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The Housewares Division reveals these best-selling gifts for Mother's Day

Fathi El-Tahawy, deputy head of the Home Appliances Division at the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, said that gifts of household items and electrical appliances, whose value ranges from 100 to 500 pounds, are the highest selling during the Mother's Day season, such as sets of cups, trays and mugs of household items, irons, hair irons and make-up tools. Adding that the lower the value of the gift, the greater its sales during this season.


Al-Tahawi added to Al-Youm Al-Sabea that the prices of Mother’s Day gifts are stable compared to last year, even for the products whose raw materials prices have risen globally. Traders preferred not to increase them while the season ends in order not to affect sales, expecting an increase in the prices of manufactured products. Aluminum and stainless steel with a percentage ranging between 10-15% due to the rise in crude globally.


He continued, despite the stability of gift prices, sales are still declining due to the lack of liquidity in the markets, and therefore initiatives must be launched to stimulate consumption, such as establishing specialized exhibitions in professional unions, reviewing tax and customs rates on some commodities, in addition to launching initiatives to provide financing to install products. To counteract this recession.


Al-Tahawi pointed out that since the beginning of the Corona pandemic, imports of household appliances have declined due to the suspension of imports from some countries, as well as the high costs of shipping and transportation, in addition to the fact that the market has had a surplus of products during the last period.