The retail sector in South Africa is the second largest employer after the government. This report provides trade unions with strategic research for nine JSE-listed companies operating in the sector. Find simplified financial information on the company. Know how much the CEO earned. Compare profit against other retail companies. Know the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the sector. The information will improve trade union bargaining with big retail companies.
The rich data in this report is from the Multinational Companies Database (MNC Database) of the Labour Research Service. Through the MNC database, we aim to support trade union campaigns, education and collective bargaining processes when dealing with multinational companies in Africa.
At Massmart, the retailer is in crisis. Workers, led by SACCAWU, went on strike to demand improved pay and working conditions. Know how Massmart fared over the 2020/21 financial year and the wages for workers in 2021: