Diskwento Caravan in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Pangasinan will bring discounted school supplies and basic commodities closer to the buying public in the western part of Pangasinan as its Diskwento Caravan goes to towns of Bolinao and Anda.

Natalia Dalaten, officer-in-charge of DTI-Pangasinan, said the caravan, a yearly activity in line with DTI’s Balik-Eskwela Project, will be held at the Anda Municipal Gymnasium on May 27 and Don Raymundo Celeste Sports Complex in Bolinao on May 28.

Dalaten said the caravan, which will run from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., is a project of DTI that aims to provide opportunity for consumers to access basic goods, school supplies and prime commodities at discounted prices by bringing manufacturers and retailers in one place.

“The new school year is just days away and DTI’s Diskwento Caravan can help parents save money specially in preparation for the start of classes,” she said, adding that the buying public from Western Pangasinan can avail of products marked down to up to 50 percent.

She added that consumer can be assured of the quality of the products to be sold during the caravan as the participating establishments have been partners of DTI Pangasinan since the start of the project.

The Diskwento Caravan, which started in 2009, is annually participated by distributors and retailers such as Magic Supermarket, National Bookstore, Addessa Corporation, Home Ideas Superstore and Sheridan Marketing.