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East London retailers feel cold wind as shopping habits shift

With municipal costs now higher than rent, a number of shops in Vincent Mall are mulling whether they can afford to keep going. This is the stark reality presented by mall ...

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Small businesses want bigger slice of BCM pie

Business leaders want to challenge the way tenders are decided in the metro to ensure more work comes to small businesses from significant ...

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Global smartphone market set to rebound in 2024: report

Global smartphone shipments are expected to rebound 3% this year as easing inflation aids a demand recovery in emerging markets and the integration ...

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SARB keeps rates on hold and hints at inflation ...

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago announced the repo rate will remain at 8.25% at a monetary policy committee briefing in Pretoria on Wednesday.
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East London Industrial Development Zone to expand ...

When East London Industrial Development Zone extends all the way to Ntabozuko it will certainly mean a boost to the number of investors in the metro, deputy minister in the presidency Pinky Kekana said this week. Kekana visited the zone on ...
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Meetings Africa spurs major economic benefits for SA businesses of all sizes

SPONSORED | The business events industry’s vital role in revitalising the economy is undeniable, highlighting the need ...

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Central banks use AI to assess climate-related risks

Central bankers said on Tuesday they have broken new ground by using artificial intelligence to collect data for ...

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How will the election affect the markets?

With the upcoming elections on May 29, there are both concerns and opportunities that investors may consider in ...

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Capitec sees a reduction in bad debt

The bank said tighter credit criteria meant lower bad debt in the second-half compared to the first

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From homemade remedy to successful family business

Pat's MSM Cream, the brand name for a locally developed anti-inflammatory cream, is a true family business.

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Blue Lagoon goes off the grid, saving money and the environment

Peter Gregersen, general manager of the Blue Lagoon Hotel, recently commissioned a photovoltaic electricity system ...

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Drum roll for Mahindra's new marriage ... and roll ... and roll ...

After selling Mahindra vehicles for close to two decades, Motorland has announced a divorce, with both parties looking ...

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The business end of events like Buffalo regatta

Sporting events held in East London are more than entertainment, they add millions to BCM coffers.East London’s Buffalo ...

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BKCOB helps push for seat at Nedlac

The Border Kei Chamber of Business is in the vanguard of a push to strengthen the voice of commerce in governing South ...

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EL engineer and author has a passion for home

Engineering provides jobs across a number of sectors — but it could create a lot more if companies sourced their ...

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Budget Day set for February 21

Finance minister Enoch Godongwana will table South Africa's 2024/2025 budget in parliament on Wednesday February 21, ...

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Rate cuts ‘augur well' for 2024

Liam Graham, the managing director of East London’s NVest Securities, is optimistic that 2024 will be the year that ...

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Top Fort Hare official in court

A University of Fort Hare director has been arrested and added to nine other accused in the dock for the spate of ...

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LISTEN | Many firsts in SA's automotive industry

Johann Evertse is the retired executive director human resources and a member of the board of directors, Mercedes-Benz ...

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Even good strategies fail if they are not well executed

Ian Russell is a non-executive director of RB Africa, which specialises in a host of business support programmes.