Edcon strained, other retailers shine

This year holds good fortune for fashion retailers such as Mr Price and Foschini, meanwhile the country’s largest retailer Edcon might have to make a painstaking decision about its future, equity analysts said last week. Mr Price will continue to be the darling of the...

Outlook: High hopes for property, finance, retail

PROPERTY, financial and retail stocks would hold up the bourse this year, analysts said. For the JSE to have a good year, the economy needs a boost. This could come from some movement in the interest rates together with a rise in demand for commodities. John Orford,...