Basic numeracy in Waitrose

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Beware the discounted cookies promoted all over the coffee shop in Waitrose! Original price £1.25 now with 20% off so should be £1.00

But no! Hang on a minute, Waitrose makes this discounted price £1.05! What kind of strange maths is this? Yes I know it's only 5p but all those 5ps add up and more to the point - customers are being diddled out of their money by a misleading promotion. This wasn't some chalked up affair either but an expensive looking full colour poster so I imagine, perhaps, a national promotion.

I did inform Waitrose customer service of this but a week later and I have had no reply. That's just the way it crumbles I suppose....:(


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