This company will actually pay you £30 an hour for shopping in Aldi and Lidl ‘middle aisles’
WeThrift is looking to enlist the help of some "savvy shoppers" to grab the best middle aisle bargains.
Not many feelings rival the little thrill you get when you bag yourself a bargain from the classic ‘middle aisle’ at Aldi or Lidl.
While the budget supermarket retailers are usually the place you head on down to to do your weekly big shop, it’s fair to say that the stores’ ‘middle aisles’ have been known to draw in the crowds more than the food on some occasions – and because of this, have earned themselves a bit of a cult following.
Whether it’s bluetooth speakers, hedge trimmers, exotic meats, or literally anything else, the middle aisles are home to everything you couldn’t ever think of, but you somehow convince yourself you need once you’re in there.
Over the past couple of months, the middle aisles have been home to a new wave of products, and some have been so popular, they’ve sold-out in stores across the UK.
With stock so short, some people have been missing out on product drops too.
So, one discount and coupon company, WeThrift, has decided to do something about that by enlisting the help of some “savvy shoppers” and is now recruiting three members of the public for the dream job of ‘Middle Aisle Shopper’ who will be tasked with tracking-down and buying the latest must-have bargains from Lidl and Aldi, so that customers who weren’t able to buy them locally in store, can purchase them online via its site for the same price.
Not only is WeThrift actually paying the chosen candidates £30 an hour on a PAYG basis, each ‘Middle Aisle Shopper’ will also be given £500 to spend on items.
In its description for the role, WeThrift says the main aim of each shopper is “to ensure that consumers from other areas of the UK can purchase limited-edition products at the same price seen in the likes of Lidl and Aldi, if their local store sells out, via the WeThrift website.”
Reckon you’ve got what it takes then? Fancy applying for the role of ‘Middle Aisle Shopper’? WeThrift is asking that all applicants be:
- Able to work flexibly and remotely on a freelance basis.
- Over 18 years of age.
- Have access to a computer or smartphone.
- Able to travel to at least one Lidl and Aldi store.
You can find more information, and get your applications in here.
Featured Image – Aldi Corporate | WeThrift
Portugal deny claims Ronaldo threatened to leave World Cup after being benched
Portugal have denied recent claims that Cristiano Ronaldo threatened to leave the 2022 World Cup after he was benched before their match against Switzerland.
Speaking in an official statement, the Portuguese FA rubbished a number of reports that their all-time leading goalscorer and national hero threatened to leave the tournament following manager Fernando Santos’ decision to drop him ahead of the game in the round of 16.
Ironically, the previous European champions weren’t left in short supply of goals, as they went on to win in a staggering 6-1 victory against the Swiss, with Ronaldo only coming on for 17 minutes at the end.
Nevertheless, the Portugal Football Federation (FPF) has insisted that no such conversation took place between the player and head coach Santos. As per national outlet A Bola, Ronaldo has apparently also made it clear that his country’s success at Qatar 2022 is his top priority.
The FPF went on to clarify in the statement: “Cristiano Ronaldo builds up a unique track record every day at the service of the national team and the country, which must be respected and which attests to the unquestionable degree of commitment to the national team.”
They also went on to thank him for his dedication and continued contribution to the squad by coming on as a substitute regardless of his reaction to being dropped.
The statement concludes by saying that the “players, coaches and FPF structure is, as it has been since the first day, fully committed and enthusiastic in building what the country wants to be Portugal’s best-ever participation in a World Cup.
While everyone is currently focused on football’s biggest competition, Ronaldo is reportedly set to join Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr FC in a record-breaking deal worth over €200 million.
This comes after his second spell at Manchester United ended in spectacular fashion following a tell-all interview with Piers Morgan. He is still set to earn £16 million in compensation following his abrupt exit.
Safe to say his legacy, at least among United fans, isn’t what it once was.
Will he silence his critics by adding a World Cup trophy to his long list of accolades?
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Featured Image — Portugal/Cristiano Ronaldo (via Twitter)
Peter Kay issues heartfelt thanks to Manchester fans and teases ANOTHER big announcement
Peter Kay has sent a lovely message to fans in Manchester after making his triumphant return to the live scene last weekend.
The Bolton comedian has just ticked off the first two nights of a mammoth run at the AO Arena, which includes 42 Manchester shows between now and 2025.
On his opening night – his first real venture into the spotlight since he largely stepped away from the public eye 12 years ago – he was moved to tears by the standing ovation he received before he’d even started the show.
And now Peter has issued a heartfelt thank you message.
He said in a statement: “I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came to the first shows in Manchester.
“It was incredible to be part of such a happy experience.
“Everybody deserves a bit of joy. Here’s to a lot more in the shows to come!!”
And that’s not all – his post also hinted that there’s yet another announcement to come (because apparently more than 100 tour dates and breaking the internet with ticket demand wasn’t enough).
Read more: Peter Kay Live at Manchester AO Arena – times, tour dates, tickets and more
His post continued: “P.S. Big announcement Thursday on Sara Cox Drivetime Show just after 6pm.”
Peter is best-known to many for his show Peter Kay’s Car Share.
Is the fact he’s chosen a drive-time radio show to make his announcement pure coincidence?