BananaTude tip of the day

By
Home Inspector with Greens Home Design L.L.C. AZBTR #49380

BananaTude tip of the day

I was in Walmart yesterday and went to get some bananas.  When I got there all I could find were overripe or rotten bananas.  I guess Walmart's BananaTude is that if they only put the old bananas out then that is what people will buy.

BananaTudeAt first I was a little upset that they didn't have anything worth buying.  Then I looked down.  Under the shelf are sevaral boxes of bananas.  I pulled them out and opened them up.  The second box I opened had green bananas.  I took out what I needed and bought them.  Now I have perfect bananas today instead of rotten ones.

There are ways around Walmarts BananaTude!

Loren Green

Greens Home Design

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Comments (8)

John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Only perfect banana's found in the AR Tude :)  Thanks for the smile this morning Loren

Jan 20, 2012 03:36 AM
Betina Foreman
WJK Realty - Austin, TX
Realtor, C.N.E., with WJK REALTY

Its the oldest rule in sales, you get what you pay for. I would simply avoid shopping Walmart. They have a reputation for treating their employees poorly too. Take your business to a local grocer, they will provide better service because they genuinely care about keeping their customers satisfied.

Jan 20, 2012 03:43 AM
Loren Green
Greens Home Design L.L.C. - Buckeye, AZ
Phoenix Home Inspector & Designer

John and Betina - Thanks for taking the time to read.  I wish there were more local grocers.  All that is available is the big box grocers.

Jan 20, 2012 04:01 AM
Marilyn Harrell
Better Homes and Acres - Beaverton, MI
Wixom Lake - Beaverton MI

Yeah - I was in Walmart last week or was it Meijers ? They had Miracle Whip 2 for $6.00 I am still kicking myself for not buying them. Turns out we ran out so I paid $5.49 for one at my locally owned grocery store a couple days ago.

They (the local grocer) do usually have great looking bananas. They must have a touch of green and some yellow. I will not eat them once they have brown spots.

Jan 20, 2012 06:32 AM
Loren Green
Greens Home Design L.L.C. - Buckeye, AZ
Phoenix Home Inspector & Designer

Marilyn, it is too bad that the big guys have driven the mom amd pop shops out of business.  We don't like to eat them with brown spots either.  The more brown spots the better bread and smoothies they make though.

Jan 20, 2012 07:03 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Loren....this is too funny!  Love your tip about Walmart and Banana's!   They sure need to get a better TUDE.  

Jan 20, 2012 09:37 AM
Loren Green
Greens Home Design L.L.C. - Buckeye, AZ
Phoenix Home Inspector & Designer

Anna, I am glad you like it.

Jan 23, 2012 09:01 AM
Pacita Dimacali
Alain Pinel - Oakland, CA
Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA

Loren

They obviously subscribe to the accounting principle of FIFO -- first in, first out. But marketers would probably cringe at that decision since it will cause the store to lose buyers who are dissastisfied with the quality of products they get. Marketers will more than likely go with LIFO -- last in, first out -- which may result in more products not selling, causing the price of the good ones to go up.

Guess I won't buy any kind of food at Walmart's.

Mar 27, 2012 12:29 PM