End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Discussion about miscellaneous topics not covered by other forums

End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby timco » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:25 pm

I can see a big rise in the sale of 5p carrier bags

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39339828

Thanked by: pakefieldanthonyh
timco
 
Posts: 736
Joined: Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:58 pm
Has thanked: 27 times
Been thanked: 565 times
Sharing: *

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby Sarah » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:37 pm

They've been rolling out this new policy for many months now. It's already happened in all the branches that I visit; probably a lot more than just the 15 trial stores mentioned in that article.

Thanked by: pakefieldanthonyhkevinchess1
Sarah
 
Posts: 2176
Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:01 am
Has thanked: 184 times
Been thanked: 1459 times

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby kevinchess1 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:47 pm

How much does a Coffee cost there?
Politically incorrect since 69

Thanked by: pakefield
kevinchess1
 
Posts: 18479
Joined: Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:02 pm
Location: Miles away from the sea
Has thanked: 10855 times
Been thanked: 12613 times
Sharing: *

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby Sarah » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:54 pm

kevinchess1 wrote:How much does a Coffee cost there?


It's priced £2.25 for a latte or a cappuccino but of course in practice most are given away free.

Thanked by: pakefieldkevinchess1
Sarah
 
Posts: 2176
Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:01 am
Has thanked: 184 times
Been thanked: 1459 times

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby anthonyh » Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:19 pm

Sarah wrote:They've been rolling out this new policy for many months now. It's already happened in all the branches that I visit; probably a lot more than just the 15 trial stores mentioned in that article.


At my store in Exeter you have had to buy something for a year or so. There must have been a great increase in the sales of in-cafe bananas (25p). I'm all for having to make a purchase and i think it is in the interest and benefit of most Waitrose customers.

Thanked by: pakefieldkevinchess1
anthonyh
 
Posts: 1455
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:58 am
Location: Rural Warwickshire
Has thanked: 1371 times
Been thanked: 724 times
Sharing: *

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby anthonyh » Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:21 pm

timco wrote:I can see a big rise in the sale of 5p carrier bags

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39339828


Excluded Items: single use carrier bags, tobacco, stamps, mobile top ups, e-Top up vouchers, lottery tickets, gift vouchers, cashback, infant milk formulae, car park charges, fuel and delivery charges.

Thanked by: pakefield
anthonyh
 
Posts: 1455
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:58 am
Location: Rural Warwickshire
Has thanked: 1371 times
Been thanked: 724 times
Sharing: *

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby kevinchess1 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:30 pm

But Quinoa's included right
Politically incorrect since 69

Thanked by: Chadwick
kevinchess1
 
Posts: 18479
Joined: Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:02 pm
Location: Miles away from the sea
Has thanked: 10855 times
Been thanked: 12613 times
Sharing: *

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby pakefield » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:30 pm

My sister is a John Lewis Partner and she reckons the regular cutting of the bonus for partners is due to the cost of the pensions for Partners like her.

So no doubt she approves of the "buy before the free coffee" unless she is visiting of course :lol:
pakefield
 
Posts: 104
Joined: Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:35 pm
Has thanked: 309 times
Been thanked: 43 times

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby timco » Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:28 pm

anthonyh wrote:
timco wrote:I can see a big rise in the sale of 5p carrier bags

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39339828


Excluded Items: single use carrier bags, tobacco, stamps, mobile top ups, e-Top up vouchers, lottery tickets, gift vouchers, cashback, infant milk formulae, car park charges, fuel and delivery charges.


Yes not had the email yet so had not seen this bit, big rise in single grapes and 10p carriers then!
timco
 
Posts: 736
Joined: Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:58 pm
Has thanked: 27 times
Been thanked: 565 times
Sharing: *

Re: End of no purchase free coffee at Waitrose

Postby William Joseph » Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:42 pm

Without mentioning the name of the newspaper it was in, apparently someone managed to weigh in a mushroom at 1p. Although they were also suggesting you could buy a banana for as little as 8p.
If you like a persons post, then be polite and use the thanks system to say thank you. Click on the thumbs up in the relevant post.
William Joseph
 
Posts: 8352
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:14 pm
Location: The Isle of Dreams
Has thanked: 3817 times
Been thanked: 6380 times


Return to Other stuff

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron