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Consume This, CGS Monthly: Volume 2, Issue 7

This month we’re unpacking some of the details behind Walmart’s plans to buy out minority shareholders Massmart. If finalised, the deal could see an inflow of direct foreign investment to the value of R6.4 billion, signalling a positive vote in confidence in the South African economy.The second annual Township Economy report has been released, and we explore some of the findings, like cash still being king and if the internet and eCommerce is having an impact. Other topics we’re looking at in Volume 2, Issue 7 include:

  •  July Merchant Spend Analysis
  • Further unpacking the township economy
  • Across the border: Ghana and Kenya

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