Newry supermarket swamped by bargain hunters from the Republic

A Sainsbury’s supermarket in the North had to slow entry to its store for health and safety reasons due to the large volume of bargain hunters from the Republic seeking better value groceries as the looming recession begins to bite.

5th July, 2008

A Sainsbury’s supermarket in the North had to slow entry to its store for health and safety reasons due to the large volume of bargain hunters from the Republic seeking better value groceries as the looming recession begins to bite.

Sainsbury’s sources confirmed customers had to wait about ten to15 minutes before being admitted to the Newry branch of the supermarket one Saturday last month, due to the large volume of customers massing...

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