• M2M money train

    SA's biggest mobile operators have found a new revenue stream, says Gugu Lourie.

  • Customers as experts

    Some M4Jam micro jobbers are now helping others to refine their ability to make money.

  • Sticking it to Sanral

    The time is now for citizen-centric leadership to stop the road to ruin, says Mandi Smallhorne.

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Retail

Fur fury over Investec tenant

Aug 21 2014 08:11

An animal rights activist has spent years raising awareness over a luxury clothing shop selling fur, but Investec says they see nothing wrong with the business.

Inside Labour

Labour Wrap: No strike is illegal

Aug 21 2014 07:37

It has taken a group of soapie actors to highlight the plight of casual and contract workers, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Economy

Unions will not buy Amplats mines

Aug 21 2014 07:00

Mining unions Amcu and NUM say they have no plans to buy two mines Amplats is selling off as it seeks to focus on more profitable, mechanised operations.

Economy

First sin tax and now sweet tax?

Aug 21 2014 06:00

A proposed tax on sugar-sweetened drinks will result in more revenue for the state and funds to buy medication and build clinics and hospitals, a union says.

Industrial

Black Business Council hails new Eskom boss

Aug 21 2014 05:00

Newly-appointed Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona is the right person for the job, the Black Business Council says.

Economy

SA aims to strengthen competitive edge

Aug 20 2014 20:45

SA’s ability to compete globally hinged on building regional trade relations with African countries, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Economy

Poor hardest hit by inflation

Aug 20 2014 20:16

The poor will feel the effects of changes in consumer price inflation more severely because of the higher weighting of food in their expenditure baskets, says FNB.

Retail

Watchdog shuts four McDonald's restaurants

Aug 20 2014 19:38

A consumer watchdog has ordered four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow to be temporarily closed after repeatedly violating sanitary rules.

 

In other news

US stocks mostly up as Fed debate deepens

21 minutes ago

Wall Street stocks have finished mostly higher as US Federal Reserve minutes showed rising debate over recent improvements in the jobs market.

Oil prices down on fading supply fears

32 minutes ago

Oil prices have edged lower in Asia on fading fears that conflicts in crude producers Libya and Iraq could result in a major supply disruption.

Global markets: Asia shares under pressure

34 minutes ago

Asian shares have came under pressure as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing stoked concerns and overshadowed better news from Japan.

Russia reveals huge cost of Western food ban

Aug 20 2014 19:27

Agriculture Minister Nokolai Fyodorov has warned that Moscow must spend billions of dollars subsidising farmers to avoid a shortage caused by its ban on Western foods.

Libya restarts oil exports from biggest port

Aug 20 2014 18:38

Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the government struggling with clashes.

What went wrong at Ellerine?

Aug 20 2014 18:04

A Fin24 user provides his view of what went wrong with Ellerine, the loss-making furniture selling business of African Bank.

Concern over informal trading in Joburg

Aug 20 2014 17:45

Everyone involved in talks about informal trading in the Johannesburg city centre has concerns about the current situation, the city says.

Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

Aug 20 2014 17:15

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who have planned trips to Africa this year, including to destinations such as Kenya.

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Entrepreneurs

The value of a business mentor

Aug 20 2014 16:12

Being an entrepreneur can be lonely, especially when you don’t have an associate with whom you can discuss your business and its challenges, says an expert.

Markets

Rand continues downward trend

Aug 20 2014 17:59

The rand has recorded a fourth straight day of losses against the dollar, pressured by the downgrade of the country's four largest banks and stubbornly high inflation.

 

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