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February 5, 2023

Soap Box #151: Woolies the healthcare people?

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2 COMMENTS

  1. You know I was having this chuckling fit, and suddenly went all quiet. This could really happen…really.

    If you swipe their orange card they know exactly what you buy and when. They could easily predict the health services you’ll be requiring and direct market them to you ‘just in time’. They’ve already got in-store or next door chemists.

    Gee, lucky we have a choice….

  2. THANK YOU MANDY!!!!! This company, f*&kng W)(*&&^^%rths – is just sooooo insidious. And Oligolopy is what they call them. And people just don’t seem to SEEEEE what is going on right in front them. But f*&kng W)(*&&^^%rths – and their mates C*!es – are taking themselves into communities all around Australia – I have recently been to Philip Island, now in Torquay/Geelong and just talking with someone this morning about the lack of farmers markets here but guess what, they are building another Coles. Well thank god for that, we’ll all be saved ..

    But I hadn’t heard about this latest venture of theirs – just about to post your video.

    Thanks for being on the ground, getting it out there, and keeping on keeping on. Love ya lots x

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