Finding The Best Bargains
By Renita Che Wan
The Star Online
3rd August 2008
A Malaysian couple exemplify the Malaysian values of shrewdness and cost efficiency.
Every morning, as soon as the newspapers arrive, the couple flips through the pages and makes comparisons in prices between several hypermarkets in the Klang Valley. They feel that paying a little more attention to the newspaper advertisements really helps them to save when they go out shopping for household items.
When asked for shopping tips, Henry said: “At 8.30pm, make sure you loiter around in front of Jusco in 1 Utama. They usually sell their durians at half price. Sometimes they even give 30% discount on selected items around that time.
“Once you reach our age, you are going to be as kiasu as we are,” he said with a laugh.