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If you won a free five-minute shopping spree what would be in your basket

(23 Posts)
Butty Tue 15-Jan-13 18:01:36

Airline tickets to visit my family.

(My basket, and supermarket wasn't mentioned in the thread title) wink

jeni Tue 15-Jan-13 17:08:23

Love the house of Bruar. Had a lovely meal there, the soups are to die for!

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 16:47:23

Thanks River what a surprise!

Riverwalk Tue 15-Jan-13 16:44:18

Moved you're right - it seems that the company which owns Primark does indeed own Fortnumsgrin

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 16:37:11

I know the daughter of the top banana at AB, don't think she shops in Primark!

Sounds like the 'phoner in' on You and Yours didn't know what he was talking about. grin

janthea Tue 15-Jan-13 15:52:15

Fortnums is privately owned.

cheelu Tue 15-Jan-13 15:42:56

By Ed Monk

PUBLISHED:09:34, 10 September 2012| UPDATED: 13:39, 10 September 2012
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Primark owner defies gloom with profit promise and expansion plan

Associated British Foods, which owns Primark as well as several household name food brands, has told investors that profits will grow and that it will open more stores.

Sign of the times: Cut-price clothes retailer has flourished in the squeeze.

Primark has been the star performer within AB Foods over recent years as it has ridden the boom in demand for budget clothing on the high street.

The company will boost its presence on London's Oxford Street later this month with a new four-floor outlet. It will also have 28 outlets in Spain after opening five new stores in the debt-laden country this summer.

numberplease Tue 15-Jan-13 15:34:55

Lots of fresh fruit and veg, including strawberries and, like Cheelu, cherries, can`t afford `em these days.
Meat and poultry
Port and sparkling wine
Cream filled chocolates

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 15:34:41

Talking of shopping, I heard on the radio today that Primark is owned by Fortnums, is that true?

Gally Tue 15-Jan-13 15:31:26

I'm doing mine in the food/wine department of the House of Bruar in Perthshire - let it begin.......... grin

janthea Tue 15-Jan-13 15:31:22

True - Chanel, Gucci, Bulgari, Tiffany, Louboutin, Louis Vuitton, Cartier. I'm not fussy! grin

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 15:28:35

I'm doing mine in Bond Street, almost any shop will do!

janthea Tue 15-Jan-13 15:27:20

Not if they were necklaces, bracelets and tiaras!

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 15:20:48

I'm with janthea as I've always got spare plastic bags in my handbag so could put them in one of those. grin

soop Tue 15-Jan-13 15:19:54

Cat food! grin

Ana Tue 15-Jan-13 15:17:28

No, they'd fall through the holes in the basket...hmm

janthea Tue 15-Jan-13 15:13:55

DIAMONDS!!! grin

cheelu Tue 15-Jan-13 14:57:30

crimson your so funny that did make me laugh you too Sel so funny but very wise!!!

Sel Tue 15-Jan-13 14:52:57

Watermelon cheelu? You haven't thought this through smile I'd follow crimson down the expensive booze route.

crimson Tue 15-Jan-13 14:50:20

I would stash it full of expensive booze, sell it on and then decide at leisure what to get for myself with the money. If you gave me 5 minutes and started counting I'd just freeze with indecision sad.

cheelu Tue 15-Jan-13 14:47:26

I am easily pleased and a low maintenance kind of a person, I said cherrys because I love them but they are sooo expensive...

j07 Tue 15-Jan-13 14:37:01


cheelu Tue 15-Jan-13 14:18:20

Water melon... grapes.... nice cheese.... salmon.... wine.... cherrys....