production fell much more than expected in July — mainly reflecting the damaging effect a strike by steel and engineering workers during the month had on output. read more
Rand weakens to fresh 7-month low

Rand weakens to fresh 7-month low

15/09/2014 - 09:05
Johannesburg - The rand fell to seven-month lows against the dollar on Friday, largely reflecting a stronger greenback as recent data backs the case for monetary tightening in the United States.  read more
Steady SABMiller a good bet in emerging markets

Steady SABMiller a good bet in emerging markets

15/09/2014 - 08:54
SABMiller continues to rank among the multinationals likely to perform best in emerging markets over the long term. read more
JSE volumes fall on Pistorius verdict

JSE volumes fall on Pistorius verdict

12/09/2014 - 10:25
Johannesburg - Trading volumes on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s benchmark index declined to the lowest level in 10 days while Judge Thokozile Masipa read her verdict in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius.  read more
Economic worries grow as mining output sinks

Economic worries grow as mining output sinks

12/09/2014 - 10:23
Johannesburg - Mining output fell more than expected in July, hitting levels last seen in late 2012 and compounding doubt about whether the Reserve Bank will hike interest rates next week as the economy suffers. read more
Retailers strive to adapt as customers struggle

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. read more
Boardmans launches e-commerce site

Boardmans launches e-commerce site

11/09/2014 - 10:53
Retail group Edcon has announced that home specialist, Boardmans, has launched online, and follows the launch of other brands in its stable, namely CNA, and Red Square. read more
White maize hits one-month high

White maize hits one-month high

11/09/2014 - 10:49
Johannesburg - White maize in South Africa rose to the highest level in almost a month, as the rand fell, making imports more expensive. Wheat also advanced. read more
Job prospects look better for fourth quarter, says survey

Job prospects look better for fourth quarter, says survey

11/09/2014 - 10:37
Employment prospects for the fourth quarter of this year have improved, although employers will not significantly increase staff levels due to subdued economic growth. read more
Rand flirts with R11 to the dollar

Rand flirts with R11 to the dollar

10/09/2014 - 14:09
The South African rand was dangerously close to breaching R11 to the dollar on Wednesday 10 September 2014, as the country’s current account deficit widened amid slight economic recovery. read more
JSE stocks falter

JSE stocks falter

10/09/2014 - 14:06
Johannesburg - South African stocks fell on Monday as investors dumped index heavyweights such as Barclays Africa and Shoprite on concerns about valuations.  read more
AVI weathers rising input costs

AVI weathers rising input costs

10/09/2014 - 13:58
Branded consumer products group AVI’s headline earnings per share (HEPS) from continuing operations for the year ended June 30 lifted 12.2% to 384c, the company reported on Monday. read more
Citrus growers suspend EU exports

Citrus growers suspend EU exports

09/09/2014 - 17:48
Johannesburg - South African citrus producers will voluntarily suspend exports to the European Union in order to comply with EU standards against a fungal disease infecting the skin of some of their fruit, an industry body said on Monday.  read more
Noticeable rise in business confidence - index

Noticeable rise in business confidence - index

09/09/2014 - 17:44
Johannesburg - Business confidence in the third quarter of 2014 rose by five points, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) and the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) said on Tuesday. read more
Massmart fights mall exclusivity clauses

Massmart fights mall exclusivity clauses

09/09/2014 - 17:41
A retail rumble over lease exclusivity clauses is being roused by the country’s spending slowdown as supermarket giant’s square off for market share, and property owners of South Africa’s biggest malls reserve ringside seats. read more
Mobile isn’t coming – it’s already here

Mobile isn’t coming – it’s already here

08/09/2014 - 10:57
New data from Google shows that mobile is far bigger in South Africa than initially thought, having blasted past its growth projection a year sooner than expected. read more
Ramaphosa: Game farmers create jobs

Ramaphosa: Game farmers create jobs

08/09/2014 - 10:32
Johannesburg - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended the right of private game breeders to own South African land. read more
Soyabeans rise most in more than a week

Soyabeans rise most in more than a week

08/09/2014 - 10:20
Johannesburg - South African soyabeans rose the most in more than a week in Johannesburg. read more
Takealot cash boost good for SA e-commerce

Takealot cash boost good for SA e-commerce

08/09/2014 - 10:17
Loot.co.za CEO Gary Hadfield says that even though the $100 million cash injection into Takealot.com’s business has made it tougher to compete, it is a great thing for SA e-commerce. read more
The best e-commerce site in South Africa

The best e-commerce site in South Africa

05/09/2014 - 09:00
Yuppiechef.com has once again been named the best e-commerce site in South Africa, winning the title at 2014 uAfrica eCommerce Conference held in Midrand on Thursday (4 September). read more
How to unblock the SA economy

How to unblock the SA economy

05/09/2014 - 08:52
There is no way to dress it up — 0.6% growth after a quarter of contraction means South Africa is squandering its potential. Three of the country’s leading economic thinkers discuss what can be done. read more
Corruption and labour killing SA’s competitive edge

Corruption and labour killing SA’s competitive edge

04/09/2014 - 11:02
The latest competitiveness index by the World Economic Forum paints a bleak image of South Africa’s ability to compete, globally. read more
Sunflower seed futures fall

Sunflower seed futures fall

04/09/2014 - 10:52
Johannesburg - South African sunflower seed for September delivery fell to the lowest level in almost a year in Johannesburg as soybeans and corn also declined.  read more
Ukraine to buy coal from SA

Ukraine to buy coal from SA

04/09/2014 - 10:49
Kiev - Ukraine will buy one million tonnes of coal from South Africa because the military conflict in its Donbass region has disrupted domestic coal production, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. read more
Mr Price shares rally as double-digit sales growth pierces retail sector gloom

Mr Price shares rally as double-digit sales growth pierces retail sector gloom

04/09/2014 - 10:46
Shares in Mr Price rose as much as 2.3% to R210 on Wednesday after it reported double-digit sales growth, bucking the trend in the retail sector. read more
Manufacturing sector shrinks again, despite return of workers

Manufacturing sector shrinks again, despite return of workers

03/09/2014 - 10:08
Activity in the manufacturing sector improved last month as the end of a wage strike sector led to a return to production, a key survey showed on Monday. read more
New online retail body for SA

New online retail body for SA

03/09/2014 - 10:03
A new body representing online retailers and e-commerce professionals in South Africa is set to launch officially next month. read more
JSE ends 0.68% higher after getting a lift from banks‚ miners

JSE ends 0.68% higher after getting a lift from banks‚ miners

03/09/2014 - 09:52
The JSE finished higher on Tuesday after receiving support from banks and diversified miners. read more
SABMiller: SAB managers shuffled as Cuba leaves

SABMiller: SAB managers shuffled as Cuba leaves

02/09/2014 - 12:53
SABMiller is reorganising management at SA Breweries (SAB) after the local unit’s strategy chief, Yolanda Cuba, joined Vodacom.  read more
Country Bird’s expansion in Africa hampered by debt

Country Bird’s expansion in Africa hampered by debt

02/09/2014 - 12:38
Country Bird’s debt burden is weighing on the poultry producer’s expansion in other African countries, the group said in its annual results published on Monday. read more
Petrol price drops 67c for SA motorists

Petrol price drops 67c for SA motorists

01/09/2014 - 11:08
The price of all grades of petrol will drop by 67 cents a litre next week, the energy department said on Friday. read more
SA’s trade deficit widens from June to July

SA’s trade deficit widens from June to July

01/09/2014 - 10:49
The deficit on South Africa’s trade balance widened more than expected in July to R6.9bn after a revised R469.8m (R192.2m) deficit in June, South African Revenue Service data showed on Friday. read more