Vladimir Lenin said that there are decades when nothing happens and then there are weeks where decades happen. Covid-19 has resulted in an acceleration of trends and events that were already under way.

This rapidly accelerating change will benefit some companies in SA, but is likely to prejudice a greater number. The changes are pronounced in the move from bricks and mortar to online. Our economy is for the most part still an old-style industrial type of economy and not a modern technology economy. There are additional changes happening that are specific to the apparel retailers and some companies will be more negatively affected than others...

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