Archive for the Shopping, Stores Category

May 21, 2020

Vivek’s launches weekly deals to attract shoppers

Vivek’s is launching its weekly novel promos to drive shoppers to its stores, online and off. So it has started its Friday Flash Sale – a teaser is out on Wednesday, you get to know which product is on offer […]

May 20, 2020

Life must go on, says owner of tailor shop at Mandaveli

Life must go on, says owner of tailor shop at Mandaveli

V. Manoj Kumar has been running a tailor shop for women, Classic Creations, at Mandaveli for ten years now. He is well known for his designer wedding blouses, saree embroidery work, pattu pavadai and boutique quality salwars and chudidars. He […]

May 9, 2020

Shortage of fresh veggies, fruits in some stores

Shortage of fresh veggies, fruits in some stores

Shoppers who were out today said that the supply of vegetables and fruits was uneven and this may have been because Koyembedu wholesale market was shut down. While some stores had good variety and fresh vegetables, smaller ones had less. […]

May 8, 2020

Standalone shops are now open. Not crowded.

Standalone shops are now open. Not crowded.

One by one, standalone and small stores across the Mylapore area are opening for business. And though they do not force shoppers to observe social distancing, there are no large crowds at any shops. This is what Mylapore Times observed […]

May 6, 2020

Vivek store staff trained for new season of shopping. But there are other challenges. And servicing of goods will take time.

Vivek store staff trained for new season of shopping. But there are other challenges. And servicing of goods will take time.

Opening a chain of stores well-known for its white goods sale is a challenge. Viveks was ready for it as some of its stores in the city, including the founding store in Luz opened for business on May 4, Monday. […]

May 5, 2020

At Dabba Chetty Shop, demand for stuff like Nilavembu powder is high

At Dabba Chetty Shop, demand for stuff like Nilavembu powder is high

Dabba Chetty Shop on Kutchery Road, Mylapore will be open 9am to 5pm today with a lunch break from 1pm to 3pm. The shop was open yesterday too till 5pm on day 1 of lockdown 3.0. Kabasura kudineer is taken […]

May 4, 2020

Vivek store open from May 4; 11am to 5pm only

Viveks, the chain store for white good and allied products with its base in Mylapore is opening for business on Monday, May 4. It is open from 11 am to 5 pm only. A few regulations are in place at […]

April 26, 2020

Lockdown dampens Akshaya Tritiya sales; Two jewellery stores open online sales

Lockdown dampens Akshaya Tritiya sales; Two jewellery stores open online sales

This year, the lockdown has dampened the Akshaya Tritiya sales. As buying jewels on Akshaya Tritiya day is considered auspicious, every year, people throng jewellery stores on this day to buy their favourite gold/ silver jewels. However, on Sunday, during […]

April 18, 2020

Good stock of veggies. Prized mangoes to follow a week later. At this popular store for eco-food stuff.

Good stock of veggies. Prized mangoes to follow a week later. At this popular store for eco-food stuff.

If you are one of those regular shoppers at The Shandy, the store for organically grown fruits and vegetables who look forward to the season’s mangoes you may have to wait for a week and a bit. Shoppers fall over […]

March 14, 2020

Stationery shop on Mada Street also sells school, college textbooks, guides

Stationery shop on Mada Street also sells school, college textbooks, guides

New Mylai Stationery shop on South Mada Street, Mylapore is now selling textbooks and guides for school and college students. The school textbooks are available for CBSE, State Board and Matriculation syllabus. The shop that sells stationery items has recently […]

March 3, 2020

Jewellery inspired by Carnatic music artistes on sale, proceeds go to social ventures

Jewellery inspired by Carnatic music artistes on sale, proceeds go to social ventures

Manjushaa, the online jewellery store run by sisters Ayshwarya and Soundarya is hosting a pop-up sale of their latest collection on March 7 at Curio Play in Alwarpet. 11 am to 7 pm. This weekend sale opens with the unveiling […]

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