Alibaba beats analyst estimates as recommendations boost sales

2019-05-15 15:41

Revenue at China’s biggest e-commerce company rose 51% to 93.5bn yuan ($13.6bn) in the three months ended in March, the company said.

SA mining production slump continues – Stats SA

2019-03-14 21:04

Statistics South Africa announced a continued slide in local data mining production for January, though mineral sales spiked by over 20% year-on-year due to a strong increase in platinum group metals.

Apple's iPhone lineup is the weakest it's been in years — and it has everything to do with the iPhone XR

2019-02-10 08:35

The iPhone XR is not the best phone Apple could have made at that particular size.

Watch: This ‘eye-catching’ but nameless one-year-old South African horse just sold for a cool R4 million

An elite untrained racing horse cost an average of R430,000 at a big auction this week.

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This is the world's most popular gaming console, with over 91 million sold

2019-01-09 08:26

Sony's PlayStation 4 is far outselling all competitors.

October retail sales accelerate to 2.2%

2018-12-12 13:35

Retail sales picked up in October, reflecting year-on-year growth of 2.2%.

BOOK REVIEW: Why age is just a number - and selling by demographics is pointless

2018-10-18 06:01

Trillions of dollars depend on selling to stereotypes that no longer apply. The author found that millennials – touted as being unlike any other generation – match research on baby boomers exactly, says Ian Mann.

#MondayMotivation: the best time to do all your winter shopping is in fact now

2018-07-23 11:09

It's never too early to start shopping for next year's coldest season.

Great for tourism: The SA bus sales landscape

2018-06-08 07:48

The bus industry in South Africa plays a vital role in the economic and social development of the country. We look at the sales of bus chassis from 1994 to 2017 in SA.

March retail trade sales up by 4.8%

2018-05-17 07:41

Statistics South Africa has announced a 4.8% year-on-year increase in retail trade sales in March 2018.


Lexus UX, Renault Duster, Jaguar i-Pace - Here are the 2019 new model sales stars of the year so far

2019-04-03 08:43

Which new models introduced in 2019 have done well in the first three months of the year? We find out...

Top-end cameras are getting cheaper - but sales are plummeting in South Africa

2019-03-03 13:47

South Africans are choosing to buy smartphones rather than cameras.

Pepkor shares slump on trading update

2019-01-28 22:59

Pepkor Group's shares dropped as much as 7% following the release of a trading update to end the day down 4.29%.

SEE: Polo, Hilux, Land Cruiser... best-selling cars, bakkies and SUVs in SA

2019-01-11 13:42

The Toyota Hilux ended 2018 as the undeniable best-selling vehicle in the country. We list the best selling vehicles in the market.

Apple cuts outlook, sees 'challenges' in China, emerging markets

2019-01-03 09:05

Apple cut its revenue outlook for the latest quarter Wednesday, citing steeper-than-expected 'economic deceleration' in China and emerging markets.

Grow your business like an anthropologist

2018-11-17 10:00

If you're trying to market your offering without understanding the people buying or selling it, you may be wasting your time, says Warren Moss.

BOOK REVIEW: Don't earn money - make the money earn you

2018-09-06 05:45

Money is the same anywhere you go, but your skills are unique. Selling yourself better could make all the difference, says Ian Mann.

April retail sales data disappoints, but consumer spending expected to improve

2018-06-13 18:00

Analysts expected better trading conditions for retailers, but April sales data has disappointed with a mere 0.5% increase.

Here’s how to maximise your chances of getting a R4 flight on FlySafair's birthday ticket sale today

2018-05-17 08:39

30,000 tickets are on sale to random people. But there are ways to improve your chances.

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

2018-05-06 19:52

Selling yourself with a brief but compelling elevator pitch can be a lot harder than it sounds. We asked marketing strategist Dorie Clark for her best advice on the topic.

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