Economic Correspondent: The country’s electronics giant Walton slashed the prices of its various sorts of home appliances following the advent of New Year and the ongoing month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair-2017 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital.
In addition, the customers, who will purchase home appliances from Walton Pavilion at DITF-17 will enjoy 5 percent special discount.
The Walton officials said, they cut down the prices of about 20 sorts of home appliances like irons, washing machines, coffee makers, electric and microwave ovens, air fryers, hair straighteners, electric pressure cookers, electric lunch boxes, automatic voltage stabilizers, hand press mop sets, sandwich makers, toasters, toasters, voltage protectors, vacuum flasks, washing machines, water heaters and water dispensers.
In last year, the officials said, the supplies of world-class home appliances with eye-catching designs and colours in the local market at affordable rates are resulted in gaining huge popularity among the customers. As a result, the per head cost of the home appliances has been come down and thus the company slashed the prices of its wide range of home appliances.
They informed that prices of Walton home appliances were reduced by maximum Tk 3,000. In addition, 5 percent special discount is also available at Walton Mega Pavilion in the ongoing DITF-17.
The marketing officials of Walton home appliances said, prices of two models of washing machines of 8kg were reduced to Tk 27,000 and Tk 25,200 respectively by cutting down the earlier prices by Tk 3,000 and Tk 2,250 respectively.
Price of microwave oven (25 liter) was reduced to Tk 10,000 by Tk 2,600. Prices of another two models of microwave oven (20 liter) were come down to Tk 9,350 and 8,650 by reducing the earlier prices by Tk 640 and Tk 1,000 respectively.
Walton cut down the prices of its 25 liter’s microwave oven by Tk 1,000 to Tk 11,500. Along with the microwave oven, prices of electric ovens were also slashed. Two models of its 28 litter’s electric oven are now sold at Tk 4,950 by the earlier prices by Tk 250 and Tk 540. By reducing Tk 300, the latest price of a 23 liter’s electric oven is Tk 4,550.
Slashing the prices by Tk 600 and Tk 700, two models of air fryer of Walton brand are now sold out at Tk 6,900 and Tk 6,550 respectively. Prices of Walton electric pressure cooker were cut down to Tk 2050 by Tk 200. The latest price of its hair straightener is Tk 850 after reducing the earlier price by Tk 150. Walton fixed the latest prices of its electric lunch box at Tk 590; coffee maker at Tk 1,700; cake maker at Tk 950; sandwich maker at Tk 1,420 and toaster at Tk 1,270.
Md Mashroor Hasan, product manager of Walton Home and Electrical Appliances, said the recent prices cut will further increase both the demands and the sales of the wide ranges of home appliances of Walton.
risingbd/DHAKA/12 Jan 2017/Akram/Augustin Sujan