‘Cheap’ chocolate bars help Kemp Town shop survive

‘Cheap’ chocolate bars help shop survive

‘Cheap’ chocolate bars help shop survive

First published in News

Cheap chocolate bars and value brands have replaced branded products on one Brighton shop’s shelves – in a bid to keep customers.

K&A News in St George’s Road in Kemp Town has lowered its prices in a bid to attract shoppers hit by the recession – and the bargain products have become top-sellers.

Vrajesh Patel, who owns the store, said it is the way to keep cash-strapped customers shopping at independent stores.


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He has introduced large 50p chocolate bars and 35p energy drinks by budget brand Euro Shopper after noticing customers losing interest in more expensive products.

Michael Lower, 46, a sales assistant at K&A News, said: “We have seen a change in spending patterns – people aren’t spending as much as before.

“Our sales have gone down because everyone is struggling in the current economic climate.

“Now, people don’t care about the brand – only the price.

“To stay afloat, you need to offer a price that people can afford – the cheap chocolate and energy drinks have become best-sellers.”

Mr Lower also said that stocking price-marked quality products has helped to increase sales.

He said: “We now buy in as many price-marked goods as possible. Customers see the cost and make their decision based on that.

“To get a good price on quality brands like Cadbury the product will often be a reduced size or weight. Customers seem to either not notice – or not mind – that the product is smaller.”

Mr Lower said that independent retailers must drive down prices to contend with supermarkets.

He added: “To compete with major shops like Asda, we need to offer prices that are just as low.”

He urged shoppers to help keep local businesses afloat.

“We will lose our town centre if people stop buying in independent shops,” he warned.

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7:30am Fri 18 Apr 14

HJarrs says...

I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do!
I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do! HJarrs
  • Score: 5

8:32am Fri 18 Apr 14

NathanAdler says...

Do you think the photograph is of owner Vrajesh Patel, or shop worker Michael Lower?

I really don't know.
Do you think the photograph is of owner Vrajesh Patel, or shop worker Michael Lower? I really don't know. NathanAdler
  • Score: -15

9:51am Fri 18 Apr 14

Terry K says...

I hope these small independents all close down, they rarely employ locals, often sell illegal or out of date products, peddle super strength beer to alkies, they do very little to help sussex a better place, give me job creating asda's anyday!.
I hope these small independents all close down, they rarely employ locals, often sell illegal or out of date products, peddle super strength beer to alkies, they do very little to help sussex a better place, give me job creating asda's anyday!. Terry K
  • Score: -19

10:10am Fri 18 Apr 14

rolivan says...

HJarrs wrote:
I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do!
So what do you propose they Do? We are talking about the "Corner Shop" not the Butchers or Bakers.
[quote][p][bold]HJarrs[/bold] wrote: I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do![/p][/quote]So what do you propose they Do? We are talking about the "Corner Shop" not the Butchers or Bakers. rolivan
  • Score: 0

10:13am Fri 18 Apr 14

Terry K says...

Just look at the story photograph, what can be seen? Nothing but products that will create obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and alcohol dependency, let em all close down for all i care, good health is more important than a quick buck for these shops praying on peoples addictions.
Just look at the story photograph, what can be seen? Nothing but products that will create obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and alcohol dependency, let em all close down for all i care, good health is more important than a quick buck for these shops praying on peoples addictions. Terry K
  • Score: 2

10:16am Fri 18 Apr 14

NickBrt says...

What would green champion hjarrs suggest the shops sell instead? What things do greens feel we should all be imbibing instead of what they sell currently?
What would green champion hjarrs suggest the shops sell instead? What things do greens feel we should all be imbibing instead of what they sell currently? NickBrt
  • Score: 1

10:20am Fri 18 Apr 14

Terry K says...

Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle. Terry K
  • Score: 0

10:30am Fri 18 Apr 14

Maxwell's Ghost says...

I miss the haberdashers and the milliners shops. I also hanker after the candle wick makers. Corner shops won't close if they keep selling cheap booze. You just need to be in an area full of old soaks.
I miss the haberdashers and the milliners shops. I also hanker after the candle wick makers. Corner shops won't close if they keep selling cheap booze. You just need to be in an area full of old soaks. Maxwell's Ghost
  • Score: 1

10:40am Fri 18 Apr 14

WooahWooah says...

Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
[quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you? WooahWooah
  • Score: 8

10:55am Fri 18 Apr 14

Terry K says...

WooahWooah wrote:
Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
It's called free speech mate, get over it!.
[quote][p][bold]WooahWooah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?[/p][/quote]It's called free speech mate, get over it!. Terry K
  • Score: -10

11:14am Fri 18 Apr 14

rolivan says...

Terry K wrote:
WooahWooah wrote:
Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
It's called free speech mate, get over it!.
Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?
[quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WooahWooah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?[/p][/quote]It's called free speech mate, get over it!.[/p][/quote]Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close? rolivan
  • Score: 9

11:17am Fri 18 Apr 14

hey mongo says...

Thats ya man mikey lower in the news again
Thats ya man mikey lower in the news again hey mongo
  • Score: 1

11:55am Fri 18 Apr 14

Terry K says...

rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
WooahWooah wrote:
Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
It's called free speech mate, get over it!.
Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?
Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core.

Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.
[quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WooahWooah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?[/p][/quote]It's called free speech mate, get over it!.[/p][/quote]Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?[/p][/quote]Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core. Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products. Terry K
  • Score: -5

12:35pm Fri 18 Apr 14

rolivan says...

Terry K wrote:
rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
WooahWooah wrote:
Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
It's called free speech mate, get over it!.
Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?
Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core.

Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.
Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail.
[quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WooahWooah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?[/p][/quote]It's called free speech mate, get over it!.[/p][/quote]Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?[/p][/quote]Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core. Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.[/p][/quote]Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail. rolivan
  • Score: 7

1:07pm Fri 18 Apr 14

Wide Bertha says...

It's no real surprise that 'convenience' stores are losing out, considering it costs around 70 pence for a Mars bar, for example. Who is going to pay that other than a complete mug, when you can take a multipack of the same product, in supermarkets, for £1 ? . The only thing these small shops sell at a reasonable cost is beer, ( 5/6 = £5 or so ) , everything else from cigarette papers to teabags is sold at astronomical prices. Go figure.......
It's no real surprise that 'convenience' stores are losing out, considering it costs around 70 pence for a Mars bar, for example. Who is going to pay that other than a complete mug, when you can take a multipack of the same product, in supermarkets, for £1 ? . The only thing these small shops sell at a reasonable cost is beer, ( 5/6 = £5 or so ) , everything else from cigarette papers to teabags is sold at astronomical prices. Go figure....... Wide Bertha
  • Score: 6

5:01pm Fri 18 Apr 14

getThisCoalitionOut says...

What do you expect when so many people are homeless and starving thanks to lazy people not being bothered to go out and vote and letting this current government into power - who only make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
What do you expect when so many people are homeless and starving thanks to lazy people not being bothered to go out and vote and letting this current government into power - who only make the rich richer and the poor poorer. getThisCoalitionOut
  • Score: 0

6:31pm Fri 18 Apr 14

Terry K says...

rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
WooahWooah wrote:
Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
It's called free speech mate, get over it!.
Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?
Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core.

Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.
Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail.
My evidence of underage selling is by using the argus search feature, try it yourself and see story after story of underage selling and court cases.

And i don't see many indigenous people working in curry restaurants do you?

Whatever happened to equality? Only when it suits eh!, corner shops are no different.
[quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WooahWooah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?[/p][/quote]It's called free speech mate, get over it!.[/p][/quote]Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?[/p][/quote]Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core. Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.[/p][/quote]Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail.[/p][/quote]My evidence of underage selling is by using the argus search feature, try it yourself and see story after story of underage selling and court cases. And i don't see many indigenous people working in curry restaurants do you? Whatever happened to equality? Only when it suits eh!, corner shops are no different. Terry K
  • Score: 0

7:11pm Fri 18 Apr 14

rolivan says...

Terry K wrote:
rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
WooahWooah wrote:
Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
It's called free speech mate, get over it!.
Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?
Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core.

Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.
Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail.
My evidence of underage selling is by using the argus search feature, try it yourself and see story after story of underage selling and court cases.

And i don't see many indigenous people working in curry restaurants do you?

Whatever happened to equality? Only when it suits eh!, corner shops are no different.
There was a time when we were known as a Nation of Shopkeepers however with the hours that they needed to stay open they gradually got sold off to people that didn't mind putting the hours in . As for Curry shops I would think most "indigenous people"wouldn't be able to put together the ingredients to make a really good curry . As for equality how many people do you think have emigrated to other Countries in the last 50 years from This City?
[quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WooahWooah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?[/p][/quote]It's called free speech mate, get over it!.[/p][/quote]Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?[/p][/quote]Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core. Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.[/p][/quote]Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail.[/p][/quote]My evidence of underage selling is by using the argus search feature, try it yourself and see story after story of underage selling and court cases. And i don't see many indigenous people working in curry restaurants do you? Whatever happened to equality? Only when it suits eh!, corner shops are no different.[/p][/quote]There was a time when we were known as a Nation of Shopkeepers however with the hours that they needed to stay open they gradually got sold off to people that didn't mind putting the hours in . As for Curry shops I would think most "indigenous people"wouldn't be able to put together the ingredients to make a really good curry . As for equality how many people do you think have emigrated to other Countries in the last 50 years from This City? rolivan
  • Score: -4

8:54pm Fri 18 Apr 14

Terry K says...

rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
rolivan wrote:
Terry K wrote:
WooahWooah wrote:
Terry K wrote:
Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.
You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?
It's called free speech mate, get over it!.
Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?
Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core.

Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.
Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail.
My evidence of underage selling is by using the argus search feature, try it yourself and see story after story of underage selling and court cases.

And i don't see many indigenous people working in curry restaurants do you?

Whatever happened to equality? Only when it suits eh!, corner shops are no different.
There was a time when we were known as a Nation of Shopkeepers however with the hours that they needed to stay open they gradually got sold off to people that didn't mind putting the hours in . As for Curry shops I would think most "indigenous people"wouldn't be able to put together the ingredients to make a really good curry . As for equality how many people do you think have emigrated to other Countries in the last 50 years from This City?
You don't need to know about curry ingredients to work as serving staff or bar person, and emigrants from this country are mostly retirees, not opportunists.
[quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rolivan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WooahWooah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Terry K[/bold] wrote: Convert these shops into much needed housing, serves a better purpose than the heart disease products they currently peddle.[/p][/quote]You do like the sound of your own keyboard, don't you?[/p][/quote]It's called free speech mate, get over it!.[/p][/quote]Don't Supermarkets sell the very same items, do you want them to Close?[/p][/quote]Same goes for big stores selling these health threatening products, ban unhealthy products or close down should be the norm. I urge people to visit the Royal sussex cardiac ward and see how young some of the patients are, you will be shocked to the core. Corner shops are the worst culprits, many sell to underage people, all they care about is a quick buck and encourage addictions to boost profits, like i said earlier, they do very little by way of jobs for locals, they mostly employ family members from all parts of the world and just peddle health threatening products.[/p][/quote]Seems to me like you expect everything to be Organic . As for you remark about employing family members there is nothing wrong with that as long as they are here legally and paying their way . Do you have evidence of these shops selling to underage customers if you do then I suggest you inform the necessary authorities . Next time you go to the Supermarket have a look at what they sell and how big a proportion of floorspace is taken up with bottles of Chemical Cocktail.[/p][/quote]My evidence of underage selling is by using the argus search feature, try it yourself and see story after story of underage selling and court cases. And i don't see many indigenous people working in curry restaurants do you? Whatever happened to equality? Only when it suits eh!, corner shops are no different.[/p][/quote]There was a time when we were known as a Nation of Shopkeepers however with the hours that they needed to stay open they gradually got sold off to people that didn't mind putting the hours in . As for Curry shops I would think most "indigenous people"wouldn't be able to put together the ingredients to make a really good curry . As for equality how many people do you think have emigrated to other Countries in the last 50 years from This City?[/p][/quote]You don't need to know about curry ingredients to work as serving staff or bar person, and emigrants from this country are mostly retirees, not opportunists. Terry K
  • Score: 7

10:43pm Fri 18 Apr 14

Grumpy0ldman says...

Terry k. And roil an...... GROW UP
Terry k. And roil an...... GROW UP Grumpy0ldman
  • Score: -1

7:01am Sat 19 Apr 14

Dealing with idiots says...

HJarrs wrote:
I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do!
Given that you are part of the green gravy train I don't think you have anything to say about how to run a real business. Go and ask Jason, sorry forgot that he has closed down Swing Digital Ltd as it was losing money.
www.gunder.com
[quote][p][bold]HJarrs[/bold] wrote: I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do![/p][/quote]Given that you are part of the green gravy train I don't think you have anything to say about how to run a real business. Go and ask Jason, sorry forgot that he has closed down Swing Digital Ltd as it was losing money. www.gunder.com Dealing with idiots
  • Score: 1

7:51am Sat 19 Apr 14

HJarrs says...

Dealing with idiots wrote:
HJarrs wrote:
I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do!
Given that you are part of the green gravy train I don't think you have anything to say about how to run a real business. Go and ask Jason, sorry forgot that he has closed down Swing Digital Ltd as it was losing money.
www.gunder.com
Look who has crawled from under a stone!

Green gravy? Yuck.

Better tell your mate that the corner shop business is on the wane and he better diversify. There is less reason to go in the corner shop, leaving aside your lot's dismal handling of the economy that has lead to falling wages. Falling cigarette sales, a move to reading papers on tablets and computers and people eating healthier food. I notice that there some shops that are selling a wider range of decent products and are thriving, it's the way to go.
[quote][p][bold]Dealing with idiots[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]HJarrs[/bold] wrote: I worry for the future of corner shops as so many concentrate on selling junk food. A steady and welcome reduction in smoking and improved diet coupled with declining paper sales will see the end of them unless they adapt. I hope they do![/p][/quote]Given that you are part of the green gravy train I don't think you have anything to say about how to run a real business. Go and ask Jason, sorry forgot that he has closed down Swing Digital Ltd as it was losing money. www.gunder.com[/p][/quote]Look who has crawled from under a stone! Green gravy? Yuck. Better tell your mate that the corner shop business is on the wane and he better diversify. There is less reason to go in the corner shop, leaving aside your lot's dismal handling of the economy that has lead to falling wages. Falling cigarette sales, a move to reading papers on tablets and computers and people eating healthier food. I notice that there some shops that are selling a wider range of decent products and are thriving, it's the way to go. HJarrs
  • Score: 2

9:55am Sat 19 Apr 14

hey mongo says...

Londis in queens park road fine example of local shop selling cnft and out of date goods and stealing change off the customers it makes a living out of...vile creatures..
Londis in queens park road fine example of local shop selling cnft and out of date goods and stealing change off the customers it makes a living out of...vile creatures.. hey mongo
  • Score: 5

7:33pm Sun 20 Apr 14

Lady Smith says...

Nice bit of free advertising for this shop.
Nice bit of free advertising for this shop. Lady Smith
  • Score: 1

11:46am Mon 21 Apr 14

Terry K says...

How does selling obesity/diabetes/hea
rt disease cheap chocolate products benefit the people of Sussex?.
How does selling obesity/diabetes/hea rt disease cheap chocolate products benefit the people of Sussex?. Terry K
  • Score: 0

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