The Shopper

Koiniu happy with his choice

TEVITA Koiniu seems like an ordinary kind of guy except for the fact he prefers to be his own boss. He said he gave up two jobs because things weren’t working and he wasn’t going...

The greatest wealth is your health

BEING a dentist can be challenging, but Dr Mehar Angez said she enjoyed every moment for almost 40 years with Ministry of Health and Medical Services. The veteran dentist says her passion in promoting good oral health and general health to people was a beautiful journey. “Being living a simple and healthy life style, I...

For all your hardware needs

CARPENTERS Hardware is a major supplier of building and industrial materials. Building materials on offer include general hardware, plumbing, floor and wall tiles, steel, timber paints, domestic and industrial electrical products. We enjoy a strong position as a reliable and professional supplier from small contracting and do-it-yourself projects, to multi-million dollar construction projects. We provide...

Watch Fiji 7s play in the US

EACH year Coca-Cola creates millions of moments of happiness by rewarding its valued customers with moments that only Coca-Cola can do. This year Coca-Cola is giving away six all-expenses paid trips to San Francisco to meet and greet the Fiji Airways Fiji 7s team. Six lucky Fijians will receive return airfares to San Francisco including...

Happiness in liquid form

WHO says happiness cannot be bought? When Sir Thomas Lipton launched his own tea brand in 1890, he had a vision to make tea accessible to the masses at the most affordable prices without compromising on the quality — thus seeing millions of happy faces across the globe. In order to make prices affordable, Sir...

Product re-launched

IT was an exciting moment for the staff members at Courts Cyber City after they re-launched one of their renowned brands — Dell last Friday. Over the years Courts continues to provide one of the best world-class products and with Dell technologies we have the solutions and services designed for the success of our customers....

Bake and win

SINCE 1921, the Betty Crocker name has been synonymous with continuing traditions of quality service to customers. Through the years, families everywhere have come to trust Betty Crocker — now renowned worldwide for quality, good taste and value. A product of General Mills – one of the world’s leading food companies, Betty Crocker has won...

Happy and healthy

PASSION, patience and perseverance brought her to where she is today. Although it was really a difficult journey, shopper of the week Dr Mehar Angez said it was her faith in God that kept her going. “I had to see that all my people are happy and healthy at all times,” she said. “In order...

A vendor’s tale

TAKE a trip to the market and you will be surprised with the variety of foods sold at an affordable price. From fruits to vegetables, root crops, sea foods, cooked foods and even pastries prepared in such a way to satisfy your cravings. For 63-year-old Elena Lewatini Karawa selling is something she enjoys because this...

Shops for him, his wife, 3 dogs and a cat

SHOPPING on a budget for the Karunaratne family means deciding in advance how much money they are going to use and sticking to it. The family shopping is usually done by Mr Karunaratne who believes that only taking the budgeted amount to the supermarket helps him shop wisely. He spends up to $300 a week...

Bottle and can recycling program

FOR the past couple of weeks, we’ve been highlighting individuals that have been part of the Mission Pacific recycling program. This week we pay tribute to organisations who have been part of the program for some time now and quietly trying to do their bit for the environment. We met University of the South Pacific...

It’s a healthy habit

THINK of sardines and the choices of preparing a delicious meal comes to a deadlock. As typical Fijians, we have grown eating sardines in a very limited way — minced with slices of onions and chilies and taken with either bread, root crops or over the daily dhal and rice. You will be surprised to...

Best in class products

DELL Technologies is the largest privately controlled technology company, giving about 145,000 team members and operates in 180 countries. They have more than 25+ manufacturing locations, more than 40 distribution and configuration centres, and more than 1000 parts distribution centres globally. They also have more than 1800 service centres, supported by more than 25 repair...

Choose the healthy snack

SINCE 1975 Nature Valley has been making crunchy cereal bars to provide a healthy option for customers across the globe. Made from rolled wholegrain oats which is carefully baked into bars until crisp, Nature Valley provides instant energy from carbohydrates and a variety of nutrients. It is power-packed with wholesome peanuts, almonds and nut butters...

Make mum feel loved

IN honour of giving thanks to all our mums, why not celebrate Mother’s Day with wide range of gift ideas from any MH stores Fiji wide? Make your mum look fabulous by spoiling her with branded bags and wallets, cosmetics such as LA Girl from USA and Silky Girl from Malaysia, perfumes and so much...

Shop smart and healthy

When it comes to shopping Jagath Karunaratne’s advice is: shop healthy, smart and on a budget. He is the Fiji United Freedom Party leader and is a solutions consultant for IBM New Zealand. Karunaratne has just completed his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and is pursuing his masters (LLM) and hopes to finish his PhD in...

Wheelbarrow man rolls with greens

EREMASI Drodrolagi can easily be seen with his brightly coloured reflector vest at the Suva Municipal Market. He meanders through crowds with his wheelbarrow loaded with produce and at the end of the day, walks across the street to shop at MaxVal-u (opposite the Suva market). With the money he rakes in at the end...