Shoprite is now competing with Dis-Chem as it launches a telemedicine service, something the pharmacy retailer has been investing heavily in over the past two years, though uptake has been slow.

Shoprite group’s Medirite pharmacy chain sent e-mails to Checkers customers on Wednesday explaining how to book virtual telephone or video consultations with doctors from their homes. ..

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