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Stephen Onyeiwu 25 Jun 2020
To stay relevant, retailers should reinvent their brick-and-mortar locations brand identity every three to five years...
Brandon Williams 11 Feb 2016
Amid waning liquidity, higher funding costs, rand weakness and rising inflation South Africa needs a decisive policy response. The 50bp hike in the Reserve Bank's...
Arthur Kamp 29 Jan 2016
Industry body the Manufacturing Circle says Transnet's port terminals tariff increase of 9.25% across the board is "an unwelcome development for manufacturers"‚ as the sector depends on imports and exports for its competitiveness and to grow volumes.
Mark Allix 4 Apr 2014
Coface, the international credit insurer, has released its latest research on Brazil. Coface looks at the root causes of the recent demonstrations in a country that will host the World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016.
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) expects CPI inflation to average 6.3% in the third quarter of 2013, before returning to the targeted 3% to 6% band in the fourth quarter. In the previous two inflation cycles (see chart below), the SARB started to increase interest rates when inflation exceeded 5%.
David Crosoer 16 May 2013
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) continued its upward trend, rising to 6.3% in January, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced today, Wednesday 22 February 2012.
With investor demand being hampered by enduring economic challenges and stalled global growth, Auction Alliance is predicting a gradual and patchy recovery for the local commercial property sector over coming months, with certain segments expected to perform better than others.
56% of global online consumers think their country is currently in recession and consumer confidence worldwide has fallen to its lowest level in several years, according to the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which measures the confidence, major concerns and spending habits of online consumers in 51 countries. South Africa saw a big fall in its Consumer Confidence Index in the last 6 months with a 14% drop.
ActivRetail 2 Jun 2008