Retail Trends

Saving Edcon is about saving jobs, says CEO

But the retailer’s recapitalisation plan rests on securing a new investor, and its landlords and lenders being on board.

SA’s economy dips into recession dashing economists hopes

The economy is looking shakier than ever after Stats SA announced that it had shrank by 0.7% quarter-on-quarter

Retail sales grow as household consumption recovers

Growth was seen across all retail categories with the largest seen in household furniture, appliances and equipment

Global brands queue to feed hungry SA

How are international chains establishing themselves here, despite the recession?

Retailers rush in as international brands arrive

Local retailers are having to compete with international firms as new malls open, but adding floor space to secure a position isn't always profitable.

Curated shopping for the style-conscious consumer

A former Elle editor has launched a concept that taps into the fashion consumer with a more considered approach.

Africans demand high-end luxury

Retailers respond to aspirational consumers seeking international merchandise.

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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