WATCH: Why retailers’ sales contracted in December

FNB economist Siphamandla Mkhwanazi talks to Business Day TV about the latest retail sales data

New acquisition boosts ARB Holdings

Radiant, which the group bought in January 2019, helped to lift revenue in the lighting division by more than a third

Italtile to proceed with expansion even as SA’s prospects deteriorate

Declining confidence in the building sector and the prospect of SA being downgraded to junk status is weighing on the owner of CTM

Nissan likely to report first quarterly loss in more than a decade

Deteriorating profits underscore the challenges facing Nissan, which is slashing jobs, production sites and product offerings to ensure its survival

Tiger Brands share price drops to lowest in seven years

The company said it expects trading conditions to remain challenging in the second quarter as earnings drop

Spar offshore investments struggling more than in Africa

The retailer is struggling in Switzerland and experiencing only marginal growth in its Irish business

Italtile lowers growth outlook due to SA’s depressed prospects

The group expected revenue to pick up in its second half to end-June, but says escalating living costs could derail this

Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO Felipe Dutra to step down

Fernando Tennenbaum, financial boss of the group's Brazilian unit, will step into the role

Coty shares surge 22% after allaying fears of coronavirus impact

CFO Pierre-Andre Terisse says the cosmetics and fragrance maker will take a hit in China, but less so than its competitors

Steinhoff share price up past R2 on Pepco revenue increase

Steinhoff International’s share price is at a 10-month high amid reports its Pepco group may be sold, and after an earnings update

WATCH: Why Edcon is still battling to survive

Edcon CEO Grant Pattison talks to Business Day TV about the state of the company

Steinhoff shares leap nearly 30% amid reports of interest in Cofel and Pepco

Analysts say the rise as a vote of confidence that Steinhoff is continuing to cut off loss-making enterprises

CNA’s new chapter to put focus on books

Edcon, the owner of Jet and Edgars, is selling the iconic newsagent as it is not part of its core clothing, beauty and home categories

CEO Mitchell Slape wants Massmart to get back in the game

Turnaround plan includes consolidating units and getting rid of fresh and frozen food at Game

H&M keeps it all in the family as top jobs are reshuffled

The Swedish fashion giant has reported its first rise in annual profit since 2015 and showed unexpectedly strong fourth-quarter profit growth

Massmart warns of almost R1.4bn loss as SA consumers struggle

The owner of Game and Makro says consumers are cutting back on higher-margin goods

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