The Liverpudlian Supermarket Chain From Liverpool Claimed They Were Going To Change Their Name Back, Here's How Liverpudlians From Across The City Region Reacted
Liverpudlians across the Region commented on the post by Home Bargains, with some seeing through the potential ruse as it was the 1st April, whilst others were genuinely excited at the possibility of the iconic Liverpool brand returning to its original name that Liverpudlians still refer to it as.
After the re-band of Home & Bargain in 1995 in which they changed their name to Home Bargains, people in the Liverpool Region still refer to the shop as its original name, Home & Bargain.
The reason that this matters so much is because people across The Six Boroughs of the Liverpool City Region still to this day refer to Home Bargains as 'Home and Bargain'. The company reverting back to its former name would, in a humorous way, mean a lot to locals.
The Excitement For A Long Awaited Revival
Whilst many were excited by the news, a number of locals commenting on the post immediately guessed that it was April Fools related.
The post on their social media profile gained more than 900 likes and over 200 comments. Customers left a variety of comments; from delight with the news to stories of why they love the original name as it reminds them of Liverpudlian relatives and others including:
Jessica replied: 'My husband's Grandma never stopped calling you Home & Bargain, whenever I hear it (usually when in Liverpool or the Wirral) makes me think of her'.
Simon added: 'Asda will be changing theirs to The Asda next'.
Lynn said: 'Everyone calls it that anyway'.
Mark said: 'Aw I got excited then, can you not just call the new Kirkby one Home and Bargain? We all call it that anyway'.
David said: 'Looks a bit 1970s but it will do the job well. Sign makers will be made up with you lot.'
Jade added: '1 minute into April fools and you went straight in'.
Chris said: 'If this is an April fools the majority of Liverpool will