Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Midnight shopping gains popularity

It was almost midnight on Wednesday and still a long tailback of vehicles carrying Eid shoppers could be seen outside the city’s Bashundhara Shopping Mall. At the shopping centre, the queue for entry does not seem to shorten, with the constant stream of shoppers. Meanwhile, on the staircase leading to the centre, many were

Sales low as markets see less crow

Eid Shopping Sales low as markets see less crowd Business centres in the capital yesterday saw a thin presence of Eid shoppers as thousands of city people had already left for their village homes. Ismail Hossain, a salesman at Ibrahim Handicrafts in Eastern Plaza, said the relatively early beginning of Eid holidays this year had ... Read more

High prices throw a wrench in Eid shopping

High prices of clothes and cosmetics have disheartened Eid shoppers from low income group, a scenario which is reflected by the dearth of buyers in some hawkers’ markets of the capital. Sales at the city’s Gulistan and Farmgate hawkers’ markets remain quite low although the market at New Market is faring better

Eid shopping spree at peak in Chittagong

Shopping spree reached at its peak at the Chittagong city markets and malls on Sunday, one week ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Shopping centres, including Sanmar Ocean City, New Market, Amin Centre, Afmi Plaza, Mimi Super Market, Akhtaruzzaman Centre, Chittagong Shopping Complex, Lucky Plaza and Bangkok-Singapore Market, were jam-packed with buyers Customers,

High prices spoil Eid shopping

Eid shopping in the capital has gathered momentum with more of city dwellers roaming markets to make the best buys for the festival. However, majority of them say high prices are spoiling their joy. “The prices of garment items have gone up unexpectedly,” Rafeza Zaman Khan, consultant of a real-estate company, told The Daily Star ... Read more

Shopping malls, markets abuzz with Eid shoppers

Shoppers have started thronging shopping malls and markets in the capital, with the biggest religious festival for the Muslims, Eid-ul-Fitr, still more than three weeks away. All the major markets in the city are now experiencing huge rush of customers and salespersons are passing very busy time coping with the rush of customers. ‘Shoppers are ... Read more