Vinod from Harrys Discount
Welcome to our second instalment of Tweed Talks. Each week we will get to know a different personality of one of your favourite Tweed Mall retailers. We’ll chat with them and get a glimpse inside their business, why they do what they do and what they love about being part of the Tweed Mall family
Today, we chat with Vinod Khatri, the owner of Harry’s Discount Variety (pictured below left, with his Team).
Tell us about your journey as part of Harrys Discount Variety.
We started trading at Tweed Mall Shopping Centre in October 2007. I have been in the retail business for over 40 years & we are a family operated business and enjoy working in the retail industry. I believe in good relations & service with our customers and together with the variety of stock we have on hand, is the key success of our business.
What products or services do you offer?
We have a huge variety of homewares, kitchenware, giftware, plasticware together with other ranges such as candles, hardware, stationery, crafts, garden items, cards, pet products & many more varieties.
What’s a customer favourite?
When they come to our shop they can find most of the products without any disappointment at a reasonable price.
What do you do/sell that customers may not know about?
We sell ‘As seen on TV’ products which customers may not know.
What has been a highlight for your store at Tweed Mall?
We normally carry the best and biggest variety in most seasonal products in the Tweed Area. We receive lots of compliments about that from our customers and also get new varieties available every week.
Tell us about your team.
Our team consists of young friendly staff to the most experienced retail energetic workers.
What’s the key to success in retail?
The key to success in retail to service to customers, greeting our customers and also keeping up to date with your stock to ensure fulfilment of your customer’s request.
When you’re not in the store, where might we find you or what might you be doing in your downtime?
If I am not present at the shop that means I am visiting my suppliers – or engaged in searching for new products and variety for my Business locally or interstate.
Despite the last few months being very difficult, Vinod and the team from Harrys Discount Variety are proudly serving their customers daily. Pop in and say hello next time you’re visiting the Centre!