B&Q has slashed the worth of its Christmas timber from £60 to simply 10p as they’ve hundreds nonetheless in inventory.
The DIY chain is flogging the festive firs on a budget in a bid to eliminate them forward of December 25.
One shopper picked up this 6ft tree for simply 10pCredit score: Claire Wadner, Twitter
Costs fluctuate from retailer to retailer, with the overall low cost being determined by native managers.
A employee at B&Q in Hartcliffe, Bristol estimated that round 200 timber have been left there yesterday – down from a inventory of 1,000.
Nordman firs, beforehand priced at £59, at the moment are being offered for as little as 10p.
Some outlets are promoting them for a quid every or £3.
A number of sizes are nonetheless accessible, with the tallest topping six foot.
Signage in outlets present costs have been slashed
Smaller timber are being flogged for simply 50p.
Customers in Goole, close to Scunthorpe and Gloucester have additionally bought timber at cut price costs.
To seek out your nearest store go to the B&Q website.
A workers member mentioned: “They’re promoting rather well. It’s been phrase of mouth. It’s both we promote them for £1 or we’ve to waste them. It’s a cut price.
“There’s nonetheless loads to go round. The Nordmans are one of the best. I might say we’ve received greater than 200 left.”
When requested if the deal was accessible nationwide, a spokesman for B&Q mentioned: “It’s all the way down to the supervisor’s discretion.”
Posts on social media, together with the Extreme Couponing and Bargains Facebook group, seem to point out that different shops are collaborating – with one individual claiming they purchased a tree for simply 10p.
However the transfer has angered some native shopkeepers.
The boss of an unbiased ironmongery store in south Bristol mentioned: “These massive chains put smaller shops out of enterprise and power the suppliers to promote at decrease costs.”
It follows Tesco slashing the worth of artificial Christmas trees and lights by up to 50%.
We have beforehand defined whether or not DIY shops like B&Q are open in Tier 4 areas.