Black Friday gives November retail sales a much-needed boost

2020-01-15 14:50

Black Friday helped bolster retail sales in November, with sales up 2.6% for the year, according to Statistics South Africa.

Black Friday: this is what South Africans wanted in 2018, including coffee and disposable nappies

2019-11-01 10:52

On Black Friday last year South Africans loaded up their pantries, and went in for purchases to treat themselves with.

Watch: Sneaky ways airports get you to spend money

On average, travellers will spend anywhere from R160 to R2,000 per airport visit.

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Polo Vivo has been SA's top-selling car for an astonishing 10 years - here's why

2019-07-23 06:34

Buyers like the model because of its competitive pricing, as well as its cheaper spare parts and solid resale value.

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%.


Chaotic photos show what it looks like when Alibaba sells R570 billion worth of merchandise on China’s biggest shopping holiday and breaks records

2019-11-17 15:32

Alibaba saw more than $38 billion in sales on Singles' Day, and photos are already showing the chaos that goes into China’s biggest shopping holiday.

These were the retailers with some of our favourite Black Friday deals last year – so you may want to watch them on 29 November

2019-10-29 08:39

Retailers tend to keep some of their best deals secret until the day, but history can be a good guide of who to watch.

IAN MANN REVIEWS: How to grab attention in the age of information overload

2019-08-20 05:00

Whether you are a mature company, a start-up or an independent service provider, if you are not using digital marketing (or not getting results,) you need to read this book, says Ian Mann.

SA's bakkie king: Popular Hilux records highest monthly sales despite 'trying economic climate' - Toyota

2019-07-02 11:05

The Toyota Hilux sealed the second quarter of 2019 with its highest-ever recorded monthly sales total in South Africa.

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.

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