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Economic week ahead: SA shows rise in retail sales
Economic week ahead: SA shows rise in retail sales
South Africa is set to provide updates on manufacturing output and retail sales over the coming days. Egypt is to report last month’s inflation...
Economic week ahead: Signs of slowing growth
Economic week ahead: Signs of slowing growth
Retail sales, an economic transactions index and trade survey results are the highlights of South Africa's economic calendar this week. Elsewhere on...
The magnificent march of SA's malls
The magnificent march of SA's malls
Men in hard hats and overalls were busying themselves in every nook and cranny of the Newtown Junction mall when it was launched last week.
Growth risks mount even as SA dodges a recession
Growth risks mount even as SA dodges a recession
South Africa avoiding its second recession in five years is doing little to ease investor concern that economic growth prospects are dimming.
Massive increase in SA smartphone purchases
Massive increase in SA smartphone purchases
The shift from feature phones to smartphones in South Africa is happening faster than anyone could have imagined just a few months ago.
Chasing the e-tail a costly investment
Chasing the e-tail a costly investment
Big companies are splashing unprecedented amounts of cash into e-retail in South Africa, with the likes of online merchandiser Takealot.com recently...
Opinion: The parasites of finance never seem to go away
Opinion: The parasites of finance never seem to go away
Over the past few decades, I have watched the financial industry change. Some parts have evolved quite slowly, while others shift rapidly. But I am...
Economic week ahead: SA's latest retail sales figures
Economic week ahead: SA's latest retail sales figures
Over the coming days, South Africa and the United States will report retail sales numbers, the eurozone and Japan will give updates on...
November retail trade sales beat expectations
November retail trade sales beat expectations
Retail trade sales measured in constant (2012) prices rose by a more than expected 4.2% year on year (y/y) in November from a revised 1.4% (1.3%)...
Retailers take heed as gift cards become popular again
Retailers take heed as gift cards become popular again
Evidence is showing that while possibly not the most romantic of gestures, gift cards are high on consumer shopping lists. As a result, retailers...
Retail sales grow at slow rate for September
Retail sales grow at slow rate for September
South African retails sales grew at a sluggish 0.2% in September compared with the same month last year, after expanding by a revised 3.2% in...
Mr Price's profit up on cash sales
Mr Price's profit up on cash sales
Mr Price, the South African-based clothing and household goods retailer, said first-half profit gained 24% as it focused on customers paying...

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