Tesco opened their store this morning in Stornoway at 8am. Like them or loathe them, Tesco are difficult to ignore. Online news coverage followed quickly, sometimes without proofreading:
...and here's the first review by an Outer Hebrides resident / shopper / blogger, who also does a price comparison:
Some residents took pictures. A few from David Heggie of the inside. Hmmm, bitter at 25p 6.25p a can?
And one of the outside from Bluewave:
From emails and forum postings it appears to have been very busy today, as the branch was which opened in Shetland last week. Some of this will slacken off when the initial curiosity has gone, but it will be interesting to see any effects on shopping demographics, and whether calls will start for this particular branch to open on Sundays.
No video's on YouTube or Flickr yet from inside Tesco in Stornoway, but daresay someone will do one soon!