40 stores to close... (part 4)

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by blythburgh » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:24 am

Boro Boy wrote:
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Use to be: Quality, service, product knowledge....
Go to the independent butcher, greengrocer, bakery, delicatessen for that
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:41 pm

blythburgh wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:24 am
Boro Boy wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:29 am

Use to be: Quality, service, product knowledge....
Go to the independent butcher, greengrocer, bakery, delicatessen for that
I hear what you say but my experience is most of these stores have closed for a number of reasons but a consistent factor is that the children who take over the family concerns usually never work as hard as their parents did. They don't work the same long hours and if they are not available people naturally start shopping elsewhere... :think:
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:24 am

Boro Boy wrote:
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AAAlphaThunder wrote:
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kevinchess1 wrote:
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I'm guessing 'Every Lidl helps!'
Quality, variety and competitive. A recipe for success.
Use to be: Quality, service, product knowledge....
You reference a bygone era.
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:45 am

AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:24 am
Boro Boy wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:29 am
AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:58 am


Quality, variety and competitive. A recipe for success.
Use to be: Quality, service, product knowledge....
You reference a bygone era.
Once gone never to return...

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by teamsmith » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:42 pm

I have a feeling this will be a never ending trend.... until the high street has been decimated forever.... I'm not sure anyone is going to be able to reverse the decline :(

Depressing to say the least....
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:10 pm

Its not just hitting the larger high street stores: https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/tees ... s-16796822 :crazy:

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by pabenny » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:15 pm

The Morrisons closures are no big deal for the retail scene as a whole (obviously they are for the staff affected). It gets picked up as part of the general malaise of the high street. although retailers have always closed underperforming stores.

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Constantine » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:34 pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:18 pm
Yet more to join the dole queue: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/busines ... spartanntp
Fortunately it is a very short dole queue these days.
https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlab ... employment

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Constantine » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:41 pm

teamsmith wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:42 pm
I have a feeling this will be a never ending trend.... until the high street has been decimated forever.... I'm not sure anyone is going to be able to reverse the decline :(

Depressing to say the least....

Why? Things change. The world moves on.
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