Living and transport costs eat into profit pie at Artisan Bazaar

Consumers find products at artisan bazaars to be highly-priced. Artisans in the Artisan Bazaar who come from outside Karnataka spend a lot of money on living costs and transport, thereby losing out on profits. A stall owner from Rajasthan at the bazaar, Rajini Sripathy said, “My profits have fallen by 50 percent vand the profits […]

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No Diwali for earthen lamp sellers

Customers are more inclined towards buying electric lights. The earthen lamp maker’s business has declined from 90 percent of sales to 25 percent for  the past two years. Lamp sellers blame the pandemic, along with the unwillingness of people to spend money on festivities during these tough times. Most potters and pottery shop owners suggested […]

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Bengaluru artists bear the brunt of COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, local artists are unable to earn money to buy art materials and afford necessities. Bengaluru artists have lost customers and money due to COVID-19. Customers spent less on art due to the economic slowdown during the pandemic and so artists struggled financially, losing jobs and exposure in the industry. Puttaraju D has […]

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