close
Tuesday April 23, 2024

Capital markets witness huge rush

By APP
April 03, 2024
People are busy in Eid shopping ahead of Eid-ul-Fitar during the Holy Month of Ramadan-ul-Mubarak at Market on April 1, 2024. — PPI
People are busy in Eid shopping ahead of Eid-ul-Fitar during the Holy Month of Ramadan-ul-Mubarak at Market on April 1, 2024. — PPI

Islamabad: With the start of the third ‘Ashra’ of Ramazan, Eid shopping had gained momentum and the citizens were thronging bazaars and malls.

A great rush is being witnessed in almost all shopping malls and bazaars including Jinnah Super Market, Aabpara, Karachi Company, F-10 Markaz and other markets of the city. Several local brands have begun displaying their latest Eid editions of dresses, shoes, and other essential accessories to attract buyers and gain maximum profits. The shopkeepers have decorated their shops with colourful lights to attract customers.

A large number of women and children are thronging to markets to purchase clothes, footwear, cosmetics, henna, bangles and other items. As the festival of Eid comes closer, the stalls of beautifully designed colourful bangles, jewellery and ‘mehndi’ in the markets of the city have been set up which are attracting the customers. Number of famous shops also offering up to fifty percent discount to attract customers.

However, the buyers also complaining of the price hike on the occasion of Eid. A customer said that parents and children are unwilling to compromise on purchasing Eid clothes and gifts no matter how much prices rise. The sale of ready-made garments also increased in the last days of Ramazan when garment outlets displayed various ready-made clothes on sale which were attracting customers, said a shopkeeper.