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Stafford shops opening - Turning into a boom town?

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Trumpet, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. Trumpet

    Trumpet Well-Known Forumite

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    Anyone here been to the new Homesense store on Queens yet?
     
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    DoxeySteve Newbie

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    No, have you?
     
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    Jonah Spouting nonsense since the day I learned to talk

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    Yes twice... not that I wanted to but SWMBO wanted to...
     
  5. Trumpet

    Trumpet Well-Known Forumite

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    No.
     
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    Trumpet Well-Known Forumite

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    Assume it's OK then as SWMBO wanted to go back. Is there much of a food section?
     
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    Jade-clothing Well-Known Forumite

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    so... it's been open around three weeks. So many people on here complain that we have no decent shops. 69 people have viewed the thread yet only one person says they have been!!
     
  8. bunique

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    Craft Cave on Weston Road closing down at end of July.
     
  9. PeterD

    PeterD ST16 Represent.

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    Home sense by the look of it is the homewares section of TK Maxx.
     
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    I went the day it opened and was a bit disappointed. It did just look like the home section of TKMaxx, which it is but I'd hoped for more normal/useful stuff rather than one-off stand out pieces. I may venture in again if I'm present shopping, but it won't be somewhere I'll want to look in every time I'm at the retail park.
     
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    NOOOOOO

    Love this place!
     
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    Wormella Well-Known Forumite

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    Yes, I didn't need anything but it's a great addition to the park - and useful to have cooking / baking stuff close too.
     
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    Yes I've been in
    Yes it's it same as the homewards section of TKMaxx
    No that doesn't bother me
    Yes it's a fecking sight better than having an empty unit
     
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    Yes I've been, it's much better than the Homewares section of TK Maxx but it is part of their Group.
     
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    Carole Well-Known Forumite

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    Now now, play by the rules...this is meant to be an upbeat optimistic thread, about shops opening...not shops closing.


    :cops::cops::cops:
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    I've not been 'cos it's not my type of shop. Doesn't mean I'm not glad it's there though.

    Mrs p has been and liked it. She bought a couple of items to give as a wedding present which seem nice.

    Though, personally, I'd prefer a couple of hundred quid of Halfords or Screwfix vouchers if it was a wedding present for me...
     
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    Jonah Spouting nonsense since the day I learned to talk

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    We have been visiting various HomeSense branches for years so it's not the first one we've been in.

    Not sure if there is a proper food section but they do sell spices and other stuff like that (I think) but don't rely on me as I try not to take too much notice of stuff. If I do, it means I have to buy it.
     
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    Same here, the food sections are bigger in some than others. It's some of the food oddities that I like that you don't see in mainstream food stores. Always worth a browse.
     
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    This is an overly positive and enthusiastic thread for this forum, isn't it?? Where's all the pessimism gone?? ;)
     
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    Trumpet Well-Known Forumite

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    Waiting for someone's father to come along.
     
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    You can Hope....
     

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