The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread

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Pete
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WillPS wrote: Sat 07 Nov, 2020 13.06 I worked on the counters at JS back in 2008. The waste was absolutely horrific, particularly on the salad bar.
what's the waste like on those giant fuck off cakes they always have on the patisserie counter?
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rdobbie wrote: Fri 20 Nov, 2020 19.00 Photos here of the first Sainsbury's store to have been refurbished with the "Fresh Food Market" design.

https://www.kentonline.co.uk/medway/new ... re-237659/
It's a bit like the fancy store in Pimlico, which has since reverted to a standard format.
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Looks like the concept Morrisons store from a few years ago near where I used to live. I’m sure all supermarkets have come up with this sort of design over the past ten years.
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It does look dated already. I seem to remember Tesco trying something similar around 10 years ago.
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Reminds me of the new look M&S food halls that they started rolling out last year and that seem to have ground to a halt due to COVID.
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Pete wrote: Fri 20 Nov, 2020 22.33
WillPS wrote: Sat 07 Nov, 2020 13.06 I worked on the counters at JS back in 2008. The waste was absolutely horrific, particularly on the salad bar.
what's the waste like on those giant fuck off cakes they always have on the patisserie counter?
Not sure, that used to be managed as part of the bakery department rather than counters. I imagine high but made up for by ridiculous markup given the price of similar huge cakes at Costco.
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