Shoprite & Checkers stores invite charities to apply for festive season fundraising opportunity

By: Ujuh Reporter Shoprite and Checkers stores are calling on registered charities to apply for its annual festive season fundraising opportunities where local charities do gift wrapping for customers at the stores in exchange for a small donation by the customers. This tradition has seen hundreds of qualifying charities man the in-store gift wrapping stations … Read moreShoprite & Checkers stores invite charities to apply for festive season fundraising opportunity

A dim festive season is in-store due to rising fuel prices

We might face a dim festive season if the current pace of fuel prices increases is sustained in the two months ahead. By: Paul Makube, Senior Agricultural economist at FNB Agri-Business After a brief hiatus with the government absorbing about R500 million of the fuel hike and only allowing 5 cents increase in September, the … Read moreA dim festive season is in-store due to rising fuel prices

Phuthuma Nathi investors stand to score big in the unbundling of MultiChoice from Naspers

Ujuh Reporter Investors in the Phuthuma Nathi B-BBEE scheme stand to score in a big way from the proposed unbundling of MultiChoice and other  related business from Naspers. This was clear from the excitement of Phuthuma Nathi share price during the course of the day. The share price had gained more than 30% by early … Read morePhuthuma Nathi investors stand to score big in the unbundling of MultiChoice from Naspers

Kwa-Thema, Springs, gets a new R205 million shopping center: Promises jobs and development

By: SATopShops A new R205 million shopping center; anchored by Shoprite, Builders, Pep and Rage; is about to open its trading doors after experiencing long delays in its development phase in Springs, on the eastern edges of the Kwa-Thema township. The Junction@Kwa-Thema promises to anchor a new suburban feel and to jump-start economic activity and … Read moreKwa-Thema, Springs, gets a new R205 million shopping center: Promises jobs and development

Eastern Cape craft work enters international channel via sporting activity: A Wallabies present

By: SATopShops The Wallabies may have lost against the Springbok on Saturday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth but they went home with a valuable token of appreciation in form of a handcrafted rugby ball dressed in colorful beadwork and embroidery, crafted by Mvuzo Ntlantsana. The Queenstown craftsman, Ntlantsana, is a beneficiary of an initiative of the Eastern Cape … Read moreEastern Cape craft work enters international channel via sporting activity: A Wallabies present

What makes a successful golfer? The neuroscience of golf putting

Listen to your brain. OtmarW/shutterstock, CC BY-SA Andrew Michael Cooke, Bangor University Sports fans across the world watched the American golfer Tiger Woods roll in a putt to win the PGA tour’s season ending Tour Championship on September 23. His victory caps a remarkable comeback from personal struggles and injuries that caused him to plummet … Read moreWhat makes a successful golfer? The neuroscience of golf putting

Did you get a re-log-in prompt? Your Facebook account maybe compromised

  By: SATopShops Did you get an unexpected prompt to re-log-in into you Facebook account on Friday the 28th of September 2018? We did. If you also did get this Facebook re-log-in prompt, chances are, you are one of the 50 million Facebook subscribers whose account was compromised in a recent attack. Facebook has acknowledged … Read moreDid you get a re-log-in prompt? Your Facebook account maybe compromised

Report shows that growth of malls far outstrips population growth in Gauteng and more

By: SATopShops The number of shopping malls in the Gauteng Province has more than doubled in 15 years from 2001 – 2016 far outstripping the rate of population growth in a development that may be interpreted as unsustainable if not a bubble in the making. That picture emerges from the comprehensive report compiled by the Gauteng … Read moreReport shows that growth of malls far outstrips population growth in Gauteng and more

Woolworths has launched a new mobile-phone app: What does it do?

By: SATopShops South African retailing giant Woolworths has launched a mobile-phone based application that empowers customers to do a whole lot more with their mobile-phones in the way of informed shopping.  Customers can amongst other things use their mobile phones to scan any Woolworths product, in the shop or in the fridge at home, to … Read moreWoolworths has launched a new mobile-phone app: What does it do?

Is your unoccupied property adequately insured? Here’s what you need to know

Bertus Visser, Chief Executive of Distribution, PSG Insure Your holiday home might be in a sleepy seaside town where crime is the last thing on your mind. But your insurer is likely to see it differently. Because holiday properties are generally left unoccupied for long stretches of time, the risks associated with the property go … Read moreIs your unoccupied property adequately insured? Here’s what you need to know