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A Government Ban on BOGOs? Believe It.

A Government Ban on BOGOs? Believe It.

Some opponents of food waste are proposing a novel and controversial solution – ban supermarkets’ buy-one-get-one-free deals.

April 15, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Target Is In Trouble – So You Win!

Target Is In Trouble – So You Win!

Target is offering what it calls “eye-popping irresistible deals” to win back customers turned off by last year’s data breach.

April 13, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Safeway Ditches its Club Card – in Canada

Safeway Ditches its Club Card – in Canada

Amid questions about the fate of Safeway’s loyalty program in the U.S., the Canadian division has announced it’s ditching the Club Card.

April 7, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Coupons Not as Good as They Used to Be, But the Sales are Spectacular

Coupons Not as Good as They Used to Be, But the Sales are Spectacular

Coupon values may have declined, but new research shows that price-conscious shoppers are now holding out for better sales.

April 4, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
On April Fool’s Day, Some Shoppers Can’t Take a Joke

On April Fool’s Day, Some Shoppers Can’t Take a Joke

A store that no longer accepts pennies? A supermarket you can literally drive through? Some April Fool’s jokes really got people going this year.

April 1, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Walmart’s New Rebate Program: A Gimmick or a Game-Changer?

Walmart’s New Rebate Program: A Gimmick or a Game-Changer?

In a new twist on price matching, Walmart’s new “Savings Catcher” matches competitors’ prices automatically.

March 31, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
These are the 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

These are the 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

According to a new survey from Consumer Reports that ranks 55 of the country’s top supermarket chains, these 13 are at the very bottom of the list.

March 27, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Check Your Receipts, or You Too Could Pay $750 for a Loaf of Bread

Check Your Receipts, or You Too Could Pay $750 for a Loaf of Bread

A grocery shopper gets a shock when he sees how much he paid for bread – and how close he came to not having the receipt to prove it.

March 26, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Does Your Supermarket Have Too Much Stuff (or Not Enough)?

Does Your Supermarket Have Too Much Stuff (or Not Enough)?

Two retailers are getting rid of thousands of products, in an effort to simplify shopping. But is less choice really better?

March 21, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Double Your Grocery Savings With “Two Ads, One Day”

Double Your Grocery Savings With “Two Ads, One Day”

At least two grocery chains are now overlapping their weekly sales circulars each Wednesday. Could this trend make its way to your store?

March 19, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
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