A 97p Shop Just Started A Price War With Its 99p Shop Neighbour With A 95p Sale

“Well, that escalated quickly.”

1. Sam, a 99p store in Barking, probably thought it was onto something by undercutting the local pound shops by one pence.

2. But its new neighbour, Knockout, had other ideas and has undercut Sam by pitching its goods at 97p and launching with a 95p introductory sale a whole FOUR PENCE cheaper.

The people of Barking, East London, are lucky to have such high street value on their doorstep.

3. It’s this kind of entrepreneurial spirit that makes Britain truly great.

4. Well done, budget high street retailers.

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Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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