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Consumer body finds 'shocking' lapses in labelling

Nov 25 2015 17:28

A probe by the National Consumer Commission among retailers looking at labelling and trade description issues has made some alarming findings, says an official.


VIDEO: The billion-dollar Star Wars boon in toys

Nov 25 2015 09:42

After Star Wars Episode III hit theatres in 2005, its toy sales jumped 385% from 2004. Backed by Disney, the newest film is poised to knock toy sales out of this galaxy.


SA retail stores gear up for Black Friday mayhem

Nov 25 2015 07:53

Traditional retailers and online stores are gearing up for a Black Friday rush, which is likely to give some SA retail outlets a pre-Christmas boost.


Top 8 retail trends in SA

Nov 20 2015 08:00

Urbanisation is the top trend driving retail in South Africa at the moment, according to Gavin Tagg, managing director of Retail Network Services.


Edcon in debt refinance talks

Nov 19 2015 20:02

Edcon Holdings is in talks to refinance debt as the company seeks to increase cash flow and to focus on attracting more customers to its stores.


Mr Price lifts H1 profit, shares rise

Nov 18 2015 20:01

SA's biggest listed clothes retailer Mr Price has reported a 16.6% rise in half-year profit as cash-strapped consumers flock to its no-frills stores.


Walmart tops earnings estimates, CEO pursues shift

Nov 17 2015 16:15

Walmart has topped profit estimates and increased the low end of its annual forecast, a sign the retailer is making progress reining in costs.


Famous Brands brings PAUL to SA

Nov 17 2015 13:12

After two years of negotiations, Famous Brands has signed an agreement with French bakery-café chain PAUL to become its SA licensed partner for a ten-year period.


Dangote quits flour mill as Tiger Brands cuts funding

Nov 17 2015 10:38

Aliko Dangote and three other directors have resigned from the board of Dangote Flour Mills as majority owner Tiger Brands cut funding support to the company.


Record charity auction helps Paris victims

Nov 16 2015 15:09

Organisers of France's most celebrated charity wine auction say a portion of record proceeds of €480 000 will go to the victims of the Paris attacks and their families.

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Tiger Brands cuts off funding to Nigerian business

Nov 16 2015 14:54

Tiger Brands has cut off funding to its Nigerian unit as it has launched a review of its investment in the loss-making pasta and flour maker, it has announced.

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Phase Eight performance surprises TFG

Nov 14 2015 06:46

The Foschini Group’s (TFG’s) newly acquired UK fashion brand Phase Eight, which is not available in South Africa, has surpassed the group’s expectations in the first half-year results.

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