Drop in mercury lifts sales of winter wear

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Dec 2018 09:48:02


Business Bureau,

With temperatures dropping below 13 degree Celsius there has been a surge in demand for winter wear garments. Overall demand for winter wear has picked-up and footfalls have increased in almost all the showrooms offering winter wear in prominent market places across the city.  “We are getting tremendous response from the customers this winter season,” said Rajendra Jain, Partner of Oswal Woollen Sale, Sitabuldi while speaking to The Hitavada on Tuesday.

“The season began on a sound note as people started buying warm cloths right from Diwali festival. People made purchases to gift these cloths to their relatives during the festival season. There was good demand for high quality woollen garments and accessories,” he said.  Oswal Woollen sale is offering wide range of items all under one roof. There are many counters for the convenience of customers. It is displaying latest trends, styles and designs of garments in wide range at affordable prices.

Men’s sweaters are priced at Rs 500 to Rs 2,000; women’s sweaters at Rs 500 to Rs 2,500. Apart from this fur jackets at Rs 1,200 to Rs 1,800, leather jackets at Rs 2,200 to Rs 4,000 and shawls at Rs 100 to Rs 1,500. The huge stock includes latest in accessories like gloves, caps, new born woollen garments, woollen socks, inner wear, kan patti, scarf’s etc.

In addition to this it has extra large size woollen garments which no other store in the city has, he claimed.
Some of the most sought after garments are the attractive pull overs, Lohi, jackets, poncho, woollen kurti, woollen blouse in small sleeve, half sleeve and full sleeve, light weight jackets, parachute material jackets, cardigans etc. The shawls are in Kashmiri, Pashmina and Daffodil wool. “November and December period is considered to be the peak period for sale of winter wear,” he added. The Tibetan Refugee Sweater Market, near Baidyanath Square is also witnessing average to very good demand for winter wear garments this season, said Jampa Thai, who is working member of the Tibetan Refugee Sweater Market Association. Due to fall in temperatures the demand for winter wear has picked up and thousands of people are visiting the market every day and buying winter wear.

The rush of people increases on Saturdays and Sundays. The market has 75 stalls which offer the latest designs and new varieties of winter wear which attracts people in large numbers.  The price range starts at Rs 150 and go up to Rs 2,000, he said.  “The woollen sweaters, jackets, shawls, sweat shirts, leather jackets, gloves, caps, socks etc., are of very good quality and offered at affordable prices. The winter wear garments are sold at fixed price. This is advantages of visiting market,” he added.