Angry customers say supermarket ‘ruined’ Christmas with bizarre substitutes

ANGRY shoppers say this year’s Christmas will be ruined as supermarkets swap in-demand items for disappointing substitutes like turkey with cod.

All because their online orders started arriving without all the essentials or worse, the grocery trips didn’t arrive at all.

Some households won't have turkeys this year, because something weird popped up during the shopping spree


Some households won’t have turkeys this year, because something weird popped up during the shopping spreeCredit: Alamy
Shoppers were extremely disappointed to find the shelves empty


Shoppers were extremely disappointed to find the shelves emptyCredit: Twitter
Some shoppers questioned their supermarket loyalty when they didn't get what they wanted


Some shoppers questioned their supermarket loyalty when they didn’t get what they wantedCredit: Twitter

Some have claimed that the stores have successfully “ruined the big day before it even arrived” and some have argued that the situation has even made their babies cry, all entangled. into love affairs.

One loyal customer shared on Twitter that their turkey was missing and is now facing a less affordable replacement.

They wrote: “What will your Christmas delivery be if you don’t send the turkey?

“I must do Christmas dinner for five people with 300g cod fillet? “

Another said: “Sainsbury’s is replacing my turkey order. Small detail. Why let me order a turkey if it’s out of stock? Can it be announced out of stock before morning delivery?”

Get a transport The Christmas period is always a struggle because of the skyrocketing demand.

This year is no different hundreds of thousands of lines for online slot machines back in November, in hopes of getting their turkeys home in time, for minimal fees.

If anything, it got even tougher this year with threatened strike action was lined up to happen at the supermarket at the busiest time.

That just makes shoppers more determined to plan ahead and make sure they’ve won their spot.

So to their dismay, they were left with unfulfilled orders and it left customers frustrated at what had landed on their doorstep.

One Asda The shopper is missing out on her main event, which is her roast dinner, and she’s not happy about it.

She said: “What’s the real point in ordering your Christmas delivery first if you’re going to SEND LOTS ?!

“I’m so angry. So thanks, you just ruined Christmas.”

Looks like Asda is having trouble getting the birds to Brits as someone else is having the same problem.

They said: ‘Asda booked delivery for all of our Christmas shopping so we didn’t have to worry, and they replaced our turkey and salmon – as I please. That error is the main thing?”

Yet another Asda shopper delivered their goods together.

They said: “The customer service was pretty trashy tonight from Asda. My delivery didn’t arrive because ‘driver got the wrong address and canceled the order’.”

Another person who placed an order with Sainsbury’s already missing many items from their order and with less than 48 hours until Christmas dinner will be served, no time for plan B.

They said: “Disappointing, you freed up the delivery space last week. I booked one because I’m an NHS worker and knew I was going to work.

“You barely have anything in stock that I ordered and I don’t have time to pick up anything else.

“Good job Sainsbury’s. You ruined my big day before it even came.”

But those who have stocked up to the last minute are driving stores crazy this week, and they are met with similar fury.

Shoppers were greeted with empty shelves and scarce stock, especially in Tesco stores.

An Asda spokesperson said: “This week, we are delivering Christmas orders to more than a million homes across the country, and while we always strive to ensure every delivery is flawless, Delays or shortages can sometimes affect a small number of orders.

“We’re reaching out to customers who didn’t receive the turkey as planned to try and buy them as soon as possible.”

The Sun has asked Tesco and Sainsbury’s for comment.

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Angry shoppers have blame the stores for “ruining” Christmas with replacements and ordering the wrong ones.

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One said: “Just been at Tesco. Every shelf is empty. One for each.

“The children are crying. Christmas is ruined.”

Some went crazy because they couldn’t stock up on their favorite festive items.

One said: “The only reason I got up and went to Tesco with my mom was to get coupe champagne and without one, Christmas ruined.”

Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been approached for comment.

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Bobby Allyn

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