Category: Business

  • MultiChoice’s shrinking subscriber base

    MultiChoice has lost 11% of its total customer base, ending its financial year with 20.9-million subscribers. The group’s South African subscriber base has fallen by 8% to 8.6-million, according to its latest results. The JSE-listed company has, until now, managed to consistently grow its customer numbers, holding steady through the trials of Covid-19. It blames…

  • Top number 13 June 2024 Sanlam

    Sanlam says it paid out a total of R10.7-billion in claims in 2023, of which just over R5-billion was for funeral and death claims. The largest individual death claim amounted to more than R36-million. More than half of all severe illness claims were for clients younger than 55, while 22% of disability income claims were…

  • Job trends: Telecoms keep at it, hospitality workers move fastest

    The average South African employee spends 3 years and 1 month in their job before moving on, according to a recent report by online jobs portal Pnet. Roles with higher expertise demands, such as those in business and management, tend to see people staying longer in their jobs (4 years and 10 months on average).

  • Top number 7 June 2024 Seattle Coffee

    Food Lovers Market says South African’s love affair with coffee and pets is showing no sign of cooling off. Speaking last week after the launch of a new store in Pretoria, CEO Brian Coppin said the group, which already has 255 Seattle Coffee Co outlets, has its eyes set on 500 stores. The company is…