File: Retailer Pick 'n Pay. (eNCA)
JOHANNESBURG - The marketplace is opening up for privately owned black supermarkets.
They can now rent space in shopping centres where Pick n Pay had exclusive letting agreements.
The Competition Tribunal said on Monday Pick n Pay now has 30 days to submit a copy of the consent agreement to all landlords of its retail stores across SA.
Butcheries, bakeries, and liquor stores, among others, can now lease space in centres where Pick n Pay had exclusivity provisions in its long-term lease agreement.
Shoprite has made a similar concession.