"Cyril is ruining our economy": Man Stunned by Mr Price Stockings Price Hike Sparks Outrage in SA

"Cyril is ruining our economy": Man Stunned by Mr Price Stockings Price Hike Sparks Outrage in SA

  • A man took to social media to showcase Mr Price stockings, which had gone up in price, leaving many people in shock
  • The TikTok video captured the attention of many, gathering loads of views, likes and comments
  • South Africans reacted to the gent's clip as they rushed to the comments section to express their thoughts

One gent in SA ruffled some feathers among Mzansi netizens after he showcased the price tag on Mr Price's stockings.

A TikTok video shows a man complaining about how overpriced Mr Price's stockings have become.
In a TikTok video, a man complained that Mr Price's stockings were too expensive. Image: @hmaxima
Source: TikTok

Man complains about Mr Price stockings

TikTok user @hmaxima shared a clip on social media in which he unveiled black stockings being sold at Mr Price.

The man could not fathom how one of the most "essential" pieces for a woman was sold for R90 in one of South Africa's most popular clothing stores. He said in his video the following:

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"This is ridiculous, stockings are now R90. It used to be R45 just five years ago. This is ridiculous! How are stockings an essential part of woman, female attire."

While taking to his TikTok caption, @hmaxima expressed himself by simply saying:

"Cyril is literally ruining our economy."

The clip caught the attention of many, gearing loads of views along with thousands of likes and comments.

Watch the video below:

Mzansi was not too impressed with the hefty price tag for Mr Price stockings

People were not too pleased with the popular retailer's high price, especially considering Mr Price's target market. Many flocked to the comments section to criticize the store for being overpriced.

Fruitl000p shared:

"Mr price has become more expensive. They used to give you a free packet to put your clothes in, now they charge R2 for a small small packet. Blew my mind take your own shopper bag people."

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Annie_maka said:

"Mrp will never get my coins."

Judz expressed:

"The sizes are ridiculous!"

Bodyandmindmagic commented:

"I usually buy mine on special at Identify. very strong and lasts long. Never bought them full price."

ItsLindile MaMshengu suggested:

"Go to pep… they’re R54."

Woman shows off winter finds in Mr Price, Mzansi confused over expensive prices

Briefly News previously reported that one woman took to social media to showcase her recent haul from popular retailer Mr Price.

Fashion influencer Lucy Claire uploaded a TikTok video showcasing all her trendy winter finds, including cosy knitwear, fashionable coats, and stylish winter boots, all sourced from Mr Price. Many users quickly pointed out that while the items were undoubtedly trendy, the prices seemed too expensive for this shop.

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Johana Mukandila (Editor) Johana Tshidibi Mukandila has been a Human Interest Reporter at Briefly News since 2023. She holds a national diploma in journalism from the Cape Peninsula University Of Technology (2023). She has worked at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, PAICTA, BONA Magazine and Albella Music Production. She is currently furthering her education in journalism at the CPUT. She has passed a set of trainings from Google News Initiative. Reach her at johana.mukandila@briefly.co.za