MARKETS: Little to show for Kalvarijai renovations

  • 2008-08-13
  • By Egle Strockyte
VILNIUS - Despite Kalvarijai Market's massive renovation, sales are slipping and vendors say it still cannot compete with Lithuanian supermarkets for a multitude of reasons.During May and June Kalvarijai Market underwent extensive reconstruction that provided it with 120 shelters for vendors' stalls and a renovated fish-market pavilion. The object was to provide better working conditions for the vendors, but it's done little to improve competitiveness with wholesale traders.Marija, a pensioner who has been reselling cakes from a local bakery for three years, noted that products sold i...
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