Whitey Basson

 
When CEOs call themselves activists and activists become CEOs
When CEOs call themselves activists and activists become CEOs
We knew even before Marikana that we live in one of the most unequal societies in the world. It shouldn’t surprise us that CEOs earn far more...
The 'hidden' billions of SA's elite executives
The 'hidden' billions of SA's elite executives
As business and civic leaders picked at their fruit bowls in the Sandton...
Shoprite's growth slows on weaker consumer spending
Shoprite's growth slows on weaker consumer spending
Net income rose 19% to R3.62-billion in the 12 months through June, South Africa's largest retailer said on Tuesday in a statement. That was...
Walmart not making massive dent
Walmart not making massive dent
Shortly after Walmart's purchase of local retailer Massmart was announced, Shoprite chief executive Whitey ­Basson famously declared that if...
Big five fight for food market share
Big five fight for food market share
The battle for the biggest slice of South Africa's R220-billion food retail market is hotting up, with the Shoprite Group and Massmart in front and...
Showing CEOs the money
Showing CEOs the money
Imagine what you could do with R99,1-million, which is what construction company Murray & Roberts chief executive Brian Bruce took home last...
Shoprite half-year earnings rise, but trouble ahead
Shoprite half-year earnings rise, but trouble ahead
South African retailer Shoprite reported a 55,1% rise in half-year headline earnings per share, as an emerging black middle class spent freely, but...
Shoprite reports solid increase in earnings
Shoprite reports solid increase in earnings
South African supermarket group Shoprite Holdings on Wednesday reported a 33,3% increase in diluted headline earnings per share from continuing...

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