Home home equipment equivalent to tv units, washing machines, air conditioners, cookers and others are all the time on excessive demand both for reward or house alternative through the festive seasons.
It can also be a customized that many individuals substitute their house home equipment and discard the previous ones to have new units of their numerous properties, whereas some do use it as souvenirs.
However, given the prevailing harsh financial situation, a number of the sellers stated that there was improve in gross sales whereas some deferred, saying that gross sales have been low.
A cross part of the sellers in main electronics outlets equivalent to Panasonic, Binatone, LG, Thermocool and others who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) didn’t have a consensus report over their respective gross sales.
Correspondents of who went around the outlets reviews that whereas the value of electronics remained unchanged, it didn’t dissuade individuals from buying the merchandise.
Some of the electronics sellers, nonetheless, attributed the patrons’ apathy to the prevailing financial situation, whereas some stated that despite the situation, there have been gross sales.
Alhaji Olayinka Abdulsamadu, a Panasonic supplier in Surulere, stated that there was a rise in gross sales, including that the prevailing financial situation had not affected gross sales.
“We have skilled good gross sales this 12 months despite the financial situation; though not as we had final 12 months however persons are coming.
“People are altering their house home equipment despite the cries over the financial situation of the nation. We solely want to wish that it will get higher,’’ he stated.
A Thermocool Dealer, Mr Kunle Ayetogun, stated there was no considerable distinction within the electronics sale, including that solely the gross sales of cooling electronics like fridge and air conditioners elevated.
He stated that gross sales of different Thermocool merchandise equivalent to televisions and residential theatres have been low.
Ayetogun, nonetheless, stated that gross sales typically have been low in comparison with final 12 months when gross sales actually boomed.
“I believe the financial situation has affected gross sales a bit as a result of even after I approached my financial institution for a mortgage of N500,000 to shore up my warehouse, I used to be turned down,’’ he stated.
For Jennifer Ezeokolie, a Manager at an electronics store Electromart, additionally stated that there was improve in gross sales through the festive season.
“We had an considerable improve in gross sales, possibly due to the festive season, many are coming to purchase no matter they want,’’ she stated. (NAN)
Electronics sellers differ on 2018 Christmas gross sales by: Steve Melvin published: