Here are our top five articles of the past week.
Business Insider South Africa’s deputy editor Phillip de Wet spoke to Ruth Hall from the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape, and Susan Booysen, director of research at the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection, to predict which properties the ANC intends to expropriate without compensation.
Acclaimed financial journalist Bruce Whitfield wrote about the benefits of compound interest and how you can turn a slice of your monthly salary into more than R60 million by the time you retire.
South Africa’s biggest 3D printer is also the largest in the world, and could print a full-sized adult man using titanium powder - although it would be very expensive.
Yuppiechef, e-commerce veteran which started 12 years ago in a lounge of Plumstead, Cape Town, recently took an unexpected strategic decision: to open brick-and-mortar stores. We visited a Yuppiechef store to see how it looks inside.
Surine van Niekerk, a former Melissa’s franchise holder, says high prices contributed to the downfall of Melissa’s. The deli and décor group Melissa’s, founded by Melissa van Hoogstraten in the 1990s, filed for liquidation in May. It operated 19 stores, predominantly in the Western Cape, and supplied to roughly 300 retailers countrywide.