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    TESCO....hypocrites

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    TESCO....hypocrites

    Post by Technician on Thu 24 Apr 2014, 8:58 am

    Hi all,

    I got very mad yesterday when it was reported that Tesco's CEO said they were 'commited and determined to keep prices permanently low to help shoppers'. I NEVER shop at the large supermarkets, particualrly this bunch.

    The ONLY reason that TESCO is 'so concerned' about its shoppers is that its lost sales of some 6%, and its s**it scared of the discounters like Aldi and Lidl. These German companies are hitting the mainstram bandits hard. Rest assured that TESCO would have done b***er all if they had not had to deal with this threat....( if they were so 'concerned' why has it taken them so long to do this ? ) Let em suffer. Walk away and shop elsewhere where you will get better value and quality.

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    Re: TESCO....hypocrites

    Post by papa_umau on Thu 24 Apr 2014, 11:31 am

    Oh Technician, I SO agree with that view.

    The big supermarkets have been ripping us off for far too long as they had the markets cornered and they were not letting go until the German discounters came in and gave them a bit of real competition.

    It is great to see them hurting as they try to bring their prices down to a Lidl or Aldi level, but I very much doubt if they will be able to take on these companies without turning to dirty tricks.




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    Re: TESCO....hypocrites

    Post by zathrus on Fri 25 Apr 2014, 11:03 am

    Yes, "hypocrites" is the right word.

    There is few enough real examples of the free market encouraging competition, but this is certainly one of them where the big supermarkets are forced to compete after the years of cosy price-matching that has gone on before.

    I don't have a lot of love for the Germans but these two German discounters are hitting the greedy big boys hard. Long may it continue.
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    Re: TESCO....hypocrites

    Post by papa_umau on Sat 26 Apr 2014, 12:32 pm

    The war's over Zathrus, and the Germans are now one of our greatest allies in Europe.  Twisted Evil 

    Personally, I thank providence that these two German discount supermarkets have started to torture the greedy big boys in that paricular market-place.


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    Re: TESCO....hypocrites

    Post by Angie baby on Sun 27 Apr 2014, 11:45 am

    I have to admit that I too like shopping in Aldi as it is always bright and tidy while Lidl is a bit more down-market. There is very little between them in prices and both of them blow away the competition between them and the greedy-for-profits supermarkets.
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    Re: TESCO....hypocrites

    Post by papa_umau on Mon 28 Apr 2014, 10:59 am

    AND... long may it continue to be so. Twisted Evil 


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