Has Shoprite lost its way after Whitey Basson?

Has the empire that Whitey Basson built lost its magic, or is it a case of the new order facing new challenges?

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Ian Moir’s R21.4bn lemon: Can Woolworths survive Australia?

Analysts are perplexed at CEO Ian Moir’s upbeat energy in the face of what may be nothing less than an existential crisis for Woolworths

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This is the Eskom leadership that failed you over the last decade

SA’s power utility had a laundry list of excuses for last week’s blackouts — which led to its available power plunging to just 27,000MW of ...

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Ramaphosa’s rubicon

The trade unions are the biggest obstacle to fixing Eskom, and it is complicated by the fact that it is their political capital that propelled Cyril Ramaphosa ...

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How these construction giants survived the desert

For Afrimat, the secret was diversification; for Murray & Roberts, it was wholesale reinvention

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Can SA’s construction industry be saved?

Is it time for investors to abandon the long-promised rebirth of the construction sector?

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Has Johann Rupert lost his mojo?

The crash in British American Tobacco in the past few months has severely hurt Johann Rupert's family investment vehicle, Reinet

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The prognosis for British American Tobacco

In the worst of three mooted scenarios, the Food & Drug Administration would ban menthol cigarettes. This would be expected to limit BAT growth so it might ...

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PensCorp: One of Rupert’s standout investments

It’s probably the least known of Rupert’s investments. But pension insurer PensCorp could prove a standout hit in a few years — either ...

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A gaping chasm in the land debate

How do you build a national conversation about the most pressing issue to face the country when the ideological worldviews of two major constituencies are so ...

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How land expropriation could work in SA without destroying the economy

The land ‘debate’ wreaked havoc on SA’s economy last year. But the fact is, addressing what Cyril Ramaphosa calls SA’s ‘original sin’ is necessary

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What the rise of JoJo tanks means for entrepreneurship in SA

The FM explores several of the small companies on the block to find out what their journey says about the state of entrepreneurship in SA

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The story behind Yoco: how university friends closed the gap

Four university friends looked around and saw people being marginalised and left out of the economy. That’s when they started Yoco

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What if we just shut down SAA?

The airline hasn’t made a profit in seven years, while it continues guzzling money from taxpayers who are getting sick of bailing it out

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17 stocks to capitalise on in 2019

After a blowout last year, when the JSE’s all share index tumbled 11.4%, history suggests there could be a big recovery in 2019

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Top small-cap stocks for 2019

So which companies are the juiciest among the small fry?

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