Retailers

Amazon dethrones Google as top global brand —survey

The brand value of Amazon surged by 52% to $315-billion, global market research agency Kantar said in its 2019 100 Top BrandZ report

The human cost of fast fashion

Oxfam report reveals 100% of workers surveyed at Bangladeshi factories which make clothes for H&M and Cotton On are unable to make ends meet.

Buddies lick wounds after property war

An eight-year war between two former friends reveals the machinations of business in a small town.

Small enterprises are embracing a new inclusive business model

Working with small business is good for big business, the economy and job creation.

Pick n Pay shares fall as it continues to lose customers

The retailer's results show the it is not moving in the right direction quickly enough.

JD reports loss and halts dividend as credit sales fall

The furniture retailer's balance sheet was burdened by climbing bad loans and restructuring within the group.

Spar profit growth slows amid spending downturns

Financial pressure on consumers and tough competition has seen the retailer's food sales suffer in the first half of 2014.

SA cottons on to fast fashion

Retailers wanting to cash in on trends quickly have thrown local clothing makers a lifeline.

Delinquency scars credit retailers

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

Edcon loss widens as changes disrupt clothes sales

The clothing retailer posted a wider annual loss as changes in stores disrupted sales, but it expects trading results to improve from September.

Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013

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

Don’t fall for retailers’ tricks

It's great to celebrate the festive season -- but don't end up out of pocket.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.