Retail sector's role in saving SA economy

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Cape Town - South Africa's retail sector certainly has a role to play in saving the economy, according to Maryla Masojada, managing director of Trade Intelligence.

"No one understands the reality and dynamics of the SA shopper better than grocery retailers. Operational efficiencies are on every retailer's mind," she said at Beyond Retail 2016, which took place in Camps Bay on Thursday.

Masojada pointed out that the increase in electricity tariffs has had the single biggest impact on the retail industry.

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