phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Wed Jun 27 07:52:41 UTC 2018
I would not consider Lidl or Aldi to be discount shops in the UK. They are not really cheaper than the other supermarkets when you compare own brand products.
Lidl in particular stocks some quite expensive luxury products that you will not find anywhere else, a whole Serano Ham and stand at Christmas springs to mind.
Costco in the UK only allows very select groups to have membership for which you would need to provide documentation. It is not a simple case of payment.
On 27 June 2018 00:52:06 BST, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 27/06/18 08:42, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
>> On 27 June 2018 at 02:22, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
>> <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> I've set up a propsal, please comment:
>> Sorry Martin, but to me at least, that proposal doesn't really say
>> Couldn't /any/ shop become a discounter, just by hanging a sign out
>> the front "50% off everything in store"?
>> & the Wiki page doesn't help matters at all?
>> The 4 examples they list for Australia are a main-stream supermarket
>> the 3 biggest department stores in the country!
>Here is an Australian discount shop
>It does sell food .. of a sort.
>And the wikipedia list of UK discount shops does not include Aldi nor
>Lidi .. so the wikipedia does not support the statements made here ..
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