The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

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Gavin Scott
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Mmmm. Rustlers quarter pounder with bacon and cheese. Only £1.49 today in the co-op.

I needed that.
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Pete
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I noticed this on asda's website yesterday
http://www.vatsnotfair.com
"He has to be larger than bacon"
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VAT's Not Fair. I see what they did there.
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The Express format has also gone worldwide.
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Czech Republic (left) Japan (right)

Below is a Tesco store in China.

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The link below takes you to an interesting tour round a Tesco in Shanghai.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=-bsuqMZH8uQ


It looks like Tesco Lotus in Tailand have stolen Wal-Mart's Roll Back Campaign.

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=PocVNiQP4 ... re=related

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=BP0ufb_2D ... re=related
Jovis
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Wells, have you noticed you're the only one posting images of stores? Not that I mind, I'm enjoying them.
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'Luxury' items? What a joke. The problem with a complex tax system on consumer goods and services is that you end up with a bunch of bureaucrats who end up having to decide what will and won't be subject to the tax. It's ridiculously costly and thoroughly inefficient. That's why I will always prefer an all-or-nothing approach - you either levy the VAT/GST on everything, or you don't have it at all. When you start creating exemptions and loopholes, you make the system messy and difficult.

This, by the way, is one of my big concerns with those who suggest we should place a tax on junk foods to help fight obesity - how do you go about deciding what constitutes junk food. It's the epitome of the nanny state. I have visions of jellybeans being stacked behind shop counters alongside cigarettes.
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Mr Q wrote: I have visions of jellybeans being stacked behind shop counters alongside cigarettes.
I think you'll find it's *underneath* soon :)
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Sput wrote:
Mr Q wrote: I have visions of jellybeans being stacked behind shop counters alongside cigarettes.
I think you'll find it's *underneath* soon :)
Of course - that's to make room for the jellybeans.
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The above sign reminds me of Halifax Bank. I once saw a Halifax in Spain, it had Howard Brown in the window as well (I do have some pictures of that Halifax but I think I will save them for another time).
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Just been to Tesco and bought a 5l bottle of their own-brand water, used the self-serve till, and it scanned as...

T*WATER 5L

...thought it was quite funny.
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I must have missed something.
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