Shoprite encourages entrepreneurs to hustle their way to R70 000 cash boost

Retailer Shoprite has launched a competition geared towards giving a boost to small businesses.

The Shoprite Hustle Competition wants to lend a hand to local micro-entrepreneurs.

Head of Strategy and Innovation at Shoprite, Neil Schreuder says it forms part of the firm's corporate social responsibility.

We have a responsibility to provide access to a larger market. We are a big business and we can support small businesses and put them on a platform to sell products in our stores.

Neil Schreuder, Head of Strategy and Innovation at Shoprite

Schreuder says at the end of the competition they will pick 36 winners who will get a marketing exposure, as well as R70 000 in cash.

To enter the competition go to hustle.shoprite.co.za and tell a brief story about your business, your achievement and your challenges.

To hear the rest of the interview with Neil Schreuder, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Shoprite encourages entrepreneurs to hustle their way to R70 000 cash boost


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