Retail Sales in Mianyang Reach 1.2 Billion yuan during New Year's Day Holiday

Commodities are in an abundant supply; consumer enthusiasm runs high; the market is booming.

During the New Year¡¯s Day Holiday, there was an abundant supply of commodities and a great variety of goods on the market. In such good days, consumer enthusiasm ran high. Retail sales in Mianyang reached 1.23 billion yuan, an increase of 12.4% year-on-year. In the above photo, a citizen was shopping in downtown shopping mall.

(Mianyang News) (Reporter: Liang Yan; Xie Yan/text; Pu Tao/shoot) During 2018 New Year¡¯s Day Holiday, business enterprises well organized the source of goods and provided abundant commodities and a great variety of goods for the market. The downtown shopping malls, supermarkets and catering enterprises all showed signs of a good start in sales. According to preliminary statistics from municipal bureau of commerce, retail sales during three-day holiday reached 1.23 billion yuan, an increase of 12.4% year-on-year.

It is known that during the holiday, Mianyang¡¯s consumer market was in an abundant supply. Gaoshui vegetable wholesale market purchased about 500,000 tons of vegetables in and out of season from main vegetable producing areas in and outside Sichuan. Supplies from local and peripheral markets reached 15,000 tons per day. Longmen and Tiantai Jiannan fruit market organized merchants to purchase 12,000 tons of fruits from Hebei, Xinjiang and Panzhihua. The fruit supply reached 1,000 tons per day. The shopping malls in main urban area such as Trust-Mart, Wal-Mart, RT- Mart and Yong Hui purchased holiday goods with a value of 200 million yuan including tobacco, alcohol & tea, nuts, salt-cured meat, grain & oil and seasonal vegetables and fruits, which can satisfy different consumer groups. Besides, on New Year¡¯s Eve, Mianyang officially launched ¡°2018 Sichuan (Mianyang) Spring-heralding Shopping Month¡± activity. Meanwhile, horizontal business alliance activity was carried out. The launching ceremony of spring-heralding shopping month was held in Youxian, Zitong, Anzhou and other counties. Mianyang¡¯s consumer market started the ¡°buy buy buy¡± mode.

According to monitoring data from municipal bureau of commerce, during the holiday, there was a great variety of everyday necessities on the market and their prices kept stable. Prices of rice, noodle and oil were all at previous levels. The supply of vegetables and fruits was abundant and prices were stable. Main circulation industries held many promotion activities. Enterprises, based on characteristics of themselves and combining online with offline channel, held such promotion activities as ¡°free gifts for a certain purchase value¡±, ¡°double points¡±, ¡°presents for credit-card consumption¡± and ¡°grabbing New Year¡¯s red packets¡±. During three-day holiday, the turnover of Trust-Mart, Wal-Mart, Parkson, New World Department Store, Carful and Suning reached 40.59 million yuan, an increase of 4.44% year-on-year.