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March 19th, 2006
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The economics of bulk buying

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Date:March 19th, 2006 09:42 am (UTC)
is the Great British Public really so innumerate this confuses it?


Anf the only logical reason to sell 1-, 4- and 6-packs is to confuse people; given how long unopened orange juice will keep, there's no pressing need for an "I'll never finish that much" size.
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Date:March 19th, 2006 10:13 pm (UTC)
Particularly since TESCO Online will no-longer deliver 132 cartons of OJ at a time (the most they'll do is 10xpack size; so if you're buying the not-cheapest variety a total of 110 cartons (10x1 + 10x4 + 10x6)).
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Date:March 20th, 2006 02:13 pm (UTC)
I dunno - I often find myself paying more for a smaller size because I don't think we've got enough space to store the larger one conveniently.
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