英國超級市場 (Part 2) Supermarkets in UK

從我們之前介紹過常見的超級市場,我們將在這篇中介紹大眾化獨特和網上超市,以及英國一些常見的 Corner shops 街角商店。


Follow up from our previous supermarket article, in this post we will be introducing the discount, exclusive and online supermarkets, as well as some common corner shops in the UK.



大眾化超級市場

Discount Supermarkets



Aldi

https://www.aldi.co.uk/


Founded: 1946 Essen, Germary

Headquarters: Essen, Germany

Number of stores in UK: 890



Aldi 是歐洲,包括英國,的一間受歡迎的平價連鎖超市。它於1990年在英國伯明翰 (Birmingham) 開設了第一間超市,目前英國擁有890多間 Aldi。它是僅次於 Morrisons 的第五大超市!


它們大多數的自家品牌產品都比其他大型連鎖超市便宜,但質量卻有波動。它們還提供一些其他品牌商品,有時比其他超市便宜一點,但存貨有限,賣晒就冇。


Aldi 其中一行出售一些特別產品,例如烤麵包機頭盔、滑雪用品、儲物盒等等


店鋪規模:

  • 通常大多數店鋪不大和擠迫,而且沒有自助收銀機

  • 有些位於城鎮/城市邊緣的區域,並設有停車場

  • 有些位於市中心


無會員計劃


網上服務:

  • 送貨上門(購物超過30英鎊會有免費送貨服務 )

  • 網上訂購並可在商店提取


Aldi is a popular discount supermarket chain in Europe including the UK. It opened its first UK store in 1990, in Birmingham, now has over 890 stores. It is the fifth largest supermarket after Morrisons!


Most of their own-brand products are cheaper than the bigger chains, but the quality fluctuates. They also provide branded goods but has limited stocks.


There’s a famous “middle aisle” in Aldi where they sell some special products, for example ski equipment, toaster, helmet, storage box etc.


Store sizes:

  • Most stores are usually smaller, more compact, with no self-checkout tills.

  • Some are located in the outskirt of town/city with parking

  • Some are located in city centre

No Loyalty Scheme


Online services:

  • Home delivery (Free standard delivery for over £30)

  • CollectPlus: Click and Collect


Special Offers:

特別優惠:

  • Super 6 – 每兩週提供六種減價的新鮮水果和蔬菜 ( Offers six different discount fresh fruits and vegetables every two weeks )

  • For example:



  • Super Weekly – 每周會提供減價肉類 ( Discount meats every week )


Most stores have no self-checkout

多數商店沒有自助收銀機






Lidl

(Pronunciation: Lee-dl 呢度)

https://www.lidl.co.uk


Founded: 1930 in Germany

Headquarters: Neckarsulm, Germany

Number of stores in UK: 800



Lidl是一家德國超市,格式與 Aldi 非常相似,而且價錢都比其他超市便宜得多。


個人意見 :

Lidl的麵包部非常好: 可以試他們的牛角麵包(只需37p)!


特別優惠:

  • “每週精選Pick of the Week” : 每週都會有某些特價產品

  • “賣哂就冇㗎啦When is gone, is gone”: 有一有產品(有自家品牌或大品牌)只會入一次貨,所以賣晒就冇!

  • XX食品節:來自某些國家的特殊產品,包括食物零食啤酒飲料醬料等等。例如: 德國節西班牙節希臘節蘇格蘭節亞洲節東歐節等等


會員:Lidl Plus

  • 買滿 £100,送 £2 coupon

  • 買滿 £200,送 £10 coupon

  • 優惠券(減x%)

  • 手機app


目前沒有送貨服務


Lidl is a German supermarket and is very similar to Aldi with great prices and tends to be much cheaper than all the other supermarket.


Personal Opinions:

Lidl’s bakery is amazing – definitely recommend trying their croissants (only 37p)!


Special Offers:


  • ‘Pick of the Week’: every week certain products would be extremely discounted

  • ‘When is gone, is gone’: range of products (own brand or big brands) only has limited stocks.

  • XX Food Festival: Special products including food, snacks, beers, beverages, sauces etc from certain countries. For example, German, Spanish, Greek, Scottish, Asian, Eastern European, etc.


Membership: Lidl Plus

  • Spend £100 in store gets £2 coupon

  • Spend £200 in store gets £10 coupon

  • Coupons with discounts (x% off)

  • Mobile App

No home delivery services at the moment





Iceland

www.iceland.co.uk


Founded: 1970

Headquarters: Deeside, Wales

Number of stores: 1000+ (2020)

Iceland 重於賣急凍食品和急凍即食食品 (frozen ready meals),新鮮食品 (新鮮水果蔬菜肉和牛奶粟米片雞蛋和麵包)家居用品(例如廁紙清潔產品洗衣粉)和零食(例如 朱古力薯片)。


Iceland 既有各大品牌,也有自家品牌的產品。自家品牌的產品是不含棕櫚油,品質優良。 Iceland 的市場定位在大眾化價格水平還時常提供各種優惠。


會員:Bonus Card

  • 增值 £20可免費獲得 £1

  • 獨家會員優惠

網上服務:

  • 送貨上門

  • 免費提供第二天送貨服務: £35或以上


Iceland has an emphasise on the sales of frozen food, frozen ready meals, groceries (e.g. fresh vegetables, meats and milk, salt, sugar, cornflakes, eggs and bread), household products (e.g. tissue, cleaning products, laundry powder) and snacks (e.g. chocolate, sweets, crisps). Iceland have both big brands and their own brand products.


Their own brand products are palm oil free and quality is good. Iceland sets its market in the discounted range and often have good deals on.


Membership: Bonus Card

  • Add £20 onto the bonus card get £1 free to spend

  • Exclusive member deals

Online services:

  • Home delivery

  • Free next day delivery: minimum £35





獨特超級市場

Exclusive Supermarkets



Whole Foods Market

https://www.wholefoodsmarket.co.uk/


Founded: 1980 Texas, USA

Headquarters: Austin, Texas, USA

Number of stores in UK: 7


Source: http://noampiper.com/wholefoods-naked-window-display



Whole Foods Market 是一間美國跨國連鎖超市,提供高級食品和商品。 它於2017年被亞馬遜 (Amazon) 收購。在英國共有7間商店,所有商店都在倫敦(Kensington, Clapham Junction, Fulham, Camden, Piccadilly Circus, Richmond and Stoke Newington)。


Whole Foods 有一個獨特的賣點,專攻優質的有機和健康產品,但是當然所有產品都很貴。即使是在其他超市找到的相同品牌,價格也較貴。


通常它們的商店擺設非常整齊,提供各種新鮮有機產品,從水果蔬菜和肉類等到純素食無麩質和無乳製品。它們還通過 Amazon Fresh 為客戶提供送貨服務。


網上服務:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/fmc/m/20200008?almBrandId=QW1hem9uIEZyZXNo

  • 送貨上門



Whole Foods Market is an American multinational chain supermarket, which offers luxury foods and goods. It was acquired by Amazon in 2017. There are a total of 7 stores in the UK, and all stores are in London (Kensington, Clapham Junction, Fulham, Camden, Piccadilly Circus, Richmond and Stoke Newington ).


Whole Foods has a unique selling point that specialises in premium organic and healthy products, but of course everything are expensive. Even the same branded products, where you can find in other major supermarkets, are more expensive.


Their stores are usually very tidy with a good range of fresh organic products from fruits, vegetables and meats, to vegan, gluten and dairy free products. They also provide home delivery services for customers through Amazon Fresh.


Online services:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/fmc/m/20200008?almBrandId=QW1hem9uIEZyZXNo

  • Home delivery




Harrods

https://www.harrods.com/en-gb/departments/harrods-food-halls


Founded: 1824

Location: Knightsbridge, London

Reference: https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/news-analysis/americans-exit-harrods-top-10-as-chinese-flock-to-london-store


Harrdos 是英國著名高級百貨公司,位於倫敦的武士橋 (Knightsbridge)。 Harrods Food Hall 可以購買各式各樣的産品,包括獨家品牌和自家品牌產品。Harrods市場定位在高價格位置。在Harrods可以買到一些在普通超市中很少見的產品。


有網上訂購和送貨服務,特別在COVID期間。


Harrdos is a well-known UK luxury department store based in Knightsbridge in London. Harrods food hall have both exlusive and own brand products available to purchase. Some products are not often seen in common supermarkets would be available in Harrods. The price is set at the higher end.


Ordering food online is also avaliable, especailly during COVID time.



Harrods Food Emproium including:

Harrods 大食代美食廣場包括:


1) Harrods Food Halls 食堂


2) Harrods Fresh Market 新鮮市場:

  • Fruit and Juice 水果和果汁部

  • Vegetables 蔬菜檔

  • Meat 肉檔

  • Fish and Seafood 魚和海鮮檔

  • Food to go 三文治外賣

  • The Rotisserie (fresh roasted chicken) 燒雞部

  • Eggs and Dairy 雞蛋和奶製品部

  • Cheese and Charcuterie 芝士和涷熟肉部


3) Roastery and Bake Hall

烘焙和焗麵包堂:

  • Bakery 麵包部

  • Patisserie 糕點部

  • Tea 茶部

  • Tea Tailor 配茶部

  • Celebration Cakes 蛋糕部

  • Coffee and Roastery 烘焙咖啡部

  • The Coffee Bar 咖啡吧

  • Pantry 醬料部


4) Fine Wine and Spirits 酒


5) Dining Hall 餐廳食堂


6) Confectionary and Chocolate 糖果和朱古力





Costco

https://www.costco.co.uk/


Founded: 1983 Seattle, USA

Headquarters: Issaquah, Washington, USA

Number of stores in UK: 29

Source: https://www.getreading.co.uk/whats-on/shopping/costco-announces-special-opening-hours-18007648


Costco 是一間受歡迎的美國批發品牌,因為它們以最低的價格為會員提供優質的品牌產品。最初,它僅向小型企業提供服務,後來也向非企業個人成員提供會員資格。Costco於1993年在英國開設了第一間商店,除北愛爾蘭外,目前在英國各地有29間Costco


所有Costco商店都需要收取會員年費,才能進入和使用其服務,例如 油站。


Costco還擁有自己的品牌“Kirkland”,通常會比其他品牌便宜一些。有些價格並不總是包含VAT增值稅,所以要小心!大多數產品必須大批購買,所以對大家庭或企業有利。


會員費 (2020年11月)

所有會員卡上都會有一張身份證明照片:你每次購物只可帶兩個客人


食堂(類似宜家家私食堂)

例如:

  • 熱狗和飲料 (免費添飲):£1.50

  • 披薩片:£1.85


油站:一些商店的油站價格比其他超市的油站低(僅接受卡付款)。




Costco is a popular U.S. wholesale brand, as they provide members with high-quality branded products at the lowest price. At first, it only provided services to small businesses, and later also provide memberships to non-corporate individual members.


Costco opened their first UK store in 1993, and there are currently 29 Costco around the UK, except Northern Ireland. All Costco stores require an annual membership fee in order to enter and uses their petrol stations.


Costco has its own brand called “Kirkland” and generally is cheaper than other branded products. Some prices do not always include VAT, so watch out! Most items must be bought in bulk, so it is beneficial to large families or business owners.


Membership fees (November 2020)

All membership cards will have a photo for identification: you can bring two guests with you on each shopping trip.



Food Court (similar to Ikea food court)

For example:

  • Hot dog with free refillable drink: £1.50

  • Pizza slice: £1.85

  • Jacket potato with a choice of fillings: £1.50


Petrol Station: Some stores have petrol station with lower prices to other supermarket petrol stations (only accept card payment).





網上超級市場

Online Supermarkets


Ocado

https://www.ocado.com/webshop/startWebshop.do


Founded: 2000 Headquarters: Hatfield, England

Ocado 是一間英國的網上雜貨超市,沒有實體店。10年來,Ocado 與 Waitrose 結為夥伴,但Marks & Spencer 最近購買了 Ocado 50%股份,因此,到2020年9月,所有在 Ocado 賣的 Waitrose 產品都將被 M&S 產品取代。


目前,Ocado 是唯一一間使用機器人來執貨和包裝的網上超市。它提供多種品牌的產品,從新鮮肉和魚到洗髮水等等。Ocado 還擁有自家品牌,種類繁多從家用必需品到有機水果和蔬菜。


目前 Ocado 的送貨地區覆蓋英格蘭威爾士和北愛爾蘭的大部分地區,但蘇格蘭除外。


低價承諾 (Low Price Promise)

  • Ocado 將你的購物清單與 Tesco 進行比較,如果你 Ocado 購物籃的價格不低於 Tesco,那麼Ocado會自動向你發送優惠券,以支付差價商品。


送貨服務:

  • 送貨上門(最低訂單:£40)

  • 送貨費用:£2.99-£6.99 或 某些訂單滿75英鎊可免費送貨

  • 次日送貨


Ocado is a British online grocery supermarket with no physical branch. For 10 years, Ocado has been partnered with Waitrose, but Marks & Spencer recently bought a 50% share of Ocado. Therefore, as of Sept 2020, all Waitrose products sold on Ocado are replaced by M&S products.


Ocado is the only online grocer uses robots to pick and pack people’s shopping. It delivers a large variety of products from various brands, from fresh meat and fish to shampoo. Ocado has its own-label range of products from household necessity to organic fruit and veg.


The current Ocado’s delivery area covers most of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, except Scotland.


Low Price Promise

  • Ocado compare your shopping against Tesco, if your basket doesn’t costs the same or less, then Ocado will automatically send you a voucher for more than the difference.


Online services:

  • Home delivery (Minimum order: £40)

  • Cost of delivery: £2.99-£6.99 or free with spend over £75 for certain orders)

  • Next-day delivery

  • App




Amazon Fresh

https://www.amazon.co.uk/alm/storefront?almBrandId=QW1hem9uIEZyZXNo


Founded: 2007

Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

Amazon Fresh 是一間網上送貨超市,僅適用於 Amazon Prime 會員。它與 Whole FoodsMorrisons當地商店和市場以及其他品牌合作,提供多種產品。Amazon 也有自家品牌產品。


與其他超市相比(除了 Aldi 和 Lidl),Amazon fresh 是最便宜。目前僅在倫敦和英國東南部提供送貨服務。


Amazon Prime 會員

  • 30天 免費試用

  • 每月£7.99(隨時取消)


會員好處

  • 無限的優質送貨服務

  • Amazon fresh

  • 下載電影和電視劇,包括 Amazon Originals

  • Prime Reading:電子書,雜誌,漫畫等


送貨服務:

  • 倫敦和英格蘭東南部

  • 送貨上門(最低訂單:£15)

  • 送貨費用:£3.99-6.99 或 消費滿 £40 可免費送貨

  • 即日送貨和次日送貨



Amazon Fresh is an online grocery delivery service available to Amazon Prime members. It has partnered with Whole Foods, Morrisons, and local shops and markets, as well as other brands to supply a diverse selection of products. Amazon came out cheapest when compared to other supermarkets, exclude Aldi and Lidl. Its delivery service is currently only available in London and the South East of UK.


Amazon Prime Membership

  • 30-days free trial

  • £7.99 per month (cancel anytime)


Prime members benefits:

  • Unlimited premium delivery

  • Amazon Fresh