Bashundhara City abuzz with Eid shoppers
Bashundhara City and other shopping centres in the capital are abuzz with shoppers on the occasion of the upcoming Eid festival.
Most of the shopping malls have been decorated with colourful festoons, posters and lighting to attract shoppers.
Huge crowds of people are thronging at Bashundhara City and other shopping malls in Dhanmondi to buy clothes and other essentials.
The entrance to Bashundhara City has been decorated with a special look which makes shoppers nostalgic.
The correspondent found shoppers crowding the premier shopping destinations in the capital.
Talking to the daily sun, shoppers shared their shopping experience.
Mohammad Moniruzzaman Kazol, owner of the Golden Horse, said Eid shopping has started at the beginning of Ramadan.
“Shoppers are coming to buy their favourite items. We experience the overwhelming crowds of buyers today.”
Owners of shops said women customers interested to buy dresses and shoes. “This year, we found good sales of Western gaun of women, three-pieces and frogs for women and girls,” he said.
The shop owner informed the weekly closure of the market on Tuesday has been cancelled on the occasion of the religious event.
The correspondent found a huge crowd at Yellow outlet in the mall. Yellow outlet manager Ashikur Rahman said, “We were waiting for shoppers. However, their presence is more than expectation.”
He hopes that people continue to pick their perfect choice from Bashundhara City. The traders informed that customers get a special coupon on purchase of minimum Tk 1,000 products.
The people buy tech gadget, especially mobile handsets and tablet computers, on this occasion. “We have come to seek new fashion items,” said a shopper, Lamia Ahsan Kanta of Jatrabari area.
On May 20, Bashundhara City Shopping Complex formally launched ‘Bashundhara City Eid Scratch Card Programme-2017’ for its valued shoppers during the holy month of Ramadan.
Shopping mall officials said Bashundhara City has organised 21 sales promotion programmes in order to draw shoppers’ attraction.
This year, the authorities have introduced Eid scratch sales programme with a new dimension which will augment the popularity and sales of the shopping complex, he added.
A total of 25000 prizes will be given under the 22nd ‘Bashundhara City Eid Scratch Card Programme.’
Every shopper will receive a coupon for Tk 1,000 shopping from May 20 to the last day of Ramadan. Around 700 prizes will be given daily to lucky winners through scratch card.
The mega prizes are Mitsubishi Attrage car, Sony 55 inch internet TV, Yamaha Fazer motor bike, gold ornaments, motor cycle, Sony Music System MHCV7D, Rangs AC, Minister AC, Walton AC, Sony Refrigerator, washing machine, LED TV, watch, diamond ring, mobiles, microwave oven, pressure cooker, sharee, electric iron, blender machine, prize-bond and etc.