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​Africa’s Informal Retail Sector, COVID-19 and Future Trends

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The informal sector forms the backbone of African economies, and pandemic-related lockdowns are taking a significant toll on retail businesses operating in this sector. With an estimated 1.6 billion informal sector workers negatively affected by lockdowns worldwide, the ripple effect is becoming a pandemic in its own right. 

Join GG Alcock, author of Kasinomic Revolution and expert on informality, for a discussion on the dynamics of informal retail in Africa, the impact of Covid-19, and future trends for this market.  

Webinar details:

  • Date:         1 July 2020

  • Time:         09:00 – 10:00am SAST
  • Venue:       Online conferencing.  The conference link will be sent upon registration.
  • Fee:           No charge



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