The increase in the cost of living is obvious. Filling up your car’s tank with gas is more expensive now than ever. They don’t make potato omelettes at home anymore. Oil is expensive, going out to eat is expensive, and rent, flights, trains, electric scooters, and yachts are expensive. Starbucks coffee smiles as it finally finds itself surrounded by equally unattainable companions. If we understand that something is expensive because it is more expensive now, it is more expensive to pass a law in Congress.
We know few things in this life, and the little we learn is done through stumbles. Penicillin was discovered by mistake. Legends say that the theory of gravity was born because Isaac Newton had a terrible apple fall on his head. It took a pandemic, a couple of wars, and United having to sign Pogba for more than 100 million euros to realize how much work it takes to make money and how easy it is to spend.
In desperate moments, thoughts shine. And that of Luca, the tiktoker who stars in this article, is turned on to enlighten the people. How do I save money when I go to the supermarket? Luca puts ten and gives you quick and simple advice. Short and on the feet. “If you go to Mercadona or any supermarket, go on Saturday after 8 p.m. because it is closed on Sunday. Because they have to discard merchandise that is about to expire, they make last-minute price cuts.
The trick has a double purpose: to save you something on your weekly shopping and to give you no excuse to stay home on Saturday night. Don’t you have a plan? Go to Mercadona for a couple of trays of pumpkin and some blueberries that have already given their souls over time.
We know Juan Roig’s business vision, and we like to think that he is already planning to open a cocktail bar inside the supermarket. Unfortunately, these discounts only apply to fresh products, which expire as soon as possible, according to the rules established by Mother Nature. For now, there’s no point in canceling your Saturday night plans to buy an ironing board at Lidl.