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DA lays charges of corruption against Montana

DA lays charges of corruption against Montana

28/08/2015 - 09:12
Johannesburg - The DA is convinced that axed Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) chief executive Lucky Montana must face the courts following the release of the public protector's report into allegations of maladministration. read more
Local e-commerce site creates innovative platform guaranteeing half a million users

Local e-commerce site creates innovative platform guaranteeing half a million users

28/08/2015 - 08:19
In the cutthroat world of marketing, innovation is paramount to maintaining a competitive edge. In the world of brand building, ensuring your brand is exposed to a targeted audience, in the right volumes, is key to ensuring the best possible return on investment. read more
Rosebank Red-Square employs Fashion Media to provide a holistic branded experience

Rosebank Red-Square employs Fashion Media to provide a holistic branded experience

27/08/2015 - 14:28
Red Square - one of South Africa’s leading fragrance, make-up, skincare, and perfume stores - has of late rolled out its new concept stores throughout the country, and opened the doors of the Rosebank store in Johannesburg. read more
SA to adopt risk measures to preserve sector that feeds the nation

SA to adopt risk measures to preserve sector that feeds the nation

27/08/2015 - 13:49
In recent years, there has been a rise in inconsistent weather patterns that have negatively affected both consumers and businesses globally. read more
SA still ranks poorly when it comes to high-growth female entrepreneurs

SA still ranks poorly when it comes to high-growth female entrepreneurs

27/08/2015 - 12:59
More than half of the world’s economies do not foster high-growth female-owned businesses. This was a finding in the 2015 Female Entrepreneurship Index1 (FEI), which revealed that 47 of the 77 countries surveyed scored below 50 points. read more
Shoppers treated to new stores at The Zone @ Rosebank

Shoppers treated to new stores at The Zone @ Rosebank

25/08/2015 - 10:55
As part of The Zone @ Rosebank’s R500-million revamp, it has recently launched three new stores. The launch of the stores speaks further to The Zone @ Rosebank’s quest to become a premier shopping destination and strengthening its offering as a lifestyle brand. read more
ANC wants to introduce tax on rugby, cricket tickets in SA

ANC wants to introduce tax on rugby, cricket tickets in SA

25/08/2015 - 10:30
The ANC wants to introduce a sport ticket levy in South Africa, which will see the Department of Sport and Recreation take a 5% cut for tickets sold at professional sports events in the country. read more
Engen leads in customer security and convenience with cashless payments solutions

Engen leads in customer security and convenience with cashless payments solutions

24/08/2015 - 09:58
Once again Engen, South Africa`s number one petrol brand, has put the customer first with a range of fast and secure cashless forecourt payment options that brings convenience to motorists and protects their payment safety and security. read more
Black Perigord Truffle discovered at Altima

Black Perigord Truffle discovered at Altima

24/08/2015 - 09:21
Woodford Truffles South Africa has recently confirmed the discovery of the first Black Perigord Truffle in the Western Cape on the farm Altima, one of the properties within the Anthonij Rupert Wyne portfolio. read more
South Africa improves global ranking: WorldSkills International

South Africa improves global ranking: WorldSkills International

21/08/2015 - 12:54
South Africa’s team of twenty-one competitors at the recently held WorldSkills International Competition in Sao Paulo Brasil improved the country’s standing from previous competitions. With fifty-nine countries in attendance at the event, South Africa placed 27th amongst competing nations, beating out many developed nations in the international standings.  read more
Diageo’s ‘learning for life’ program to help transform Alexandra youth

Diageo’s ‘learning for life’ program to help transform Alexandra youth

18/08/2015 - 14:26
Johannesburg – Learning for Life - a global skills’ training programme within the hospitality industry for underprivileged and unemployed individuals, has been brought to Johannesburg’s Alexandra Township thanks to global drinks company, Diageo. read more
Four future economic scenarios for South Africa

Four future economic scenarios for South Africa

18/08/2015 - 11:16
Government and business have their work cut out to prevent South Africa from sliding towards a ‘rocky road’ scenario. read more
Shoprite hits profit estimates

Shoprite hits profit estimates

18/08/2015 - 11:08
Johannesburg - South African grocer Shoprite Holdings, Africa's biggest retailer, met its profit estimates with a 10.8 percent rise in full-year earnings on Tuesday as it stole market share in its food business from rivals.  read more
South Africa is one of the riskiest places to invest in the world

South Africa is one of the riskiest places to invest in the world

18/08/2015 - 10:34
South Africa is one of the highest-risk countries in the world when it comes to investment, according to new data from Bank of America Merill Lynch. read more
No to extra tax

No to extra tax

14/08/2015 - 08:15
Cape Town - South Africa should not consider additional tax instruments, such as a windfall tax for the country's mining sector, a commission set up to look into taxes in Africa's most advanced economy said in a report published on Thursday.  read more
Clover sees jump in earnings

Clover sees jump in earnings

11/08/2015 - 11:35
Johannesburg - Food and beverage group Clover forecast a surge of 64.2 percent to 74.2 percent in headline earnings a share for the financial year to June, putting them 65.9c to 76.2c higher than the 102.7c reported for the previous financial year.  read more
Support Team SA at Worldskills International

Support Team SA at Worldskills International

07/08/2015 - 10:38
A delegation of twenty-three young South Africans is about to jet off to Sao Paulo, Brazil for the experience of a lifetime. The 21 young skills ambassadors have been selected as the “best-of-the-best” in their respective fields via a gruelling nationwide process – and now they get to compete with the “best of the rest” from across the world. read more
Load shedding for the next 18 months

Load shedding for the next 18 months

07/08/2015 - 09:45
Load shedding will continue for the next 18 months, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Thursday, once again appealing to South Africans to save electricity. read more
Edcon sales fall as credit purchases continue slide

Edcon sales fall as credit purchases continue slide

07/08/2015 - 09:39
Johannesburg - Edcon Holdings, South Africa’s largest clothing retailer, said first-quarter sales slowed as falling credit purchases weighed on trading. read more
Global food prices fall in July

Global food prices fall in July

07/08/2015 - 09:23
Global food prices fell to a six-year low in July, but maize prices rose, which is negative for a maize-importing country like SA. read more
Why a hunting ban would be terrible for South Africa

Why a hunting ban would be terrible for South Africa

07/08/2015 - 09:01
Following the death of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe, commentators have called for a ban on game hunting, including in South Africa – something that could be to the country’s detriment. read more
Aca Joe owner placed under liquidation

Aca Joe owner placed under liquidation

05/08/2015 - 09:49
The Platinum Group, which owns clothing brands Aca Joe, Hilton Weiner, and Jenni Button, has been placed under liquidation. read more
Wanjo Foods wins US$25 000 investment prize - Ghana

Wanjo Foods wins US$25 000 investment prize - Ghana

05/08/2015 - 09:37
Wanjo Foods an agro-processing company has won a US$25 000 investment prize at a pitch competition hosted by the Case Foundation in Accra. read more
How big is South Africa’s black middle class?

How big is South Africa’s black middle class?

05/08/2015 - 09:20
A new report from the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) warns that, while the black middle class in South Africa has expanded quickly, it may now slow because of the fragility of the local economy. read more
It is time for SA's digital media industry to have a serious conversation about ad viewability

It is time for SA's digital media industry to have a serious conversation about ad viewability

31/07/2015 - 10:09
South African marketers, agencies and publishers that are serious about helping to grow the accountability of digital advertising should embrace a shift in the international market from served ad impressions to viewable impressions.  read more
Dunkin’ Brands plans to move into SA

Dunkin’ Brands plans to move into SA

31/07/2015 - 09:09
Nasdaq-listed franchisor Dunkin’ Brands wants to open 50 Baskin-Robbins outlets in SA over the next five years, the firm said on Monday. read more
Account Gains – Pollination process at HoneyKome continues

Account Gains – Pollination process at HoneyKome continues

28/07/2015 - 11:01
Working on products as diverse as the likes of Garnier, Vodacom, the PSL, and Pioneer Foods, to mention a few, HoneyKome has racked up a wide range of expertise in the Digisphere. With a history of delivering successful digital solutions across various marketing and communication disciplines (often with a 'real world' cross over, too,) the team at HoneyKome has seen some excellent new account gains in recent months. read more
Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

Union slams employment equity's 'flawed' report

28/07/2015 - 08:43
Cape Town – The Commission for Employment Equity’s “fixation” on top management in its annual report was criticised by a trade union Solidarity on Monday. read more
Reserve Bank resumes hiking cycle as it warns of risks

Reserve Bank resumes hiking cycle as it warns of risks

24/07/2015 - 10:40
The South African Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) took a "finely balanced" decision to hike interest rates 25 basis points on Thursday, raising the question of what its next move would be as it flagged numerous risks to inflation. read more
Wellness well worth the share price

Wellness well worth the share price

23/07/2015 - 14:27
Retailer Mr Price does not have a wellness programme — "not an established one, we just do what we do", says Steve Glendinning, group people director for the company. read more
Top 5 reasons to be a proud South African

Top 5 reasons to be a proud South African

22/07/2015 - 10:00
Despite recent reports of a spike in South Africans applying to emigrate, recent research points to a country with proud citizens planning to stay put. read more
SA must increase taxes on rich, says OECD

SA must increase taxes on rich, says OECD

20/07/2015 - 08:55
The government should increase taxes on wealthier individuals to help boost revenue needed for the nation’s growing demands, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development recommended. read more
Truworths expects flat earnings

Truworths expects flat earnings

16/07/2015 - 15:19
Truworths International expects diluted headline earnings per share for the 52-week period to end-June to be between 2% and 4% higher than last year.  read more
Retail resilience shows in updates

Retail resilience shows in updates

16/07/2015 - 15:14
Trading updates from Woolworths, Shoprite, and Massmart on Wednesday met a mixed reception from shareholders who had pinned their hopes on the resilience of SA’s biggest retail chains, despite job losses and power outages. read more
Business hits back at ANC’s blacklisting idea

Business hits back at ANC’s blacklisting idea

06/07/2015 - 09:26
Instead of calling for the blacklisting of businesses to prevent corruption and the dangers of the “corporate capture” of political leaders, the ANC-led tripartite alliance must enact regulations to control political party funding, or stop accepting millions in funding from businesspeople. read more
Slowing growth hits local industries

Slowing growth hits local industries

06/07/2015 - 09:21
A slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter hit local industries hard, with official data showing on Tuesday that the total turnover they generated fell over the period. read more
Craft beer on the rise

Craft beer on the rise

02/07/2015 - 09:25
SA's craft beer market has been experiencing double-digit growth over the last three years.  read more
Edcon warns of forced asset sale

Edcon warns of forced asset sale

01/07/2015 - 11:03
Retailer Edcon is going to be forced to sell some of its assets in order to meet its overwhelming debt obligations.  read more
Government will wipe R4.1 billion from the SA economy

Government will wipe R4.1 billion from the SA economy

26/06/2015 - 08:56
New onerous visa regulations for travellers coming to South Africa could see R4.1 billion wiped from the country’s economy, as thousands stand to lose their jobs. read more
SA’s businesses invest more offshore

SA’s businesses invest more offshore

25/06/2015 - 13:26
South African companies increased their investments abroad last year, which suggests they found better returns and more stable policy environments elsewhere. read more
Public sector delays impact salary growth

Public sector delays impact salary growth

25/06/2015 - 13:22
Johannesburg - Average disposable salaries in South Africa declined in real terms year-on-year (y/y), according to the latest BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index (BDSI) released on Wednesday. read more
The best wines in South Africa

The best wines in South Africa

25/06/2015 - 13:13
The South African Wine Index (SAWi) has released its ranking of the top wine producers in South Africa, and the leading brand in each wine category. read more
When Nestlé chocolate leaves a bitter taste

When Nestlé chocolate leaves a bitter taste

24/06/2015 - 08:45
How many times have you unwrapped or opened a product‚ and been irritated by the fact that it does not look nearly as good as the image on the box or wrapping? read more
SA urged to stitch up footprint in US clothing

SA urged to stitch up footprint in US clothing

23/06/2015 - 09:17
US representatives at the Source Africa trade event last week were adamant local apparel manufacturers could sew up a viable patch of the growing US market. read more
How much money Eskom says it needs to keep the lights on

How much money Eskom says it needs to keep the lights on

23/06/2015 - 09:07
In its MYPD 3 Selective Reopener application hearing starting on Tuesday, Eskom’s acting CEO Brian Molefe will argue that an increase in tariffs will shorten load shedding and improve overall generation stability. read more
SIR JUICE is changing its name to SIR FRUIT

SIR JUICE is changing its name to SIR FRUIT

22/06/2015 - 13:08
SIR JUICE, the beloved hospitality and retail juice brand, is changing its name to SIR FRUIT. read more
Primedia Unlimited’s Mall Division appoints MD for integrated role

Primedia Unlimited’s Mall Division appoints MD for integrated role

22/06/2015 - 10:32
Molefi Moloantoa, CEO of Primedia Unlimited’s Mall Division has confirmed the promotion of Doug Mayne to Managing Director: Marketing, Rights and Non GLA Revenue for the Mall Division, with immediate effect.  read more
Sea Harvest launches a new scheme to share its bounty

Sea Harvest launches a new scheme to share its bounty

15/06/2015 - 11:21
Black-owned fishing company Sea Harvest has launched a new share scheme that will see it issuing more than 4 million shares to its employees.  read more
Pepsico scores the UEFA Champions League

Pepsico scores the UEFA Champions League

12/06/2015 - 12:48
PepsiCo’s flagship global brands Lay’s, Gatorade and Pepsi MAX / Pepsi are joining forces with the UEFA Champions League as PepsiCo today announced a new partnership with the prestigious European club football tournament. read more
Is South Africa’s government racist?

Is South Africa’s government racist?

12/06/2015 - 09:49
A new report questions the policies implemented by the South African government, in particular, those relating to affirmative action, and race distinction. read more
Poultry producers’ shares fall on US chicken imports

Poultry producers’ shares fall on US chicken imports

10/06/2015 - 08:59
South Africa’s poultry producers’ shares were mostly down on Monday in a weak market after Pretoria opened its doors to US chicken imports under a deal reached at the weekend. read more
Eskom 25% price hike delayed?

Eskom 25% price hike delayed?

10/06/2015 - 08:42
While Eskom has reverted to a daily load-shedding schedule this week, the power utility may only get a 25.3% price hike next year. read more
Irregular expenditure at SA municipalities tops R11 billion

Irregular expenditure at SA municipalities tops R11 billion

04/06/2015 - 10:40
The auditor-general has revealed that the bulk (264) of South Africa’s municipalities incurred irregular expenditure of R11.473 billion in the 2013/2014 financial year. read more
Electricity price hikes to fund R1 trillion SA nuclear build

Electricity price hikes to fund R1 trillion SA nuclear build

03/06/2015 - 09:05
The Democratic Alliance says that the Department of Energy (DoE) aims to fund its R1 trillion nuclear programme with electricity tariff hikes. read more
Did Ramaphosa just score R2.5 billion?

Did Ramaphosa just score R2.5 billion?

03/06/2015 - 08:41
South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to make in excess of R2.5 billion ($200 million) from the sale of his investment company, Shanduka Group to Pembani Group. read more
Tough times ahead for SA consumers

Tough times ahead for SA consumers

02/06/2015 - 09:08
Johannesburg - South African consumers, especially those who reside in Gauteng, are in for some tough times ahead.  read more
South Africans are the most desperate for money in the world

South Africans are the most desperate for money in the world

02/06/2015 - 09:03
South Africans are the hardest up for cash, ranking as the top country for loans taken out in the past year. read more
Edcon aims to sew up debt with capital restructuring

Edcon aims to sew up debt with capital restructuring

29/05/2015 - 14:08
Edcon Holdings has started talks with debt providers with a view to restructuring its crippling debt pile in the face of a slow growth in clothing sales. read more
The township shopper traverses developing and developed economies

The township shopper traverses developing and developed economies

27/05/2015 - 14:39
When it comes to shopping, many township consumers do not always have access to transport, so successful brands, such as Kasi Star Brands identified by Ask Afrika, ensure that consumers have easy access to products, whether it is in a formal retailer or at an informal spaza shop down the road. read more
Thousands flock to giant new mall

Thousands flock to giant new mall

27/05/2015 - 10:41
Port Elizabeth – More than 38 000 eager shoppers flocked through the doors of South Africa’s newest regional mall, the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth on Thursday. read more
The results are in for Johnnie Walker Gentleman’s Wager

The results are in for Johnnie Walker Gentleman’s Wager

26/05/2015 - 11:17
Double Formula1 world champion, Mika Häkkinen has granted the Gentleman’s Wager posed to him by South African works rally driver, Gugu Zulu.  read more
Africa’s booming e-commerce economy

Africa’s booming e-commerce economy

25/05/2015 - 10:11
Africa’s e-commerce sector now has a foothold in a wide range of countries, some obvious but many less obvious. As with m-money, it will grow in some places but not others. read more
SABMiller profit hit by strong dollar

SABMiller profit hit by strong dollar

18/05/2015 - 08:58
Currency headwinds because of a strong dollar saw full-year profit at SABMiller fall slightly, while its overall performance continued to be propped up by emerging markets such as Africa and Latin America. read more
Ackermans shining example of how to cut electricity costs

Ackermans shining example of how to cut electricity costs

15/05/2015 - 09:20
Cape Town – An innovative project by retailer Ackermans to save electricity and reduce costs landed them a hot prize at the African Utility Week in Cape Town on Wednesday. read more
Unless ‘labour issues addressed, unemployment woes will persist’

Unless ‘labour issues addressed, unemployment woes will persist’

15/05/2015 - 09:13
Unless the labour environment is addressed, SA’s high unemployment problems will persist even if the economy grows fast, warns an economist at one of the country’s biggest financial services firms. read more
Eskom’s greed will lead to bankruptcy

Eskom’s greed will lead to bankruptcy

14/05/2015 - 11:11
Eskom’s greed will plunge large numbers of consumers and business into debt according to an economist and a debt expert. read more
Patel gives go-ahead for probe of fairness in retail sector

Patel gives go-ahead for probe of fairness in retail sector

14/05/2015 - 10:12
The Competition Commission is taking aim at the retail sector to see if it enjoys sufficient competition after the authorisation by Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel of a market inquiry. read more
Online tax laws holding SA companies back

Online tax laws holding SA companies back

13/05/2015 - 10:43
South African companies are unable to compete with multinationals selling goods and services online in the country, partly because of tax laws. read more
High 5! Youth vote Engen for fifth straight Generation Next win

High 5! Youth vote Engen for fifth straight Generation Next win

11/05/2015 - 15:14
Engen Petroleum, South Africa’s fuel market leader has once again won the “Coolest Petroleum Brand” in the respected Sunday Times Generation Next awards. read more
Leading Australian retail brand, Cotton On, re-open in Clearwater Mall

Leading Australian retail brand, Cotton On, re-open in Clearwater Mall

11/05/2015 - 14:58
The Cotton On Group is thrilled to announce the re-opening of the Cotton On store at Clearwater Mall, Roodeport on 15 May 2015.  read more
Budget deficit narrows to 4.3% of gross domestic product

Budget deficit narrows to 4.3% of gross domestic product

08/05/2015 - 11:23
The budget deficit for 2014-15 has been reduced to 4.3% of gross domestic product due to higher than expected tax revenue collections and lower government expenditure, the Treasury said in a statement on Thursday. read more
Amstel Lite is staying

Amstel Lite is staying

07/05/2015 - 14:58
Cape Town - Brandhouse Beverages (Pty) Limited, the brand owners of the iconic Amstel Beer brands in South Africa, announced this morning that the Amstel Lite beer can design will not be replaced nor amended in the market. read more
The world’s biggest wine producers

The world’s biggest wine producers

07/05/2015 - 13:14
South Africa is one of the biggest wine producers and exporters in the world – but the relative affordability of our offerings means the country does not benefit as much financially as some of its counterparts. read more
Eskom says no to R1.5 billion cost-cutting

Eskom says no to R1.5 billion cost-cutting

06/05/2015 - 09:36
Acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says that he is unwilling to cut the power utility’s R1.5 billion staff catering bill, despite its financial crisis. read more
Retail: Richemont plays catch-up

Retail: Richemont plays catch-up

06/05/2015 - 09:32
Swiss luxury goods maker Richemont is rolling out high-tech straps to counter the smartwatches designed by Apple and others.  read more
Ellies plunges on trading update

Ellies plunges on trading update

06/05/2015 - 09:01
Ellies Holdings shares plunged as much as 21% on Tuesday following a weak trading update and the announcement of a rights issue. read more
Franchise sector to grow local entrepreneurial base

Franchise sector to grow local entrepreneurial base

05/05/2015 - 09:47
The franchise industry has been resilient; experiencing strong growth during the tough economic conditions witnessed over the past six years, and has seen an increase in investment by franchisees and franchisors, especially amongst smaller franchised businesses with lower setup costs.  read more
Car accidents cost SA economy R306 billion

Car accidents cost SA economy R306 billion

05/05/2015 - 08:51
The Road Accident Fund (RAF) spends up to R1.5 billion a month covering victims of road accidents in South Africa. read more
Producer inflation accelerates in March

Producer inflation accelerates in March

04/05/2015 - 10:38
Producer inflation accelerated in March amid higher food, beverage, and tobacco prices, Statistics SA reported. read more
South Africa loses investor confidence

South Africa loses investor confidence

30/04/2015 - 10:36
Business leaders are increasingly looking for global opportunities for growth, but not in South Africa, according to the 2015 FDI Confidence Index released this week. read more
Gateway wins Busiest Day Award for 11th consecutive year

Gateway wins Busiest Day Award for 11th consecutive year

28/04/2015 - 15:17
The Gateway Theatre of Shopping centre, marketed by Primedia Unlimited’s shopping centre marketing specialists, Primedia Lifestyle Marketing Services, has been awarded HeadCount’s Busiest Day of the Year Award for 2014 in the Super Regional category for the eleventh consecutive year.  read more
Google case spotlights decline of shopping sites

Google case spotlights decline of shopping sites

20/04/2015 - 10:21
The biggest antitrust battle in a decade centres on comparison-shopping websites like Nextag, BizRate and LeGuide, which have been crushed by the rise of new ways of finding goods and services online. Depending on whom you ask, their demise is due to either illegal, anticompetitive moves by Google or superior technology from Amazon.com or other e-commerce companies. read more
Chances of load shedding medium to high - Eskom

Chances of load shedding medium to high - Eskom

20/04/2015 - 09:04
Cape Town - Without announcing definite power cuts for Monday, Eskom warned in a tweet that the "load shedding prognosis for today is medium to high" and is "dependent on the performance of our power plants". read more
Value of tax free savings questioned

Value of tax free savings questioned

20/04/2015 - 08:56
Given the low annual and lifetime limits for contributions to tax-free investment products, one may be forgiven for wondering what the point really is, according to David Warneke, national head of corporate tax at BDO South Africa. read more
Coffee drives traffic and sales in the SA convenience store retail sector

Coffee drives traffic and sales in the SA convenience store retail sector

17/04/2015 - 15:14
The international rise of coffee culture has spread rapidly throughout urban centres and has become one of the most competitive markets in the food and beverage industry. With competition for the customers’ coffee Rand at an all-time high, convenience stores have become one of the preferred destinations for coffee drinkers who are looking for a quality cup of coffee on the run. read more
Things get more complicated for Eskom in winter

Things get more complicated for Eskom in winter

16/04/2015 - 08:30
Load shedding is expected to continue through the period of high electricity demand in winter, as necessary maintenance on Eskom’s plants need to be carried out, Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown told a media briefing on Wednesday (15 April) afternoon. read more
Poor economic conditions impact confidence levels of SA SMEs

Poor economic conditions impact confidence levels of SA SMEs

10/04/2015 - 14:23
Local small and medium enterprise (SME) owners continue to be apprehensive about the regulatory and economic challenges facing the sector and country as a whole. This is according to the fourth quarter 2014 Business Partners Limited SME Index (BPLSI), which measures attitudes and confidence levels among local SME owners. read more
Nene says revenue growth ‘remains resilient’

Nene says revenue growth ‘remains resilient’

10/04/2015 - 09:08
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has collected R986.4bn in tax revenue in the 2014-15 financial year, which ended on March 31, supported by growth in personal income tax revenue. read more
Medupi lock-out a declaration of war – Numsa

Medupi lock-out a declaration of war – Numsa

09/04/2015 - 10:17
Cape Town – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said it would make a decision on Wednesday regarding possible strike action at Medupi power station in Lephalale, with a warning that Eskom’s lockout of workers is a declaration of war. read more
Sticky issue of ownership at heart of empowerment

Sticky issue of ownership at heart of empowerment

09/04/2015 - 10:12
Ownership is at the heart of the mining charter, said Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi last week. read more
Business divided over industrialists scheme

Business divided over industrialists scheme

07/04/2015 - 10:37
Executive Herman Mashaba has strongly criticised government’s programme to create 100 black industrialists in the next three years, describing it as short-term and unsustainable.  read more
No growth boost from retail sales

No growth boost from retail sales

19/03/2015 - 11:34
Retail sales increased last month but at a slower pace than over the past three months, indicating that spending by consumers is modest and not significantly supportive of economic growth. read more
FreshStop’s 185th store opens as its first in the North West Province

FreshStop’s 185th store opens as its first in the North West Province

18/03/2015 - 13:35
The FreshStop at Caltex Brits convenience store opened its doors at 17 Hendrik Verwoerd Avenue in Brits on the main route between Pretoria and Thabazimbi on 12 March 2015 as the 185th store in the national FreshStop network and the 1st store in the North West Province.  read more
Massive petrol price hike in April

Massive petrol price hike in April

18/03/2015 - 10:04
The price of petrol could, in April, increase by the highest nominal amount in history for the second consecutive month, the Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) said on Tuesday. read more
SA cannot afford ‘single day of a strike’

SA cannot afford ‘single day of a strike’

17/03/2015 - 09:21
Business Unity SA (Busa) head Khanyisile Kweyama has warned of the dire effects of power cuts and "of even one day of a strike", as she joins the American Chamber of Commerce, International Monetary Fund and rating agencies in expressing concern over the state of the economy. read more
Data-heavy week includes SA balance of payments

Data-heavy week includes SA balance of payments

16/03/2015 - 14:12
This will be a data-heavy week, with the latest current account, inflation, and retail sales figures all due to be released. read more
Bread market ‘competitive’ in KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape

Bread market ‘competitive’ in KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape

13/03/2015 - 11:48
The bread market in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape has become "very competitive" on prices, according to Tiger Brands, which owns the Albany brand. read more
Shoprite goes to top court over loss of licence to sell wine next to food

Shoprite goes to top court over loss of licence to sell wine next to food

13/03/2015 - 11:16
When grocery retailers in the Eastern Cape lost their licences to sell wine on their shelves alongside groceries, it was an arbitrary deprivation of property, Shoprite Checkers argued at the Constitutional Court on Thursday.  read more
Why we don’t like shopping online in SA

Why we don’t like shopping online in SA

11/03/2015 - 09:09
Physical stores are still the preferred destination for shoppers in South Africa, despite significant growth in online shopping. read more
Leading Australian retail brand, Cotton On, re-open and launch Typo in Somerset Mall

Leading Australian retail brand, Cotton On, re-open and launch Typo in Somerset Mall

10/03/2015 - 14:04
The Cotton On Group is thrilled to announce the launch of their Typo store and re-opening of the Cotton On store at Somerset Mall, Somerset West, on 13 March 2015.  read more