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Pret a Manger - wonderful

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eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 2 Feb 2013 22:57

what a fantastic company

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 2 Feb 2013 23:09

I'm sure I heard recently on the Jeremy Vine radio show that part or all of the company was owned by MacDonalds??

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 2 Feb 2013 23:13

http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/pret-a-manger-aims-to-dispel-mcdonalds-myth/3022565.article

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 2 Feb 2013 23:29

Think it must have been mentioned due to the fact Maccy once owned a part share,a few years ago Susan.

But really not surprising, when reading marketing lists, of how many (seemingly unlikely) firms are now amalgamated ....

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 3 Feb 2013 08:46

I am an expert on Pret a Manger. How are you so familiar with this company, Errol? ;-)

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 3 Feb 2013 13:42

I was making reference to the fact that they have withdrawn a flavour of crisps because of complaints about the name and are donating all unsold stock to homeless charities.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 3 Feb 2013 13:51

http://www.pret.co.uk/sustainability/waste.htm

re the crisps, it is good that they took the complaints seriously and made the decision to remove from sale so quickly.

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 3 Feb 2013 15:42

Service with a smile

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2272400/Revealed-Pret-Mangers-bizarre-emotional-labour-rules-workers-told-happy-touch-NEVER-act-moody.html

The food is awful and expensive but if you like that sort of thing ...