Walmart kicks off South African advertising campaign

During the past weekend, South Africans got their first taste of the Walmart brand. Sapa reports that the US-based retailer, which recently acquired a controlling stake in South Africa’s Massmart, took out an eight-page colour advertisement in a Sunday newspaper. The advertisement featured a letter from the two companies, announcing price cuts. Read the full article at AllAfrica.

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