LARGEST RETAILER OPENS ITS FIRST SOWETO STORE

SOWETO, South Africa (FNS) -- Shoprite, South Africa's largest food retailer, has opened its first supermarket in the black township of Soweto.The 35,000-square-foot store is in a new shopping mall here developed by Sanlam Properties, Johannesburg, one of South Africa's largest property companies. The Shoprite group is unrelated to the U.S. supermarket chain of the same name sponsored by the Wakefern

SOWETO, South Africa (FNS) -- Shoprite, South Africa's largest food retailer, has opened its first supermarket in the black township of Soweto.

The 35,000-square-foot store is in a new shopping mall here developed by Sanlam Properties, Johannesburg, one of South Africa's largest property companies. The Shoprite group is unrelated to the U.S. supermarket chain of the same name sponsored by the Wakefern Food Corp., Elizabeth, N.J. The store here is similar in layout to Shoprite's other

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