Finland can boast with the goods of high quality and at acceptable prices. Moreover, this country has a number of shops where you’ll be able to buy different cheap and good products. Such shopping centers - a real paradise for shoppers and thrifty housewives!
“Laplandia Market” is a kind of shop-warehouse, which is characterized with affordable prices for everyday goods.
The shop is conveniently located for the tourists from Russia – at a distance of 800 m from the border crossing point “Brusnichnoe” - in Lappeenranta.
Fish department in “Laplandia Market” enjoys a special love of the customers. There are always verious fish products of exceptional quality: caviar, fresh, salted, hot-and cold-smoked salmon and trout.
German trading network “Lidl” is one of the most famous brands of world trade. It offers the wide choice of foodstuffs as well as some manufactured goods of everyday use. The distinctive feature of stores “Lidl” is a good price for quality goods.
There are stores “Lidl” in many cities in Finland: Aanekoski, Alajarvi, Anjalankoski, Espoo (4), Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Hamina, Hanko, Haukipudas, Heinola, Helsinki (10), Hollola, Hyvinkää, Iisalmi, Imatra, Yämsä, Yarvenpää, Joensuu, Jyväskylä (2), Kaarina, Kajaani, Kangasala, Karhula, Karja, Karkkila, Kauhajoki, Kauhava, Kemi, Kempele, Kerava, Kirkkonummi, Klaukkala, Kokkola, Kouvola, Kuopio, Kuusamo, Kuusankoski, Lahti (3), Lappeenranta ( 2), Lapua, Laukaa, Lempääla, Leppävirta, Lieksa, Mäntsala, Mikkeli, Naantali, Nastola, Nokia, Oulu (2), Parkano, Pieksämäki, Pietarsaari, Pirkkala, Porvoo, Raahe, Raisio, Rauma, Riihimäki, Rovaniemi, Salo,Savonlinna, Seinäjoki, Siilinjärvi, Sodankylä, Sotkamo, Tammisaari, Tampere (5), Tornio, Turku (3), Tuusula, Uusikaupunki, Vaasa, Vantaa (4), Vammala, Varkaus, Viitasaari, Ylojarvi, Ylivieska.
The range of goods in this shop is fully corresponds to its name: you’ll find there thousands of products at prices below wholesale. There are clothing and footwear, underwear, hats, bags and suitcases, household products and household chemicals on consumer choice in "Mega Market".
Besides the low prices, this store offers a discount system according to the principle: the larger an amount of purchased goods, the greater a discount. In addition, the purchase of more than 40 euros gives an opportunity to issue the invoice.
"Mega Market" is opened on weekdays - from 10.00 to 17.00, on Saturdays - from 10.00 to 16.00. Sunday is day off.
You’ll be able to visit this wonderful shop in the Finnish city Lappeenranta.
The name of this store speaks for itself. The buyers will be able to get the variety of everyday goods for a reasonable price there.
The stores “Minimani" are located in such Finnish cities as Imatra (2), Joutseno and Lappeenranta.
"Rajamarket" is a department store of cheap goods.
There are food, household goods, household chemicals, tools, car accessories, gifts in the assortment of "Rajamarket".
Stores "Rajamarket in Finland are located in Imatra, Kotka, Lappeenranta, and Virolahti.
“Robinhood” is not big, but very popular among the Russian tourists trading network. It offers quality goods at reasonable prices: clothing, footwear, cosmetics and perfumery, household goods and country ones, fishing gear, etc.
This traditionally cheap store is waiting for its customers in the following cities in Finland: Gammelbu, Hamina, Heinola, Hollola, Kotka (3), Kouvola, Kuusankoski, Lappeenranta, Mäntsala, Porvoo.
"Tokmanni" is considered to be the largest in Finland trading network of inexpensive goods. "Tokmanni" is a part of the eponymous concern.
The stores “Tokmanni” are located in the Finnish cities Imatra, Joensuu, Lempääla, Parikkala, Pori, Savonlinna, Susmä, Varkaus.
“Tarjoustalo” (in translation – “the house of discounts”) is the trading network of inexpensive departments of manufactured goods and foodstuffs. It was founded in 1980. “Tarjoustalo” is very popular trading network among the locals as well as among the guests of Finland.
You’ll find the following goods in “Tarjoustalo”: auto- and moto-goods, fancy goods, perfumery, imitation jewelry, footwear and clothing, sporting goods, home appliances and household goods, stationery, textiles, toys, optics, gifts and flowers, foodstuffs and confectionery.
Commission shops - “second hand” - in Finland
You’ll also find the commission shops – “kirputorii” (or “flea markets”) in Finland, where the used goods are sold.
There is an interesting fact that sometimes the good from “kirputorii” costs more than the same kind of new one in the nearby store. But sometimes you can buy quality goods for a symbolic price there.
The buyers’ attitude to “kirputorii” is of two kinds. Some people feel disgust to the used “second hand”. The others hold another way of looking. They consider such efficient attitude to goods to be logical. “Kirputorii” are the kind of entertainment for some of the byers.
There are 2 types of “kirputorii”:
- which belong to private persons;
- which belong to the Red Cross, church organizations, etc.