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by woah
Sat 14 Dec, 2019 17.21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553846

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

The former B Works unit. It looks like B customers are the first to transition to Virgin Money, which is really just a re-branded version of B anyway and seems to be using the existing Yorkshire/Clydesdale Bank infrastructure in favour of the Virgin one, presumably because the old Virgin current acc...
by woah
Mon 21 Oct, 2019 18.57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553846

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

They seem to be slowly rolling it out rather than a blanket swapout. I'm hoping it means the introduction of self service checkouts in time - they trialled them in Sheffield around 2008 before the rebrand when they still had IBM registers, but they ripped them out when the Fujitsu ones were introduc...
by woah
Thu 17 Oct, 2019 21.03
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553846

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

A bit of an odd one, but Frankie and Benny's have gone back to the old logo that they changed in January 2018 - and seem to have toned down some the new, more playful branding they introduced at the time. It was a bit jarring at the time and didn't really fit with the old New York diner theme most o...
by woah
Sat 31 Aug, 2019 08.10
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread
Replies: 595
Views: 147080

Re: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread

They've just done something similar at a site in Chesterfield - it used to be a Little Chef/Burger King, more recently just a Burger King (using the old, unrefurbished Little Chef dining area for many years) and has now been totally refitted at a Sainsburys, Vape Store and Burger King with a dining ...
by woah
Sun 23 Jun, 2019 23.01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553846

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

In fairness that second logo might have stuck around a bit longer if Santander hadn't bought them and brought them under their own corporate brand. I also disagree about people not wanting their bank to be "trendy" - see Starling/Monzo/Revolut/N26, and banks like Smile/Cahoot/First Direct back when ...
by woah
Sat 08 Jun, 2019 17.07
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553846

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

Most of Boots in Meadowhall is closed off for refurbishment - the signs explaining the refurb are all in the new style.

I wonder if it will be one of the first examples of their new store design? I'll update once I see it completed.
by woah
Mon 20 May, 2019 21.17
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553846

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

Seemingly not inside going by this photo.

I was hoping they might have had a new look inside, Boots stores are incredibly bland. Maybe we'll see something new in the coming months.
by woah
Mon 20 May, 2019 19.32
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Co-op Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 30171

Re: The Co-op Thread

That is new EPOS equipment anyway, Co-op seem to be switching to Windor Nixdorf (or Diebold Nixdorf as it is now) from the existing IBM kit, but running the same software.

Central England Co-op are also moving away from IBM to HP for their EPOS systems.
by woah
Sun 14 Apr, 2019 21.19
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1648
Views: 443773

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

I still find the voice on the Tesco self service checkouts really bizarre - he has the nasally voice of someone from a cheesy regional radio advert. Even weirder are the things he says like "Find your item, or have a browse" - because of course you're going to have a browse of what you fancy after y...
by woah
Thu 24 Jan, 2019 21.29
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread
Replies: 91
Views: 28926

Re: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread

I'm a fan too - if it's anything like my Starling card it's much more resilient to wear and tear, the silver coating on the embossed numbers always rubs off quickly on regular cards in my experience making them hard to read. Having switched to pretty much every bank in the UK for cash, I'm settled o...
by woah
Thu 24 Jan, 2019 21.24
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2228
Views: 553846

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

I remember that - it was a very bizarre shopping experience. Like you say (and can see) it was barely touched fit out wise, only a couple of floors were opened so you couldn't get to some of the bits shown in the photos like the service desk/restaurant. I think it closed as Sunwin in 2006 and never ...