Food for thought
Food retailers score from the lockdown, report shows
Competition Commission expresses concern over inflation of meat prices across the board
The nationwide lockdown spelt empty pockets for many South Africans as informal and formal businesses shut down and jobs were shed. But for those in the food retail business, lockdown has brought home the bacon.
This is according to the latest Essential Food Pricing Monitoring Report, prepared by the Competition Commission, which concluded that “[food] retailers in particular benefited financially from the lockdown”...