Bargains in short supply at the Warehouse
5:00AM Sunday May 13, 2007
By Michelle Coursey



It might be where "everyone gets a bargain" - but when it comes to cheap groceries, The Warehouse is lagging well behind many of its competitors.

A Consumers' Institute supermarket survey has just been released, and Pak'n Save is once again the cheapest chain for a trolley load of goods in the five main centres - Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

The newcomer in the grocery market, The Warehouse Extra, was found to be one of the most expensive.

The Warehouse Extra, which first opened at the Sylvia Park shopping complex in east Auckland last June, was only just beaten to last place in the price war by Woolworths.

On opening the new grocery offering, The Warehouse Group press release said it would continue the "great products and bargains" that customers loved about shopping at The Warehouse

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