The retail market is one of South Africa’s biggest, most affluent and important sectors. The fastest growing segments including textiles and clothes, hardware, general stores, household goods, pharmaceuticals, and food and drinks.
This market is promising medium to long-term growth due to the growing youthful demographic of 55 million people, as well as from its position as a springboard to the rest of sub-Saharan Africa.
Statistics SA produces a monthly survey of the retail trade industry, covering various retail trade enterprises.
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