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Asda introduces ‘slapping-friendly areas’ for shoppers with small children

won't be beaten on price, service or anything other than aisle 29 Asda is to create ‘slapping areas’ where frustrated parents can hit their children without causing offence to other shoppers.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2014
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Maths boffins solve supermarket BOGOF quandary

buy one get another one somewhere else 'not a great deal' say Trading StandardsMathematicians at the University of Leicester have proved conclusively that whenever supermarkets use a ‘Buy One, Get One Free’ offer they should place an even number of items on the relevant shelf.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2014
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‘Our day has come,’ carrier bag survivalists gloat

With a 5p charge in place for supermarket plastic bags now in place, it has emerged that many wise souls have been stockpiling theirs for many years by carefully folding their pristine supermarket flimsys inside the so-called Bags for Life and stashing them in cool, dry environments away from direct sunlight

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Posted: Jun 5th, 2014
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Royal Jubilee engagements causing backlog of unopened supermarkets

Tesco and Sainsbury’s have led angry calls for the Royal Family to ‘stop fannying about for the Jubilee’

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Posted: Jun 1st, 2014
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Village to close after contributing nothing to local Tesco

‘It’s no good being sentimental about these things.’

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Posted: Dec 28th, 2013
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