Supermarkets are to slash the prices of everyday items by up to 90 percent for Ramadan. Supermarket chain Carrefour announced a Dh110 million campaign for the holy month that will reduce the prices of more than 12,000 items.
From Thursday until 29 May, customers can get discounts of up to 77 percent on food and 50 percent on non-food items. Customers will also be able to buy discounted charity boxes at discounted prices that will be distributed to families in need by the Red Crescent and Carrefour volunteers.
The Sharjah Co-operative Society is also putting Dh25 million towards a Ramadan campaign that will reduce the prices of 10,000 basic commodities by between 50 to 70 percent.
The Co-op’s general manager, Majid Salem Al-Junaid, said that they are offering high-quality commodities at cost prices to help lift the financial burden on consumers.
Everyday items, including rice, sugar, flour, cooking oil, chicken, meat and Ramadan favorite Vimto will have their supermarkets slash prices across their 34 branches. They will also be donating Dh10m to charity to help families in need.