National Assembly approves sugar tax
National Assembly approves sugar tax

The bill providing for the implementation of a tax on sugary beverages - the health promotion levy - was passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday.

3 hours ago

Retailers to watch this Black Friday, Cyber Monday
Retailers to watch this Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Retailers and consumers alike are readying themselves for snaking queues and extended shopping hours in-store and online this Black Friday, falling on 24 November this year. Known as the biggest shopping occasion in the Western world, it has picked up steam in South Africa in recent years, presenting an opportunity for consumers to save on Christmas shopping and allowing retailers to boost sales and move stock before the festive season hits.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

#FreshOnTheShelf: Fortaleza Tequila now available in SA
#FreshOnTheShelf: Fortaleza Tequila now available in SA

Cape Town-based premium spirits company, Truman & Orange, has brought Fortaleza Tequila to South African shelves.

17 Nov 2017

South African men buy into personal care
South African men buy into personal care

Women may find themselves fighting for mirror space and hiding their eye creams because according to Euromonitor, men's grooming recorded a 13% growth in value sales in 2016.

17 Nov 2017

Retail trade sales up 5.4% y/y in September
Retail trade sales up 5.4% y/y in September

In good news for third quarter economic growth, the retail sector did better than expected in September. Retail trade sales increased 5.4% in September from a year earlier, to R74.12bn, Statistics SA said on Wednesday. They were up 1.4% in the third quarter from the second.

By Sunita Menon 16 Nov 2017