BAT sells more cigarettes in 2017 driven by Rothmans’ brand appeal

Rothmans appears to be the group’s best-performing brand, increasing volumes sold almost 37% driven by sales in Russia, Italy and Nigeria, among others

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Cost control keeps Massmart buoyant

Africa’s second-largest retailer manages to fend off tough trading conditions in the year to end-December with tight cost control

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BUSINESS DAY TV: Shoprite hopes the budget brings economic growth

Shoprite CEO Pieter Engelbrecht discusses the retailer’s strong first-half results, Steinhoff’s ditched bid and new growth opportunities

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Eskom agrees to supply electricity to Astral Foods — for now

Poultry producer Astral Foods says it should not be penalised for the ‘inefficiencies and corruption’ within local municipalities

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Tiger Brands ‘solid’ but Pioneer sees profit drop

Drought hits Pioneer’s earnings, while a ‘solid domestic market’ saves Tiger Brands from weak trading conditions across Africa

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Whitey Basson leaves behind ‘excellent’ team

The Shoprite icon delivers the last results under his watch, with numbers blowing past expectations and operations thriving in the rest of Africa

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