/ 27 June 2022

Spaza shops take centre stage in township economy

SA's spaza shops bring in around $705-million a year
Since its establishment in 2020, the Spaza-shop Support Programme has funded more than 6 000 small businesses around the country but many shop owners have bemoaned the poor communication around the scheme. Photo: Supplied
Consumers living in such areas are spending more at spazas than big retailers, according to a report

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