Foschini Group given green light to acquire Jet Stores

The investment is set to boost the local manufacturing industry which was crippled by the lockdown. Foschini

JOHANNESBURG - The Competition Tribunal has given the Foschini Group the green light to acquire Jet stores.

The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers Union has welcomed the sale.

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As part of the deal, the Foschini Group may not retrench workers for two years.

The group made an R480-million bid for Jet in July and it now receives stock worth R800-million.