Richemont profit surges but full-year growth likely 'less exceptional'

2017-11-17 12:55

Luxury goods holding company Richemont has reported 80% growth of its bottom line for the half year, but chair Johann Rupert says growth for the year will not be as “exceptional”.

Rupert's privileged myopia

2017-09-24 06:00

Dismissing radical economic transformation as theft merely undermines efforts to pull millions of people out of poverty, writes Dumisani Mpafa.

ANC hits back at Johann Rupert after he calls radical economic transformation 'theft'

2017-09-14 19:28

The ANC will not be deterred by naysayers such as South African billionaire Johann Rupert, the party says.

Johann Rupert: Radical economic transformation just a code word for theft

2017-09-13 16:01

SA's richest man Johann Rupert says radical economic transformation, the policy championed by President Jacob Zuma to reduce racial inequality, is no more than theft.

Remgro quitting WP Rugby ‘an excuse’

2017-08-08 10:59

Remgro pulling the plug on investment in WP Rugby has been branded a ‘red herring’ ahead of a Section 417 bankruptcy probe, writes Rob Houwing.

Richemont's hippie-chic Chloe bags sell as watches struggle

2017-07-21 18:05

$10 000 watches are a tough sell for Richemont these days, but shoppers are snapping up $2 000 Marcie handbags from the company’s fashion and leather label Chloe.

Rupert’s luxury watch chief at Richemont resigns

2017-07-14 08:34

Richemont’s head of watchmaking, marketing and digital has resigned with immediate effect, Johann Rupert’s luxury goods group has announced.

Gupta PR firm's strategy to win back support for Zuptas

2017-03-19 13:10

New allegations have surfaced about how the Guptas' PR firm was called upon to help rescue the image of the family and President Jacob Zuma

Absa report: Rupert calls it fiction, Stals misquoted

2017-01-18 09:30

The public protector’s leaked interim report that recommends Absa pay back the SA Reserve Bank an outstanding interest of R1.225bn is being ripped apart by the seams.

Johann Rupert's job cuts at Richemont shock Swiss watchmakers

2016-11-25 12:01

Richemont’s plan to slash 210 watchmaking jobs in Switzerland is sending shockwaves throughout Switzerland, the cradle of high-end watch manufacturing.


Grocery misconduct: Protesters hurl washing powder, soup as they demand Rupert retract remarks

2017-09-29 13:36

Billionaire businessman Johann Rupert must retract his remarks equating radical economic transformation to theft, or face court action, the MK Inkululeko Foundation has said.

No ANC, blaming Rupert is the real insult to the poor

2017-09-22 08:59

It’s not only white people like Rupert who can see that South Africa is suffering from crippling theft of public resources. The majority of poor black people can feel the impact, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

#News24 ICYMI: 'Radical economic transformation is code for theft' – Rupert; Manana convicted of assault; and meet Serena Williams’ baby

2017-09-13 18:34

Some of the top stories today include Manana being convicted of 3 counts of assault; Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian introduce their baby to the world and Marli van Breda’s blood not found on axe or Henri’s clothing.

Leopard Creek and municipality settle dispute over unpaid rates

2017-08-13 06:01

The management at a prestigious golf estate owned by one of South Africa’s richest men, Johann Rupert, is settling a R75 million debt owed to a poor rural municipality in the form of unpaid rates and taxes.

Bell Pottinger team believed in the Guptas - CEO

2017-08-04 17:45

Bell Pottinger did not want to withdraw from the Guptas' account even after the release of the damning state capture report by the Public Protector, says CEO James Henderson.

Rupert's luxury watch chief quits Richemont, buys stake in rival Breitling

2017-07-14 11:01

Richemont’s head of watchmaking, once seen as a candidate to lead the entire company, is leaving after a management reorganisation put him in control of a portfolio of brands.

Richemont's profit plummets on low sales

2017-05-12 20:51

Richemont's profit took a knock following a tough environment with changing consumption patters, the group said.

‘Court capture’ crusader says FIC Bill is in breach of Constitution

2017-01-22 13:46

A legal reform campaigner fighting 'court capture' has told Parliament that the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill is in breach of the Constitution.

Atul Gupta wealthier than Johann Rupert – report

2016-12-11 13:03

Atul Gupta is the seventh richest South African, ranking higher than Johann Rupert and Patrice Motsepe.

Rupert, Zuma should meet urgently

2016-11-18 08:17

President Jacob Zuma should be very worried about the crass remarks recently made by billionaire Johann Rupert about the state of the South African economy, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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