The Stars of Recent Onam
Our Onam makes a bunch of records
In the small Kerala the recent Onam saw the sale of fabrics worth rupees 2000 crores. There is an estimated 5.5 lakh of fabric shopping outlets in the State. The share of multi-storeyed giant shops was rupees 1000 crores. Balance was shared by small and medium sized players. The giants sold saris worth rupees lakhs a piece while the small and medium players sold a piece within the range of rupees 2000.
White goods sale rocketed to rupees 1500 crores, the star attraction being LCD TVs.
The third largest sale was of jaggery