Christmas and Black Friday fail to deliver for Mr Price

After a sales boom in December 2017 as South Africans celebrated the ousting of Jacob Zuma, last Christmas was flat for Mr Price

Woolworths grows food sales while clothes suffer

Sales growth figures were put in a slightly unflattering light because the comparative period included Christmas Eve

Iconic US retailer Sears saved from the brink — for now

Billionaire hedge fund manager and chair Edward Lampert reportedly wins after boosting a bid to $5.3bn

Distell spins off wines unit

Libertas Vineyards and Estates will house portfolio of premium wines

Analysts back Tiger Brands to bounce back in 2019

Food producer is likely to grow revenue 8.4%, brokerage firm says

Brait’s New Look debt-for-equity plan sparks selloff

Christo Wiese's investment holding company plans to cut its holding in the UK clothing chain to as low as 18% by paying creditors with shares

Steinhoff weighs its next move after Andreas Seifert bombshell

The implementation of the company voluntary arrangement will now be delayed

Online sales boost luxury goods group Richemont’s earnings

The acquisitions of online retailers YOOX Net-a-Porter and Watchfinder have helped sales increase 25%

AB InBev soars on potential IPO of Asian operations

The brewer’s share price frothed up by 8% on Friday morning after Bloomberg reported it may separately list some of its operations

Online sales boost Richemont’s third-quarter results

Richemont’s latest earnings were significantly boosted by its acquisition of online retailers

Andreas Seifert puts the kibosh on Steinhoff’s salvage operation

The furniture group’s business rescue proposal to creditors has been delayed by a legal challenge from LSW

Why Macy’s guidance triggered US retail wipeout

CEO Jeff Gennette's sales report does not bode well for path to growth in 2019

Red-faced Woolworths apologises and pulls ‘similar’ baby carrier

The retailer admits to 'striking similarities' in its baby carriers and that made by a local entrepreneur

Sears workers demand hardship fund after Toys ‘R’ Us success

Employees of retail group Sears, which faces liquidation, push chairman for financial fund to help laid-off workers

Owner of baby carrier company wants Woolworths to explain ‘unethical’ behaviour

Shannon McLaughlin says she has been advised against suing the retailer due to the high costs involved

Flower suppliers accuse Shoprite of reneging on long-term contract

The Gauteng companies say that if their contracts with the retailer are not renewed, hundreds of jobs could be at stake

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