PODCAST | Consumer tips: making the most of Black Friday without overspending

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Amazon’s detailed data collection raises spying fears

Few Virginia legislators opposed an industry-friendly state privacy bill that passed

Tiger Brands warns consumers are in store for higher prices as it ‘obsesses’ about costs

Group revenue rose in the food producer's year to end-September, but a product recall and civil unrest in July weighed on profits

Pepkor predicts price increases from July

Dividend of 44.2c per share declared in year to end-September as headline earnings rise 115%

Massmart calls strike a ‘power play’ by union leaders

Union says it has exhausted efforts to resolve disputes with the owner of Game, Makro and Builders Warehouse

Eddie Jordan the latest to make a play for gaming specialist Playtech

Approach by consortium led by former Formula One boss is the third after Gopher and  Australia’s Aristocrat and could spark a bidding war

AB InBev bets on new barley variants to boost African beer-making capacity

The brewing giant hopes drought-resistant varieties will help maintain record annual production

Amazon wants Mastercard to shuffle the deck

Online retail giant bans use of Visa cards in the UK from 2022 and may switch its co-brand credit card to rival too

Tiger Brands workers down tools in KwaZulu-Natal over higher wages

Workers have embarked on an indefinite strike in support of an above-inflation wage increase

Spar civil unrest cost the group R638.4m

Retailer says the losses caused by damage to its core grocery, liquor and Build It businesses were adequately covered by insurance

Woolworths slumps as Australian restrictions and SA civil unrest eat into profits

The group says extended lockdowns in Australia affected trade, while load-shedding and civil unrest took their toll in SA

Massmart faces new headwinds as union plans strike and calls for boycott

The July unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng brought more setbacks for the group when two of its warehouses were looted and one burnt to the ground

Shoprite investors resist Wiese’s bid to retain board seat

Almost half of ordinary shareholders oppose former chair’s re-election

NEWS ANALYSIS: World is at feet of African liquor brands with Heineken-Distell deal

Markets are getting it wrong to focus only on the offer price, which is much lower than the R200 per share that was expected, analyst says

Oatly cuts sales forecast over supply chain shortages

Shares of newly listed vegan food and drink maker plunge 20% on lower sales expectation

Shoprite jumps as market share gains help offset pain of civil unrest

Group sales were up almost double digits in quarter to end-September, but 47 stores remain closed

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