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10% Grocery Discount Ending On February 25th

10% Grocery Discount Ending On February 25th

The 10% Wednesdays discounts at the island’s major grocery stores will end on February 25th, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said today [Feb 18] in the Senate. Minister Fahy said, “Senate Colleagues will be aware of the 10% discount initiative by the larger grocery stores which commenced on December 4th 2013 for a period of one year.... Read more of this article

10% Grocery Discount Extended To Feb 2015

10% Grocery Discount Extended To Feb 2015

Lindo’s, Supermart and The Marketplace will be extending the 10% grocery discount on Wednesdays until 15 February 2015, the Government announced this morning [Nov 7] in the Throne Speech. The relevant portion of the Throne Speech said, “And to Bermuda’s grocers, in particular Lindo’s, Supermart and The Marketplace, the Government applauds... Read more of this article

Minister: 10% Grocery Talks “Fruitful & Frank”

Minister: 10% Grocery Talks “Fruitful & Frank”

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy JP described discussions at a stakeholder meeting this morning regarding the future of the grocery store 10% discount initiative as “fruitful and frank.” Present at the meeting were representatives from Butterfield and Vallis, Lindos Group of Companies, BGA, AC Brewer, The Marketplace, The Supermart ltd and... Read more of this article

Ministry Clarifies 10% Grocery Shopping Discount

Ministry Clarifies 10% Grocery Shopping Discount

The Ministry of Home Affairs said they wish to clarify several matters relating to the grocery store discount initiative, which saw the island’s three major grocery store chains offer 10% off on Wednesdays. The discount was announced in last year’s Throne Speech, which said: “The MarketPlace, Supermart and Lindo’s will expand food... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy Updates On 10% Grocery Discount

Minister Fahy Updates On 10% Grocery Discount

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy provided an update on the Wednesday 10% discount initiative at grocery stores, saying that the “success of the initiative far exceeded the projected usage anticipated by the participating grocers who have taken a significant revenue loss over that which was projected.” The Minister said the grocers “have... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy On Grocery Store Price Monitoring

Minister Fahy On Grocery Store Price Monitoring

Since the introduction of the 10% Wednesday discount by local grocers, staple store item prices have stayed at a steady level, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry advised that Consumer Affairs was tasked with monitoring the prices of those grocery stores that participated in the 10 percent Wednesday discounts.... Read more of this article

Wednesdays: Lindo’s Offers 8% Card Discount

Wednesdays: Lindo’s Offers 8% Card Discount

In addition to the 10% discount on Wednesdays for cash sales, Lindo’s will be offering an 8% discount on credit card and debit card sales from December 18th 2013 through November 30th 2014. In last month’s Throne Speech the Government announced that the three major grocers — MarketPlace, Supermart and Lindo’s — will increase their... Read more of this article

10% Shopping On Wed, Liquor Sales On Sunday

10% Shopping On Wed, Liquor Sales On Sunday

The Government announced in this morning’s [Nov 8] Throne Speech that MarketPlace, Supermart and Lindo’s will increase their Wednesday discount to 10%, and also said that Government will amend the Liquor Licence Act to allow liquor to be sold on Sundays.Speaking on the grocery discount, the Throne Speech said: “The challenge for Government... Read more of this article