The consumer goods and services industry's Ombud scheme, set up in line with the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), will be essential over Christmas, as consumers discover that Christmas presents do not last a reasonable period.
13 Nov 2013 14:36
Paying a fraction of the price for your favourite DVD might seem like a sweet deal, but the Department of Trade and Industry has warned that there is a very bitter side to pirated and illicit goods.
11 Nov 2013 10:57
The legal battle between Shoprite and Massmart (through its Game stores) regarding Shoprite's exclusive rights to sell certain products in the Cape Gate Shopping Centre will place the spotlight on legal issues which are relevant to developers, landlords, retailers and consumers alike.
By Jac Marais 29 Oct 2013 10:03
Social media platforms were aflutter recently following allegations by a Cape Town artist that Woolworths reproduced her design of a hummingbird without her consent.
By Janine Hollesen 29 Oct 2013 09:42
Republic Umbrella, the Durban-based design company responsible for the Woolworths hummingbird cushion design, has spoken out in defence of the retailer and its artwork.
By Shan Radcliffe 23 Oct 2013 13:29
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's proposed stricter tobacco display regulations will harm the retail business, a retailer said on Tuesday, 22 October 2013.
22 Oct 2013 15:58
The SA Institute for Tax Practitioners (SAIT) supports the call for vigilance against rogue tax advisors.
21 Oct 2013 13:10
NEWSWATCH: Woolworths and a Cape Town designer are at each other over the ownership of a hummingbird design printed on a cushion, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 21 Oct 2013 07:20
The Gauteng province's advertising boards in the ANC colours is a threat to the country's democracy, the FF Plus said on Wednesday.
28 Nov 2013 09:47
With the current stocks estimated to be at 3% of their pre-fishing levels, the West Coast rock lobster (WCRL) resource is facing an imminent risk of collapse, which in turn poses significant risks to both the fishers who rely on this resource and the health of our marine ecosystems.
14 Nov 2013 08:01
As a new gender equality bill opens up for public comment‚ organised business has questioned whether South Africa needs "additional" equity legislation‚ which it warns adds to red tape.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 12 Nov 2013 08:54
The eight-member Davis Tax Committee‚ headed by Judge Dennis Davis‚ says its top priority is to address ways in which the tax system can be improved to help grow small business.
By Evan Pickworth 7 Nov 2013 08:38
Dis-Chem Pharmacies yesterday, 16 October 2013, received the competition authorities' approval to expand its wholesale business.
By Amanda Visser 17 Oct 2013 13:48
NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has inaugurated the National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC), reports Mail & Guardian.
By Rod Baker 16 Oct 2013 07:05
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