Dis-Chem referred to Competition Tribunal for mask price hikes
‘People who sell these essential products ought to appreciate that these are literally life-saving items. They shouldn’t be exploitative,’ says Tembinkosi Bonakele
The Competition Commission has referred Dis-Chem to the Competition Tribunal for inflating the prices of surgical masks — with profit margins doubling from 20% to 45%.
The commission, which acts as investigator, says that members of the public complained to it about the prices of three different surgical mask packs, after March 28...