Paying the ultimate price for profit

2015-04-09 07:45

While chasing profit is fine and necessary, there are other things to think of, the most important being to serve the community, says Leopold Scholtz.

Tsogo Sun sees 20% profit spike

2013-11-21 10:36

Hotels and casino operator Tsogo Sun has reported a 20% rise in first-half profit, helped by an acquisition that offset the slow revenue from gambling and leisure travel.

PnP sees first profit lift since 2010

2013-10-22 16:51

Pick n Pay has increased its profit for the first time since 2010 sending its shares surging as investors feel confident in the grocer's turnaround plan.

Microsoft profit hits $4.97bn

2013-07-19 10:24

Microsoft has announced a profit of $4.97bn in the past quarter, helped by growing revenues from business services.

Carlsberg beats profit forecasts

2013-05-07 09:52

Carlsberg's first-quarter operating profit and revenue have beat forecasts as strong beer sales in Asia cushioned sluggish European markets.

Foschini boosts profit, outlook positive

2012-11-08 15:52

The Foschini Group reported a 19% rise in first-half profit due to a boost in consumer spending coming from above-average wage hikes.

Cashbuild profits up

2012-09-18 13:35

Cashbuild says diluted headline earning per share has increased 91% to R1 257.5 cents for the 53 weeks ended June 30‚ from 657.5 cents for 52 weeks ended June last year.

Country Bird slides on profit warning

2012-08-29 11:55

Country Bird’s share price has fallen nearly 5%, bringing the poultry producer's losses to more than 8% in two days after a profit drop warning.

Goldman's Q4 profit plunges

2012-01-18 15:57

Goldman Sachs' fourth-quarter profit fell 56% as trading and investment banking revenue dived.

Tsogo Sun reports profit dip, shares fall

2011-11-17 12:52

Shares in Tsogo Sun dived after it reported a 4% decline in first- half profit.


Win-win all round

2014-06-09 06:45

Most people respond far better to the carrot than the stick, says Mandi Smallhorne.

VW profit up on luxury brand sales

2013-10-30 11:17

Volkswagen says it is on track to meet full-year targets as its third-quarter profit rose by a fifth on the back of record sales at premium brands Audi and Porsche.

Goldman, LME face legal challenge

2013-08-04 16:31

The London Metal Exchange and Goldman Sachs have been named as co-defendants in a lawsuit alleging anti-competitive behaviour in aluminium warehousing.

Google profit up 16%, short of forecasts

2013-07-19 10:07

Google says its second-quarter profit rose 16% from a year ago, but its results fell far short of market expectations.

Mondi first-quarter profit up 35%

2013-05-03 10:30

Mondi has posted a 35% rise in first-quarter underlying operating profit year-on-year as it benefits from recent acquisitions in its packaging business.

Pan African profits up 69.17%

2012-09-27 12:08

Pan African Resources has reported a 69.17% rise in headline earnings per share to 2.03 pence for the year ended June 2012.

Lego posts 36% profit gains

2012-08-31 16:04

Danish toymaker Lego has posted a profit jump of 36% for the first half of 2012 as it announced it would be recruiting 1 000 new employees this year.

Woolworths H1 profit up 35%

2012-02-16 11:40

Christmas spending and favourable currency swings have helped Woolworths first-half profit rise 35% compared to a year ago.

Gordhan warns unscrupulous advisers

2011-11-24 16:54

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says tax advisers should not make a profit out of undermining SA's tax system.

McDonald's profit beats forecast

2011-10-21 17:19

Fast food giant McDonald's has posted a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit which was boosted by renovations and new menu items.

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