We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

I love things that last forever. My favourite is a gift from my late mother-in-law, who gave my wife and me her set of AMC cookware pots which she’d bought in the mid-1970s. We still use them daily. Almost 50 years after she bought them for what was then a large cash outlay, they’re still rocking and cooking.

This gets me thinking about the concept of cost per use, which I often consider when buying something, especially if it’s expensive...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now