EDITORIAL | Give shop workers a Christmas present: stick to Covid rules
It’s up to consumers to assist in keeping the retail staff we interact with safe from the virus
The release of Pick n Pay’s results this week shows the extent of the damage wrought by lockdown.
For the retailer, which was one of a few businesses allowed to operate during the hard lockdown, but with many restrictions, the impact was R2.8bn.
That is what it estimates it lost in revenue in the 26 weeks to the end of August, as booze, cigarettes, clothing and other merchandise were off limits for shoppers during part of this period...