OK 20 baht shop in Sang Khom, Udon Thani is a place I like to look around every now and then. Most things at the shop are priced at a bargain bucket 20 baht and there’s some good value goodies among the shop’s considerable array of items.
The United Kingdom along with most other countries in the world have low-cost bargain shops selling kitchenware, gardenware, gifts, stationary and all way of things. Some of the stock are reputable brands – Colgate, Walkers and Kodak are UK examples. Hence, most ordinary folk like rummaging around these types of places. This was the first one I’d come across in Thailand but I’m sure most Thai cities and towns have them. An air-con version of the 10 and 20 baht knick-knack market stalls.
OK 20 Baht Shop Sang Khom, Udon Thani
Cheap goods? Certainly, but those poor-quality scissors are good enough to cut paper, string and ribbon many times over. A knee support (top left-hand photo) was a knee-jerk buy for me at 20 baht. All things considered, there’s enough variety of stock to prise 100 baht from your wallet. Something to meet everyone’s needs.
There’s everything needed for birthdays. Bar that special present. Cake decorations, wrapping paper and sticky tape. Thick winter socks and garden gloves also hawk the aisle.
So what did I buy? Batteries, cellotape, knee support and these two plastic half-barrel containers. Ideal seed beds, bits and bobs bins or in my case a fruit basket and somewhere to air-dry washed glasses, cups and cutlery.
Is there a 20 baht shop or similar store in your neighbourhood? If so, let us know about some of the bargains you’ve bought or the buys that have simply sucked.
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