Do you still “Koop oppie boekie”?


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Tuck shops are amongst the heroes of the community, where those who cannot afford the supermarket prices, shops at their local tuckshops or spaza shop, buying R2 packets of sugar, half a bread, 2 eggs or loose cigarettes, etc.

But has consumer behaviour changed in 2023 to now, with petrol prices and unemployment rising?

Consumer wellness, we look at consumer trends and purchases, focusing on our local Tuck shops. What are the products consumers purchase at tuckshop. Is it mostly necessities – toilet paper etc. and how “Koop Oppie Boekie” comes at a loss for Tuckshop owners.

Guest: Bronwyn Simons- Tuck shop owner


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