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Old 08-26-2016, 02:21 PM   #5191
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They can't compete with online shopping. Jet.com is just more competition for them along with Amazon.
Walmart just purchased Jet.com.
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Old 08-26-2016, 04:12 PM   #5192
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I live overseas and have for many years and Amazon Prime is a lifesaver especially for Christmas time.........I start lining up gifts in November and by Christmas when we return to the US it's not a nightmare of mall traffic, headache highways, restaurant waits, etc.........those who can't think of anything get ca$h.........everyone is :)
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Old 08-26-2016, 04:13 PM   #5193
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Walmart just purchased Jet.com.
Yes, and the first time the new owners fail me will be the last.
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Old 08-26-2016, 10:46 PM   #5194
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Walmart just purchased Jet.com.
And they paid a pretty penny. 3.3B dollars. Ouch!
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Old 08-26-2016, 11:11 PM   #5195
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And they paid a pretty penny. 3.3B dollars. Ouch!
Wow! Hope they get their money's worth.........
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Old 08-26-2016, 11:45 PM   #5196
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And they paid a pretty penny. 3.3B dollars. Ouch!
That means it probably does not bode well for those of you who love Jet. With Wal-Mart coughing up that much money, they'll have to recover the cost somehow. Just like when Market Basket came back from their non-strike strike, pricing probably won't be as good as it was before.

Wonder how long it will be before Amazon buys out Wal-Jet, or vice-versa.
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Old 08-26-2016, 11:52 PM   #5197
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That means it probably does not bode well for those of you who love Jet. With Wal-Mart coughing up that much money, they'll have to recover the cost somehow. Just like when Market Basket came back from their non-strike strike, pricing probably won't be as good as it was before.

Wonder how long it will be before Amazon buys out Wal-Jet, or vice-versa.
I just placed a very large order with Jet. Saw no difference this time. Next month I will place a much small one of household cleaning products and will see if there is any difference.
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I just placed a very large order with Jet. Saw no difference this time. Next month I will place a much small one of household cleaning products and will see if there is any difference.
Do let us know.........
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Do let us know.........
I certainly will.
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I just placed a very large order with Jet. Saw no difference this time. Next month I will place a much small one of household cleaning products and will see if there is any difference.
Well they weren't going to do it all at once and right away. Watch for a price creep. Since they had their non-strike strike, I've noticed a price creep at Market Basket. First, they eliminated the extra 4% off your total bill. Then they nickel'd and dime'd their increases in things that I now find for a lower price at other stores. In spite of their name, "Price Chopper" has had some of the highest prices among the stores in my shopping circle. I used to shop them for strictly loss-leaders and fried fish. Now, I can find common things I use cheaper and easier at P-C than I can at Market Basket.

You might not have the same problem with finding things in stock at your store, though. The one I shop (and the only one close enough to make it worth driving to) has been going downhill since they replaced the original manager with a guy who seems to be interested in only biding his time until he retires. THAT won't happen soon enough...
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