ARTICLES RELATING TO RETAIL

Billionaire Christo Wiese has no regrets over costly Brexit move

2016-12-09 09:45

Billionaire Christo Wiese says he has no regrets about a $2bn investment, which saw his 35% stake in Brait slump by about $1bn since Brexit.

Richemont offers to scale back plan to cut watchmaking jobs

2016-12-07 12:32

Richemont has offered to reduce a job-cut plan by about 20%, though worker representatives demanded more concessions from the Swiss luxury-goods maker as they protested near the headquarters.

Alexander Forbes embarks on consumer-centric strategy

2016-11-28 16:19

Financial services group Alexander Forbes plans to change the focus of its business to grow all three of its units; institutional, retail and emerging markets.

Grand Parade Investment withdraws Spur cautionary

2016-11-27 13:00

Grand Parade Investments has advised shareholders that the potential acquisition of additional ordinary shares in Spur Corporation will no longer proceed.

WATCH: #BlackFriday - ‘People buy stuff they can’t afford’

2016-11-24 17:30

Fin24 took to the streets of Cape Town to find out if shoppers thought indebted South Africans should be spending any money on Black Friday.

Tiger Brands share price continues upward trend

2016-11-24 14:09

The share price of Tiger Brands has continued its upward trend after reporting its results for the financial year to the end of September the day before.

Mega Menlyn mall expects 2m visitors in December

2016-11-23 20:30

Developers of the upgraded Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria expect 2m consumers in December.

Malls set to enjoy fair trade this festive season

2016-11-23 16:04

This December’s retail trade could even be an improvement on last year, says according to a specialist shopping centre development and retail leasing.

Spar brand in Zim transfers to new entity

2016-11-18 13:36

The Spar Group has moved to stop its distribution business in Zimbabwe as the licence for the brand has now been transferred to a new entity, Spar Zimbabwe.

Rhodes Food Group advises on likely increases

2016-11-14 13:48

Rhodes Food Group has advised shareholders that it expects certain increases in earnings for the year ended September 25 2016.

 

When the grocery store checkout lines go away

2016-12-07 19:01

Have you watched that new video of Amazon Go, where you just pick up stuff (prepared food and drinks, mostly) and walk out? It's pretty hypnotic, especially with the sound off.

Capetonians will be the first to enjoy Baskin-Robbins ice cream

2016-11-29 18:48

Capetonians will have more than 1 300 different ice cream flavours to choose from when Baskin-Robbins opens its first shop in South Africa.

Famous Brands partners with By Word of Mouth

2016-11-27 14:00

The Competition Commission has approved Famous Brands' agreement to acquire 49.9% of By Word of Mouth.

Shoprite expands into West Africa as urbanisation gathers pace

2016-11-25 16:41

Shoprite's expansion in West Africa has provided a growth pad for a Zambian meat processing firm as SA retailers expand into the rest of Africa markets.

5 top features of SA's new biggest mall

2016-11-24 14:26

From electric car charge ports to rooftop soccer facilities, Africa's new biggest mall in Tshwane is promising visitors lots of features.

Why Pretoria has become home to Africa’s biggest mall

2016-11-24 05:46

Developers of the bigger Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Tshwane say the extension to the mall was a response to growing demand by consumers and retailers.

Edcon takeover deal gets Competition Tribunal's nod

2016-11-23 19:32

The Competition Tribunal has approved with conditions a deal allowing the takeover of Edcon by its creditors.

Giant mall helps make Menlyn one of Gauteng's fastest growing regions

2016-11-21 18:32

The redeveloped Menlyn Park Shopping Centre opens this week and all suburbs near Menlyn are in high demand as a result of the job opportunities created there.

Brexit weighs on EasyJet earnings

2016-11-16 17:43

Britain’s decision to quit the EU will continue to weigh on the earnings of EasyJet as the weaker pound inflates its dollar-denominated fuel bill.

Warm winter, fashion plateau dampen retail sector

2016-11-09 19:07

A warmer southern hemisphere winter and changes in fashion trends are to blame for the underperformance of South Africa’s retail sector, says an equity analyst.

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