Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: Big Bazaar, a supermarket chain of Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited, has come out with a special offer of 20 per cent discount on all commodities. Branding the sale as ‘war against rising prices,’ the firm has announced that the special discounts would be continued till May 11.

Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, store manager of Big Bazaar Subodh Manvikar said that those who purchased commodities including edible oil, sugar, wheat, pulses, fruits, vegetables, soaps, detergents and snacks worth Rs. 499 and above were eligible to get a special discount of 20 per cent. Discount was also being offered on clothes, furniture and household articles. “We can’t store commodities more than the prescribed storage levels,” he explained. Mr. Manvikar said that the offer was aiming at helping the common man, who was suffering due to the skyrocketing of prices. “This offer will help us improving our customer network,” he said.