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messageSainsburys
Posted by snoopy17 April 25, 11:33PM

whats going on with Sainsburys, thinking they are so posh, they now have posh shelfs and a new huge make up section which looked like they copied superdrug.

what I feel is extremely obnoxious of them is they now have all the expensive branded shower gels and shampoo together, but the cheaper versions of these items like soap and bath stuff are dumped in what use to be the toothpaste section. It took me 20 minutes to find a bar of soap.

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by cella April 26, 08:18AM

Really? First world problems!

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by DulwichFox April 26, 09:04AM

snoopy17 Wrote:
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> whats going on with Sainsburys, thinking they are
> so posh, they now have posh shelfs and a new huge
> make up section which looked like they copied
> superdrug.
>
> what I feel is extremely obnoxious of them is they
> now have all the expensive branded shower gels and
> shampoo together, but the cheaper versions of
> these items like soap and bath stuff are dumped in
> what use to be the toothpaste section.
It took me 20 minutes to find a bar of soap.

That's very true. I too had trouble finding bars of soap. Very limited selection.

I was in Sainsbury's yesterday. It took me almost as long to find a member of staff on the shop floor
when I needed assistance.

DulwichFox

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by JohnL April 26, 09:59AM

You see - if it takes you over two hours to do your shop then your hit with the fine.

Maybe if they merged with Asda or something.

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by seenbeen April 26, 10:37AM

for toiletries I go to the Bell Green one

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by edcam April 26, 10:43AM

I'm more worried about their increasingly poor quality fruit and veg.

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by TheArtfulDogger April 26, 12:19PM

Simple solution

Shop on lordship lane where (currently) parking is free on the side streets, fruit & veg in the independents is good quality and wide ranging, you can get good quality meat, fish and cheese and soap is easy to find in the right shops !

Most of all you will be spending your pound in mostly independent shops not chains

Win win

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by Bob Buzzard April 27, 10:12PM

I've stopped going and send Mrs Bob to Waitrose instead.

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by rahrahrah April 30, 06:43PM

Which Waitrose?

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by Bumpkin April 30, 07:36PM

I sent my 11 yr old to find some hand soap on Sunday whilst in Sainsburyís as first time there since refurb and he came back to say the only one he could find was £16.. (we did not buy, I eventually found the old toothpaste section).

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by Bob Buzzard April 30, 07:48PM

Bob Buzzard Wrote:
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> I've stopped going and send Mrs Bob to Waitrose
> instead.

The one in Beckenham.

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by peckham_ryu May 01, 12:26PM

The basket self-checkout has become very efficient. Youíll find out why that is if you use the trolley self-checkout: half the people using it have baskets, but canít be bothered to walk back down to the end. Look basket shoppers, just shove off to your own queue would you? Grr.

messageRe: Sainsburys
Posted by nxjen May 01, 12:53PM

Do you mean the self check out near the greengrocer section is for baskets and the one near the notice board is for trolleys? Iíve never seen a sign that indicates this.


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