The world’s largest grocer, Walmart, is still backing its struggling SA subsidiary Massmart, owner of Makro and Game, after more than 30 of its stores were looted and a distribution centre near Durban was burnt down, CEO Mitchell Slape said in a letter to staff.   

In response to the riots and destruction of shops in KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng, Slape has sent a letter to the company’s 45,000 employees every evening since Monday...

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