Walmart has been approved to buy South Africa's Massmart despite fierce union opposition, clearing the way for it to expand into a fourth continent

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 3 june 2011

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This article titled “Walmart gets first foothold in Africa” was written by David Smith in Johannesburg, for The Guardian on Tuesday 31st May 2011 18.43 UTC

Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, has gained its first foothold in Africa despite fierce opposition from trade unions.

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