Smart Ways To Save When Shopping At A Supermarket.

By Shamrina Carim

Do you want to be smart enough to beat this inflation when shopping for your daily needs? We got you covered with 7 incredible ways to save your bucks when shopping at a Supermarket in Sri Lanka!

Here’s 7 ways to swing a “Shop & Save” experience at Keells:

1. Discounts on bakery products at assigned times 

We know we all get irresistible food cravings kicking our hunger pangs in the evening! Head over to Keells after 8 pm. You can grab all your favorite goodies from the bakery at a discount of 50%! 

If you are on a tight budget, don’t worry about this one. Check out their latest doughnut topping – the Savoury Doughnut. They’re cheap, delicious and new to the market! You can grab on this tempting offer before the goodies are sold out.

2. Daily regular bank/card offers 

Planning to shop all your daily and weekly groceries from Keells? Check in with Keells bank offers available on different days of the week. You can enjoy exclusive card and bank offer discounts using the relevant bank deals on specific days of the week and weekends! This is one smart way to save on top of your usual bills.

Stay in tune with your bank services and get you weekly and  monthly spend and save offers to your fingertips!

If you are a good listener, you would’ve come across announcements of exciting offers credit and debit card holders receive from weekly to weekend promotions at all Keells outlets. 

3. Loyalty card offers!

If you are a loyal Keells shopper, you get to enjoy incredible benefits for 20%-25% off on everyday essentials and these are conveniently displayed on a  shelf in front of the store. 

Nexus members (You can sign up for a Nexus loyalty card from any Keells outlet) receive 20% off on selected fresh produce, meat and fish items on weekends. Feel free to scan the QR code at the Keells outlets to get a better insight of the e-tabloid.

4. Save your cash while saving the environment.

Keells Supermarket was the first supermarket to introduce many initiatives in terms of sustainability and environment friendly measures in the retail industry in Sri Lanka. One of the primary actions taken by Keells is by helping their customers equally save money and reduce polythene consumption. This strategy includes an element of their unique sustainable branding concept called the BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) and a BYOC (Bring Your Own Container) campaign. This initiative helps save Rs 6/- off each bag or container that you bring to fill your groceries, fish & meat items or even bakery products. 

5. Budget daily essential packages

The Waasi Malla concept is a budgeted pack of groceries where essential items such as dhal, sugar and other daily needs are packed in small quantities. Let’s get an insight of the items that can help you get through the week in this Waasi Malla:

  • Mysoore Dhal
  • Ponni Samba
  • Instant Noodles
  • White Sugar
  • Tea Leaves
  • Soya Meat

If you are looking for a convenient way to shop quickly and save bucks, this Waasi Malla is definitely the right choice out there.

6. Imperfect in shape – Perfect in freshness 

One of the very out of the box concepts you find at Keells is the Perfectly Imperfect veg which is priced lower than the regular veg but equally fresh.

Keells customers are given an exclusive alternative to purchase these fresh produce that are different in shape but the same quality. The sustainability of this initiative is to help the customers make cost effective decisions in purchasing their daily vegetables and fruits. Even better, the farmers are given the opportunity to reduce the wastage of the produce thereby reducing their need to find secondary markets.

7. Opt for Keells branded products

What is the best way you can save as a loyal Keells customer? Buy Keells branded products!

While you shop your essentials, you come across products branded under Keells and are sold at very affordable prices. Good quality and bill saving products are available on the shelves with brightly coloured packaging such as flour, sugar and similar daily essentials. The next time you plan on save-shopping at Keells, try to shift to buying Keells branded items for bills that are cheaper and helps you save.

The above offers at Keells are subject to change monthly or quarterly based on the marketing promotion campaigns. Check out their tabloids or their Facebook page @KeellsSL to help yourself plan a better shopping experience in the smart and cost effective way!

Yet, you are not too far from saving for your groceries and sparing your salary even in these difficult times! Check out at Keells for exclusively amazing offers with your loyalty points or even our e-tabloid daily at all brands.

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