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The people are getting fed up with Trader Joe's. There are the daily lines, the way the store sells out of merchandise, and just the general craziness of having only one TJ's for thousands of NYC grocery shoppers. And relief isn't coming anytime soon. A recent rant submitted to the Racked Inbox about the situation:
No, these photos aren't of a high fiber O's and Two Buck Chuck sample sale. It's just a line. A 75-people-deep LINE just to have the pleasure of shopping in the wide expanse of 14th Street's Trader Joe's. At what point is TJ corporate going to acknowledge/realize that the demand is wayyyyyy higher than the supply and they aren't exactly selling exclusive couture? OPEN ANOTHER STORE PLEASE!!!!!That last sentence in all-caps should do the trick.
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