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Coronavirus hammers global growth 

South Africa’s mining and manufacturing sectors are predicted to be down for the first quarter of 2020 because of low demand from China 

Pepsi’s Pioneer acquisition is not healthy

The move may provide a short-term economic boost, but it also has long-term health costs

Shopping malls are ‘killing’ independent retailers

The Competition Commission’s Grocery Retail Inquiry has found national supermarket chains are putting small, independent players out of business

Shoprite delivers strong sales in SA market

South Africa’s largest grocer saw its local operations increase sales by 10.3% during the quarter

Rise and stall of Southern Africa’s remarkable supermarket chain

Choppies began life as a struggling general dealer in Botswana and now consists of about 250 stores in eight countries

Wiese denies self-service accusations

The Steinhoff debacle caused its major investor a loss of R50bn and kicked him off the richest list

SA’s grocery giants stomp on small, independent stores in non-urban areas

The entry of national supermarkets into non-urban markets has shifted the competitive landscape

Skint citizens shun market darlings

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

Slice of life: Of durags and a rapping boost

Durags were so rare to find that most people imported them. Those that did sell them had very limited variety and very questionable quality

Festive spending continues to boom amid tough economic climate

South Africans are spending more on festive goods such as food and beverages rather than more expensive goods. The proof is in the pudding

Fuel, utilities gobble up spare cash

Cheaper food has helped to ease the pain but an ever weakening rand means the prognosis is poor

VAT not all bad news

In an attempt to keep customers, retailers will absorb some of the hike – for a while

Tiger Brands’ share price down following listeria revelations

The company is one of the largest food manufacturers in the country, and the 7% fall equates to a R5.6-billion drop in its value

​Supermarkets rush to pull foods implicated in Listeriosis outbreak

Pick n Pay as well as shops under its Boxer brand, have begun pulling the products, as have all supermarkets in the Shoprite group

Slice of life: A labour of love – and victory

A work organiser at the Casual Workers Advice Office has never lost a case at the CCMA, and he has helped workers return to their previous jobs.

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