Metshelo head for bumper savings season

Motshelo 'dividends' often come handy in the New Year
Motshelo 'dividends' often come handy in the New Year

Savings cooperatives based on the collective purchasing power of members for Christmas shopping, are headed for a record year in terms of savings. Staff Writer, BABOKI KAYAWE explains how low inflation throughout 2015 means weightier trolleys for metshelo

December is a very busy month across the wholesale and retail sectors, as consumers empowered by the 13th cheque seek to stock up on the festive bargains offered.  Metshelo groups, however, are in a class of their own, using the savings they have pooled throughout the year to empty aisles in wholesale and retail stores.


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