Dubai market has made its way to the world of ukay-ukay which a popular Filipino adaptation of the flea market. The speciality is a cheaper price than outlet stores and these thrift shops in order to find a good bargain.
These ukay-ukay shops are in Al Satwa, Karama, Deira and Bur Dubai and also opening by the dozen of shops all over Dubai with few international cities. Now you don’t need to spend too much on clothes and these bargain hunting will really help to save money.
Maricel Munda, an executive at a cleaning company in Dubai tells that:
“sometimes every day, just to check if there’s a good Dh1 sale. It helps me save so I don’t spend too much of my salary on clothes, But you need to have a long patience”
When the new stock has arrived in the shop customers gets helpful WhatsApp alerts from the salesperson. Of course, we couldn’t guarantee for their authenticity but cheap price is clearly the actual deal. All familiar brands will be there ate affordable price.
It also proceeds for a good business investment for others other than just a sort of recreation for some Filipinos.
There are also Russians, some Europeans and locals are usual bargain hunters except for Filipinos. Dubai’s budget-conscious shoppers saying that the ukay-ukay habit is definitely catching with the affordable prices which is a hit.