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by Neil
Wed 03 Oct, 2018 20.58
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2221
Views: 538777

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

MarkAshley wrote:
Sun 30 Sep, 2018 23.52
Apologies for the darkness - it was night time.
Better than if it had been dark in the daytime, I guess. ;)
by Neil
Sun 09 Sep, 2018 21.52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1648
Views: 434080

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

Dammit. Grouse was such an obvious pun which I really shouldn't have missed...
by Neil
Sat 08 Sep, 2018 20.55
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1648
Views: 434080

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

thegeek wrote:
Sat 08 Sep, 2018 07.01
MarkAshley wrote:
Fri 07 Sep, 2018 18.59
This one's been here a while - 80s font outside Poole Extra showing compliance with 1845 Gaming Act.
Don't you mean the 1831 Game Act?
He may be playing a game with you.

It won't be nice and it won't be pheasant. You may even need to duck...
by Neil
Mon 30 Jul, 2018 21.09
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: ***THE OFFICIAL ALL NEW SAFEWAY THREAD***
Replies: 48
Views: 17841

Re: ***THE OFFICIAL ALL NEW SAFEWAY THREAD***

POS now all over McColl's...'Safeway, brought to you from Morrisons, only at McColl's'. Seems a bit confused. I thought the point of bringing back the Safeway brand was so Morrisons could operate as a wholesaler on the quiet without using their own brand outside of their own stores. If their brand ...
by Neil
Wed 27 Jun, 2018 20.24
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1657
Views: 355413

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

John Lewis / Waitrose are wobbling.

Although of the five stores that are closing four are the 'Little Waitrose' convenience sub-brand.

https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... on-profits
by Neil
Thu 14 Jun, 2018 21.25
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1657
Views: 355413

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Simply Be and High & Mighty owner to close all 20 UK stores

https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... tores-jobs
by Neil
Tue 29 May, 2018 21.22
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Co-op Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 29355

Re: The Co-op Thread

I went in yesterday having downloaded their app to see how useful it is. The self-serve till refused to scan my B&Q club card contained within the app... :? Did you use the gun or the fixed scanner? Only the guns can scan phones. They replaced them all specifically for this purpose (they went from ...
by Neil
Mon 28 May, 2018 21.34
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Co-op Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 29355

Re: The Co-op Thread

I made the foolish error of going through the B&Q self scan with gardening stuff today. Please leave it in the trolley... she whispers... then there's a 15 second wait for the scanner gun to start working again, at which point she screams PLEASE SCAN AN ITEM if I don't react within the first 10ms o...
by Neil
Thu 22 Mar, 2018 11.21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1657
Views: 355413

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

A rundown of chains having problems:
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... kingfisher
by Neil
Thu 08 Mar, 2018 19.18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1657
Views: 355413

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

A Prezzo closure list has apparently been released, although I can't find the official press release:
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/which-pre ... n-12122496
by Neil
Thu 08 Mar, 2018 18.50
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1657
Views: 355413

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Totally missed that Byron burgers and Prezzo (which includes Chimichanga) are having problems too.

https://inews.co.uk/news/burger-chain-b ... staurants/

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/busin ... 33076.html