Africa’s Informal Retail Sector, COVID-19 and Future Trends
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.
Date: 1 July 2020
- Time: 09:00 – 10:00am SAST
- Venue: Online conferencing. The conference link will be sent upon registration.
- Fee: No charge