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Pricey and off fruit and veg
SERIOUSLY! Clarendon St. Southbank Melbourne IGA, 4aud special per one off odor and colour avo. No avo should be sold so many days after it has been ripened beyond that it is bad and unhealthy. The sad thing is the special greedy price $4per avo
Great service and conveniently located - Poor fruit and veg
IGA Oatley is my local. The fruit and veg have generally been sitting around for sometime, and even when you come across something fresh, the quality and flavours are poor.
Not busy. Competitive price
I love to do my shopping at iga. Its always nice and clean. Not too many people. I never stay in line. The prices a just a little bit higher then big supermarkets but you do not need to waste your time going around the supermarket finding what you need and then stay in a que.
Don't bother supporting your local IGA as they refuse to support you
As a local residing 3 minutes away been buying from IGA Eastern Road Turramurra for over 20 years supporting the local business and recently due to Corona have been receiving home deliveries.
Today I rang to place my next order and spoke to a guy Hamid who told me they could not deliver as I was out of the area.?
I did explain I have been receiving deliveries, 3 minutes away and just wanted to continue however was told I needed to go to another store.
Really.? Eastern Road is my local.
Shame for the owners of this business their employees are ...
Not a great experience (Penshurst NSW)
Tried shopping locally since I’m now working from home but it hasn’t been a good experience. The shelves are always half empty, the few things I have bought have been close to expiry date and I had to throw out a yoghurt which was off. It is also way more expensive that other supermarkets - don’t know if it’s only now or if it’s always been that way - and the staff is unfriendly and unhelpful, bordering on rude.
MILTON IGA best shop
IGA in Milton is TOPS !! The older guy that works there maybe he is the manager is very helpful & nice & the girls at the cashiers are very nice & pleasant
The store is full of food and best local sausage and yummy pasta cold dishes in the deli
I think this is the best IGA stocked with lots of different food that I’ve been to as we we travelling before the Coronavirus
I have a super IGA near my hometown in Sydney as Milton store is so much a better store
Accosted by store worker/owner? Manager today over Facebook post
I just went to the local IGA and was accosted by the owner as I walked in, he said My name and I looked up a little bit surprised and said “yes.” He said “I want to talk to you about some comment you made on a post in the local Area Facebook page a few weeks ago about the hand sanitiser. I said oh okay yeah and he said “well I can prove to you that I paid nearly as much for it as what I was selling it for.” I said okay then well obviously you’re being price gouged too. Keep in mind, someone else put the post up having a go at him price gouging..., heaps of members including myself just commented on how awful it was, so he’s obviously pulling everyone up after checking all their Facebook profiles. I said I didn’t want to talk to him about it as I have low immunity and had my mask on and he was not distancing himself as much as I was comfortable with. Then he said if you don’t like shopping here go elsewhere and I said “are you telling me not to shop here?” He said yes so I pushed my trolley away and I said fine the new local Woolworths is opening soon so you’ve just lost yourself a customer. As I walked off he said this is a two way street so you better watch out because I see everything that you write on the community page. I’m not sure if that was a threat and I’m not sure what he means by that because the only time I’ve ever said anything about IGA was when they were price gouging for the sanitiser. I actually spend at least on a minimum $100 extra in groceries there each week. Last week we spent $180 in one shop, what a stupid guy, he shot himself in the foot because all the locals are really annoyed with the customer service there and have complained that they won’t shop there as soon as woolies goes in, I actually defended them before the sanitiser thing and said I will still support them but not now the new Woolworths is as close to us as what they are anyway. Goodbye Claremont Meadows IGA. He must get off on threatening women.
My friend who lives in Ballan, visited her local IGA recently and found they were selling one roll of toilet paper in a freezer bag for $2.50.
Isn’t this price gouging?
I can buy a pack of 20 from Coles, which works out 50 cents a roll.
My friend was very upset about this and has now decided to have her groceries delivered from one of the big supermarket chains in Ballarat and not shop at her IGA anymore.
The biggest ripoff store you can shop at!!!
I've decided to give IGA conglomerate NO stars because I'm fed up with their pricing system. I usually shop at Coles but have been avoiding it because of the panic buying. I went to my local IGA in Richmond to get some shopping to tie me over for the next 2 weeks. I'm also on a limited income. I also have an 86 year old mother with chronic arthritis who I am also carer for. She is on the Aged Pension. Went to the store tonight and there was nothing on the shelves. They said the got stock in yesterday and all the essentials were gone. Couldn't g...et much needed toilet paper or pasta & sauce, a cheap staple for people on limited incomes. Their prices are inflated at 2 to 3 times what you normally pay at Coles or Woolies which I was prepared to pay for convenience and scarcity at other stores. They claim to be an Independent Grocery Australia owned company and ask us to buy at their stores to support local farmers and industries. But this is crock. Until this company starts making their products more affordable for locals and stops their pure greedy grab for cash, I will NOT be shopping there EVER AGAIN. If you are serious about supporting Australian Industries, I urge you not to shop at IGA!
Staff at IGA not wearing gloves to handle fruit and vegetables
Went to this store the other day and staff were not wearing gloves when they put fruit and vegetables onto the shelves. One staff member was coughing while putting product out. We were horrified and left.
Altona. IGA... Only allowed 6 eggs as that was the anti hoarding policy recently introduced... Fair enough!! However 6x 600 gram free range eggs for $6.00 does seem rather excessive... Difficult times perhaps however some may consider it price gouging??
Where the the locals matter-rubbish
Of all the IGA one the east coast of Tasmania the one at Bicheno would have to be the worst I've shopped at. The staff are locals and friendly but management is extremely poor. Very seldom are all catalogue specials available and if so in very limited amounts. If you bring your own bag you must pack it yourself as the staff have been instructed not to do it. They are now instructing customers that they must buy any item they touch. This may be acceptable for vegetables and fruit and unsealed produce but every item? Very poor experience!
Price Gouging - IGA Store (NOT Super IGA) 5 mins. North, Perth City, WA
Glen 20 Disinfectant Spray 300g cans, Price $4.00 as advertised in the weekly catalogue 11/3/20 - 17/3/20.
The store had stock on the Wednesday, they flew out the door, same as everything else, nil stock on the Thursday, and limited stock on the Friday. Bought 2 cans on Friday, price $8.50 / can, showed catalogue to girl on checkout, she was good enough to call supervisor/assistant manager/ co-owner, whatever, who said she would check with manager.
On her return, she said I could have them at $4.00 / can, I asked,"why the price increase" when advertised for $4.00 in catalogue, her simple answer was, "it's popular, there's a demand for it"
This is not the first time this store has changed prices, and ripped people off.
Price Gouging - Toilet Paper
The Middle Park, Victoria, IGA is selling toilets rolls from behind the counter at $1.50 per roll - I think this is price gouging at its best/worst! I trust this not the IGA approach across all stores.
Today bought 2 meat packs equalling $40.Boiled in white vinegar,water,garlic,onion,chilli for 1&1/2 hrs..fearing toughness I tasted & it was beautiful,moist,tender,easy sliced.With veggies I'll get 10 adult meals for $4-50 C each.Brilliant-!!Staff are always informed & helpful,shelves full of interesting variety's of products,Asian,Mexican,Greek & Italian tastes catered for..& pet bones.
Felt Like a Criminal
NEVER - support or shop at this place again - assumption of breaking the law - IGA Ballan
Wife goes into IGA Ballan with 17yo daughter who is crook & after seeing doctor - Goes to the checkout with Lemsip, Strepsils, chocolate other bits and pieces and a bottle of wine. Cashier ( who apparently is in charge for the night) puts the items through the register & THEN asks my wife are you together looking at my daughter (who is standing away from register coughing her guts out). Cashier then asks daughter for ID!!!! Daughter is Under 18 -so woul...dn't sell the wine to my wife!!!! Wife asks if I come back without my daughter & buy wine is that okay - Apparently they will not sell wine to my 54 year old wife as she is assumed of doing - secondary supply of alcohol to my daughter - Assumption of breaking the law - without checking if even related persons - been shopping here for 17 years & our daughter has been with us MANY times in the past when we have & haven’t purchased alcohol. It’s not for our daughter it’s for us - adults - no ID requested from us!!! Never shop there again - what a joke - does this mean we can NEVER purchase alcohol again because we have a 17 Year Old - Cashiers Choice was reasoning - sorry IGA Ballan - parental choice over-rules you idiots & this WAS NOT for our sick daughter - Supermarket is lacking in many ways & this tops it off- this will be referred further.
Great Local Locations , Overpriced Compared To Major Supermarkets
Been shopping at my local spanos IGA at Mermaid Waters since it opened 19 years ago. My only concern now is over the years i noticed more people lining up during busy times between 3 - 7 pm sometimes waiting up to 6 minutes to be served by 1 retail attendant especially when a customer registers their Lotto numbers. The line sometimes blocks access to the deli as the store isnt a supa. They usually have more than five staff in the store during those busy periods.
Why cant they dedicate at least two staff at the front during that time? It would...really speed things up ,as i see myself and customers getting a bit annoyed at times because of this. I do like how they ring a bell when it gets real busy. I enjoy doing my grocery shopping here cause it supports the local farmers , but i avoid purchasing products that are not on special due to the nature of a higher price over woolies or coles. I still prefer aldi.
Great store and staff
I shop at IGA nearly every day, I don't need to, as there is a coles and woolies close, when I go into the store, i am greeted with smiles, big hellos and made feel like I am part of the family. Support your local IGA
Questions & Answers
Can iGA serve hot cooked counter style meals on a plate? I can’t see any type of food service certificate in the store.
They must display a certificate under section 98A of the Food Service Act 2001 in the Canberra region ACT (your location). See........https://www.legislation.act.gov.au/a/2001-66/.
Ignore Muttliee (above) as his hundreds of comments on PR are worthless as he tries to discredit people from asking questions here on PR !. Bye.
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