Spaza Shops Definition – Spaza shops are small retail enterprises operating from a residential stand or home in a formal or informal township.
Spaza Shops Facts There are about 100 000 spaza shops in South Africa There are more than 40 000 spazas in Gauteng alone Each spaza shop employs between two and three people providing between 230 000 to 290 000 jobs, which supports more than a million people Spaza shops have an estimated annual turnover of about R7,4 billion, capturing about 2,7 percent of South Africas retail trade. A more detailed analysis can be provided upon request
Why Spaza News? Only newsletter directly aimed at spaza shop owners Covers issues relevant to the target market Good understanding of the spaza sector - backed by research Most copies are delivered hand to hand Long shelf life –informative content
About Spaza News Full colour A4 publication Emphasis is on practical information Written in easy-to-understand English It is based on ongoing research Targetted Informative