Consumers

Transparency in the age of oversharing

Chief executives can make or break a brand

Taxing times ahead for Gordhan

Slow growth, a rising deficit — and an election — leave the finance minister little room to manoeuvre.

Economic week ahead: SA’s slumping consumer confidence

This week's retail sales snapshot is likely to be a disappointment to pressurised SA consumers but some good news is expected for global markets.

Data stripped to sex up booze-to-healthcare ratio

Average consumers are spending their money largely on transport, housing and food.

Tax incentives available for R&D

Consumers, governments and environmental demands are making research and development a stronger imperative for companies every year.

Delinquency scars credit retailers

Add the big rise in unsecured lending to low economic growth and the problem is clear.

Good news for consumers? Sorry, there’s none

Recent months have brought the consumer a barrage of bad news.

Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013

As consumers tighten their purse strings, retailers are sticking to their game plans, writes Nicola Mawson.

Talk of credit amnesty raises alarm

An amnesty for blacklisted consumers might be on the cards early next year but if implemented poorly, it could be bad for borrowers and lenders alike.

Retail resources in race for returns

Fund managers are divided over South African retail shares, which have outperformed resources by 20%.

Relief for consumers is not good news for the economy

Consumer price inflation slowed markedly in May, reaching 5.7% year on year thanks mainly to an unexpected drop in some food prices.

Banks cash in as SA borrowing soars

Alarm bells are not going off just yet, but experts say the rise in unsecured credit in South Africa is a worrying trend. Lynley Donnelly reports

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Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories