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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UK supermarket chain Waitrose has withdrawn its popular ‘essential’ range after discovering that the cut-price products had led to a number of poor people shopping there.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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Limiting shoppers to two packs of painkillers ‘preventing thousands of suicides a year’

‘I just wanted to end it all, but when the checkout girl told me I could only buy two packs of painkillers, it felt too much like hard work to go round the store again so I decided to put my life back together instead.’

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2011
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Supermarkets to crack down on disabled customers using BMW parking bays

UK supermarket giants including Morrison’s, Tesco and Aldi are vowing to curb the rise of so-called ‘BMW badge abuse’.

For many years supermarkets have been required to provide special parking spaces close to the store entrance for BMW drivers, clearly marked, inexplicably, with a picture of a man sitting on a gym ball.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2011
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Tesco introduces ‘Sad Meals-For-One’ range

Supermarket giant Tesco has today unveiled a new range of microwavable meals-for-one aimed at single people who simply cannot face the idea of cooking for just themselves day after day.

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2011
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Sentient Tesco tills start taking hostages

also now speaking like Graham NortonA set of self-service supermarket tills has apparently become self-aware and taken over an entire Tesco Express store in Dorset.

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Posted: Dec 19th, 2010
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