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cheaper than Aldi.

Poundland have an advert out comparing a basket of similar items to those available in Aldi with the claim they are cheaper.
I Doubt Aldi ever thought they would be beaten on prices, bit unfair though as you could hardly do the average week's shop at poundland
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

lol. Home Bargains will be at it next.
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

Poundland is priced cheaply, but it doesn't necessarily mean it is  inexpensive.
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

Depends what you buy, I have seen items sold in Poundland which cost far more in other shops but I am aware that  Poundland and similar outlets often sell  well known makes of items such as sugar, chocolate etc  which have been reduced in size and compared to the normal size and cost of the item they may not be the bargain they appear to be but equally I have had scary leads, ear phones , USB leads etc which work and give me no problems.
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

Some of the items are very good value, others are not so much.
E.g. oven bulbs from £land are 85p in Home Bargains.
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

Don't they have some products made in smaller sizes for them?
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Yep I remember seeing that on TV, they get "brands" to make smaller packets they can sell for £, maybe with 800g instead of 1Kg or 6 instead of 7/8 items.
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Don't they have some products made in smaller sizes for them?

Classic example is WD40, poundland requested a 'special size can' of 80ml sold for £1, normal size (as per Halfords) was 400ml for £3
I make that almost twice as expensive.
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

Yup I noticed the WD40 con a while back too. Oddly though i've ended up buying quite a few of their cheap ones as i'm too skint to shell out on a larger one in one go  Cry
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

I'm a regular in Aldi, in fact I was in today.
However I'm only doing a daughter taxi and carry service.
Seriously considering changing to them when I see the prices.
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Yup I noticed the WD40 con a while back too. Oddly though i've ended up buying quite a few of their cheap ones as i'm too skint to shell out on a larger one in one go  Cry

Yeah but..................  if you use only one or two squirts of WD40 per year....... 400 ml is going to last several generations.... quite often you only need it for "one job"... so paying £1 for a 80ml can is good value...
I was in a "el cheapo" shop just before christmas... mooching around cos it was warmer in there, than out on the street.... and saw BIG cans of de-icer 2 for £1.... I knew I might need a can in the car when the frost comes... and sometimes you are away from home  (evening out )... and it frosts over... so I picked one up... took it to the counter. guy said £1 please... I said.. "I only need one"... Ok.. says the owner lady, standing by his side.... 50 p it is then "....  No way did I ever think I would need two cans for one winter... ( and no.. why should I give it to someone else.... they never buy two and give me one )... Cry
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

A lot of the foodstuffs that you see in poundland or the 99p shop can be bought for 89p in Iceland / Farmfoods / Aldi.
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... . Oddly though i've ended up buying quite a few of their cheap ones as i'm too skint to shell out on a larger one in one go 

Perhaps you're too skint because -
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Re: cheaper than Aldi.

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Perhaps you're too skint because -
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