WATCH: #BlackFriday discounts are real, but beware of FOMO

Nov 23 2017 14:35

Ahead of the Black Friday sale, Fin24 presenter Moeshfieka Botha talks to Vincent Hoogduijn, the CEO of e-commerce at Media 24, about discounts, spending your money wisely and Black Friday FOMO.


#BlackFriday deals not limited to food and tech - survey

Nov 22 2017 16:35

More retailers are joining the Black Friday sales promotion year-on-year, according to a survey by the SA Council of Shopping Centres.


#BlackFriday won't provide the lift SA economy needs - analyst

Nov 22 2017 06:02

Black Friday sales won’t provide the lift South Africa’s slumping economy needs, said an analyst.


Franchises can still cash in, despite turbulent times

Nov 18 2017 11:00

South Africa's economy might be withering, but this does not necessarily mean doom and gloom for franchising businesses, some of which are even cashing in on the bad times.


Richemont profit surges but full-year growth likely 'less exceptional'

Nov 17 2017 12:55

Luxury goods holding company Richemont has reported 80% growth of its bottom line for the half year, but chair Johann Rupert says growth for the year will not be as “exceptional”.


Retail sales robust, but credit downgrade could slow down momentum

Nov 16 2017 08:23

Retail sales growth remained robust at 5.4% in September, but an analyst has warned that a credit downgrade could “derail” the momentum of the sector.


#BlackFriday: Takealot ready for ‘exam time’

Nov 15 2017 18:04

What started as a marketing gimmick five years ago, Black Friday has now become part of Takealot.com’s annual offering to consumers. CEO Kim Reid shares expectations for this year’s fanfare of discounted sales.


New credit rules bite into Lewis' revenue

Nov 13 2017 17:14

Furniture store Lewis’ revenue was down 3.2% mainly due to lower credit sales and changes to its insurance offering following an intervention of its credit assessment.


Small independent watch shops are doomed – Richemont CFO

Nov 12 2017 19:15

The clock is ticking for small independent watch stores, according to the CFO of luxury goods holding company Richemont, owned by SA businessman Johann Rupert.


Pioneer Foods to aquire all of Heinz Foods SA

Nov 06 2017 18:01

Pioneer Foods on Monday announced that it is set to acquire full ownership Heinz Foods SA – makers of the famous tomato ketchup.

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Foschini holding out for Christmas sales - report

Nov 03 2017 11:20

Fashion retailer Foschini is relying on Christmas trading to boost it’s full-year performance, as its bottom line remained flat for its half-year results.


Truworths sales drop reflects tough market challenges

Nov 02 2017 15:45

Truworths' latest retail sales report shows that the clothing retailer’s sales dropped 3% compared to the same period last year.

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