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Transparency in the age of oversharing
Transparency in the age of oversharing
Depending on your point of view, it may be exciting or alarming to note that the public persona of a company’s chief executive now accounts for a...
Taxing times ahead for Gordhan
Taxing times ahead for Gordhan
The situation is likely to get tougher for consumers in the immediate future, economists warn, with tax increases being seen as one of the most...
Economic week ahead: SA's slumping consumer confidence
Economic week ahead: SA's slumping consumer confidence
South African consumers are under pressure and have been for a while. This week's latest retail sales snapshot is likely to be disappointing as...
Tax incentives available for R&D
Tax incentives available for R&D
Industry growth, fierce competition and mergers are compelling companies to significantly increase their research and development (R&D)...
Delinquency scars credit retailers
Delinquency scars credit retailers
Retailers have come under pressure because of the uncertain economic times but the problem is being compounded for credit retailers by a market in...
Good news for consumers? Sorry, there’s none
Good news for consumers? Sorry, there’s none
When Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said earlier this month that things are “not going how we anticipated”, he was talking about...
Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013
Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013
Consumers will be counting their coins closely this year as high food inflation, spiralling electricity costs and fuel price hikes bite hard. Yet...
Talk of credit amnesty raises alarm
Talk of credit amnesty raises alarm
Parliament’s select committee on trade and international relations wants a credit information amnesty for blacklisted consumers to address the...
Retail resources in race for returns
Retail resources in race for returns
A significant valuation gap has been developing in equities between the retail sector and resources. According to Alexander Forbes's Global Large...
Relief for consumers is not good news for the economy
Relief for consumers is not good news for the economy
This is according to data from Statistics South Africa.  But this could be because of declining domestic demand, which reflected a...

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