Had Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan raised VAT, he would probably have been fired.
Gordhan’s budget was disappointing and even a bit depressing, says Jaco Leuvennink.
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Walmart’s experience in controlling costs is helping Massmart improve profit as shoppers have been hurt by high food inflation.
E-commerce in South Africa is growing by leaps and bounds, according to Efi Dahan, general manager of PayPal in Israel and Africa.
Trust is probably the biggest factor relating to e-commerce in Africa at the moment, delegates hear at the 3rd Annual eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex.
Shoprite chairperson Christo Wiese says the grocer has learned from failed merger talks with Steinhoff International and there are still ways that they can work together.
Shoprite Holdings will focus on expansion outside Africa after talks with Steinhoff International Holdings to create the continent’s biggest retailer fell apart.
The collapse of the talks between Steinhoff and Shoprite to create Africa’s biggest retailer raises questions about Steinhoff’s next move, according to an analyst.
Shoprite and Steinhoff say they will no longer pursue their proposed merger as the parties involved could not reach agreement on the share exchange ratio.
French dairy giant Danone has unveiled a $1.1bn cost-cutting programme as it said that sales growth has slowed last year.
South African consumers have shifted their Christmas spending from December to November, with Black Friday retail promotions changing their purchasing behaviour.
Nestlé's SA forecast 2017 sales and profitability has been below its long-term targets as new CEO Mark Schneider steps up restructuring efforts to reignite growth.
Woolworths says it will maintain its dividend payout for the 26 weeks ended 25 December, as it announced a 4.3% drop in headline earnings per share.
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Obama’s farewell speeches present a cautionary tale of how South Africa could be going.
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A growing crisis in SA's education sector could portend a grim future for the country.
There may be others who have not yet been identified, have a lot to lose and need to hide.
Market sentiment may be driven by politicians and not central banks' monetary policies.
Italtile's interim results show an increase of 12% in trading profit to R594m compared to the previous six month period.
Christo Wiese is at the centre of plans to create the continent’s largest retailer by combining the African operations of Shoprite and Steinhoff.
While being questioned for allegedly bribing South Korea’s president, Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee is locked up at a prison notorious for housing convicted billionaires, a serial killer and the hangman’s noose.
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