SA to cut back on festive spending? – iAfrica.com

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 8:22 AM 123RF.com     A new report shows that South Africans will be a bit more practical when it comes to their annual festive season spending. Deloitte’s year-end 2014 holiday survey indicates consumers will prefer to cut back on travel and socialising over the holidays in favour of buying food due to tough economic times. The report also found the average proportion of the consumer budget that will be spent on food has jumped to 44 percent in 2014 compared to 36 percent a year ago. The group’s Rodger George says consumer behavour around spending seems to have shifted. “Most will spend 42 percent on kids and this year we think that’s…

Kim heading back to spotlight, but not at Kylie’s expense – New York Daily News

The world’s about to go Kimsane. Kim Kardashian will be smoked out of hiding at her mom, Kris Jenner’s, place by her sister Kylie Jenner’s Sweet 16 party on Aug. 17 — but she plans on stepping out publicly before then so as not to steal Kylie’s thunder, Confidenti@l can exclusively reveal. “Believe it or not, it’s not all about Kim,” says a source. “She really wants to go to Kylie’s party, and when it comes to the family, Kris wants everyone there. Kim is just working with Kris to figure out the best plan of action.” The new mom and her momager have been in discussions for Kim to make that first public appearance…