[LISTEN] How school uniform suppliers should be charging you
Speaking to Africa Melane, Sipho Ngwema, head of communications at the Competition Commission, said school uniforms should be obtainable in as many suppliers as possible.
CAPE TOWN - It is back to school and that means some parents will be shopping for brand new school supplies.
This time of year also comes with the added frustration of needing to buy a school uniform and finding that at a good price can be difficult, particularly if you are told by your school that you can only buy it from a specified supplier.
Speaking to Africa Melane on Weekend Breakfast, Sipho Ngwema, head of communications at the Competition Commission, said school uniforms should be obtainable in many suppliers as possible.
Any exclusivity should only be limited to the things that the school regards as very important or only exclusive to the school such as badges.
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