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Checkers vs Shoprite vs Spar vs Pick n Pay vs Makro


With a VAT hike to 15% on the horizon, South African consumers will be keeping an eye on the prices of the favourite brands, while retailers continue to market themselves as the best option for tightening budgets.

In a recent 702 radio interview regarding its latest financial results, Shoprite CEO Pieter Engelbrecht claimed that the group’s chains were known to be the cheapest.

Consumer price watchdog and comparison site, Retail Price Watch, has tested this claim by looking at the average price of a basket of 10 national brands (brands stocked by all stores) across Shoprite, Checkers (both members of the Shoprite Group), Pick n Pay, Spar and Makro, in stores around the country.

The website also tracked price changes of those brands between February 2017 and February 2018 to see…

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