Sneaky Tesco at it again. From our regular reader Nanazolie: I’ve noticed a large yellow sticker that says “special offer” under the Milkybar and Aero large chocolate bars in my local Tesco. The bars are €1.99. They were €1.59 a few weeks ago. What is special about the price other than it’s gone up? Once [...]
Spot the swizz… Thanks to our reader Nicolac for sending this one in.
Right now, I’m in Charlois airport, just outside Brusells, and I’m bloody thirsty. As with every airport, you can’t bring liquids past security. Fair enough. Only the absolute bastards at this airport have seen this as an opportunity to swizz and fleece their customers. You can buy a bottle of Coca Cola’s Vittel water for [...]
I was buying orange juice in Tesco this week and saw some nice-looking freshly squeezed juice at the reasonable price of €1.49 for a litre. And even better, I could get two litres for €3.50, netting me a marvellous saving of minus 52 cents! I’ve written cautiously positive things about Tesco recently, and there are [...]
Now, I don’t mean to single Dunnes Stores out for criticism. They do have some good offers on. I really like that they’re selling Irish grown herbs rather than flying them over from Kenya and Israel, and the choice – especially in Cornelscourt in south Dublin – is quite wide. But alarm bells rang in [...]