Negotiations aimed at averting job losses at struggling retail giant Massmart — owner of Game, Makro and Builders Warehouse — are yielding positive results, the SA Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu) said on Tuesday.

The company, owned by the world’s largest grocer, Walmart, is grappling with a R6bn sales hit from the global Covid-19 pandemic. It announced a turnaround plan in January 2020 as well as the potential closure of 34 DionWired and Masscash stores, ultimately opting to dispose of 11 of the latter...

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