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Issued by Fiera Milano 16 Apr 2014 15:55

SA February retail trade sales up 2.2% y/y

Retail trade sales measured in constant (2012) prices rose by a lower than expected 2.2% year on year (y/y) in February from a revised 6.4% (6.8%) y/y increase in January‚ figures from Statistics SA showed on Wednesday, 16 February 2014.

16 Apr 2014 15:17

Managing credit ratings in business

In business, it is essential to manage the factors that could affect one's credit rating, as a key determinant in credit lending is past behaviour.

By Lee Bromfield 16 Apr 2014 11:38

Emerging retail patterns in Africa

GfK, one of the world's largest research companies delving into the marketing trends around the way people live, think and shop, has released its research conducted in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. The growth of Africa continues as the continent increasingly evolves and, based on this trend, major retail chains have seen the opportunity to capitalise on this growth and drive the evolution of modern trade through aggressive expansion into Africa.

16 Apr 2014 10:40

Pick n Pay earnings up 24.4% to 138.5c

Retailer Pick 'n Pay reported an increase in headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the year ended March of 24.4% to 138.51c up from 111.30c for the previously reported 368-day period in 2013.

16 Apr 2014 10:17

Designer kids section opening at 2nd Take

2nd Take, which launched four years ago as a supplier of second-hand designer wear, will launch its kids' division in May 2014, prompted by the high demand for second-hand baby equipment and clothes.

16 Apr 2014 10:13

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Join Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) every Thursday from 9am-10am from the 2oceansVibe Radio. This week we chat to DK Badenhorst, Strategic Planner at Y&R Cape Town (@YoungRubicamSA) and the directors of MaxAxion (@MaxAxion), Daniel Courtenay (@drdanc) and Nicolle Harding (@NicolleHarding). [twitterfall]

16 Apr 2014 09:53

Competition Tribunal ruling on Oceana deal

Fishing company Oceana has been ordered to sell Foodcorp's fishing rights along with its Glenryck brand‚ as a condition for approval of a transaction allowing Oceana to take over the fishing business of Foodcorp.

By Amanda Visser 16 Apr 2014 09:31

Townships are the new black

The township is no longer a foreign land far away and its story is no longer one of the haves and have-nots.

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Apr 2014 06:46

SABMiller full-year group revenue up 3%

Global brewing company SABMiller (SAB) reported a 3% rise in group net producer revenue for the 12 months ended March 2014.

16 Apr 2014 05:55

Transnet applies for electricity licence

State logistics group Transnet has applied for a licence to generate electricity and plans to regenerate 38MW by 2017‚ mostly using the technology of its new locomotives. No licence is required for regeneration.

By Razina Munshi 16 Apr 2014 05:18

Retail sales set to reflect subdued economy

Local retail trade sales in February will be released on Wednesday‚ 16 April 2014, and are likely to come in lower than the strong growth recorded in January.

By Maarten Mittner 15 Apr 2014 16:59

SAB's soft drinks unit aims to cut 400 staff

The soft drinks division of South African Breweries (SAB) plans to cut more than 10% of its workforce in a restructuring programme aimed at reducing costs‚ SAB confirmed on Monday, 14 April 2014.

By Nick Hedley 15 Apr 2014 16:33