Clothing retailer Edgars lost its major distribution centre in an arson attack after it caught alight when a neighbouring warehouse was set on fire. 

More than 1,000 retail stores including those owned by Spar, TFG, Massmart, Mr Price, Pepkor, and Cashbuild were looted last week, with some of these set alight and some supply chain infrastructure targeted. ..

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