WATCH: A new South African safe survives explosions

Cash Connect says it has tried to blow it up – twice – and couldn’t get in.

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WATCH: The market that 'steps aside' for trains

2019-07-17 20:12

Up to eight times a day vendors take in their awnings to allow the train to pass.

Sotheby's is auctioning off some of the rarest sneakers ever made, and some could go for more than R1.3 million

2019-07-17 11:16

The Sotheby's rare sneaker auction has Kanye West Yeezys and Derek Jeter Air Jordans. Here's what else you can bid on until July 23.

WATCH: Levi shares drop, sees slower growth

2019-07-13 15:23

Levi Strauss shares have fallen sharply after the jeansmaker warned sales growth would slow in the second half of the year.

This is what it's like shopping in Zimbabwe - where no one knows what anything costs

2019-07-12 12:52

Zimbabwe reintroduced the Zimbabwean dollar as legal currency in June.

Pick n Pay's new unpackaged food: This is how much money you'll save by bringing your own container

2019-07-07 07:51

Chillies, mushrooms and peppers are much cheaper.

SA retail 'squandering' sales growth - client experience expert

2019-07-03 22:17

Local business leaders could be losing out on significant bottom line gains for not paying attention to customer service, says a customer experience expert.

British High Street woes weigh on Truworths as retailer slumps

2019-07-02 21:16

Truworths International Holdings fell the most in five months in Johannesburg as the South African retailer joined the ranks of those feeling the pain from the UK's ailing shopping streets.

People in Joburg shop more, but spend less than in Cape Town, a new report into independent stores found

2019-06-29 13:42

South Africa retailers had the smallest profit margins of all the countries surveyed.

Kim Kardashian is taking on Spanx with a new collection of shapewear 'for all shapes and tones'

2019-06-26 09:32

Kim Kardashian West is looking to give Spanx a run for its money with a forthcoming shapewear collection, Kimono, expected to launch next month.


Richemont's watch sales decline as Hong Kong protests sting

2019-07-18 10:46

Richemont reported a surprise drop in revenue from its watch business, with protests in Hong Kong cutting sales in a key luxury market for the owner of Cartier.

Nestlé finds new way to make chocolate sweet without adding sugar

2019-07-17 12:33

Nestlé SA has found a way to create chocolate without adding any sugar, relying on leftover material from cocoa plants for sweetening as consumers look for natural and healthier fare.

Lady Gaga is facing a backlash after launching her beauty line

2019-07-16 07:18

While many fans celebrated the launch of Lady Gaga's beauty brand, Haus Laboratories, some took issue with the decision to sell exclusively on Amazon.

Buying a mattress? Avoid these tricks South African companies use to get you to spend more

2019-07-13 09:24

Mattress producers and sellers make it difficult to compare products.

WATCH: The unsolved mystery of the most valuable art heist ever

2019-07-11 05:00

On March 18, 1990, 13 works of art valued at a combined total of $500m were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Unilever’s former chief moves on with plan to fix the world

2019-07-04 15:54

Paul Polman, the Dutchman who ran Unilever for almost a decade with a social slant, will push further in that direction now that he’s leaving - creating a group to help combat poverty and climate change.

Uber Eats is quietly testing a 'dine-in' option for customers who want to eat in restaurants

2019-07-03 10:52

Customers in Austin, Texas, can now choose to "dine-in" in addition to ordering delivery or pick-up when using the Uber Eats app.

Dutch law firm starts legal action against Steinhoff

2019-07-02 17:54

Dutch law firm BarentsKrans has started legal proceedings against Steinhoff, the group says in an update to shareholders.

SA liquor stores make the most money among independent retailers, followed by shoe stores

2019-06-28 07:04

A new report showed that when compared to other regions, South African stores have the lowest average monthly revenue.

Eating insects will soon go mainstream as bug protein is set to explode into an R114 billion business

2019-06-25 17:10

Eating bugs is becoming increasingly common as the global population swells and Gen Z seeks more sustainable alternatives to traditional meat.

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