Tag: demand

Africa: Trading Statement – Pepkor Buoyed By Demand for Furniture and Electronics

April 29, 2021
The Steinhoff-owned retail group Pepkor has reported a strong rise in demand for furniture and electronics, but it has also grown its share of the clothing market. Pepkor appears to have been a net beneficiary of Covid-19 as consumers continue to shop down while strong demand for electronics and furniture has made up for softer

South Africa: Health Workers Demand Vaccine Rollout

January 2, 2021
Thousands sign letter calling for Department of Health to act urgently “We call on the Department of Health to act urgently, transparently and decisively now to obtain vaccines and to implement vaccination, so as to reduce death and illness, and bring the pandemic under control.” So reads a letter started by Professor Heather Zar, a