Brian Joffe’s Long4Life takes bigger bite out of Spur

The group has upped its stake in the Hussar Grill owner to 12.5% of its total issued share capital, from 4% previously

Improved retail performance boosts Clicks to record high

Headline earnings per share for the year to end-June could rise by as much as 15%, with the company's distribution unit benefiting from higher sales

Christo Wiese no longer largest Shoprite shareholder

The veteran businessman has reduced his holdings to just over 10%

Famous Brands’ earnings rebounds after impairment

The owner of Steers and Wimpy had impaired its struggling UK chain Gourmet Burger Kitchen in the six months to end August 2018

Pembury considers new acquisitions as it battles for survival

The company needs to secure new funding over the next 12 months, but is conservatively mulling new acquisitions

First profit increase in two years for H

H&M’s shares are up 56% in 2019 after hitting a 13-year low in 2018, though they remain at about half their peak levels hit in 2015

Minister lauds Massmart supplier programme

The programme increases the production scale of small, local manufacturers, and has reached the R1bn mark

Zeder cites tough trading conditions as earnings fall

The group says interim headline earnings per share to end-August will fall as much as 93.4%

Clover to delist from the JSE on Wednesday

The Competition Tribunal has given the go-ahead for consortium Milco to take over the food and beverage group

Bidcorp agrees to sell UK food logistics business to Tesco

Company to sell Best Food Logistics, which made headlines during the UK's chicken shortage, to Booker Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesco

Markus Jooste fails to stop R740m claim

Lawsuit claims former CEO hid Steinhoff’s true financial health

Forever 21’s SA stores to continue trading

The Dubai franchisee is in talks with landlords

Jump in profit for Rex Trueform as store expansion continues

The owner of Queenspark opened eight new stores in its year to end-June, resulting in a 15.5% rise in turnover

Steinhoff Investment delays release of financial results, again

The subsidiary of the embattled retailer says ‘a substantial amount of work’ remains in order to prepare and audit the statements

Moir’s big pay day suggests he is staying put at Woolworths

Store and supply-chain staff paid bonuses for first time in three years

Forever 21 to close almost 180 outlets in US

Forever 21 says restructuring will allow it to focus on the profitable core part of its operations and shut some international locations

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