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Tesco Buys Giraffe

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Tesco Buys Giraffe

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013/mar/13/giraffe-tesco-restaurants
there's got to be a joke there somewhere Grin
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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

I think they`ve got a bit of a neck, doing that.....  Cheesy
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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

Not sure I believe it, seems like a tall story to me Tongue

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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

perhaps it is an aid to browsing the higher shelves !
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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

First horse meat, now Giraffe ............... Cheesy
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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

Mind you, nothing new, really. I've always noticed a cold giraffe down the freezer aisles Cheesy

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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

They're determined to be head and shoulders above the competition.

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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

...and every little vertebrae helps.  Wink
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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

McDonald's announces new giraffe burger.
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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

As Morrisons announces a fall in profits Tesco does all it can to keep it's head above water.

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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

On a serious note...I use Giraffe in Cambridge a lot and this is sad for everyone, except the owners of Giraffe.  Everyone is worried that Tesco will change the look, work ethos, music ( a very important part of the atmosphere) even changing coffee suppliers will destroy it -  in fact giraffe will be no more, except in name only. Very sad, very worrying.
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Re: Tesco Buys Giraffe

Tesco already own 49% of  Harris + Hoole coffee shops so no doubt they will rationalise their coffee sources.  They didn't publicise their ownership of H+H but one of the Sunday papers announced it some time ago.