Whitey Basson

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

When CEOs call themselves activists and activists become CEOs

It shouldn’t surprise us that CEOs earn far more than workers, but what should is that CEOs have now become part of activism culture in South Africa.

The ‘hidden’ billions of SA’s elite executives

Sky-high salaries for top executives are one thing, but shares and dividends push overall incomes far higher.

Shoprite’s growth slows on weaker consumer spending

Shoprite has reported profit that matched estimates as growing pressure on consumers' disposable income held back sales in its domestic market.

Walmart not making massive dent

The company has not proved to be the hungry giant the competition had feared and it will take more time to feel Walmart's muscle.

Big five fight for food market share

The Shoprite Group continues to lead the pack but the other retailers are pulling out all the stops.

Press Releases

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.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.