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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #220 on: April 05, 2017, 06:58:33 PM »
Was there at 12.05am place was a zoo, empty shelves.
What I find hard is that this place can't be your on stop shopping place. They don't carry lots of items, as opposed to KRM that has all you need.
What don't they carry ?

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #221 on: April 05, 2017, 07:10:47 PM »
My Pesach order was still done in KRM. I probably could have saved a little, but my wife did it during the day and delivery is still a major plus.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #222 on: April 05, 2017, 07:13:44 PM »
My Pesach order was still done in KRM.
I'm shocked

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #223 on: April 05, 2017, 08:04:17 PM »
What don't they carry ?

Limited Bakery items, snack items,  Candy items, paper goods and much more.

There milk, produce is very fine.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #224 on: April 05, 2017, 08:24:05 PM »
Limited Bakery items, snack items,  Candy items, paper goods and much more.

There milk, produce is very fine.
Uh? Were you there when you we're sober?

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #225 on: April 05, 2017, 09:17:20 PM »
I was there around 2pm today. Quite manageable. I actually got more of my Pesach shopping done than I expected to.

Some items had misleading or missing prices (clear plastic plates and bowls had a price which I understood to be a case price, but was actually a unit price). Plastic bowls and plates by the case Bingo brand (as opposed to BluShine or Basix brands which are sold in bags of 125) didn't have a price listed.

I liked finding oil under supervision of בד״ץ עדה החרדית ירושלים.

When I was mostly done, I had my son wait on line, while I got some small items here and there. Overall was quite an efficient shopping experience. They didn't have EVERYTHING I would buy for Pesach. But definitely saved me trips (and probably money).
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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #226 on: April 05, 2017, 10:44:55 PM »
I was there around 2pm today. Quite manageable. I actually got more of my Pesach shopping done than I expected to.

Some items had misleading or missing prices (clear plastic plates and bowls had a price which I understood to be a case price, but was actually a unit price). Plastic bowls and plates by the case Bingo brand (as opposed to BluShine or Basix brands which are sold in bags of 125) didn't have a price listed.

I liked finding oil under supervision of בד״ץ עדה החרדית ירושלים.

When I was mostly done, I had my son wait on line, while I got some small items here and there. Overall was quite an efficient shopping experience. They didn't have EVERYTHING I would buy for Pesach. But definitely saved me trips (and probably money).

Middle of workday FTW

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #227 on: April 05, 2017, 11:01:39 PM »
Went to Gourmet Glatt tonight at 7PM. Pretty empty. No lines at all, very few loaded carriages. I'm sure they are feeling it

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #228 on: April 05, 2017, 11:08:08 PM »
KRM had 2 hour wait for cashier today and no "case" delivery until tomorrow.
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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #229 on: April 05, 2017, 11:14:11 PM »
KRM had 2 hour wait for cashier today and no "case" delivery until tomorrow.

When I was there, the wait wasn't more than 10 minutes. The delayed boxes are likely because they're messed up.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #230 on: April 05, 2017, 11:14:44 PM »
Went to Gourmet Glatt tonight at 7PM. Pretty empty. No lines at all, very few loaded carriages. I'm sure they are feeling it

They were dead before Bingo.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #231 on: April 05, 2017, 11:19:39 PM »
Went to Gourmet Glatt tonight at 7PM. Pretty empty. No lines at all, very few loaded carriages. I'm sure they are feeling it
Aren't they closing ?

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #232 on: April 05, 2017, 11:33:51 PM »
Aren't they closing ?
Really, I don't live in BP anymore, but it looked full when I used to ship there..

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #233 on: April 06, 2017, 12:29:26 AM »
I was in Bingo now. The lines are insane. The store itself is totally manageable and doesn't seem so packed, but then you reach the checkout lanes.... At least 10 people with huge wagons at each of the 16 (the customer service desk was used as well) checkout lanes.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #234 on: April 06, 2017, 12:40:00 AM »
I was in Bingo now. The lines are insane. The store itself is totally manageable and doesn't seem so packed, but then you reach the checkout lanes.... At least 10 people with huge wagons at each of the 16 (the customer service desk was used as well) checkout lanes.
By the time its your turn at the register the store will be empty

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #235 on: April 06, 2017, 12:44:48 AM »
By the time its your turn at the register the store will be empty

I just had a few items and managed to pay quickly. Went to the customer service line on a hunch, a few minutes before a huge line formed there. Nevermind an Israeli couple paid a $300 order mostly in singles right in front of me. The managers wanted to kill that lady. So did I. It took her 15 minutes to pay.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #236 on: April 06, 2017, 12:47:02 AM »
You do make a valid point that explains the disparity.
People were done already mostly with the shopping after midnight and only the bottleneck remained.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #237 on: April 06, 2017, 12:54:43 AM »
How difficult is it to find stuff there ?

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #238 on: April 06, 2017, 01:01:33 AM »
How difficult is it to find stuff there ?

Things are organized completely differently than a whole year, so you can't expect to know where everything is. If you go through the aisles, you should find what you need I think.
Produce and dairy are unchanged.

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Re: Bingo wholesale club in Brooklyn
« Reply #239 on: April 06, 2017, 09:54:34 AM »
Things are organized completely differently than a whole year, so you can't expect to know where everything is. If you go through the aisles, you should find what you need I think.
Produce and dairy are unchanged.

their aisles are wider than any other NY store that I've seen. Can probably fit 3 carts side by side in some of the aisles. Smooth, clean floors and organized shelves. (But that was 2 wks before purim). THey'll be back to the shelving in 10 days, i'm sure.
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