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Martin Wiseman
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Default How much discount do tradesmen get?

Phil L writes
Martin Wiseman wrote:
I went into our local builder's merchant to get a length of drainpipe
at the weekend and walked straight back out again when I discovered
they wanted 11 for a 2m length (and 5 for an outlet shoe).

Travis Perkins?

No, Ridgeons in Cambridge. 15 years ago I didn't think their prices were
too bad, memory says they had comparable prices to the likes of B&Q but
with a better selection.

Then they discovered the DIY market, started staying open on Saturday
afternoons and bumped the prices up.