Is there enough competition in South Africa’s grocery retail sector?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Itumeleng Lesofe, Spokesperson for the Competition Commission.

Lesofe discussed the following six crucial things the Competition Commission is looking into with its grocery retail sector inquiry:

  • The impact of the expansion, diversification and consolidation of national supermarket chains on small and independent retailers.

  • The impact of long term exclusive leases on competition in the sector.

  • The dynamics of competition between local and foreign owned small and independent retailers.

  • The impact of regulations such as municipal town planning and by-laws on small and independent retailers.

  • The impact of buyer groups on small and independent retailers.

  • The impact of certain identified value chains on the operations of small and independent retailers.

Listen to the audio below for more detail.

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