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Unformatted text preview: A. we get things here which are not available in normal markets and stores. Q. do you visit other bazaars like jumma and mangal bazaar? a. no. q. do you bargain while buying? a. yes. q. how do you bargain? a. now I have got the idea of bargaining, like if they ask for 200, then it can be bargained to 120. q. how much you will bargain on 2000 rupees item? a. approximately 600. q. do you think you are a good bargainer? a. yes I have idea of the prices of different items. q. do you prefer both the markets in this bazaar i.e. used and unused items? a. I do go to both the sides, but, I would prefer unused item. q. do you tell your relatives you got this specific item from Sunday bazaar? a. yes I do, my entire family visits Sunday bazaar so its not an issure. q. suppose I am a shop keeper, how are you going to bargain from me, how are you going to start? a. I would talk with respect and start bargaining like a normal. I would start a conversation with a smile. q. do you buy grocery from here? a. no, I don’t, just limited items. (mentioned ealier). q. do you have a fixed budget before coming here? a. yes I do. q. does your shopping sometimes exceed your budget? a. ya! it does, very rare. Specially on an item which is good and will not be available next I come, then I exceed my budget and buy it. q. how much time do you spend here? a. no idea, 3-4 hours, at times more than that. Respondent # 53 Assalam-ualkium! We are students of SZABIST and we are conducting a research based on bargaining specifically in open air retail markets like Sunday Bazaar. The interview will take 5- 7 minutes and we will appreciate if you can be a part of this exercise. 130 A: Okay Sure! Can we also record the audio of this interview? A: Yes Gender: male Age Bracket: 30-35 Profession: Excise police officer. q. where do you live? a. PECHS. q. how frequently you visit Sunday bazaar? a. once a month. q. you come with family or friends? a. Family q. what you prefer buying from here? a. I don’t do shopping my family does and they mostly go for purses and shoes. q. do you buy used items? a. yes I do if get it in a good condition. q. do you bargain here? a. no I don’t do shopping at all, my wife does all. q. do you think people here bargain while buying? a. yes they do it a lot. q. so do you think females do most of the bargaining? a. yes. q. why do you think females are better bargainers? a. I think they are more concerned about the savings. q. do you discuss at home about the bargaining and prices? a. yes sometimes, we do discuss. We compare market prices of different market to this bazaar. q. d o think this bazaar is at prime location and do you get items cheaper here? a. yes it has a prime location and items over here are way cheaper than dolmen and zainab market....
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- Winter '09
- ........., Bargaining, Sunday Bazaar