20 May 2024

Keeping profits down to help the community

From Afternoons, 1:35 pm on 20 May 2024

A small family run convenience store in Oamaru has taken matters into their own hands when it comes to grocery prices.

Sunny Bal and his wife Tania run the recently opened Thames Discounter and Takeaways store.

Their goal - to keep profits low, so that everyone in their community can afford food essentials, even if it means slashing their profits.

It's a refreshing approach and we're going to learn more about the reasoning behind it and how it works.

Supermarket groceries

Photo: Unsplash / Charles Gao