Business Day (South Africa)

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Business Day
Business Day Logo
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) Times Media Group
Editor Songezo Zibi
Founded 1 May 1985
Language English
Headquarters Rosebank
Official website www.bdlive.co.za

Business Day is a national daily newspaper in South Africa, published from Monday to Friday and also available as an e-paper. Based in Rosebank, Johannesburg. It is edited by Peter Bruce and published by BDFM Publishers, which is also the parent company of the Financial Mail magazine and Business Day TV (formerly known as Summit TV).[1]

It is owned by Times Media Group.

The newspaper, launched on 1 May 1985, covers all major national and international news, with a specific focus on the South African economy and business sector, companies and financial markets. It also contains an influential opinion section with several popular columnists, along with coverage of sport, travel, books, arts and entertainment.[1]

BDlive is the digital identity of the newspaper, including a website, apps for the iPhone and iPad, Android devices and BlackBerry, and a mobile site (m.bdlive.co.za).[1]

Supplements[edit]

  • Motor News (Thursdays)[2]
  • Home Front (Once a month)[2]
  • Investors Monthly (Once a month)[2]
  • Sport (Once a month)[2]
  • Wanted (Once a month)[2]

Distribution areas[edit]

Distribution[3]
2008 2013
Eastern Cape Y Y
Free State Y Y
Gauteng Y Y
Kwa-Zulu Natal Y Y
Limpopo Y Y
Mpumalanga Y Y
North West Y Y
Northern Cape Y Y
Western Cape Y Y

Distribution figures[edit]

Circulation[4]
Net Sales
Oct - Dec 12 35 149
Jul - Sep 12 35 828
Apr - Jun 12 35 070
Jan - Mar 12 35 897

Readership figures[edit]

Estimated Readership[5][6]
AIR
Jan 12 - Dec 12 59 000
Jul 11 - Jun 12 68 000

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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