New Dress Code For Supermarket Shoppers

Posted Jan 30, 2010 by Laura Trowbridge
After receiving many customer complaints of other shoppers in their night clothes, the supermarket, Tesco, has implemented a dress code for its Cardiff, South Wales store.
Pajamas are no longer welcome in store
Pajamas are no longer welcome in store
Shoppers at the Tesco supermarket are now warned by the new dress code signs: "To avoid causing offence or embarrassment to others, we ask that our customers are appropriately dressed when visiting our store (footwear must be worn at all times and no nightwear is permitted)."
A Tesco spokeswoman stated: "We're not a nightclub with a strict dress code, and jeans and trainers are of course more than welcome. We do, however, request that customers do not shop in their PJs or nightgowns. This is in response to other customers. We would never dictate to people, but we have listened to customer feedback that it makes them uncomfortable and embarrassed."
24-year-old, Elaine Carmody, was one of the customers to be turned away from shopping in the store after not abiding by the new dress code rules. She spouted off to Times newspaper: "If you're allowed to wear jogging bottoms, why aren't you allowed to wear pyjamas in there, that's what I don't understand. It is ridiculous and stupid. I go in other shops in my pyjamas and they don't say anything. They should be happy because you're going to spend all that money."
Sky News presenter, Colin Brazier, wrote: If you can't be bothered to change out of your night-clothes, it's not likely you possess any of the aptitudes which make the world around us a better place; stoical parenting, selfless duty to others, or the ability to hold down a job.