Sari sari (in Tagalog means variety) is small convenience stores which can be found in neighbourhoods all around Philippines. They are mostly privately owned. Some of the them are free-standing huts, while some are operated from inside the shop owner’s house, as it’s actually occupy 1 room of the house.
They sells basic / everyday necessities, from cooking oil to soap, candies to cigarettes, etc. The goods are normally displayed by the large plastic-covered windows or metal-barred window.
Rather than selling a whole package, in sari sari stores customers can buy the commodities in small amount. Therefore you can see small sachets of shampoo, 3-in-1 coffee, etc. The average spending per person in this kind of shop is around 8 pesos (around 2 US cents).
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