Government regulation 'can level ground'

Small players feel the pinch in funeral industry

Sandile Hadebe, an emerging coffin maker, fears that his new business may die because of a harsh trading environment despite increases in deaths due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

According to Hadebe, who can only sell his coffins directly to funeral parlours, there is no regulated competition in the industry to allow emerging business owners to use competitive prices to lure customers...

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