Opinion Woolies thread

Q'BillieBoy

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Have two local Woolies to choose from. Both getting very popular due to influx of new housing estates in both towns.
One has a major issue with rubbish from their facility floating into nearby creek. I believe I or some other like minded person/s will need to address this issue shortly as I don't think Woolies cares about their local creek they built on/near.
 

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Awesome.

I'll start off - apparently there 3 types of stores - is that right R21 ?

The ones in Posh areas - the across the board - and the ones in lower economic areas ?

AND - this is why they all don't have the same things ?
 

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Aldi for me ..lol! Occasionally I do woolies or coles for minor things. Aldi is cheaper and it's the same ingredients. Some meat is better and cheaper (sealed meat)
 

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Mino's Fruit Orchard!

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YES - I knew you're a Minto bogan. You can delay it young fella but you are. I knew a few Minto locals but they were incarnated for a few years..lol!
 

wilco

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Coco's in Annerley is pretty good for fruit.

The best his North Richmond when I working there. I still have pots from some of the Chinese stores and the greens were the best and there were many fruit and vegs stores. Better than Sydney BY a LONG shot.
 

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I've never seen this happen at a Woolies before! Well not quite! :D


I take you love pro wrestling mate? I never watch it..maybe occasionally when I was a kid with Hulk Hogan. Now the biggest Movie star is that Rock. I liked that Movie the wrestler with mickey rourke
 

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Awesome.

I'll start off - apparently there 3 types of stores - is that right R21 ?

The ones in Posh areas - the across the board - and the ones in lower economic areas ?

AND - this is why they all don't have the same things ?
I know there are metro stores with just a few things like similar to a corner shop but they still have some good stuff. Eg there is a metro at Cronulla I believe.

Then there are smaller country stores I guess.

Then you have stores with a deli meat bakery and produce department.

I know some stores like Bondi Junction and a few others have sushi bars and where you can serve your own nuts. I’ve heard of stores having a cafe inside the Woolies too in posher areas.

My store has a bakery big produce dept great range of meat deli too.
 

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I like self checkout - faster.
Not good for theeft though. But I guess the head bosses have to expect they’ll lose some sales through self serve.

Personally I’m not a fan of Coles as they hire less staff than Woolies and seem to have more self serve.

We need to protect jobs tbh.

A lot of customers say self serve is faster but then they end up taking way longer through there.

My store has six self serves and three express lanes plus eight big registers.
 

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I already put it in laugh of the day BUT seeing this is a Woollies thread and it happened at Woollies:rolleyes:alics.JPG
 

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Not good for theeft though. But I guess the head bosses have to expect they’ll lose some sales through self serve.

Personally I’m not a fan of Coles as they hire less staff than Woolies and seem to have more self serve.

We need to protect jobs tbh.

A lot of customers say self serve is faster but then they end up taking way longer through there.

My store has six self serves and three express lanes plus eight big registers.


I refuse to use "self serve" on principle as it is the pointy end of the wedge for cutting staff numbers.
I believe that using the "check out" chick keeps them gainfully employed especially the young kids they tend to put on them. Everyone has to start somewhere and it helps to develop people skills.....or not in which case a back room job is in their future.
 
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I refuse to use "self serve" on principle as it is the pointy end of the wedge for cutting staff numbers.
I believe that using the "check out" chick keeps them gainfully employed especially the young kids they tend to put on them. Everyone has to start somewhere and it helps to develop people skills.....or not in which case a back room job is in their future.
They have a mixture at my store of ages which is good.
 

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I know what StG means - but I tend to do a few shops - no major one once a week - and like to pack my stuff properly.

Also - if you forget something you can just duck back in without stuffing the line up.