MSE News: Tesco cuts rewards in Clubcard overhaul

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"The supermarket giant says the revamp, which starts on 6 December, is vital to ensure the scheme is sustainable ..."
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  • michaels
    michaels Posts: 27,983 Forumite
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    I wonder how much profit Tesco can book by making this change and devaluing all those points that have been issued but not redeemed?!
    I think....
  • lilian1977
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    Darnit - better get our summer holiday booked asap!
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  • stebiz
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    Thin edge of the wedge. Next it will be two times - just like most of Tesco's own stuff. Don't use Tesco much now, anyway, due to their over pricing. Just pop in there for all the cheap stuff such as Tesco Value - everything else is much cheaper elsewhere!!
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  • bylromarha
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    I've been Money Tipped!
    Bound to happen at some point with the double points.

    Glad I used the scheme to its full advantage.
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  • Cancel those Tesco credit cards and get cashback cards. They were already poor value and now will be even worse!
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  • Mumto2
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    There have been lots of subtle changes in the deals recently, mostly changing from using vouchers to 'buy in full'. One I noticed was Woburn - went from being £16 in days out vouchers to a buy in full £6 charge for children/adults - a huge increase. Hopefully this was in readiness for the changes and won't decrease in value again.

    Can't say I'm surprised, it's been very good for a long time now.
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  • Any
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    Mumto2 wrote: »
    There have been lots of subtle changes in the deals recently, mostly changing from using vouchers to 'buy in full'. One I noticed was Woburn - went from being £16 in days out vouchers to a buy in full £6 charge for children/adults - a huge increase. Hopefully this was in readiness for the changes and won't decrease in value again.

    Can't say I'm surprised, it's been very good for a long time now.
    Agree with you Mumto2, we had it good for while, it was good while it lasted.

    The scheme is still going to be good (if you shop at Tesco anyway especially), just not as good. Of course it is dissapointing, but I am not going to shout "murder to Tesco" over it.

    Something had to give earlier or later. Either prices rising to sustain it or rewards going down.

    michaels wrote: »
    I wonder how much profit Tesco can book by making this change and devaluing all those points that have been issued but not redeemed?!

    What a ridiculous statement...
    You can't blame Tesco for that. Only the people that are not going to redeem and that is their choice.

    Tesco is giving enough notice to redeem.
  • stebiz
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    Don't agree Any. Some are saving these points up, and aren't ready to use them yet :mad:
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  • Premier_2
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    "Every little helps"

    Any chance they'll be adding Tesco shares to their rewards programme? :D
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  • jackieblack
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    Any wrote: »
    Agree with you Mumto2, we had it good for while, it was good while it lasted.

    The scheme is still going to be good (if you shop at Tesco anyway especially), just not as good. Of course it is dissapointing, but I am not going to shout "murder to Tesco" over it.

    Something had to give earlier or later. Either prices rising to sustain it or rewards going down.

    I agree

    I think we've been expecting the scheme to be 'reviewed' for a while - once little changes started to be made here and there, it was just a question of when.
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