Monday, July 21, 2014

Bad image of traditional markets in Bali

Traditional markets are markets that are traditional and are characterized by buyers and sellers to meet in person. The process of buying and selling is usually through a process of bargaining on the price, and the price given for an item is not a fixed price, in another sense still negotiable, it is very different to the modern market.

Generally, of traditional markets provide basic materials as well as family needs. Location of traditional markets can be in the open, or even the side of the road. Characteristic of traditional markets is the presence of the tents where sellers market their wares, and buyers who walked up and down to select and bid on items to be bought. The characteristics of traditional market is the buying and selling process through bargaining on the price, the goods are provided usually kitchens and family consumer goods, the price is relatively cheaper, open area and not refrigerated room.

The traditional markets for these, mostly, appear dirty, filthy, chaotic, smelly and so that is a bad stigma it has. However, until now in most places still have visitors or buyers who still shop in traditional markets. It can not be denied that many traditional markets in its development into a deserted, abandoned by visitors or buyers are turning to the modern market.

The stigma attached to traditional markets are generally motivated by the behavior of market traders, visitors or buyers and market managers. The behavior of market traders and visitors and visitors or buyers who are slowly and gradually negative can be repaired, even if takes a long time. Involvement of market managers in improving this behavior is a necessity.

Bad stigma on traditional markets, often resulting in the majority of the visitors are looking for another alternative shopping place, diverting them to the shop where street vendors and street vendors is relatively easy to reach. Even most of the visitors were classified in the lower middle-income segment upward inclined to switch to modern markets, such as supermarkets are usually more concerned with the cleanliness and comfort as the shift of the basic considerations shopping.

The traditional market is still the main container sales of the products produced by the basic needs of the economic operators of small scale, medium and micro. They are farmers, fishermen, artisans and cottage industries which is the livelihood of most people, and they rely on traditional markets. The traditional market has always been a national indicator in conjunction with the movement of the level of domestic price stability or inflation. In calculating price inflation of basic commodities sold in traditional markets such as rice, sugar, and other staples into nine object monitoring statisticians and government agencies each month.

Traditional markets also have a strategic role in enhancing income and employment, it is necessary efforts in order to increase the competitiveness of traditional markets is identical with a trade location slum, sembraut, dirty and a source of traffic congestion .

The image of traditional markets of the poor should have received considerable attention because in it related to the lives of many people. Settling into a traditional market place is positively posh shopping is a tough challenge and must diupayakanoleh all components, not just the government's job, but the task of society, market managers and traders also traditional to synergize remove the negative impression that traditional markets still exist in the midst of tight competition.