Tesco slashes prices of women’s razors

  • British grocery chain Tesco has started to address gender disparity by slashing the price of women’s disposable razors to match that of men’s.
  • “We are guided by doing what is right for our customers and by our commitment to offering clear, competitive and transparent pricing,” a Tesco spokesperson told the BBC on Monday.
  • According to the outlet, Tesco representatives claimed differences in supply and demand were responsible for the initial price gap.
  • Apparently, men’s razors had been produced and sold to retailers in “significantly higher volumes,” driving down their prices in stores.
  • However, there’s good reason to think there’s something more insidious going on — not just at Tesco, but in supermarkets and drug stores around the world. Read more