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Post by timmy » August 8, 2019, 10:47 am

just been to Makro for a bit of shopping only bits " 6 items " got to the checkouts only 2 yes 2 open … queues of people with trolleys piled high and neither of the 10 items or less open , god knows whats going on , I put my bag on the floor frozen chips and all , walked out I,m not a busy man , but you can keep that crap ...



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Post by stereolab » August 8, 2019, 1:24 pm

The key to shopping at Makro is to get in first thing in the morning, this applies to Tesco also.

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Post by choi choi » August 8, 2019, 1:43 pm

timmy wrote:
August 8, 2019, 10:47 am
just been to Makro for a bit of shopping only bits " 6 items " got to the checkouts only 2 yes 2 open … queues of people with trolleys piled high and neither of the 10 items or less open , god knows whats going on , I put my bag on the floor frozen chips and all , walked out I,m not a busy man , but you can keep that crap ...
Good thinking man! If everyone did the same they'd get the message!
Not everybody has the time shop mornings. They make enough money!
How much for a couple more cashiers? probably 400 baht a day each !
They should look after customers ALL DAY!

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Post by parrot » August 8, 2019, 2:53 pm

We've been shopping at Makro in Udon for 23 years. The first few years were a not pleasant......poor veggie/fruit/meat choices, few cashiers, long lines.
In the past 5 or more years, though, we've rarely had to wait for more than a customer or two to checkout. We're almost always there between 11 and 1 on most any day of the week/month. Parking can be iffy on busy days, but even then, the cashiers seem to be manned adequately.
Makro's our go-to place........haven't been to Big C in ages and Lotus hardly.
Maybe the op just hit a bad time (staff meeting or training?)

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Post by rick » August 8, 2019, 3:36 pm

Was in Makro this morning, at checkout at 8.30 a.m. Sometimes this early the less than 10 items lanes are not manned. still only took 3 minutes to get to front of queue. Not sure how many checkouts were manned, about 3 or 4, I think. Makro is not really intended for the quick exit - it is for people doing large shops. The under 10 items queues open when it is more busy.

Like Parrot, our go to place for 90% of our non fresh vegetable shopping. We also run a shop, so often bulk buying there.

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Post by mech_401 » August 8, 2019, 4:49 pm

i went to old bigC last nite about 9:45pm( they
close at 11) everything in deli, fresh fruit and bakery sections already put up for night :-& doh
i wonder if the little mini stores are changing the
whole dynamic. customers, staff, schedules

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Post by mak » August 8, 2019, 6:17 pm

8 am, 10 items or less (express) lane.
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Post by Giggle » August 8, 2019, 6:29 pm

Just look at 'em splashing all that money around! That lady's got a case of Coke and an industrial sized tub of Thousand Island dressing. The keys to her new Buggatti Veyron are in the brand new pink Hermes Chaine'd Ancre Bag.

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Post by mech_401 » August 11, 2019, 12:59 am

that must be new bigC , I'm not familiar
with the new warehouse style layout :-s

queues are excessive, making people wait :-k

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