As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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Research indicates that 82% of South Africans believe the country is going in the wrong direction, a 'trend spotter' tells delegates at a retail conference.
The Consumer Goods Council of SA is concerned that the violent protests in the country could lead to a significant impact on stock available for retailers.
The way South Africans are consuming certain liquors is changing from traditional, heritage brands to modern, urban brands, says a fine liquor merchant.
Consumer spending can likely not be the driving force anymore of the outperformance of retail property over industrial property and office space, says John Loos of FNB Commercial Property Finance.
Local business leaders could be losing out on significant bottom line gains for not paying attention to customer service, says a customer experience expert.
After its popular Little Shop and Little Garden promotions, where shoppers could collect various items, Checkers has now launched a Little Checkers promotion.
Times are tough for SA consumers and they are looking for ways to make their money go further, according to Susan Steward from Budget Insurance.
The Consumer Goods Council of SA calls for urgent government intervention to deal with violent protests affecting the business operations of its members.
Capitec Bank has come out tops for the 6th year in a row in the annual Consulta SA Customer Satisfaction Index for banking.
Eskom acknowledged "certain governance" failures occurred at the power utility but the amounts associated with these have not yet been fully quantified, Nersa chairperson Jacob Modise has said.
The Durban Central police station reported the most shoplifting cases in South Africa.
Data reflected in the latest BankservAfrica Private Pension Index could be indicating that South Africans getting private pensions are using up the funds faster than they should.
For every rand that one household in South Africa saves, another household is "dis-saving" by spending on credit, says a professor in economics.
Small and medium sized local commercial businesses play a vital role in the SA economy and a new report tries to establish what makes consumers big fans of the companies they love. Is your favourite among them?
Good debt, bad debt, no debt? Very few South Africans can live debt-free, and utilising debt facilities like home and car loans are not necessarily poor financial decisions. However, there’s a reason it’s called a debt spiral. And millions of South Africans are struggling to stay out of that spiral.
Fin24 polled some service sectors to find out how they are approaching staff needs on election day.
Many criminals use the Easter long weekend and its related upsurge in shoppers to their advantage, warns the joint CEO of a retail cash management company.
Data shows that 2 out of 3 South African consumers have participated in Black Friday shopping at some point, says a consumer goods and services expert at ABSA.
There are five general truths that entrepreneurs should understand about consumers – especially when it comes to tech innovation, says the CEO of BidorBuy.co.za.
Cash-strapped SA households, facing increased levels of debt, should not bank on the minister of finance to provide much relief in his budget speech, says a debt expert.
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