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RiteWay reducing prices; Customers to save $1.5M

- aims to limit spending outside of Territory
RiteWay Food Markets has announced it is planning over the next two weeks to reduce retail and wholesale prices throughout its retail outlets. Photo: VINO/File
Items such as fruit and vegetables, dairy products, water and a number of other items will see discounted prices at RiteWay Food Markets. Photo: Internet Source
Items such as fruit and vegetables, dairy products, water and a number of other items will see discounted prices at RiteWay Food Markets. Photo: Internet Source
According to talk show host Edmund G. Maduro, the price reduction on retail and wholesale products at RiteWay Food Markets is a good idea and people should welcome it. Photo: VINO/File
According to talk show host Edmund G. Maduro, the price reduction on retail and wholesale products at RiteWay Food Markets is a good idea and people should welcome it. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – On June 19, 2017, RiteWay Food Markets announced that they are planning over the next two weeks to reduce retail and wholesale prices throughout their retail outlets.

Items such as fruit and vegetables, dairy products, water and a number of other items will see discounted prices.

According to Guy Strickland, Managing Director of Road Town Wholesale Trading, “The price reduction will ensure that retail and wholesale products will be more affordable for customers and limit retail spending outside of the BVI.

Discounted prices should be welcomed- E.G. Maduro

In an exclusive interview with our newsroom, talk show host Edmund G. Maduro commented that he thinks the price reduction on retail and wholesale products is a good idea and people should welcome it.

“Strictly speaking, they are trying to tell the people their aim is to make food more affordable and the cost of living a bit lower. There is nothing wrong about that. I can’t really see anybody saying anything negative about it, stated Mr Maduro.

He continued, “To say something negative about that, would simply be political or from other background that don’t make any sense.”

Mr Maduro pointed out that he welcomed the idea as a business approach and it’s a fair way to promote the business.

Marie Smith, a valued customer, mentioned that reducing the prices is a great idea because she will be able to purchase all her products in one place.

“This will allow me to purchase everything I need in one place,” Marie explained.

Another valued customer, who wished to remain anonymous, suggested that Road Town Wholesale should give cash back to the valued customers.

“If Road Town Wholesale is so called saving $1.5 million, they should give back something to the customers instead of announcing that they are saving that amount of money. People like to see evidence,” remarked a valued customer.

Customers to save $1.5M

According to a press release, Road Town Wholesale is able to reduce its prices due to improvements in their distribution channel and obtaining their products at reasonable prices.

Furthermore, price reduction will save customers $1.5 million.

Mr Strickland stated that over the next two weeks price reductions will be easily identifiable with new signage highlighting cost savings throughout all RiteWay outlets.

19 Responses to “RiteWay reducing prices; Customers to save $1.5M”

  • Myo (21/06/2017, 07:31) Like (4) Dislike (13) Reply

    Reduce prices and every time i ship there prices going up which I always point out to them? Reduce prices yes but for how long? Reducing prices is one thing but how are yiu treating your staff? Especially your staff who has been there for years? Are now being targeted to be sent home? I hope when this happens I will hear Mr. Maduro mouth.  We will be watching when the real you shows up..

  • See (21/06/2017, 08:11) Like (2) Dislike (11) Reply
    save 1.5 over how long a time ?
  • Greg (21/06/2017, 08:39) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    But what we gone watch for is the quality of the food is gone be worst or better!!!!!!
  • hungry (21/06/2017, 09:00) Like (21) Dislike (6) Reply
    They will make even more money if they will sell the left over food at 1/2 price like they used to do. I understand that they are now leaving the food on the shelf packing them up and throwing them away the next morning. When there are hungry people out there who were willing to buy the food at 1/2 price the day before. Come on Rite Way ... have a heart.
    • Really??? (21/06/2017, 10:47) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      That's what they do. They sell the leftovers at a reduced price everyday, and this has been a practice for quite some time now. You can go to the counter and ask any of the workers at what time the cooked-food prices drop to half and they will tell you.
  • 123 (21/06/2017, 09:18) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    nice
  • fix it (21/06/2017, 10:57) Like (3) Dislike (8) Reply
    I just bought one lil set ah grapes from Rite Way for breakfast for me one. It cost near $3.00
    Send help fast!!
    • continue (21/06/2017, 14:38) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
      I will continue to shop in St. Thomas. The only things I shop for here is milk and bread. I also have a few chickens that lays brown eggs.
    • @fix it (21/06/2017, 18:13) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      You seriously complaining about $3 for grapes?
  • LIES! (21/06/2017, 14:11) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    This is RUBBISH !!!
  • ................ (21/06/2017, 14:18) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    And m n m was trying to block the deal
  • big eater (21/06/2017, 16:36) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    they gonna make the products, the fruits and vegetables and even the meat, out of PEOPLE! Oh yeah!
  • Street reporter (21/06/2017, 16:40) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Left to be seen..The old Management were just a lot of talk...we will wait and see.. If these people are the same...Talk, talk talk...Bone and no meat...Let's all wait and see...By the End of July.. We will know, if they are for real or fake..
  • Political Observer (PO) (21/06/2017, 17:10) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    With the $1.5M overall cost reduction, will the customers see a marked reduction in the proverbial basket of goods? Will the prices apply to all goods or just selected basic food items? Will the reduction be for the same products or for lower quality products? Did Right Way increase prices before reduction as alleged? Are the reduction just teaser rates and will price shoot back up in a short timeframe? How long will Right Way commit to keeping the rates at the reduced level? Does Right Way parent company own a similar business in St. Thomas? And if so will Right Way be in competition with its sister company in St. Thomas? VI residents are a major contributor to the profit of the St. Thomas business? How will the parent company manage these two companies to ensure that they are both contributing to company's bottom line profit?
  • SMH (21/06/2017, 17:41) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    At least give the people some time to see if they will execute; and if they are full of hot air then pepper them tail. We ask for positive changes and when we get it (whether little or lot) we still complain. Come on people!! Learn to be grateful!! If changes people talk about is only for a short term, or don't happen at all.....then let um have it; be all up in dem craw yes. Just stop the grumbling and complaining man!!! Sigh
  • Peace. (21/06/2017, 18:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Everyone need a change to prove themselves, smile...let's give them a chance to shine.
  • tip (21/06/2017, 23:22) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am so glad I decide to start a garden. Everything is organic. And I save a ton of money. Believe it or not gardening is a stress reliever.


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