Supermarket giant Shoprite is leveraging its fast-growing e-commerce services to capture vibrant, sprawling informal markets.

The group has put in place e-commerce services for its Cash & Carry wholesaler, which delivers to businesses such as spaza shops that buy in bulk. This should make it easier for operators in this sector to tap into this convenience in a similar way that the Checkers Sixty60 delivery service has allowed consumers to buy goods...

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