The economic crisis and the inflation it hits the pockets of Argentines looking to shed pesos by taking advantage of occasional promotions. In José C. Paz, a local liquidated the sale of winter clothes at 1000 pesos and this caused a riot of neighbors who surrounded the local. Some decided to camp at dawn the day before to take advantage of today’s offer.
“The people who lined up sold out the place in just 3 hours. People lined up since last night camping to receive a number and thus ensure that they can buy clothes for 1,000 pesos. That reflects how expensive it is to buy clothes and people’s desperation,” he said. Catherine Bonadeo journalist who presented the news on the TN channel.
«These are the garments that were left, some are winter garments such as scarves, long-sleeved shirts. There were jackets and slippers for 1,000 pesos, that is, an unusual price », Bonadeo said as he toured the premises in search of testimonials from customers of all ages who entered in a peaceful and orderly manner.
“I found out on Facebook. What I need most are pants. Imagine that they come at night to stand in line and because of my age I can’t come to get cold and stay outside all night. For example, now I got some summer t-shirts for my 9-year-old granddaughter », said a rather elderly woman, who is looking for prices that do not have a strong impact on the retirement that she receives every month.
«We always do liquidation by season. It works for me and people too, but it overflowed with the number of people and I didn’t expect it. It helps me to sell in quantity”, said Gisela, the owner of the store who uses a very particular sales system. From pants to sneakers that can be worth more than 5,000 pesos on the market, the store offered them at $1,000 each.