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>> No. 78742 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:06 pm
78742 unilever raising prices by 10% due to brexit
I love the story today that Tescos and Unilever are in a spat because the latter want to raise prices by 10% on such products as Marmite due to the slipping pound. Given the increased costs of importing products, as opposed to the false dawn with the FTSE reaching record highs by net exporters benefiting from being rinsed by foreign buyers, when will the brexit story turn?

What will happen if Britain discovers that in closing our borders and taking back control, we've made our weekly shop more expensive?
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>> No. 78743 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:11 pm
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>>78742

Australian points sys- uh, 360 gazillion for R NHS... EU are Naz- um uh... ooooh, Belize? Yes, we can get our Marmite from Belize. Problem solved.
>> No. 78744 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:12 pm
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>>78743
We'll make our own Marmite we're all such yeasty cunts!
>> No. 78746 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:28 pm
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>>78743

I wonder how many people advocating for the Aussie points system have the foggiest idea how it works? Or do they just want bribe the Faroe Islands into brutalising refugees for us?
>> No. 78747 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:30 pm
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I want all remainers to fuck off to France or something.
>> No. 78749 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:32 pm
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>>78747

This lad really wants to enjoy paying more for his Marmite in peace.
>> No. 78752 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:39 pm
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>>78747

Don't worry, this blighted isle will be experiencing the greatest brain drain it's ever seen soon enough.
>> No. 78753 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:43 pm
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>>78749
No, he'll die from lack of Pot Noodles. They're also Unilever.
>> No. 78755 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:54 pm
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>>78753

Do they make anything that isn't salt flavoured?
>> No. 78756 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 9:54 pm
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Why's Marmite going up anyway? Don't they get the yeast shit from breweries in this country?
>> No. 78757 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 10:05 pm
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Or Unilever will just find they are losing sales and change their mind. I can't think of a single thing they make that isn't already overpriced shite for plebs anyway, so good luck to them.

>>78752

Do we have all that much brain left to drain?
>> No. 78758 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 10:11 pm
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>>78742
>What will happen if Britain discovers that in closing our borders and taking back control, we've made our weekly shop more expensive?
When are these thick cunts going to get it through their skulls.
I'd pay twice as much for my weekly shop if it meant no more death by demographic. I don't want the rest of England to end up like London.
>> No. 78768 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 10:51 pm
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>>78758

BROWN FOLK DON'T COME FROM EUROPE, YA' DAFT SHITE!
>> No. 78769 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 11:00 pm
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>One grocery insider says in the case of Unilever, the weak currency was a smokescreen to raise prices, as some of the products are made in the UK.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37637954

It does sound very suspect. >>78756 is right I can see no reason why Marmite would go up considering its sole market is the UK (possibly Ireland?) not that a weak pound wouldn't impact profits but supermarkets are hardly in the position right now to absorb that.

>>78758
What if you just end up with both anyway?
>> No. 78770 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 11:14 pm
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>>78769
Any company looking to increase prices, make redundancies or poor profits now has the ready made excuse of Brexit, it's a cop out to be exploited.
>> No. 78771 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 11:18 pm
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>>78768
Well they appear to be coming from somewhere.
The solution most brexiters want is to block up the chunnel and mount autoturrets around the coastline which will indiscriminately mow down refugee dinghies on sight.
We probably could have been appeased with a milder solution but nobody has listened to us for a very long time.
>>78769
>What if you just end up with both anyway?
I think if it carries on we'll have another Guy Fawkes type attempt. Who knows, maybe they will succeed.
>> No. 78772 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 11:26 pm
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BRITISH MARMITE FOR BRITISH PEOPLE

ALSO, WE NEED BRITANNIA BACK AS A BOAT THAT WILL HELP
>> No. 78774 Anonymous
12th October 2016
Wednesday 11:56 pm
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>>78769

Unilever are headquartered in the Netherlands and their accounts are denominated in Euros. The fall in the value of the pound has reduced the effective profitability of their UK operations, even if their costs have not increased. The supermarket price war in the UK has seriously undermined the profitability of food; average prices have fallen by 7.5% since 2015.

I don't like what Unilever have done, but it makes perfect financial sense.
>> No. 78776 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 5:29 am
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Why the fuck does anyone care? Prices fluctuate all the time, usually upwards.
>> No. 78778 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 8:29 am
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>>78776
Because these pathetic Chicken Little types want an excuse to shout "The sky is falling! The sky is falling! #brokenbrexit refugees welcome!!!!1"

Fucking idiots.
>> No. 78779 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 8:41 am
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http://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/james-obrien/which-eu-law-are-you-looking-forward-to-losing/

Can you name one EU law you are looking forward to losing?
>> No. 78781 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:39 am
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>>78779
Freedom of movement.
>> No. 78782 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:46 am
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>>78781
...or the TFEU if you like.
>> No. 78785 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 11:19 am
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>>78779

There's an EU regulation that requires all fire extinguishers to be red. Ready to fuck that one off.
>> No. 78786 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 11:39 am
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>>78785

BLOODY BRUSSELS BUREAUCRATS, ensuring that vital safety equipment is readily identifiable in an emergency. It's my right as a SUBJECT OF THE CROWN to burn to death in a preventable fire.
>> No. 78790 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 1:35 pm
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>>78786
To be fair, anyone that can't tell the difference between water and carbon dioxide extinguishers has no business trying to use one.
>> No. 78793 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 2:30 pm
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>>78786
>BLOODY BRUSSELS BUREAUCRATS, ensuring that vital safety equipment is readily identifiable in an emergency. It's my right as a SUBJECT OF THE CROWN to burn to death in a preventable fire.
It is a a stupid rule.
They used to have different colours for different expellents. Now you just have small bit on the extinguisher that is that colour. Wonder how many people have used a water filled extinguisher on a chip pan fire because of that?
It's the same stupid thinking as when the EU tried to get us to do away with the earth prong on our plugs so we would fit in with them. Fuck safety, assimilate bitches.
>> No. 78797 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 3:37 pm
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My house has inept wiring and fusing and is missing an earth circuit - I used to almost enjoy feeling a jolt through the body, an enormous bang and all the trips switching once in a while when I turned on my old bathroom light before it wouldn't work at all anymore and I had to get a sparky to fit me a plastic one.

As for Unilever have often wondered about the by-product crossover between their cleaning fluids and processed foodstuffs. Cornetto has more than a hint of kitchen tile wipe surely.

No doubt the EU madmen would have wanted to deny us these simple pleasures.
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13th October 2016
Thursday 3:46 pm
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>>78793
>Wonder how many people have used a water filled extinguisher on a chip pan fire because of that?
Their mistake was trying to use an extinguisher on a chip pan in the first place,
>> No. 78805 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 5:17 pm
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>>78798

Foam would work lad. That's the creamy beige coloured one.

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/safety/extinguishers
>> No. 78807 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 5:25 pm
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>I don't want the rest of England to end up like London.
>England to end up like London.
>like London.
>London.

THE HORROR
>> No. 78809 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 5:27 pm
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I once entered a competition to win a year's supply of Marmite.

I won, it was just one jar.
>> No. 78811 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 5:46 pm
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Unilever are just trying to profit from PROJECT FEAR. Didn't see them drop prices when the Pound was strong. All the stuff they make is shite anyway, nobody will give a fuck. Pot Noodles and Lynx gone forever. About fucking time.
>> No. 78812 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 5:48 pm
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>>78811
Agreed
>> No. 78814 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 6:15 pm
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>>78805
To use it you'd have to get too close to the thing for safety. This is why you apply a fire blanket from the front. Also, it can properly fuck up the pan.
>> No. 78815 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 6:18 pm
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>>78811
I like Ben & Jerry's. I'd be pissed off if it vanished from stores; not that I ever buy it full price.
>> No. 78816 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 6:28 pm
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>>78815
You can get it from Tesco for 10p.

http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/netflix-chill-ben-jerry-s-half-baked-10p-tesco-2526765
>> No. 78826 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 7:11 pm
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>>78816

Not anymore, I imagine. Such is life in Brexit Britain.
>> No. 78827 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 7:15 pm
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>>78811

This.

I was listening to two boffins go on about it on the radio this morning and one of them was saying something like

>There are only three ways this can go- Suppliers bear the cost, retailers bear the cost, or the customers bear the cost

In my head I was just thinking "Well you better figure out which of you two it is, because I'm not about to start buying Pot fucking Noodle if you lowered the price, let alone raise it."
>> No. 78838 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 7:39 pm
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>>78827
I think we all know which way that choice is going to go.
>> No. 78843 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 7:44 pm
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>>78826

>Such is life in Brexit Britain.

Not yet, miserablelad. Come the revolution it'll be nice tasty local pork pie shops everywhere. And loads barbers boosting the economy with beard removal. Go hot towels.
>> No. 78844 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 7:46 pm
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>>78826
A 10% rise means they're now... 11p.
>> No. 78848 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 8:00 pm
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Take that, Unilever.

And brainwashed remainers.
>> No. 78853 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 8:54 pm
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Well the pound is now at a 168 year low and my money isn't going nearly as far abroad now. People are reckoning it could come to 1:1 to the dollar too in the next couple years, it's already pretty close.
>> No. 78855 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:07 pm
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>and my money isn't going nearly as far abroad now
>> No. 78857 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:23 pm
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>>78855
Mate, you're just jealous you don't earn enough for it to matter.
>> No. 78859 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:35 pm
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>>78811
>All the stuff they make is shite anyway, nobody will give a fuck

Watch yourself m8, Tresemme has the best conditioners on the market.

>>78855
What has got you Brexit nonces so defensive. A few months ago you were all for the line of 'a little hit before a large uptick' but now that it actually happens complaining about the consequences is a thought-crime.

Do you think a loss in purchasing power is somehow a good thing or that peoples savings just took a hit? I say this as someone with debts too so its not like I'm not secretly cheering for hyperinflation.
>> No. 78861 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:40 pm
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>>78858
>Do you think a loss in purchasing power is somehow a good thing or that peoples savings just took a hit?

There is a line of reasoning that the pound has been highly overvalued for a considerable time now, much to the detriment of British manufacturing. The fall in value was probably inevitable, Brexit just made it much sooner.
>> No. 78862 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:44 pm
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>>78861
>There is a line of reasoning that the pound has been highly overvalued for a considerable time now, much to the detriment of British manufacturing.
There's no basis for it in reality, though.
>> No. 78863 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 9:48 pm
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>>78859
But it will give a much needed boost for the British car industry.
>> No. 78864 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 10:15 pm
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>>78863
Wait, we still have a car industry? How did that happen? I thought the Germans and Japanese had put us out of business by actually being competent at building cars.
>> No. 78868 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 11:37 pm
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>>78864
We're the third largest car producer in Europe, Sunderland produces more cars than Italy.
>> No. 78869 Anonymous
13th October 2016
Thursday 11:37 pm
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>>78862
>There's no basis for it in reality, though.

People have been complaining about the Pound being overvalued for years.
>> No. 78870 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 12:45 am
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>>78863

Our car industry is in rude health. We made more cars last year than during the previous peak in 1972. The problem, as everywhere, is automation - the industry makes more cars, but employs 80% fewer people. It's the same story across the whole of the manufacturing sector. Brilliant productivity, good margins, stable sales volumes, but very low employment.
>> No. 78872 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 12:52 am
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>>78870
Universal basic income.
>> No. 78873 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 1:11 am
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>>78870
On the upside, automated production means the cars aren't quite as shit as they used to be so they actually sell these days.
>> No. 78876 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 11:29 am
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People who don't have any money aren't fussed at all about the drop in relative market value of the pound. If anything, this means more jobs for the working class, since British labour is now worth more relative to the fixed costs of accommodation.
>> No. 78877 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 12:18 pm
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I for am comforted during the the devaluation of the pound by the idea that as the housing market crashes from all of the foreign investors pulling out I can afford a house.
>> No. 78879 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 12:39 pm
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>>78877
Why would they pull out of a market where they effectively get a 20% discount? Surely that's only going to attract more foreign buyers.
>> No. 78881 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 4:15 pm
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>>78877
The problem is that absolutely everyone with any influences at all over house prices, has a vested interest in keeping them high.
Short of the country suffering a major recession or depression, the only way that house prices will ever be allowed to fall will be through the government subsidising every party who stands to lose out.

>>78879
There's a 20% discount buying in, but you also lose 20% on your sales.
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14th October 2016
Friday 8:12 pm
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>>78881
>There's a 20% discount buying in, but you also lose 20% on your sales.
No, you don't.
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14th October 2016
Friday 8:17 pm
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>>78881
>>78897

Get ready lads, the holymen are about to fight.
>> No. 78903 Anonymous
14th October 2016
Friday 8:57 pm
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>>78897

That depends entirely on future forex trends.
>> No. 78937 Anonymous
15th October 2016
Saturday 6:36 pm
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>Watch yourself m8, Tresemme has the best conditioners on the market.

Hahahahaha excellent sophistry.

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