Rough road ahead for this mobile vendor | Coimbatore News

    Coimbatore: Ok Chandran of Karamadai criss-crosses tiny villages on his two-wheeler that’s fitted with a conveyable public handle system, promoting groceries, toys and stationery objects.
    The 37-year-old man, who hails from the narikuravar group, makes use of all his tender gross sales abilities and infrequently revisits the villages the identical day to make a sale. He travels about 200 kilometres a day and spends 70% of his revenue to purchase gasoline for the car.
    Chandran used to promote beads at temples and public locations earlier than the lockdown was imposed. “I buy grocery and fancy objects from wholesalers in Coimbatore for about Rs 6,000 on Sundays and promote them throughout the weekend. Whereas I handle to earn 10% revenue per merchandise, generally I’m compelled to promote with none revenue,” he informed TOI.
    “I earn Rs800 a day, however spend Rs500 on gasoline. I’m left with Rs300 to satisfy family bills however have to avoid wasting no less than Rs100 to reinvest within the enterprise. My daughter is in Class IX. After her faculty reopened, she has been asking me to purchase a superb schoolbag. Although I began saving for it a month in the past, I’m nonetheless a couple of tons of quick. Provided that the gasoline worth goes down, I might be capable of handle bills higher,” he added.

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