food shopper

Pittsfield, MA

#1 Feb 24, 2014
Why do supermarkets turn shopping into a game of, "What the hell is the real Price on this item?" Why can't they just put a price on things instead of saying 40% off or buy one get one? The whole food shopping experience is a smoke and mirrors game and for whatever reason they seem to be trying to mislead their customers. Why? If you go into Walmarts or BJs you will find an actual obvious, easy to read price on your item. And that is the way it should be. But the super stores all seem to be playing this shell game of, "guess what the price of this chicken is today." It is immoral and unethical and suggests that something is fishy.

Advise to them:

Just put a Goddamn readable price on the item

get some of that crap out of the aisle so people can move along without getting irritated

stop pretending you are giving people free gas when you know your jacking up the price of the food to cover it on your end
Ozzie King Of Zylonite

Albany, NY

#2 Feb 24, 2014
food shopper wrote:
Why do supermarkets turn shopping into a game of, "What the hell is the real Price on this item?" Why can't they just put a price on things instead of saying 40% off or buy one get one? The whole food shopping experience is a smoke and mirrors game and for whatever reason they seem to be trying to mislead their customers. Why? If you go into Walmarts or BJs you will find an actual obvious, easy to read price on your item. And that is the way it should be. But the super stores all seem to be playing this shell game of, "guess what the price of this chicken is today." It is immoral and unethical and suggests that something is fishy.
Advise to them:
Just put a Goddamn readable price on the item
get some of that crap out of the aisle so people can move along without getting irritated
stop pretending you are giving people free gas when you know your jacking up the price of the food to cover it on your end
Facts are that many people do not take advantage of the fuel saving. Now lets rake Big Y over the coals for the stupid coins. I can't stand that damn things. A while back some simp won a gold coin and started screaming at the top of her lungs " I won a gold coin" .You could her this idiot anywhere in the store as she screamed out in delight. I also can't stand the stupid bell at the door.
Cool lee Cool

Pittsfield, MA

#5 Feb 24, 2014
Ozzie King Of Zylonite wrote:
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Facts are that many people do not take advantage of the fuel saving. Now lets rake Big Y over the coals for the stupid coins. I can't stand that damn things. A while back some simp won a gold coin and started screaming at the top of her lungs " I won a gold coin" .You could her this idiot anywhere in the store as she screamed out in delight. I also can't stand the stupid bell at the door.
What is the gold coin worth ?
Melissa

Pittsfield, MA

#6 Feb 24, 2014
Cool lee Cool wrote:
<quoted text>What is the gold coin worth ?
It will give you about 20 cents off an item the store chooses for you. But you can't use it till the next time. Just more of the super market shell game...

Does anyone know why Stop and Shop has so much crap up near the front of the store??/ I see people so pissed off trying to move from one side to the other having to say excuse me 20 times to get through the mob. Why do they make it so difficult to buy your groceries? If there was ever an emergency evacuation people would surely be trampled to death. Apparently there are fire codes for night clubs but not super markets. these stores don't seem to care very much about their customers. They are as greedy as banks
Cool lee Cool

Pittsfield, MA

#7 Feb 24, 2014
Melissa wrote:
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It will give you about 20 cents off an item the store chooses for you. But you can't use it till the next time. Just more of the super market shell game...
Does anyone know why Stop and Shop has so much crap up near the front of the store??/ I see people so pissed off trying to move from one side to the other having to say excuse me 20 times to get through the mob. Why do they make it so difficult to buy your groceries? If there was ever an emergency evacuation people would surely be trampled to death. Apparently there are fire codes for night clubs but not super markets. these stores don't seem to care very much about their customers. They are as greedy as banks
Damn , dat it ? 20 %? Shoot Iz be punchin a hole through da damn thang , run a chain through it and add it to my phoney bling collection and be wearing it next time Iz be out rappin.
HellerCopterCapN TradeLLC

United States

#8 Feb 24, 2014
Post #4 was quite good.
shopper

Pittsfield, MA

#9 Feb 25, 2014
HellerCopterCapNTradeLLC wrote:
Post #4 was quite good.
I did not get to see it sadly. Did it illustrate how the shopping game is played out like a casino environment where everything about the place is meant to mislead and blindside the customer?

Just put a price on the food and stop all the circus antics people. You don't have to lie and cheat and mislead to make a profit. And really....get rid of the lawn furniture.
Red table wine

Mountain View, CA

#10 Feb 25, 2014
Don't buy from the a hole in the booze shop my wife was brave enough to go into that ghetto war zone to grab a couple quick things in big y and went in for a bottle of wine to have with dinner and the a hole who owns the liquor store was actually trying to parent our child while in the store. He was told to mind his own business and 86'd my little ol lady from the store lol you can't make this crap up. How much you wanna bet if a man was present that old drunk loser would have kept his
mouth shut? So sick of idiots harassing woman around here it actually happens a lot. Go to Hashims they treat us like royalty there the only thing the one by big y has is convenience but really I don't like shopping in the ghetto the prices are higher there too another way people prey on the low income people in poorer areas.
a sucker born every minut

Pittsfield, MA

#11 Feb 25, 2014
Red table wine wrote:
Don't buy from the a hole in the booze shop my wife was brave enough to go into that ghetto war zone to grab a couple quick things in big y and went in for a bottle of wine to have with dinner and the a hole who owns the liquor store was actually trying to parent our child while in the store. He was told to mind his own business and 86'd my little ol lady from the store lol you can't make this crap up. How much you wanna bet if a man was present that old drunk loser would have kept his
mouth shut? So sick of idiots harassing woman around here it actually happens a lot. Go to Hashims they treat us like royalty there the only thing the one by big y has is convenience but really I don't like shopping in the ghetto the prices are higher there too another way people prey on the low income people in poorer areas.
The prices are higher because of all the theft. But at least they got the prices marked on what you are trying to buy. Now if you went into that big old supermarket you would need a Philadelphia lawyer to figger out how much that box of chocolate chip cookies is this week. It might say buy one and get the next two free but what they don't tell ya is that they have already marked up the price of the first one so that you are really paying for the first one and also the two supposedly free ones as well. Now the poor bastard that just takes one is paying for three so the market really makes out on this fool. They love ignorant shoppers just like casinos love gamblers. Sometimes if you are really quiet you can here the managers laughing like hell as a patron with a cart full of groceries leaves their store.
Red table wine

Mountain View, CA

#16 Feb 26, 2014
a sucker born every minut wrote:
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The prices are higher because of all the theft. But at least they got the prices marked on what you are trying to buy. Now if you went into that big old supermarket you would need a Philadelphia lawyer to figger out how much that box of chocolate chip cookies is this week. It might say buy one and get the next two free but what they don't tell ya is that they have already marked up the price of the first one so that you are really paying for the first one and also the two supposedly free ones as well. Now the poor bastard that just takes one is paying for three so the market really makes out on this fool. They love ignorant shoppers just like casinos love gamblers. Sometimes if you are really quiet you can here the managers laughing like hell as a patron with a cart full of groceries leaves their store.
The point was they all are ripping off low income people and the old man should mind his own damn business. I never buy the crap that's on sale cause it's either ready to expire or it's just processed crap. I agree it's a sham.

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