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Dear Woollies, please explain how anyone thought it was a good idea to replace the card/cash machines with card only ones?

That person should be demoted. An everyday example of the chaos this has caused is where 15 people are in the queue waiting for the cash machine while the card machines are vacant.

People in the queue are grumbling, upset and angry, which is not the way people want to feel when they are spending their money. Happy and satisfied would be much more likely to bring customers back.

You changed for the worse overnight; hopefully it will be as quick to switch back.

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  1. The behaviour of these corporates is why people fought a long hard battle to stop the woolies development in Mullum. All they do is exploit farmers, workers and take money out of the community and give little back.

    There’s a very good IGA in Mullum and wonderful farmers’ markets. You have choices-don’t shop at Woolies.

  2. Isn’t the issue here ‘Why are you shopping at Woolworths in Mullumbimby’?

    How many people shopping there were originally so adamantly refused to the idea, ‘We Won’t Shop There’ t-shirts. Intgerity, ethics, much? How quickly everyone acquiesed was mortifying.

    The notion of being seen there is inherently humilating to me, after everything Woolworths did to force their presence onto that location, the laws broken, the local buisnesses affected
    I shope at Byron Woollies. I shop at Woolies in other places. It’s far from ideal but I accept it’s practical and it’s a different context. WTF complaining about Woolworths Mullum shopping experience – why are you even in there?

  3. ‘Sign of the times’…. ‘demographic change’… a few terms to familiarise yourself with in the ‘New Byron’. ‘Demoted’ fits right in with the ‘right’ people.


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