REVEALED: SA’s cheapest retailer for VAT-exempt items

2018-04-17 06:45

Fin24 went shopping at South Africa's leading retailers to see who has the lowest prices on products exempt from the VAT hike.

Brightening outlook for SA clothing sector

2018-03-20 16:08

Equity investors see a brightening outlook for SA's clothing sector, which just six months ago was depressed by weak economic growth, subdued consumer confidence and declining earnings, notes Overberg Asset Management.

Listeriosis scare: Woolworths pulls 32 cold meat products in widespread retailer recall

2018-03-05 14:52

Woolworths pulled products which have Enterprise Foods as a supplier, while Shoprite distanced its own house brands from the literiosis outbreak.

Woolworths shares down on news of profit drop

2018-01-15 13:13

The multinational retail group has announced a decrease in headline earnings per share for the six months to December 24 2017.

Price fears as bird flu hits chicken supplies

2017-10-10 18:13

Poultry producers have warned that the shortage of supply in poultry products, driven by the outbreak of bird flu, could result in higher prices.

TOP 5 ON FIN24: SA retailers, Bell Pottinger and a bit of Telkom

2017-08-24 22:05

Bell Pottinger suffers the consequences of interfering in South Africa's affairs, retailers dominate bourse and Telkom launched its zero-rated streaming platform.

The new face of SA clothing

2017-08-06 13:31

Top textile executive Herman Pillay is working hard to invigorate the sector.

Woolies and other SA retailers under increasing pressure

2017-07-11 16:57

Dreary results are expected from two of South Africa’s major listed clothing stores, Woolworths and Truworths, in the coming weeks, due to poor local conditions.

Zuma turmoil makes it a good time to buy - HSBC

2017-05-31 07:09

While some stock investors may choose to flee SA as political turmoil engulfs President Jacob Zuma, HSBC analysts argue the noise makes it a good time to buy.

Why SA consumers are most satisfied with Woolworths

2017-04-21 06:39

The South African Customer Satisfaction Index has revealed which supermarket satisfies local consumers most and why.


Free range duck fat is now far cheaper than butter in SA

2018-04-10 12:08

Once duck fat was the luxury product. Now, with stupid butter prices, it is actually the cheaper way to fry potatoes.

Woolworths confirms its beloved salami sticks were made in the Listeriosis-implicated factory

2018-03-12 17:02

Yet Woolies believes its products remain safe to eat.

`It's like 1994 again' - SA CEO

2018-02-26 06:30

South African CEOs share views on their new-found optimism on the back of Cyril Ramaphosa's presidency.

Why SMEs have the potential to transform the economy

2017-10-30 06:00

Woolworths chairperson Simon Susman unpacks why it is so important for both government and big business to support small and medium enterprises.

Retailers lead local equities higher

2017-09-01 18:34

The JSE managed to close the day firmer as retailers led the local bourse higher.

Political uncertainty impacts Woolworths growth

2017-08-24 09:34

Difficult trading conditions in South Africa and Australia have impacted the growth of retailer Woolworths, with full-year bottom line growth of 25.2% to R5.4bn.

Jacket economics: Why the huge price gap?

2017-08-04 05:00

One jacket, same store, two different countries - Daniel Silke shows just how price points in Australia can differ to those in South Africa.

Procurement a powerful economic tool, says new Woolies exec

2017-06-09 08:38

Procurement chief at Woolworths Yogan Naidu believes that his position at the retailer can help shape a more equal South African economy

Woolworths appoints CEO for Australasia

2017-05-23 16:25

Woolworths has advised shareholders that the current CEO of David Jones will assume the role of CEO for WHL Australas.

KZN's tough new liquor laws leave supermarkets 'dry'

2017-03-15 22:50

New legislation in KwaZulu-Natal, intended to curb underage drinking, means that dozens of stores no longer sell wine.

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