Melbourne coffee roaster panned for offering free rapid antigen tests to ‘VIP’ customers

1/18/2022 8:24:00 AM

Melbourne coffee roaster panned for offering free rapid antigen tests to ‘VIP’ customers

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Melbourne coffee roaster panned for offering free rapid antigen tests to ‘VIP’ customers

St Ali apologised for ‘inappropriate’ offer of two RATs with orders of coffee and merchandise of $159.99 after online backlash

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Melbourne coffee roaster panned for offering free rapid antigen tests to ‘VIP’ customersSt Ali apologised for ‘inappropriate’ offer of two RATs with orders of coffee and merchandise of $159.99 after online backlash Paywalled. Thanks GuardianAus How could anyone think this was going to be a good idea

Melbourne coffee roaster panned for offering free rapid antigen tests to ‘VIP’ customersSt Ali apologised for ‘inappropriate’ offer of two RATs with orders of coffee and merchandise of $159.99 after online backlash Paywalled. Thanks GuardianAus How could anyone think this was going to be a good idea

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50 GMT Last modified on Tue 18 Jan 2022 04.52 GMT Melbourne coffee roaster, St Ali, has been criticised online for offering two free rapid antigen tests with purchase orders over $159.52 GMT Melbourne coffee roaster, St Ali, has been criticised online for offering two free rapid antigen tests with purchase orders over $159.99.99. In a text message sent out to “special VIP customers,” St Ali offered two free rapid antigen tests if customers bought $159. In a text message sent out to “special VIP customers,” St Ali offered two free rapid antigen tests if customers bought $159.99 worth of coffee or merchandise from their online store. Twomey said the pressure was also coming from states and territories, which were ordering rapid antigen tests for use in their testing sites for key workers, as well as from large companies ordering them to keep their workforces functioning in the latest Omicron wave.

“We’ve been fortunate to secure a limited number of Rapid Antigen Tests for our staff, families and friends. “We’ve been fortunate to secure a limited number of Rapid Antigen Tests for our staff, families and friends. “We’ve been fortunate to secure a limited number of Rapid Antigen Tests for our staff, families and friends. As a special VIP customer, we’d like to extend these to you too,” they said in the text. The coffee roasters were also offering pulse oximeters, hand sanitiser, and contactless thermometers for sale via their website, alongside bags of coffee, filters and Champagne. The coffee roasters were also offering pulse oximeters, hand sanitiser, and contactless thermometers for sale via their website, alongside bags of coffee, filters and Champagne. But the products seem to have been taken down after an online backlash on both Twitter and Reddit following the release of the initial text messages. But the products seem to have been taken down after an online backlash on both Twitter and Reddit following the release of the initial text messages. Read more St Ali has been contacted for comment. Read more St Ali has been contacted for comment. So what we are seeing is manufacturers [and suppliers] preferencing larger clients over smaller clients.

The roasters faced a fierce backlash to the text message, amid national shortages of rapid antigen tests and reports of price gouging and exploitation by some businesses, and have since retracted the offer. In a follow-up text message, the company apologised, saying the offer was “inappropriate” in hindsight. In a follow-up text message, the company apologised, saying the offer was “inappropriate” in hindsight. In a follow-up text message, the company apologised, saying the offer was “inappropriate” in hindsight. “We recently procured some Rapid Antigen Tests for our staff and their family, we had some surplus supply, so we sent a text message to some of our subscribers offering two free Rapid Antigen Tests with a minimum order value,” it read. “We believed this was a way of supporting our customers who purchased from us regularly, but the message has been lost. “We believed this was a way of supporting our customers who purchased from us regularly, but the message has been lost. We can see in hindsight it was inappropriate. We can see in hindsight it was inappropriate. Twomey warned last week there was a major hurdle ahead to source adequate supplies for concession holders.

“We are very sorry. “We are very sorry.” .