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After struggling for 6.5 years with grocery shopping and the dreaded Saturday trip to the store I have recently discovered Friday evening shopping.
For the last few weeks I have been to various grocery stores (coop, migros, denner etc) in different areas at around 18:30 and guess what.... It is so relaxing! No one pushing by, parking available right at the door,staff are friendly and I felt comfortable to stop the wagon and LOOK at a product without someone huffing down my back!!!
So if you have time Friday evening it is the best time to get your groceries! Some stores are now open until 21! And best of all ..... you can enjoy your Saturday!

If you already knew this I am surprised no one has ever told me!
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Yeah but; the (supposedly fresh) vegetables look like they've barely survived a Hiroshima-like detonation in the evening. The fresh stuff goes out in the mornings.
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If you already knew this I am surprised no one has ever told me!
If we tell people, they will start to do it at that time and it won't be calm anymore...

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Nil you are so right!!! Should i have them delete the thread?
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Oh! I just came back from the supermarket!
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Old 16.03.2012, 21:43
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Agreed, best time to go - even if you need to do it with child in tow
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Yeah but; the (supposedly fresh) vegetables look like they've barely survived a Hiroshima-like detonation in the evening. The fresh stuff goes out in the mornings.
Ah, but the old stuff goes for half price in the evening.
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Re: Shopping Tip

My savior has been Coop at Home. Just order all you stuff online, choose the delivery times (morning up until late evening) pay a small fee unless you spend over 200 CHFs and all you groceries come to the door. No carts, no aisles.....there is an iPhone and iPad app as well. Tried it once, now my only grocery experience is stopping at my local Volg if I forget or run out of something.
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After struggling for 6.5 years ... I have recently discovered Friday evening
If you already knew this I am surprised no one has ever told me!
Hint: There are even more days in a week. And they all come with the Special Swiss Edition: mornings and evenings in all of them.
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Re: Shopping Tip

Yepp, I do either Tuesday or Thursday shopping, then I have the Friday evening for doing stuff until late, as Saturday I can sleep in
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