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Supermarkets buying whole towns: Tesco bag ‘Sale’

A town in the North-West has today become the first to be bought outright by a supermarket chain. Tesco bought ‘Sale’ for an estimated £10 Million, in a bid to secure the word for their sole use.

The ancient ‘on-the-market’ town has been available to buy since 1978. Signs erected at every entrance to the town were clearly marked ‘Sale’, but up to now there has been very little interest. Tesco CEO Phillip Clarke snapped up the ‘Value’ town as soon as he saw it, and sees it as a great opportunity.

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Posted: Oct 5th, 2012
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DFS sale signals green shoots of economic recovery

In a surprise move, sofa retailer DFS announced today they are all set to buck the national trend of economic doom and gloom. The peddler of softwood, foam and velour seating confirmed that plans are well advanced to launch a massive cut price sale. Photographs of disconcertingly small lounging adults and children have been taken and advertising space has already been booked to carry uplifting messages of substantial savings across the range of comfortable armchairs, and two and three seaters, some in leather.

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Posted: Dec 27th, 2011
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