Started: 4th Jul 2016 at 13:58
A bit sad to see it go - nostalgic about Netto as it was the local shop when I lived in Knowsley & where I'd walk to with my first baby in their pram.
Replied: 4th Jul 2016 at 15:27
Before they sold out to ASDA, there was a NETTO store about 600 yards from where I live: it was always very busy.
Out of town, but on a route that I use, is one of the new NETTO stores courtesy of Sainsbury. I have never noticed ANYONE shopping there!
I do miss the NETTO 'Spotlines': some real bargains were to be had.
Replied: 4th Jul 2016 at 15:35
Yes, i used to net some good bargains there back in the day, Priscus.
Replied: 4th Jul 2016 at 15:40
The new run of Netto'ses aren't a patch on the previous ones. In fact, I called at the one in Little Hulton about a month ago and I thought it wasn't fit to clean B&M's shoes!
Replied: 4th Jul 2016 at 19:16
Yes, makes you wonder what Sainsbury were thinking about.
Still, if they have got £ 30 Million to chuck away........
Replied: 4th Jul 2016 at 20:42
On announcing their opening, Sainsbury's said, "The new Netto stores will represent a complete departure from the format that left the UK market in 2010".
And that, in a nutshell, is why they're shutting!
Replied: 5th Jul 2016 at 00:10
Just drove past the NETTO store to which my post of 4th Jul 2016 at 15:35 refers.
It has closed down and no new business is yet occupying the premises.
It is a good job we are in the UK, where the executive who wasted £30 Million of the shareholders cash, can enjoy the protection of a culture which rewards failure. Wonder if he got a super bonus, or a promotion maybe.
Replied: 16th Nov 2016 at 14:29
Last edited by priscus: 16th Nov 2016 at 14:37:13
whats black and yellow and full of crap?
a netto carrier bag
Replied: 17th Nov 2016 at 13:38