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Top 4 Shops for Cheap Deals in Melbourne

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by Madhumita Thakur (subscribe)
Freelance writer & journalist in the fields of lifestyle, technology and entertainment.
Published April 14th 2013
Shop & Save Money with these Stores
Who doesn't like to save some bucks, especially if it is on your everyday needs? Here's a quick list of four fabulous stores in Melbourne which offer great quality products at low prices.

Reject Shop
The Reject Shop
The Reject Shop

Don't get misled by this store's name. Situated on Bourke Street, Reject Shop is the much loved discount retail store amidst the giants like Myer and David Jones. It offers wide range of product selection in categories like kitchenware, luggage, fashion accessories, clothing, stationery, books, crafts, grocery, toys, sports, recreation and much more. If saving pennies is your thing then Reject Shop is the shop for your daily needs. You will be surprised to find out what products you can buy for $2 and under at this store. Keep an eye out for this shop because with the amount of buzz on this street it is quite easy to miss. Reject Shop has 200 stores across Australia, so say good bye to expensive shopping and get quality products at low costs.
Opening Hours: General operating hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm subject to suburbs and day of the week.


ALDI is a great money saving alternative for your shopping needs at Coles and Woolworths. With over 300 stores across the country, ALDI caters to your daily grocery needs from fresh fruits & vegetables, cleaning needs, snacks, beverages, frozen goods, meat & poultry, beer, wine and spirit and whatever else it is including bathroom and laundry essentials. Just walk into this store and find real value for money for products which your family loves.
Opening Hours: 8:30 am to 7 - 9 pm depending upon your location and day of the week.


This is Australia's favourite discount department store in the retail sector. It offers irresistible products at low costs in categories like home, dvds & music, electronics, gaming, home office, living and toys to name a few. Spread across Australia and New Zealand with over 180 stores K-Mart creates great value for products which are needed for everyday living. There are heaps of things which are priced at $2 and below during special offers, so make sure to check its website for regular updates. It is an economical option for things which you would otherwise buy from Big-W or Target. K-Mart store at Werribee Plaza, Sydney Road and Burwood East in Melbourne operate 24 hours.
Opening Hours: 8:00 am to 8 10 pm depending upon your suburb and day of the week.

Queen Victoria's Market
Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market

It is an open-air market where life, art and shopping come together at one place. You will be overwhelmed with dozens of stalls selling fresh fruits & vegetables, clothes, fashion accessories, woolens, meat, chicken, seafood, delicatessen and much more. Apart from the cheap deals and low prices of the products what will catch your attention are the liveliness and the vibe of this market. Those of you who love to haggle can enjoy some of it at certain stalls. You can access the market through various precincts like the Deli Hall, Elizabeth Street Shops, F shed laneway, Vic Market Place Food Court, Fruit and Vegetables, The Meat Hall, Organics, General Merchandise, Victoria Street Shops and the Wine Market.
Opening Hours: Weekdays
Tuesday - Thursday: 6am - 2pm
Friday: 6am - 5pm (general merchandise to 4pm)
Saturday: 6am - 3pm
Sunday: 9am - 4pm
Click here for further information on detailed trading hours and location of this market.
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Why? To save some pennies
When: All round the year
Where: ALDI, Reject Shop, K-Mart, Queen Victoria Market
Cost: Depends on what you buy
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