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Pressure on consumers persists as retail data underwhelms – economists

Dec 11 2019 22:00

Retail sales for October lifted only slightly by 0.3%, showing that unemployment, low wage growth and indebtedness continued to undermine consumers’ appetite.


WATCH | Black Friday: Ready. Set. Click. Shop.

Nov 27 2019 21:29

The US holiday shopping season kicks off Friday and is certain to deepen the divide between those retailers who have successfully modernised during the digital age and those who have not.


WATCH: How bacteria is bringing eco-friendly colour to clothing

Nov 30 2019 20:00

A British biotech company is developing a method of dyeing clothes that taps into the bright colours of birds and butterflies and uses micro-organisms to recreate them on garments, cutting down on the use of water and heavy chemicals in the process.


Steinhoff finalises share sale in car dealer network, names B-BBEE partner

Nov 27 2019 10:17

Steinhoff CEO Louis du Preez says closing the transaction is a 'successful step' in deleveraging the retail conglomerate's balance sheet.


'Defensive' approach helps Pepkor, says CEO

Nov 25 2019 14:33

Pepkor's "defensive" market positioning in the value and discount markets of SA and Africa proved to be a competitive advantage, CEO Leon Lourens tells Fin24.



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