S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.5 No.14, April 8, 2019
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LET'S MAKE 2019 A REALLY GOOD YEAR!
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Retail last week
On Saturday, comment from 3 retailers
Wage negotiations start this week
Wage negotiations begin this week, with the first round of the General Goods & Handbags sector in Cape Town first up on April 9 and 10, the Footwear sector in Durban on April 15 and 16, and the Tanning sector in Port Elizabeth on April 29 and 30. The second rounds are:
They Said It
"I feel I've just been given a good rogering by SARS." - Treadsafe member (and Black Adder fan) Rob McCann on a R50 000+ penalty on a container of safety boots, mostly for storage, awaiting inspection, while Customs staff were on strike.
SLTC Convention Countdown: Just 6 weeks to go
There have been 2 late additions to the programme for the SLTC Convention:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA – Kaliber Safety Footwear has appointed 2 new representatives: Hein Mosetter will cover the Western Cape and Namibia, and Rudi Viljoen will cover the Free State and Northern Cape.
S&V Directory - Order now
The directory is nearing completion. Copies are available at the pre-publication price of R250. The online version is available at R450 for 12 months' access.
2019 Trade Fairs Another essential service from S&V
Please note that we have put a list of the 2019 trade fairs and conferences on our website, linked to their websites: http://www.svmag.co.za/events
ABSA Agri Trends 27/03: Hides & skins prices
Bovine: The average hide price over the past week rose slightly to R1.67/kg green. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies.
08/04/1946: Colin Pedlar, retired, formerly Reflex Footwear, Lesotho.
In Memoriam this week
08/04/2011: Jack Katz, Treets Footwear, Johannesburg.
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Next newsletter: April 15, 2019.