Bulk purchase groups a growing trend among frugal consumers


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  • Sunday, 25 May 2014

PETALING JAYA: Faced with rising costs, consumers in the Klang Valley and various parts of the country are banding together to pay less through bulk purchase.

At least 10 groups have been set up through Facebook and social media, attracting thousands of “friends” to participate in weekly or bi-weekly purchases, where one can buy anything from baby goods to organic food, poultry, seafood and even seasonal fruits at reduced prices.

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