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What's the best one?
Might give it a go.
to stock up on big items I normally can't be arsed picking up. I could get a year's worth of bog roll, kitchen roll, juice, beer, canned goods, packets of stuff, rice, pasta etc. Then I would be free to do a weekly shop where I just buy interesting stuff, things on offer, meat, fish and veg.
ocado - good range, high quality, rarely substitute, hour delivery slots, but pricey on delivery and in general
sainsburys/tesco - moreorless the same as each other in terms of price and service
asda - pretty good, cheap
waitrose - free delivery fr over £50 but need to make final checkout by 1145am the day before
lot of them offer these smart delivery passes now which make it cheaper if you stick with the one store every week...I tend to chop and change depending on what's on the list, how much money we've got and when we need it delivered
Always just assumed it was
they sell waitrose branded stuff but also their own Ocado brand and a load of other stuff you don't find in a normal supermarket - especially vegetarian brands, stuff from overseas and gourmet stuff.
All comes from a warehouse rather than a store so is generally but fresher than supermarket too.
apparently they are soon to be setting up with morrisons, not sure if that is good or bad really or whether it is alongside waitrose or instead of
Operated completely separately to Ocado. Own website, its own bit of the warehouse. Comes in a 'Morrisons' van with a 'Morrisons' driver.
ocado uses its own warehouses which are centralised and contain everything. That's why they don't deliver everywhere as their geo penetraion isn't as good as waitrose. Waitrose delivery is picked form the shelves of your local waitrose store- so closer and fresher, but if your local store doesn't stock a certain item, you won't be able to get it.
This annoys me.
Also, the delivery isn't expensive at all. Quite a lot of slots are free when you spend £75. New customers get a £20 voucher too. If you keep registering different email addresses, you keep getting £20 off :/
you need to do something about it or it will keep happening.
She works at Waitrose and has idiots ringing up/coming into her store to complain about/return items that have come from Ocado.
and stick them through a few doors. Should clear up the common misconception.
Or get a badge that you can point to. Or suttin.
their site is utter shite.
Much nicer design / easier to use. When you've added everything and go to checkout it just sends you to Sainsbury's website for you to pay and book your delivery time, etc.
Might do online shopping for one pint of a milk at a time, couple of times a week.
my mate who used Tesco home delivery when he lived in a flat above a Sainsbury's.
We had a customer who lived in a flat above a Tesco and the only place we could park the vans was on the Tesco car park :D
My mum did a Waitrose order and some of the replacement items were Duchy Originals. She rejected them because she 'didn't want any money to go to Prince Charles'.
Massive middle-class problems, the delivery heezer didn't understand at all.