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Jawzjan secondhand clothes business boosts in winter

Jawzjan secondhand clothes business boosts in winter

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27 Jan 2024 - 18:58
Jawzjan secondhand clothes business boosts in winter
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27 Jan 2024 - 18:58

SHEBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Secondhand clothes shopkeepers in northern Jawzjan province have said their business improved during winter season.

Traditionally, secondhand clothes have its own interested consumers, according to some residents of Sheberghan, the provincial capital, secondhand clothes comparing to firsthand clothes have reasonable rates besides good quality.

Our business doing well in winter, say secondhand clothes sellers

Zikrullah, one of the used-clothes shopkeepers in Sheberghan, told Pajhwok Afghan News, as the winter season arrived our business attract more customers.

He said: “I have been in this business from the past ten years, I am satisfied with my business, we paid 3,000 afs each pack of used clothes in the past, it is somehow expensive but not that much, now we buy each pack the clothes for four of 5,000 afs. We have no other option than selling all of our clothes because the market is good for only during the winter season.”

Agha Gull is another used-clothes seller, while selling his used-clothes to his customers he said: “Everyone has turned into the used clothes these days because they cannot afford new clothes from the markets, our sales are very good these days.”

He said: “We buy these packs of used clothes from Pakistan, here the prices vary a lot, we sell each piece of clothes around 20 afs to 500 afs, you can find some good quality clothes among them.”

Used clothes are of reasonable price and good quality: Residents

Shadab, the resident of Jawzjan province, said the customers come to the market of used clothes to purchase some good clothes at good prices here.

He said: “Most of the residents of this cannot afford brand new clothes from the markets, because they are poor, so they come here to buy clothes for themselves. I came here to buy a jacket for myself; anyone can find some special things for themselves.”

Shugufa Rasa is another resident of Jawzjan, she said besides reasonable price of used clothes, its quality is also better than new clothes.

She said: “I visit the market of used clothes annually and buy clothes that I need, it is very good to use such clothes in current situations of our country because there is no work opportunities and the people are poor, we can find some brands of clothes which cannot be found even in the markets.”

Qadir, another Jawzjan resident said that people are poor they cannot buy brand new clothes from the supermarkets, these used clothes are very good for such people, anyone can buy a piece of good cloth around 100 afs or 200 afs.

He said: “The price of each piece of branded new cloth is over 2,000 afs in supermarkets, ordinary people cannot afford them. The used auctioned clothes are good for poor people, the quality is good and its price is reasonable, they are warm too for the winter season.”

He said he is also interested in purchasing the used clothes.


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