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Is Trader Joe's Slipping? [moved from L.A. board]


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Is Trader Joe's Slipping? [moved from L.A. board]

thericequeen | May 7, 2007 05:45 PM

I've been a Trader Joe's fan for decades. I ordinarily enjoy shopping there. However, for the past six weeks, it has been an exercise in frustration because they've been out of stock on many non-perishable staple items (who runs out of mayonnaise and chicken stock?). When I inquire at the manager's desk about re-stocking, the refrain I have been hearing far too many times is: "It's out of stock at the warehouse. ."

I can understand miscalculating or running out of perishable items such as fruit or baked goods occasionally, but it's getting ridiculous and I don't have the time or inclination to shop multiple stores.

Something smells somewhere.

Perhaps it is just the Sepulveda and Palms store . . . . Anyone else noticing problems?

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