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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
Outgoing Truworths CEO cashes in R115m

Outgoing Truworths CEO cashes in R115m

01/09/2014 - 10:33
Within a week of announcing his retirement from the group he led for two decades, Michael Mark, Truworths CEO, cashed in 1.6-million shares, clocking up a R115.5m pretax profit. read more
Massmart half-year profit down 25%

Massmart half-year profit down 25%

29/08/2014 - 09:52
Retailer Massmart reported a 25.2% fall in half-year profit on Thursday as debt-laden consumers battling rising living costs cut back on spending. read more
SA economy narrowly avoids recession

SA economy narrowly avoids recession

27/08/2014 - 11:23
South Africa’s economy grew by 0.6% in the second quarter of 2014, Statistics SA said on Tuesday. read more
Making of a Mark at Truworths

Making of a Mark at Truworths

27/08/2014 - 11:09
It will be the end of an era at Truworths when Michael Mark, one of the longest-standing and most successful CEOs of a JSE-listed company, steps down at the end of next June. read more
Big petrol price drop may be coming

Big petrol price drop may be coming

27/08/2014 - 11:04
The South African petrol price could be set for a sizable cut next in September, after data by the Central Energy Fund (CEF) showed a current over-recovery of almost 70c for 95-octane fuel. read more
Texton looks for retail and industrial sites

Texton looks for retail and industrial sites

26/08/2014 - 10:43
Texton Property Fund, the listed property company with a heavy office sector weighting, is planning to diversify to other property sectors and look at opportunities outside South Africa.  read more
Shoprite is taking stock outside SA

Shoprite is taking stock outside SA

26/08/2014 - 10:24
Shoprite’s three top-performing countries outside South Africa are 80% stocked with non-South African products. read more
Pick n Pay chain opens R48m store in Harare

Pick n Pay chain opens R48m store in Harare

25/08/2014 - 10:46
Pick n Pay’s jointly owned TM Supermarkets in Zimbabwe has opened a new megastore a few kilometres east of Harare’s central business district after spending $4.5 million (R48m).  read more
Economic Week Ahead: GDP data to indicate if economy is in recession

Economic Week Ahead: GDP data to indicate if economy is in recession

25/08/2014 - 10:42
This will be a week of reckoning for the South African economy. Second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data set to be released on Tuesday will reveal whether the economy is in recession. read more
Surge in Africa’s middle class

Surge in Africa’s middle class

25/08/2014 - 10:38
A new Standard Bank study finds that there are 15 million middle-class households in 11 of sub-Saharan Africa’s top economies in 2014, up 230% since 2000. read more
Inflation moderates for first time this year

Inflation moderates for first time this year

25/08/2014 - 10:15
Inflation moderated slightly more than expected last month — the first moderation this year — causing the rand to depreciate as investors took the better-than-expected news as a sign that interest rates would remain unchanged next month. read more
Pick n Pay ups Zim investments

Pick n Pay ups Zim investments

22/08/2014 - 16:11
Harare - Supermarket chain Pick n Pay [JSE:PIK] has released about US$40m split towards funding for an additional equity share and refurbishments of the Meikles groups’ retail arm, TM Supermarkets. read more
Truworths seeks new CEO for smooth transition

Truworths seeks new CEO for smooth transition

22/08/2014 - 16:08
Fashion retailer Truworths International is looking for a new CEO to replace the incumbent of 23 years, Michael Mark, whose contract term ends in June next year. read more
Sugar tax mooted to save lives and money

Sugar tax mooted to save lives and money

21/08/2014 - 10:19
A 20% tax on sugar-sweetened drinks could cut the number of obese South Africans by almost a quarter of a million, saving lives and money, local research has found. read more
Takealot.com targets mobile with new site

Takealot.com targets mobile with new site

21/08/2014 - 10:15
Online retailer Takealot.com has redesigned its mobile site to make it easier to navigate on smartphones, as the group turns its attention to the growing mobile e-commerce market. read more
Art takes off in SA as a ‘diversification strategy’ for investors

Art takes off in SA as a ‘diversification strategy’ for investors

21/08/2014 - 10:02
South African auction houses have seen an increase in investors who regard the art market as an alternative asset class. read more
SA June retail trade sales unchanged year on year

SA June retail trade sales unchanged year on year

20/08/2014 - 10:38
Measured in real terms, at constant 2012 prices, retail trade sales remained unchanged between June 2013 and June 2014 after increasing by 2.6% year on year in May. read more
CPI figures expected to show moderation

CPI figures expected to show moderation

20/08/2014 - 10:31
Rising inflation has been a challenge for both monetary policy makers and consumers since earlier this year, but there is at least an unseen benefit in the short term. read more
Truworths results expected to show consumers under pressure

Truworths results expected to show consumers under pressure

20/08/2014 - 10:08
The plight of SA’s indebted consumers will likely be reflected when clothing retailer Truworths reports its full-year results on Thursday. read more
R2.7 billion to fund SA youth entrepreneurship

R2.7 billion to fund SA youth entrepreneurship

19/08/2014 - 11:51
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), and the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (sefa) have launched a R2.7 billion Youth Fund aimed at fostering entrepreneurship among South Africa’s youth. read more
Inside South Africa’s informal economy

Inside South Africa’s informal economy

18/08/2014 - 15:13
In 2013 there were 1.5 million people running an informal business in South Africa, according to the Survey of Employers and Self-Employed (SESE) released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). read more
Miners’ debt up after Amcu strike

Miners’ debt up after Amcu strike

18/08/2014 - 15:08
The dust is only just starting to settle following the longest mining strike in South Africa, which lasted five months.  read more
How much money informal traders really make

How much money informal traders really make

15/08/2014 - 10:16
Almost 70% of people who start an informal business do so because they are unemployed and have no alternative source of income. read more
Cotton On says SA is its fastest growing market

Cotton On says SA is its fastest growing market

15/08/2014 - 10:02
Australia retailer Cotton On Group this week said South Africa was its fastest growing market of the 17 countries in which the company operates. read more
‘Demand for SA goods dismal’

‘Demand for SA goods dismal’

15/08/2014 - 09:52
Johannesburg - Demand for South African manufactured goods was dismal in the second quarter of 2014, Manufacturing Circle said on Thursday.  read more
Media24 launches new SA e-commerce enabler

Media24 launches new SA e-commerce enabler

14/08/2014 - 10:45
Media24 eCommerce, a division of Media24, today announced the launch of Efinity a new e-commerce fulfillment service.  read more
Investigation uncovers unlawful food labelling

Investigation uncovers unlawful food labelling

14/08/2014 - 10:23
Some of the country’s major retailers have been implicated in a food labelling scandal that could see consumers suffering from diarrhea, vomiting and, in severe cases, death. read more
Rules for premium brandy tightened

Rules for premium brandy tightened

13/08/2014 - 14:36
Brandy drinkers who consider themselves connoisseurs will have something to cheer about, as new rules may mean an improvement in the quality of premium brandy. read more
New e-commerce body for SA

New e-commerce body for SA

13/08/2014 - 14:31
Media24 head of new business development Nic Robertson and online information strategist Eve Dmochowska have founded a body to represent and promote e-commerce in South Africa. read more
Spar to take 80% stake in BWG Group

Spar to take 80% stake in BWG Group

12/08/2014 - 13:44
The Spar Group on Monday announced it had entered into an agreement whereby it will subscribe for an 80% stake in BWG Group for a purchase consideration of €55m. read more
South Africa’s accountability fail

South Africa’s accountability fail

12/08/2014 - 13:41
From investigating alleged maladministration at local government level, all the way to corruption in the executive branch of South Africa’s government, Thuli Madonsela and her office of the Public Protector have become South African heroes. read more
WeChat SA to launch 100,000 micro-jobs

WeChat SA to launch 100,000 micro-jobs

08/08/2014 - 10:12
South African companies including TomTom, 1Life, and Hippo, through Telesure, have collaborated with new micro-jobbing platform M4JAM (money for jam) to make over 100,000 micro-jobs available at launch next week. read more
Du Plessis to oversee R2-trillion at two giants

Du Plessis to oversee R2-trillion at two giants

08/08/2014 - 09:56
Jan du Plessis’ appointment as chairman-designate of SABMiller will put him at the helm of the world’s second-largest brewer in addition to being chairperson of the world’s second-biggest mining company, Rio Tinto. read more
BNP Paribas buys SA card unit

BNP Paribas buys SA card unit

07/08/2014 - 12:21
France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, on Wednesday completed its R2.64bn acquisition of the private label retail-card joint venture of The Foschini Group (TFG) and Standard Bank. read more
SABMiller: Sharing Rio’s chair ‘a concern’

SABMiller: Sharing Rio’s chair ‘a concern’

07/08/2014 - 12:16
Shareholders in Rio Tinto and SABMiller should be concerned about sharing a chairperson next year, a UK adviser to investors with £1.5 trillion (R27 trillion) in assets said yesterday.  read more
Privatising Eskom beneficial to SA economy

Privatising Eskom beneficial to SA economy

06/08/2014 - 12:59
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it welcomes the mooted partial privatisation of Eskom, the under-fire state power utility. read more
Everyone responsible for growing economy, says Nene

Everyone responsible for growing economy, says Nene

06/08/2014 - 12:41
Government alone will not resolve South Africa’s economic ills, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said, urging everyone in the country to get involved. read more
Vodacom reveals its first branded low-cost smartphone

Vodacom reveals its first branded low-cost smartphone

05/08/2014 - 13:46
Vodacom has launched the Smart Kicka, a new smartphone that costs R549 and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. read more
Famous Brands opens tashas outlet in Dubai

Famous Brands opens tashas outlet in Dubai

05/08/2014 - 13:42
Famous Brands’ premium-end boutique café brand, tashas, had opened a restaurant in Dubai, the group said yesterday. This was in line with the group’s plan to grow globally.  read more
Petrol price unchanged

Petrol price unchanged

04/08/2014 - 11:15
The retail price of petrol in South Africa will remain unchanged at R14.33 rand a litre from next Wednesday, the Department of Energy said on Friday. read more
How Chapeau and others divide wine market

How Chapeau and others divide wine market

04/08/2014 - 11:07
The Nigerian wine market, in recent times, has witnessed unprecedented competition from various entrants into the market. read more
Rand gains after US jobs report

Rand gains after US jobs report

04/08/2014 - 10:49
The rand firmed against the dollar late on Friday after the US nonfarm payrolls report showed America created fewer jobs than expected in July, easing fears that interest rates in the world’s largest economy would be raised soon. read more
Spar rises as talks begin

Spar rises as talks begin

04/08/2014 - 10:11
Johannesburg - Spar gained the most in three months after the South African food and liquor retailer said it is in talks that may affect the share price.  read more
Mr Price launches mobile network

Mr Price launches mobile network

01/08/2014 - 10:35
Value fashion retailer, Mr Price, has launched a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), on the back of its successful push online over the past 18 months. read more
Pressure on consumers is unrelenting, two separate surveys show

Pressure on consumers is unrelenting, two separate surveys show

01/08/2014 - 10:19
The consumer credit index compiled by TransUnion, South Africa’s largest credit bureau, showed consumer credit deteriorated for the 10th consecutive quarter in June, while a second barometer, the Momentum/Unisa financial wellness index, showed a decline for a second consecutive year. read more
SA consumers vote Edgars as icon brand

SA consumers vote Edgars as icon brand

31/07/2014 - 15:14
Johannesburg - Edgars has been appointed winner in a number of categories in 2014’s Target Group International (TGI) Icon Brand Survey - the largest consumer survey of its kind in Africa. read more
Inside Orange’s retail plans for SA

Inside Orange’s retail plans for SA

31/07/2014 - 15:04
The South African arm of French telecommunications giant, Orange, says it plans to open the first Orange store in South Africa before the end of the year. read more
SA craft lager earns gold at Berlin festival

SA craft lager earns gold at Berlin festival

31/07/2014 - 14:54
South Africa’s burgeoning craft beer industry has been thrust onto the global map with a Stellenbosch-based brewer winning the best lager prize at the 2014 Global Craft Beer Award contest in Germany. read more
Reject clothes find favour

Reject clothes find favour

30/07/2014 - 11:42
There is a growing market for distressed merchandise as consumers continue to shop down because of economic challenges.  read more
It’s okay for ministers to have business interests

It’s okay for ministers to have business interests

30/07/2014 - 11:37
There was nothing wrong with Cabinet members having business interests as long as there was no conflict of interest, Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi said. read more
Massive maize crop to benefit consumers, but farmers lose

Massive maize crop to benefit consumers, but farmers lose

30/07/2014 - 11:28
Consumers stand to benefit as South Africa harvests its biggest maize crop in three decades this season, but farmers who did not use the pricing opportunity earlier this year are likely to lose out, according to agricultural analysts.  read more
Needy benefit as foreign hunters sell game meat cheaply

Needy benefit as foreign hunters sell game meat cheaply

30/07/2014 - 11:13
Foreign trophy hunters contribute more than R1.2bn to South Africa’s economy, and create a market for cheap meat for the needy. read more
 Chicken producers get wings

Chicken producers get wings

30/07/2014 - 10:53
Poultry stocks are riding the crest of a wave as the maize price continues to drop and as the market waits for the anti-dumping duties imposed on EU chicken imports to kick in formally, according to analysts.  read more
SA's Nampak to acquire Hunyani

SA's Nampak to acquire Hunyani

29/07/2014 - 14:37
Harare– South Africa-based Nampak Limited (Nampak), plans to acquire Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed packaging firm, Hunyani Holdings (Hunyani), and merge two other local units in a share swap deal. read more
Obama: Africa must stop making excuses

Obama: Africa must stop making excuses

29/07/2014 - 14:33
Washington - US President Barack Obama on Monday gave a preview of a summit he will hold with African leaders next week, saying African nations should look inward for solutions to economic woes and not make "excuses" based on a history of dependence and colonisation. read more
SA credit growth quickens to 8.69%

SA credit growth quickens to 8.69%

29/07/2014 - 14:28
Johannesburg - Growth in credit demand from South Africa's private sector quickened to 8.69 percent year-on-year in June, from 8.34 percent in May, reserve bank data showed on Tuesday. read more
Joblessness will remain intractable

Joblessness will remain intractable

29/07/2014 - 14:24
The days of high unemployment in South Africa were far from over and the creation of jobs will not be as quick as desired, because of the country’s below-potential economic growth, Reserve Bank governor, Gill Marcus said on Friday. read more
Metals strike might end soon

Metals strike might end soon

28/07/2014 - 16:46
Johannesburg - South African labour groups are close to agreeing a wage deal that would end a four-week metalworkers’ strike that has threatened growth in the continent’s second-biggest economy, according to a union official. read more
Soft drink sales drive gains by SABMiller

Soft drink sales drive gains by SABMiller

25/07/2014 - 16:50
SABMiller’s first-quarter sales numbers beat consensus forecasts, though volume gains were largely driven by the global brewer’s lower-margin soft drinks business. read more
SA slow to adopt online shopping, with logistics a problem

SA slow to adopt online shopping, with logistics a problem

24/07/2014 - 09:16
In South Africa, buying food and beverages as well as clothes online continues to lag behind global norms, an EY survey revealed on Tuesday. read more
How to clamp down on executive pay

How to clamp down on executive pay

24/07/2014 - 08:59
Legislation giving shareholders a “say on pay” needs to be introduced if South Africa is ever to narrow the pay inequality between executives and employees in listed companies. read more
South Africans ‘tend to rely on much-loved brands’

South Africans ‘tend to rely on much-loved brands’

23/07/2014 - 16:16
South Africans were mostly unified by their palates, despite huge disparities, the Icon Brand survey by market research company Afrika Group, released on Monday, showed. read more
Rand on steady after US inflation

Rand on steady after US inflation

23/07/2014 - 16:11
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand firmed against the dollar on Tuesday, taking impetus from benign US inflation numbers and reports that striking metalworkers were mulling a new wage deal to end a three-week stoppage. read more
Future banking trends in SA

Future banking trends in SA

22/07/2014 - 14:53
The introduction of banking apps, cashless payments and futuristic bank branches over the past ten years have pointed to a shift in banking from bricks to clicks. read more
Pepkor buys New Zealand clothing chain

Pepkor buys New Zealand clothing chain

22/07/2014 - 13:54
Pepkor, the retail group 44% owned by its chairperson, Christo Wiese, last week acquired New Zealand clothing chain Postie Plus Group from its administrators, PwC, for an undisclosed amount. read more
Breweries drop Sedibeng share

Breweries drop Sedibeng share

22/07/2014 - 13:50
Namibia Breweries Limited has back peddled on a deal in which it was initially meant to acquire a 15% stake in the Sedibeng Brewery in Gauteng, South Africa. read more
Banting diet fad is keeping the tills ringing

Banting diet fad is keeping the tills ringing

21/07/2014 - 17:23
Retailers are tapping into the high-fat food phenomenon as the Tim Noakes diet hype grows, and restaurants serving pizzas, stodgy pastas and crusty sandwiches adapt. read more
Rush of new stores ‘a risk for retailers’

Rush of new stores ‘a risk for retailers’

15/07/2014 - 10:34
Retailers should rethink their expansion strategy of opening new stores as economic data suggested that weak consumer spending would continue to squeeze margins, David Smith, an equity analyst at Macquarie First South Securities, said on Friday. read more
Get paid more for fewer hours: Richard Branson

Get paid more for fewer hours: Richard Branson

15/07/2014 - 10:25
Business magnate Richard Branson believes that the advance of technology could help accelerate the marketplace to much smarter working practices. read more
JSE vs global markets

JSE vs global markets

15/07/2014 - 10:14
South Africa is one of the top-performing markets in the world, according to new findings by CNN Money. read more
Why Lewis should step out the laager

Why Lewis should step out the laager

15/07/2014 - 09:50
Are alarm bells ringing at furniture retail company Lewis? Although the 80-year-old company boasts that it is South Africa’s “largest furniture chain” with 636 stores, it has never been particularly great at transparency. read more
SA maize falls to 3-year low

SA maize falls to 3-year low

15/07/2014 - 09:31
Johannesburg - South Africa’s white maize dropped to the lowest level in three years in Johannesburg. read more
In-store experience still trumps online buying in SA

In-store experience still trumps online buying in SA

14/07/2014 - 11:00
While South Africans are embracing online and mobile shopping, the in-store experience is as important as ever. read more
Nampak looks to buy into African growth

Nampak looks to buy into African growth

14/07/2014 - 10:55
Nampak plans to expand in Nigeria through acquisitions that may exceed its largest takeover deal, as Africa’s biggest maker of beverage cans looks to counter slowing growth in its main South African market.  read more
Retail gets connected

Retail gets connected

14/07/2014 - 10:49
Cape Town - The South African retail landscape is set to change drastically over the next few years, says Ctrlroom, a digital communication strategies specialist.  read more
Cyber attacks target teleco industry

Cyber attacks target teleco industry

14/07/2014 - 10:44
Kaspersky Lab has found that targeted cyber attacks are on the rise year-over-year, and identified the most likely business sector targets. read more
Groupon SA appoints new CEO

Groupon SA appoints new CEO

11/07/2014 - 12:04
Groupon has appointed a new country leader for its South African operation. read more
End of the road for ‘drive a new car for R699 a month’ deal

End of the road for ‘drive a new car for R699 a month’ deal

09/07/2014 - 11:23
Thousands of motorists, who were lured into buying new cars by an attractive offer, which meant to see them paying as little as R699 a month, are up in arms after the company managing the deal, Satinsky Group, unexpectedly cut its losses with its Hong Kong-based holding company. read more
Who has the cheapest beer in the world?

Who has the cheapest beer in the world?

08/07/2014 - 10:08
South Africa may not have the cheapest beer in the world at an average of R18.00, but still compares favourably when put up against the likes of Iran at R82.00. read more
Is this South Africa’s Bitcoin?

Is this South Africa’s Bitcoin?

08/07/2014 - 09:21
Madibacoin, a new alternative cryptocurrency has launched in South Africa. read more
Tsogo Sun down after SABMiller moves to sell

Tsogo Sun down after SABMiller moves to sell

07/07/2014 - 14:28
Johannesburg - Shares of Tsogo Sun Holdings tumble 7 percent to 25 rand after SABMiller says it will sell its 40 percent stake in the South African hotel and gaming group for around $1 billion.  read more
SA consumer confidence rises to its highest level in two-and-a-half years

SA consumer confidence rises to its highest level in two-and-a-half years

03/07/2014 - 11:12
Consumer confidence rose unexpectedly in the second quarter supported by a firmer rand over the period, a petrol price decrease between April and June, unchanged interest rates in May and a peaceful general election on May 7. read more
Spike in food sales expected in holy month of Ramadan

Spike in food sales expected in holy month of Ramadan

02/07/2014 - 10:48
As South Africa’s Muslim community begins fasting this weekend for a month, common perceptions suggest there will be a dip in food sales and productivity among companies. read more
Numsa strike weighs on rand

Numsa strike weighs on rand

02/07/2014 - 10:40
Johannesburg - The rand edged down against the dollar on Wednesday as a national engineering strike entered its second day, weighing on investor sentiment in Africa's top economy. read more
Dutch menswear retailer to spruce up South Africans

Dutch menswear retailer to spruce up South Africans

01/07/2014 - 08:43
If the maxim, "a well tailored suit is to women what lingerie is to men," then Africa’s dapper executives might appreciate the first of three planned outlets on the continent by Dutch retailer Suitsupply. read more
SA government offering incentives to keep whites out of jobs

SA government offering incentives to keep whites out of jobs

27/06/2014 - 15:02
Public service managers are being encouraged to keep posts vacant rather than fill them with whites, an SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) consultant said in a newsletter this week. read more
Zuma cabinet to cost SA tax payers R1.3 billion

Zuma cabinet to cost SA tax payers R1.3 billion

26/06/2014 - 12:03
The Democratic Allinace has revealed that President Jacob Zuma’s new additions to his cabinet will cost tax payers approximately R36 million. read more
SA formal employment rises

SA formal employment rises

25/06/2014 - 12:09
Year-on-year employment in South Africa increased by 42,000 between March 2013 and March 2014, new data showed on Tuesday. read more
SARB: Inflation is “uncomfortably high”

SARB: Inflation is “uncomfortably high”

25/06/2014 - 11:57
Pretoria - South Africa's deputy central bank governor, Daniel Mminele, said on Tuesday that inflation was “uncomfortably high” and could increase further.  read more
Eskom issues power warning for the week

Eskom issues power warning for the week

24/06/2014 - 13:36
The national power system will be tight on Monday evening and is expected to stay that way during peak hours for the rest of the week, Eskom said. read more
Convenient online shopping poses a serious debt risk

Convenient online shopping poses a serious debt risk

24/06/2014 - 10:12
The online shopping market is on the rise in SA, but as an individual online shopper, it can come at a greater cost than anticipated. read more
Weather to test Eskom’s resolve

Weather to test Eskom’s resolve

20/06/2014 - 12:22
As a cold front settles in across the country, set to reach Johannesburg on Thursday, Eskom faces a difficult task to “protect the national grid from a total shutdown”. read more
Hunters want shops to keep game meat

Hunters want shops to keep game meat

20/06/2014 - 11:54
Low-priced game meat sold in the supermarket, alongside beef and chicken, could soon become a reality if South African game hunters have their way. read more
SA’s credit rating – where we stand

SA’s credit rating – where we stand

17/06/2014 - 11:54
Credit rating agencies Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Fitch have both issued their latest ratings for South Africa – and the results are not positive. read more
Shocking bribery confessions from SA executives

Shocking bribery confessions from SA executives

13/06/2014 - 09:40
Professional services firm, Ernst & Young, says that as many as 10% of South Africa executives would pay a cash bribe in order secure work. read more
Music retail is dying in South Africa

Music retail is dying in South Africa

12/06/2014 - 11:54
Sales of physical music products are sinking fast in South Africa, while digital music not growing fast enough to offset market decline. read more