Mr Price

Debt Act not a relief for everyone

The financial sector has been accused of being hysterical about amendments to the law. But there are some genuine concerns

Skint citizens shun market darlings

Unemployment, state debt and public sector burden and structural rigidities will affect growth

Q&A with Moshopyadi Hannah Heil of Reputation House

It's absolutely vital to know what drives the reputation of the industry one is in

Being an entrepreneur in South Africa – ‘the art of the hustle’

Hustlers have audacious goals and are not afraid of taking risks

High court ruling could unleash flood of new credit applications

TransUnion CEO Lee Naik stressed the ruling does not scrap the entire National Credit Act regulation, which makes provision for responsible lending

Credit ruling gets mixed reaction

Both those for it and against it want responsible lending but are at odds over how it should be done

Mr Price leads clothing retailers lower as sales lag inflation

While store sales increased 10.5% in the final quarter of 2013, it could not match the rise in costs the company said.

Mr Price’s profit up on cash sales

Mr Price says it has chosen not to focus on chasing credit sales and has benefitted from a cash sale growth of 15.1%

Disadvantaged pupils get work experience

Pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds will receive work experience as part of a project recently launched by ORT South Africa.

Mr Price third-quarter sales up

Clothing and home goods retailer Mr Price Group posted an 8,4% rise in third-quarter sales, bolstered by its apparel unit.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it