REVIEWED PRELIMINARY GROUP RESULTS for the year ended 31 August 2008
    As at   As at
    31 August   31 August
    2008   2007
R’000 Note (reviewed)   (audited)
Non-current assets   1 252 989   1 188 408
   Property, plant and equipment   734 485   698 964
   Intangible assets   302 141   291 339
   Goodwill   85 811   83 950
   Deferred tax assets   72 482   45 404
   Loans receivable   58 070   68 751
Current assets   2 332 333   2 821 971
   Inventories   1 370 889   1 191 847
   Trade and other receivables   805 935   792 126
   Income tax receivable   1 962   2 446
   Loans receivable   8 064   4 616
   Cash and cash equivalents   101 139   413 275
   Derivative financial assets   44 344   59 391
   Assets held for sale 3   358 270
         
Total assets   3 585 322   4 010 379
Equity and liabilities        
Total equity   1 144 479   1 296 188
Non-current liabilities   371 753   331 676
   Interest-bearing loans and borrowings   61 460   77 681
   Employee benefits   130 866   64 943
   Deferred tax liabilities   81 334   91 692
   Operating lease liability   98 093   97 360
Current liabilities   2 069 090   2 382 515
   Trade and other payables   1 780 089   1 902 313
   Employee benefits   104 262   127 383
   Provisions   51 546   47 610
   Interest-bearing loans and borrowings   54 180   203 450
   Income tax payable   75 956   86 755
   Derivative financial liabilities   3 057  
   Liabilities held for sale 3   15 004
         
Total equity and liabilities   3 585 322   4 010 379