November 26, 2018 – 02:15
Locally, 52% more customers came to the promotion of offers. The average purchase ticket was $ 2,560. They will perform another discount event.
The balance of deals on Friday and Saturday in Salta trade, Salta Black Friday, was not what it was supposed to be, a little recovery in activity that has become a wax, a very bad year for the industry. income and employment.
"After all, the results were positive," he said. Grandstand Jorge Vian, vice president of the Salta Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
According to a study conducted by the Agency, he emphasized that there are 52% more customers than previous weeks among promotional enterprises.
Vian said there was no significant increase in sales in some stores, but most customers were able to take advantage of the discounts and payment opportunities offered over two days of the promotion.
"It was a great success to buy cards with non-interest installments, people saw that they could defeat inflation and take advantage of the occasion", explained the business leader and pointed out to promotions and banking institutions participating in the government.
It was the sixth edition of Black Friday in Salta and this time more than 600 sales points were added from the entire province. In addition, for the first time, there were an online purchasing system with 28 enterprises.
Between Friday and Saturday, the average purchase cost per customer was US $ 2,560, and many preferred to pay with a card and interest-free to take advantage of an important opportunity at a time when the interest rate on the loan led to the acquisition of prohibitive values.
Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce, Salta's discount days, 60,000 people in the pedestrian capital, he said.
He said that tire and battery sales houses sell very well with credit cards. He emphasized that some dealers sell cars to the promotion and spare parts of vehicles.
He announced that other offer days for year-end festivals will be held in December. It will also continue until January, when the "3D + 15" promotion of affiliated stores allows customers to purchase six installments without Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
The payment facility is for Visa and Mastercard credit cards issued by Makro bank. In addition, the bank pays back 15% of the total purchases and is deducted from the summary of this card.
On Saturday afternoon, the pedestrians wore postcards in Florida and Alberdi desert. No one wanted to miss the final of Copa Libertadores between River and Boca and was eventually disappointed.
"After the suspension of the match, people have begun to go to the center," Vian said.
The loss of employment and the closure of buildings is a gloomy year for trade.
According to estimates of the Trade Workers Union, the economic recession in the country and the provincial economy hit Salta trade, which lost 900 jobs so far this year.
Meanwhile, a study conducted by the Salta Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the micro and macro-scale 436 building should be closed because of the crisis appeared. The company warned that losses are more intense than those recorded in 2016.
Jorge Vian, vice president of the Chamber of Commerce, told the newspaper that in the weeks that had passed, several business owners in the city center had closed their businesses in the streets of the macrosanter and tried to reduce the costs. for rent
The company also calculated that this year's sales fell by 14% compared to the same period in 2017.
The increase in gross income rates was added to the commercial activity in the province. In addition, there are concerns about a $ 5,000 bonus for employees who need to face employees.