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mysupermarket website shutdown?

Discussion in 'La Cuisine' started by Cyber-Mav, Mar 2, 2020.

  1. Cyber-Mav

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jul 30, 2005

    Posts: 13,938

    Location: Midlands

    sad news indeed. the site saved me a lot of monies.
    anyone know of any alternatives?
     
  2. Semple

    Soldato

    Joined: Mar 5, 2010

    Posts: 6,510

    Was a bit gutted to get this email the other day. I don't believe there are any other alternatives out there, was a fairly niche app.
     
  3. jpaul

    Capodecina

    Joined: Mar 1, 2010

    Posts: 10,907

    just have to rely on hotuk ... but, I don't know how that survives.

    since mysupermarket didn't have a very good aldi/lidl catalogue, it was sometimes of limited use.

    also, the supermarket sites themselves, often show bulk purchase deals, not on myS.
     
  4. hyperseven

    Soldato

    Joined: May 1, 2013

    Posts: 7,084

    Location: M28

    HUKD are raking it in from all the affiliate link traffic. It's now part of a global network of deal sites.
     
  5. Felix

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 25, 2003

    Posts: 2,702

    Shame the app was great as you could just scan a barcode and it would do the rest!
     
  6. xb8browney

    Soldato

    Joined: May 19, 2005

    Posts: 5,687

    Location: North East

    Shame, hukd is absolute trash.
     
  7. robfosters

    Caporegime

    Joined: Dec 1, 2010

    Posts: 34,890

    Location: Welling, London

    Damn and blast, that was a great site. Use to use it all the time to find the best price and deals on alcohol and meat.
     
  8. jpaul

    Capodecina

    Joined: Mar 1, 2010

    Posts: 10,907

    so what are the alternatives ?

    I contemplated 'google' search alternatives, since google shopping mainly shows the 'amazon' supermarket/paid advertisers

    inurl:(tesco.com) OR inurl:(sainsburys.co.uk) OR inurl:(boots.com) OR inurl:(asda.com) shreddies 750g
    ?

    ... the conversion of colon/left bracket was a smiley, can't rememeber hows to escape