South African consumer spending showed a healthy improvement over the festive season, with retail sales volumes rising 3.8% year-on-year...
9 Feb 2018
After about 45 days of extreme effort, intense co-ordinating, crazy ideas and good luck, we managed to complete the most successful rewards-based crowdfunding campaign in South Africa to date with Sugarbird Gin...
Rob Heyns 16 Jan 2018
More and more, consumers in sub-Saharan Africa are looking beyond their borders to get the products and services they need...
Efi Dahan 12 Jan 2018
NRD Capital, a US-based private equity firm that specialises in franchise investments, has cemented its entry into the African market with its acquisition of Mike's Kitchen...
10 Jan 2018
Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) contribute significantly to South Africa's GDP (estimated between 30% and 57%), and provide employment to between 61% and 80% of the country's workforce...
4 Jan 2018
Credit ratings agency Moody's downgraded debt held by embattled South Africa-based home retail giant Steinhoff on Thursday and warned of further downgrades...
29 Dec 2017
According to the Mastercard SpendingPulse October 2017 report, South African consumer spending showed a modest uptick in October this year...
22 Dec 2017
We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...
15 Dec 2017
According to Mastercard research, around 96% of transactions are still conducted in cash among South Africa's 1.5 million informal enterprises...
14 Dec 2017
Actor, writer and producer Ryan Reynolds has acquired an ownership interest in American craft gin company Aviation Gin after tasting it for the first time. He announced the acquisition in an Instagram post this week that read "I own nothing in this photo. Except that gin company. @aviationgin".
2 days ago
New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) graduate and biomaterials research company AlgiKnit co-founder and COO Aleksandra Gosiewski gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba on Wednesday on why they, at AlgiKnit, believe that biology is the future of fashion and their revolutionary work in their search for a sustainable product.
Jessica Tennant 2 days ago
MILAN, Italy - Gucci kicked off Milan Fashion Week in typical eccentric style on Wednesday as models carried replicas of their own heads on a runway transformed into a creepy operating room.
2 days ago
Bid Corporation (Bidcorp) earns most of its revenue in Europe, but most of its profit from Australia and New Zealand.
Robert Laing 3 days ago
NEW YORK, US - Investors pummeled Walmart shares on Tuesday after the retail behemoth reported disappointing fourth-quarter earnings in results that revealed growing pains in its e-commerce buildout.
21 Feb 2018