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Supermarkets on the offensive as ‘BOGOF’ becomes ‘POOFACE’

Britain’s supermarkets, recognising that referring to ‘Buy One Get One Free’ as ‘BOGOF’ has seen the term enter into everyday parlance, are reportedly ‘going on the offensive’ to find new, catchy ways of insulting their customers.

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Posted: Oct 7th, 2012
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Looters divided over Sunday shopping laws

‘The great thing is that supermarkets and big stores will be able to open,’ points out Winston Perks,19, who has studied Osborne’s plan. ‘So you’re not just confined to little corner shops or Tesco Express. But for obvious reasons it’s important that shops stay open well after dark.’

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Posted: Mar 22nd, 2012
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Mother delights grown-up children with stories of food bargains

Proving the saying ‘a penny saved is a story to be told’, Redhill resident Mary Kennedy has been delighting her grown-up children with stories of special offers and food bargains every time they have visited her in the last six years.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2012
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Waitrose withdraws ‘essential’ range after finding poor people in stores

UK supermarket chain Waitrose has withdrawn its popular ‘essential’ range after discovering that the cut-price products had led to a number of poor people shopping there.

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Posted: Oct 21st, 2011
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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 29Supermarket chain 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 11th, 2011
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