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.

SA car sales: Good month for luxury SUVs

2018-05-04 11:22

BMW's new X3 was the best-selling luxury SUV in April 2018 after securing a sales figure of a whopping 244 units, reports Naamsa.

Trade conditions could take more strain from VAT, fuel levy - survey

2018-04-12 11:53

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Trade Conditions Survey highlights concerns about the impact of VAT and fuel levy hikes on already restrained trade.

Looking to buy a car? Read these 6 tips first

2018-01-11 15:04

Fresh out of matric and heading for varsity, many South African students at this time of year are on the hunt for their first car. Here are six tips you should read before taking the plunge.

October retail slows ahead of festive season sales

2017-12-13 19:05

Retail sales increased 3.2% for October, compared to the 5.7% increase reported in September as consumers held back on spending ahead of Black Friday, says an analyst.

Great month for SA car sales, Ranger Raptor to be built in SA... 8 top motoring stories

2017-11-05 12:44

From another great month in local sales, to Ford announcing it will build more bakkies in SA... check out these top motoring stories of the week.

7 items to shop for under R300 this spring

2017-09-08 09:06

The end of one season usually means the start of a sale (or season bargains) to usher in the next - so get ready to shop guys!


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.

Kolomela mine boosts Kumba's production

2018-04-25 09:19

Kumba Iron Ore sees an increase of total production, with Kolomela mine contributing the most and Sishen mine trailing behind.

Luxury SUV sales 2017: Land Cruiser undisputed champ in SA

2018-01-21 07:00

Over the course of 2017, the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 amassed a total sales figure of 1243 units in the luxury SUV segment, an average of 104 units per month.

#WednesdayWishlist: It’s sale euphoria for shoe addicts

2018-01-03 11:17

Attention, shoe lovers – you may want to keep scrolling.

Corolla/Auris/Quest obliterates compact/medium segment in October

2017-11-18 15:00

There is perhaps no other car in this segment, or any other, that is as synonymous with South Africans as the Toyota Corolla.

How to avoid overspending during sale season

2017-09-27 12:18

The big sale season is back, and retailers will be using every trick in the book to lure you to spend your hard-earned cash. Read on to get expert advice on how you can avoid overspending on items you don’t need.

Positive retail sales suggest a rebound in GDP

2017-08-16 16:46

Retail sales for June 2017 were up 2.9% over the past year, the strongest performance since November 2016, says an analyst.

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