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Re: I dont suppose you've noticed

OK, I will bite. Its another (non-food) discount warehouse with a purchasing division and evolving distribution system (explains Chancers comment of 2 units close together).

Seems to have the occasional food item though.

The one in Trelissac (Perigreux) is in the same tin industrial unit as animalis.com.

Discount units have their usages but note that:

1. buying a discount shower gel may be less expensive per bottle but to get the same "foamy/smelly" effect may require the whole bottle. I don't think that Lush, for example, will go out of business - by competing on overall value for money terms rather than unit volume price.

2. We once bought a bottle of wine from JTF in the UK for £3.50p. OMG - sugar had crystallized out in the bottle!

3. The plastic toys are usually cr@p - worse than cheap Christmas crackers.

So, may be useful for some everyday products. Possibly (rough) bog rolls but is it worth the extra petrol getting there.

Nb for JTF the £3.50p did not include the VAT.



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Re: I dont suppose you've noticed

Chancer wrote:

One visit to Action and you can see why they are sweeping through France and even installing in the smallest of towns like mine when only a year before they opened in a big town not even 15km away.

I was pleasantly surprised. Got a tube of (Colgate) toothpaste for 99 cents too. Quite refreshing to see a fair few branded products at the sort of prices I'd find them in the UK.
My friend who came with me was sick to see they had tins of chalk paint for €4.99 as she'd just paid closer to €20 for the same size tin of Liberon.
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Haha -how much petrol did you use.

https://www.action.com/fr-fr/search/?q=+le+dentifrice

About a quid for the colgate flouride stuff in Morrisons.

Ask OH to bring some down.

Any colour as long as its white or light gray.

https://www.action.com/fr-fr/search/?q=+bo%C3%AEtes+de+peinture+%C3%A0+la+craie



My name is Richard , not Dick or any variant.
Dick is a crude name for a functional organ that is used as a derogatory name. Any reference to me as Dick will be met with equivalent response. Strange that it cant be policed better.
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1. It's directly opposite my nearest supermarket, so no extra distance than I travel for shopping.
2. It's a month till anyone from the UK comes out. I brush my teeth twice daily. Long time to wait unnecessarily if a product is available locally.
3. If you've bought white paint and you find white paint cheaper, you're disappointed.

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Paint

Not if its contract paint!

Takes lots more coats.

Toothpaste

https://fd7-courses.leclercdrive.fr/magasin-082401-Trelissac/recherche.aspx?TexteRecherche=le%20dentifrice%20colgate

77 cents here.


My name is Richard , not Dick or any variant.
Dick is a crude name for a functional organ that is used as a derogatory name. Any reference to me as Dick will be met with equivalent response. Strange that it cant be policed better.
ex Consultant NHS


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Boring beyond belief though it must be for every other person reading this..
The Colgate toothpaste I bought for 99 cents for 100ml is actually €1.70 on your link for 75ml.
Do you know anything about chalk paint? If you did, then you would be aware that your comments don't really apply.
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Hi mint.

Which online stores do you use please? My pharmacy bill is going up with all the supplements I usually take, like magnesium and glucosamine.
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https://www.healthspan.co.uk/

Been using them for over 30 years for glucosamine etc supplements. Even put in orders for French friends. They deliver to France.
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