KATHMANDU, Nov 1: People throng markets inside the capital as they prepare to celebrate Tihar-- the second major festival of Hindu followers. People can be seen purchasing necessary items for the festival such as hats, colors, and garlands, among others.

Shopping during prohibitory order

May 17, 2021 17:01 pm

In this critical scenario, government has enforced prohibitory order since April 29 where only essential services are in operation while most of the services have remained shut until the prohibitory order is lifted.  Here, Republica's team talked to employees and customers at Bluebird Mart, Durbar Marg who shared their views on prohibitory order.

The hunt for reasonably priced clothes

January 3, 2020 10:42 am

You can never have too many clothes, especially during winter. But you might not always be able to afford a lot of clothes or keep updating your wardrobe. Which is why it’s important to know where to shop. If you think shopping in the city is an expensive affair, think again for there are some really great stores that sell good quality clothes at unbelievable prices. Here are our top five picks.

Shopping in America

December 22, 2019 11:09 am

Shopping is a complicated matter. I did not realize it until I came to America.  On my first visit to an American grocery store, I was shell shocked when I did not see any counters (as is case with Nepal’s most stores) aimed at preventing the shoppers’ direct access to the items. The shoppers could be seen all around the store like the bulls that had just broken free from their leashes. They were holding the items close to their eyes and reading something carefully.

Sabita Panta says she makes it a point to buy new clothes during Dashain because that’s what her parents always did. And that’s what they have conditioned her to do as well. Thus she was recently at Civil Mall in Sundhara, Kathmandu, shopping for clothes with her husband and two sons.

Gifts, accessories, free holiday packages on offer

Lessons from K-fashion

May 10, 2019 10:04 am

The key to fashion is balance. And nowadays it looks like no one can pull of fashion better than the Koreans. Thanks to the Hallyu wave that paved the way for Korean fashion and K-pop to spread all over the world, there is no dearth of fashion inspiration online.

Introducing thrift Shopping

March 29, 2019 10:40 am

Thanks to Macklemore’s 2012 hit ‘Thrift Shop’, in the global setting thrift shopping is now a part of the mainstream pop-culture. It emphasizes on the fact that it’s okay, even cool to buy clothes or things that are hand-me-downs from complete strangers. And so places all over Europe and also America have embraced thrift shops where people are more than willing to donate and buy clothes and other materials.

An expired date on an egg carton. Browning avocados. The Chinese takeout from last week. They’re all foods likely destined for the trash. If you’re hoping to reduce household food waste, experts say there are two key things to do: Eat what you have, and buy only what you need.

Vibrant Tihar market

November 6, 2018 09:15 am

Shopping is an integral part of life. With the arrival of  Tihar, one of the most awaited festivals in Nepal, one simply can’t refrain from shopping. This five-day long festival is also known as Deepawali or Yama Panchak. It began on Monday. The festival not only recognizes divinity but also animals and birds who contribute to the humankind.

Varied shopping choices this Dashain

October 9, 2018 09:33 am

Shopping is an integral part of our life and shopping during Dashain provides great pleasure and excitement. Dashain shopping also includes gifts, which hold special meaning to the receivers. With the changing time, the shopping behavior has also changed.

An affordable fashion hub

September 28, 2018 09:11 am

Shopping for clothes in Kathmandu can be a nightmare. Not only is it difficult to find the kind of jeans or dress you are looking for but the prices are sky high and, more often than not, the quality of the garment doesn’t even justify the number on the price tag. Aashish Pradhan and Sagar Pangeni founded the lifestyle brand Basemark to solve this problem and give the valley denizens an opportunity to clad themselves in good clothes while not having to completely empty their wallets.

Grocery shopping made easy

July 6, 2018 08:07 am

Internet has made buying and selling things more convenient than ever before. While customers don’t have to go through the hassle of going to a store, waiting in line at checkout and then carrying their purchases back home, it has provided abundant opportunities for economical gain for the sellers as well. There are a bunch of companies and individuals who are selling everything from clothes and accessories to electronics and stationery products over the internet. But the one area that is not really covered is groceries. This is why Kalyan Adhikari, Adarsha Raj Pandey, and Sagar Dev Bhatta launched Kirana, an online and on-call grocery service – the first of its kind in Nepal.

MOSCOW, March 26: At least 53 people have died and more are missing in a fire at a shopping mall in a Siberian city, officials said on Monday.

MOSCOW, March 26: A fire at a shopping mall in a Siberian city killed at least 48 people, Russian officials said Monday.

MOSCOW, March 26: A devastating fire at a shopping center in a Siberian city killed 37 people and left 69 others missing Sunday, many of them children, a Russian state news agency reported.

KATHMANDU Mar 4: Kapadaa.com, an online shopping platform aiming to cater the Nepali shoppers, has been launched. Labiz & Bryan Fashion Limited started Kapadaa.com amid a ceremony organized in Kathmandu on Monday.

ASAN A hub for Holi shopping

February 27, 2018 08:48 am

As the festival of colors Holi is just around the corner, shops at every nooks and corners of Kathmandu are adorned with various Holi items including different colors, water guns and water balloons. The influx of people at the market areas has also increased to shop for the festival.


October 19, 2017 08:24 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Though online shopping of groceries is a comparatively new concept in our country, the best part about the facility is that the items get delivered at your doorstep, so you don’t have to worry about the traffic and the burden of your grocery bags.

BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 26: As the main day of Dashain festival ‘Biyadashami’ nears, festive atmosphere has gripped the country, mainly in settlements occupied by Hindus, who form the majority in the now secular state.

No sweat shopping

July 28, 2017 12:32 pm

Finding good quality, fresh vegetables at fair prices when you can’t personally make it to the Kalanki vegetable market has always been a challenge for people living in Kathmandu. Metro Tarkari, an online grocery store, has become a boon for all those who want to be able to shop for groceries without having to hunt and haggle for it. At this hassle-free online market, you can order fresh produce that you need in the kitchen like vegetables, fruits, meat products, bakery items etc. with just a single click and the goods will be delivered to you at your doorstep.

Online shopping portal launched

February 6, 2017 21:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: : A group of young entrepreneurs on Monday launched an online shopping portal -- kinumna.com.

Grocery shopping on Facebook

January 19, 2017 23:46 pm

Grocery shopping, in the capital, seems to be slowly becoming a cyber affair. More and more vendors, suppliers as well as producers can be seen capitalizing on social media to carry out their businesses. In fact, the positive response has also encouraged them to provide complementary services such a free home deliveries. We could even call it an emerging trend.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Keeping in view of the growing number of online shopping victims, the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has cautioned consumers to check the authenticity of the online sites before purchasing any items.

Selena Gomez goes shopping in pyjamas

December 5, 2016 10:36 am

Singer Selena Gomez was recently spotted in pyjamas while shopping in Santa Monica.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Fire has broken out at China Town building near Sundhara on Tuesday afternoon.

LONDON, Aug 24: Neymar appears to have reignited his relationship with former flame Bruna Marquezine.