Will you save money if you stop eating meat?

2018-04-22 16:49

Last year, online caterer Caterwings said that consumption of meat by South Africans was down by 20%.

VAT-free wish list: Consumers speak out

2018-03-31 11:00

Give us VAT-free chicken, sanitary towels and meat in general, was the clear call from Fin24 users taking part in an informal survey ahead of the VAT increase.

At 4% in February, inflation just dropped to its lowest point in almost three years as the rand claws free of paralysis

2018-03-20 11:39

South Africa's consumer price inflation (CPI) came out at 4% in February 2018 – far below market expectations, and down from 4.4% in January. Thank the rand, and low prices on food and fuel.

5 tips for consumers to prepare for #Budget2018

2018-02-20 07:56

An expert shares how consumers can better prepare themselves for tax increases in Budget 2018.

Twin peaks of Black Friday and Christmas a challenge for retail - Clicks CEO

2018-01-23 06:00

SA retail has to manage Black Friday and Christmas in an environment where consumers are still constrained, Clicks CEO David Kneale tells Fin24.

SA at critical junction to deal with corruption - Pick n Pay chair

2017-10-06 06:00

SA needs to resolutely deal with corruption and economic imbalances, says Pick n Pay chair Gareth Ackerman.

Struggling SA consumers feel financial vulnerability- report

2017-09-24 14:04

There is a sense among consumers that SA's so-called perfect storm has started, according to the latest Momentum Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index.

What different generations want from shopping

2017-09-19 06:30

A retail expert takes a closer look at the shopping approach of Generation I, Generation D, the Millennials, Generation X, Generation Jones and the Flat-agers.

Eskom can now pursue R60bn in tariff hikes

2017-08-22 17:51

Eskom has been given the green light to pursue up to R60bn in clawback tariffs, after a Constitutional Court ruling.

Policy clarity vital for further investment - consumer body

2017-08-10 19:48

The over 12 000 members of the Consumer Goods Council of SA are willing to invest further, but require policy clarity and certainty.

 

WATCH: 3 things hitting your pockets in April

2018-04-01 15:03

Consumers are already battling to keep their heads above water and will have to face a triple threat to their pockets as of April 2018.

Interest rate cut on cards, a boost for indebted South Africans

2018-03-27 07:29

Banks weigh in on what they expect the SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to decide on the interest rate this week - and why.

How to beat shrinkflation

2018-03-18 06:00

Shrinkflation, an unpopular term among consumers, is the process of items shrinking in size or quantity while their prices remain the same.

Top10 trends in global consumer market in 2018

2018-01-23 13:40

Shifting trends and millennials' aversion to ownership will continue to disrupt businesses this year, according to a global consumer trend survey.

Shoppers expected to hit the stores on December 22nd and 23rd

2017-12-19 17:37

Despite Black Friday sale fatigue, retailers still expect busy shopping days just before Christmas.

Pressure piles on SA household finances - index

2017-10-02 22:16

A growing number of SA households will not be able to cope with emergency expenses and will not have sufficient income at retirement, according to a wealth index.

Unchanged rates won't lift consumer confidence - experts

2017-09-21 21:13

SARB's decision to keep the repo rate unchanged will likely keep consumer confidence in the doldrums, says a household and property sector strategist at FNB.

SA consumers' credit health improves despite uncertainties - index

2017-08-24 14:35

The credit health of South African consumers continues to improve despite major political uncertainty in SA, according to a TransUnion index.

Slowdown in credit extension - NCR

2017-08-11 07:00

There has been a seasonal slowdown in credit extension, according to the latest Consumer Credit Market Report and Credit Bureau Monitor.

Car instalments up 43.8% over five years

2017-07-21 18:26

WesBank data shows the overall cost of motoring is still on the rise, despite cuts to interest rates, fuel prices and a slowdown in vehicle price inflation.

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