Tag: ivan saltzman

Dis-Chem’s Lynette & Ivan Saltzman on the right chemistry to build a business

Dis-Chem founder and CEO, Ivan Saltzman and his wife, Lynette, both qualified pharmacists, opened their first store in 1978. Now, 41 years later, the company has since grown to more than 125 stores nationwide and continues to expand. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to the family founders.

Dis-Chem to open standalone baby-supply stores

Dis-Chem managed to deliver a solid set of results despite a slowdown in consumer spending and a strike that halted production late last year. The group opened 20 new stores and its first store in Botswana. CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi spoke with CEO and Founder of Dis-Chem, Ivan Saltzman.