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Unformatted text preview: A: No… we once had something to eat from here and I got sick… Q: So do other family members visit Sunday bazaar too? A: Yes my sister does come but she lives in her own house… Q: Do you discuss the purchases that you made in Sunday Bazaar in family gatherings? A: Yes… definitely! Q: Do you think your sister is a better bargainer then you? A: No I think I am a better bargainer Q: In your opinion, what does it take to be a good bargainer? A: You shouldn’t be too desperate… or you get into an argument or feel bad… Q: Do you usually shop here or other markets too? A: I go everywhere… but I usually come here because 2.5 hours you can spend here nonstop and its an outing Q: Do you think after the renovation of Sunday Bazaar, there has been an effect on prices? A: Yes there is a lot of change in prices... Things have become more expensive… the stalls are no more expensive for these retailers... so they in return have doubled their prices. Q: Do you think the retailers are now smarter then before? A: Yes definitely… “bhuut Chalak hogaye hain”… they don’t beg people to buy their goods Q: Do you purchase grocery (vegetables/fruits) from here? A: yes at times I do… Respondent # 36 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. A: Okay Sure! Can we also record the audio of this interview? A: Yes Gender: Male Income Bracket: 25K-30K Age bracket: 30-35 Profession: Salaried Q: Firstly, what area do you live in? A: North Nazimabad Q: and how frequently do you visit Sunday Bazaar? A: This is one of my first few visits here… Q: So far, what has your experience been like during your visits here? 98 A: its been okay… just that this market is very big and you find a lot of things here Q: So In your opinion is this bazaar different from other markets? A: It is not really different but it has a lot of variety… (Pauses) A lot of quantity too Q: What have you purchased during these visits? A: i’ve mostly bought shoes Q: So do you prefer shopping in the second hand or the brand new portion of this bazaar? A: I usually shop at the second hand (used items) portion Q: So don’t you feel awkward shopping at the used items side? A: Nope.. Not at all Q: And have you ever bought fruits and vegetables from here? A: No I haven’t Q: Do you bargain? A: Yes Definitely.. Q: So when you’re bargaining, does the retailer encourage the negotiation process? A: Yes they are… not mostly during the day.. But usually at night they are more interested to make a sale Q: Let’s say, that I quote an item’s price as Rs. 1000. What price will you quote for it to the retailer?...
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- Winter '09
- ........., Bargaining, Sunday Bazaar