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Buy on the fly... SAA installs new system
Buy on the fly... SAA installs new system

SAA will this week become the first airline globally to install the SatAuth (Satellite Authorisation System), which will allow for secure credit card transactions anywhere in the skies...

27 Jan 2015 11:15

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

Mama Money wants to slash cash transfer costs
Mama Money wants to slash cash transfer costs

Recently launched online money transfer operator Mama Money says it wants to disrupt the money transfer market‚ which could lead to a significant drop in the fees migrants pay to send remittances...

23 Jan 2015 16:11

Know your credit score
Know your credit score

The average credit-active South African is a high risk borrower, according to credit information provided by Compuscan credit bureau...

23 Jan 2015 11:48

Consumer credit health improves slightly in fourth quarter
Consumer credit health improves slightly in fourth quarter

Consumer credit health improved slightly in the fourth quarter of 2014 amid slower increases in food prices and declines in fuel prices...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 22 Jan 2015 17:05

What the consumer credit stats really say about consumer spending
What the consumer credit stats really say about consumer spending

Rather than let the true findings of TransUnion's Consumer Credit index (CCi) fly over your head, we delved into the details...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015 12:59

Mobile shopping development leaps ahead with new Accolades system
Mobile shopping development leaps ahead with new Accolades system

The Nedbank Accolades system, powered by beacon and smartphone app technology, is a mobile platform that connects the retailer to the customer through proximity-based services...

14 Jan 2015 11:27

Steinhoff deal tops list as acquisitions rebound
Steinhoff deal tops list as acquisitions rebound

Steinhoff's R62.8bn acquisition of Pepkor was the highest-valued deal in Africa and the Middle East in 2014, a year that saw the level of global mergers and acquisitions return to post-crisis numbers...

By Gillian Jones 13 Jan 2015 16:03

Fidelity, Protea merger approved
Fidelity, Protea merger approved

The Competition Commission has approved with conditions the intermediate merger whereby Fidelity Cash Solutions and Fidelity Security Services intend to acquire several businesses from Protea Coin Group...

8 Jan 2015 12:32

Standard Bank gets #appy and awarded by turning to customer-centric marketing
Standard Bank gets #appy and awarded by turning to customer-centric marketing

You might have noticed 'Standard Bank' storylines woven into Isidingo, Muvhango and Isibaya this year. This wasn't just a happy coincidence but rather a well-thought out strategy...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Dec 2014 08:58

More turn to formal banking services
More turn to formal banking services

Research: When choosing to open bank accounts, 41% of Media24 local titles readers say their newspaper influenced them...

12 Dec 2014 08:57

'Bad lending book' to remain with Abil
'Bad lending book' to remain with Abil

African Bank Investments Limited (ABL‚ Abil) said on Wednesday, 10 December 2014, that its curator has decided that the "bad lending book" will remain with Abil after the purchase of core lending assets by the "good bank"...

11 Dec 2014 09:23

Forecast indicates a fiscally fierce festive season for SA consumers
Forecast indicates a fiscally fierce festive season for SA consumers

National retail real estate owner Pareto Limited, which has extensive interests in shopping malls around the country, forecasts a tough festive season for consumers...

5 Dec 2014 12:52

Don't forget to factor in fuel this festive season
Don't forget to factor in fuel this festive season

The drop in the retail price of petrol of 69 cents a litre will bring only temporary relief to consumers, who should rather look at reducing their debt load instead of going on a spending spree this holiday season...

4 Dec 2014 12:40

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