14 Feb '11, 8am

NTUC FairPrice to help consumers cope with inflation

NTUC FairPrice to help consumers cope with inflation

The discount scheme will cost FairPrice an estimated $2.3 million, and covers key daily needs like rice, bread, cooking oil, detergent and toilet rolls. -- ST PHOTO : CAROLINE CHIA SHOPPERS at NTUC FairPrice who hold the Plus! Visa or NTUC Plus! Card will enjoy a 10 per cent discount on more than 500 FairPrice housebrand essential items, while non-cardholders will enjoy a 5 per cent discount. This takes place from Tuesday to May 31, 2011 under the Stretch Your Dollar programme, which is part of NTUC FairPrice's efforts to help consumers cope with inflation. For the past 24 months, FairPrice Housebrand essential items have remained largely unchanged as a whole. Some items have actually dropped in price. For instance, the price of FairPrice White Rice went down by 10 per cent to $12.40 from 2009. The discount scheme will cost FairPrice an estimated $2.3 million, and covers k...

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