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NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby JR8 » Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:09 pm

I was in NTUC yesterday and noticed the signs upn encouraging one to order from them online. As I queued at the cash-till then plodded home through the jungle-thick air, it's possible virtues grew.

Does anyone use it? If so, how do you find it?
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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby nakatago » Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:12 pm

JR8 wrote:I was in NTUC yesterday and noticed the signs upn encouraging one to order from them online. As I queued at the cash-till then plodded home through the jungle-thick air, it's possible virtues grew.

Does anyone use it? If so, how do you find it?


I bet the delivery truck's empty and the driver would just automatically slip "We missed you because you weren't home" cards under people's doors without even trying to knock first. :P

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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby Barnsley » Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:37 pm

nakatago wrote:
JR8 wrote:I was in NTUC yesterday and noticed the signs upn encouraging one to order from them online. As I queued at the cash-till then plodded home through the jungle-thick air, it's possible virtues grew.

Does anyone use it? If so, how do you find it?


I bet the delivery truck's empty and the driver would just automatically slip "We missed you because you weren't home" cards under people's doors without even trying to knock first. :P


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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby x9200 » Wed, 29 Apr 2015 2:38 pm

JR8 wrote:I was in NTUC yesterday and noticed the signs upn encouraging one to order from them online. As I queued at the cash-till then plodded home through the jungle-thick air, it's possible virtues grew.

Does anyone use it? If so, how do you find it?

Yes, a few times. Pretty much the same everything like on-line CS.
I found Redmart a better choice.

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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby Primrose Hill » Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:30 am

I have used NTUC before, not so much nowadays. Its ok, limited choices

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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby JR8 » Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:07 am

Primrose Hill wrote:I have used NTUC before, not so much nowadays. Its ok, limited choices


I gave up on NTUC as I found it so troublesome to simply register! It wouldn't accept the phone number I entered, but there was nothing indicating what it disliked about what I'd input or what it wanted instead. I could hence proceed no further. I input my day-to-day fully-functioning mob-number, into the 'Mobile number' input field. I've had the number several years now; no questions it is valid and works. It flagged up a bare 'Number invalid'.
'Eight straight digits, no '-' or spaces, nope hmmm. Maybe it wants a zero on the front, hmm, nope. Or maybe two zeroes? Nope. You don't think it wants the international prefix!?... nope'.

Not a very encouraging start to an anticipated overall customer experience.

p.s. Under their 'alcoholic beverages' category, it's split into Domestic and Imported. IIRC two brands were under 'Imported' some weird Taiwanese non-beer-like girly-beer, so I was thinking that's all I can choose from if I don't like Tiger/Anchor! Nope, everything else was under 'Domestic', in fact 95% of those listed there are imported, Budweiser, Hoegaarden, Carlsberg, and so on... Over half the product lines are seemingly marked as 'Special Offer!!' [ :roll: ], and perhaps a third are marked as 'Out of stock'. When you add things to Your Basket, it doesn't show the quantity you have in there, just the total price per product line.

It is the most shambolic 'web-shop'/'web-front' I've ever seen.
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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby Primrose Hill » Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:22 am

Its old website was easier to navigate, this new version is almost impossible and everything is forever out of stock, I dont bother with them anymore.
I now do a combo of CS and redmart

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Re: RE: Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:24 am

JR8 wrote:...


My work place orders a lot from RedMart, never a hitch there.

Beer, biscuits, soft drinks, instant noodles and what not

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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby JR8 » Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:37 am

I'll try Redmart. I'll also x-check CS too; not a regular shop-choice for beer/water and such heavy/large products as such, but I do see their delivery vans coming to this block on a regular basis. So, neighbours are actually managing to fill in the flippin' order form... a good sign! :)
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Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby Primrose Hill » Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:46 am

I do redmart for drinks and dry stuff; you know cans of tomatos etc. They do pretty go alcohol sales too

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Re: RE: Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby Wd40 » Sat, 02 May 2015 5:56 pm

ecureilx wrote:
JR8 wrote:...


My work place orders a lot from RedMart, never a hitch there.

Beer, biscuits, soft drinks, instant noodles and what not


Nice workplace :D

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Re: RE: Re: NTUC online - have you tried it?

Postby ecureilx » Sat, 02 May 2015 10:06 pm

Wd40 wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
JR8 wrote:...


My work place orders a lot from RedMart, never a hitch there.

Beer, biscuits, soft drinks, instant noodles and what not


Nice workplace :D


You can pick HoeGarten or HoeGarten .. or tiger ;) No kidding

And a lot of Red Wine


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