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Fairway olive oil on sale

LNG212 Sep 23, 2010 10:06 AM

Just a quick FYI ... I didn't even notice a sign or anything but this morning I got the 1 litre of regular Fairway olive oil for $5.99. A great price for what I consider to be a very good everyday-type olive oil (it is usually $8.99).

LNG

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    Brian W Sep 23, 2010 02:02 PM

    That's good to know. Fairway's olive oil is quite good although we have been buying the Tuscan oil at Costco lately for $12.99 and it is excellent.

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      uwsgrazer Sep 23, 2010 01:52 PM

      Yeah, that is a good price. I just paid $8.99 a week or so earlier for the same oil. :(

      I meant to post yesterday but never got around to it. Fairway took out a full-page ad on the last page of yesterday Times' Dining section. I've never seen them advertise like this; an interesting coincidence to TJ's grand opening this week.

      In addition to the olive oil, the ad had these specials:

      Fairway organic milk 1/2 gallon $2.99
      Fairway raw or toasted almonds $4.49 / lb
      Fairway supreme blend coffee $4.99 / lb

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        msny98 Sep 23, 2010 07:37 PM

        Figures I bought a liter last weekend for the regular price. I will have to watch for specials now. No harm in them ramping up their game a little.

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          MikeG Sep 23, 2010 08:00 PM

          I've never seen them advertise like this; an interesting coincidence to TJ's grand opening this week.
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          Hell, even the Pioneer (ahem) over on Columbus suddenly left a pile of dolled-up color sales sheets from the local store in front of my building!

          1. re: uwsgrazer
            LNG212 Sep 24, 2010 06:54 AM

            I've never seen the print ads like this either. But they do a lot of online stuff -- twitter, email newsletters, etc. And then there are those awesome coupons that come in the mail (seemingly with no rhyme or reason as to when).

            And I never saw a sign in the store either about the sale. I picked it up because I needed it (and this was a week I could carry it). It was only in looking at the register and then Reine (cashier) said it was on sale.

            The cheese guy I talk with in the morning said he thought this (TJ) was why they rearranged the bulk aisles upstairs -- more competition.

            1. re: uwsgrazer
              JungMann Sep 24, 2010 07:08 AM

              Is this sale at the UWS location or uptown? Any info on when the sale on olive oil ends?

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                wasny Sep 24, 2010 07:14 AM

                The oil's on sale uptown at least. The signs in the store didn't indicate an end date.

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                  LNG212 Sep 24, 2010 08:10 AM

                  I went to 74th St. But the ad that uwsgrazer mentions from the newspaper says both UWS and Harlem locations. No idea when it might end.

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