Business thrives despite low turnout
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
LOCAL vendors at the Belia Cintai Rasul carnival saw encouraging business at the last day of the event despite the slow public turnout.
Businesses in an interview with The Brunei Times agreed that sales gained were satisfactory throughout the five day carnival.
Owner of Syarikat ‘Aineesyaa, Norhaffimi Hamid said that her business was doing well although the crowd was small.
“We were able to generate few thousands of sales which is considered as good for us… there are demands from customers and that I brought in the products just for them,” said the online based entrepreneur.
Norhaffimi, along with her sister, also sells hijabs and scarves at their booth during the carnival.
Another local vendor, Aisya Ismail of Elegant House selling modest modern female wear said that the crowds were better during the evenings.
Meanwhile. Muhd Khairul Yadiy Hj Awg Damit, owner of Iqlas Design selling urban Muslim street clothing said that he managed to gain around $500 to $1,000 sales at the carnival.
He also said that by participating such event, it can help him advance further and grow in the business so as to get recognition in the local market.
The Brunei Times