Pak Kris is the third generation of upholstery experts who operates on Jalan Kebon Siri Dalam Raya
Pak, what is your job on Kebun Sirih Timur Dalam Street ?
I sell car seats and also sew or fix broken ones. I also sell car interiors as per customer orders.
Why are you selling on this street ?
Because from my grandparents time this street has been very famous for selling vehicle seating and interiors.
How long have you been selling seat car in that place ?
Around 20 years, I am the third generation working here.
Do you want to your son to continue this business ?
I don’t think so. I want my son and his children to get a better job, and income, than this one.
Who are your customers here?
So many, I get individual clients and also regular business from companies.
Where do you buy your business materials?
I usually buy it around Tanah Abang Market.
Do you pay rent to operate here?
Ya, of course I pay rent.
After a long 20 years selling here, what changes have you noticed?
I feel some changes in my life because of the tight competition from other places on this street, and the stock purchasing price is increasing and increasing from year to year