Fears spread over Choppies contagion

Choppies store
Choppies store

Is Choppies too big to fail?

The question is ringing louder in the ears of lenders, suppliers, affiliated businesses in the market and the numerous households which either have or know someone amongst Choppies’ 7,000 or so workforce.

The country’s single biggest private sector employer recently posted long awaited financial results showing a P444.5 million loss for the year ended June 30, 2018. This was shareholders and ordinary citizen’s first glimpse into the books of the troubled retail giant since April 28, 2018.

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Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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