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deb74 Member Posts: 777 Pioneering
I have just been into my corner shop and they has raised the prices on all essential items! They are charging 50p for one roll of toilet paper!!


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @deb74   Sorry to hear this.

    One of the reasons use AMAZON can bulk buy if you can afford it.


    They do a basic range called Amazon Basics all excellent prices.

    I do think this will happen as a result of Coronavirus.

    Another tip is make sure the essentials you want can be found else where.

    I do understand our regular patterns routines and we be the people we are like to stay the same.

    I went on line other day.

    Found pasteurized products.  Fruit Yoghurts, Milk UHT long life .

    Bought in bulk and now stored in boxes in my stores.  No need for fridge.

    Process means high temperature heat up milk and kills any bacteria . UHT means High Ultra Treatment.

    Understand we have fridges freezers and in abundance.

    In certain European countries may have limited refrigeration.

    Long life and storage means keep long time.

    The general advice buy the following on line cheaper and get delivery few days or next day.

    Will have to pay delivery charges but the whole point is it is an investment your store cupboard freezer fridge make items last longer.

    Common we all do this buy small packs over expensive priced meat.

    There are organic butchers do deals on line big meat packs all chilled in cartons boxes delivery feed families for months.

    Look and consider thinking of one of those.

    Be amazed prices.

    This one link have a look.


    See the prices and think how much supermarkets charge you.

    Items such as House hold items on line way below over top super market prices have to show a profit.  Big one.

    I buy from British Farmers and producers small companies good products and cheaper better for you and you can make a difference to their lives.

    Please think about this have a scroll and look some time on the web be wary be careful but you be fine.

    Make notes.  Usual rule if something looks good not sure but still not sure do not buy. Use my advice look at best sellers or peoples reviews very honest some but you if do this saves a lot of money.

    Got essential necessary store stocks probably till end of Summer towards Autumn then in Winter plan again.

    Means extra money not spending every week month.

    Please if I can help further please ask me.

    Happy to listen be supportive.

    Please take care and keep safe.


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  • deb74
    deb74 Member Posts: 777 Pioneering
     Thanks @thespiceman.Buying online is a good idea!


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