Senior Print Journalist
4 minute read
13 Jun 2020
Businesses fatten the price curve, while consumers struggle
Consumers have been hit with a double whammy ... not only have salaries been cut or jobs lost as a result of the coronavirus lockdown, the prices of everything have suddenly skyrocketed.
Kempton Park resident Louis Steenkamp is finding shopping harder and more expensive during the pandemic, as some items are out of stock and food prices are higher. Picture: Brian Sokutu