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New Supermarket Ads May Show Up Where You Least Expect Them

New Supermarket Ads May Show Up Where You Least Expect Them

Blinking and blaring its promotional message, the humble grocery checkout divider has become the new frontier in supermarket advertising.

September 19, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Walmart Fined $66,000 for Overcharging Customers by $0.50

Walmart Fined $66,000 for Overcharging Customers by $0.50

Walmart pays a penalty for overcharging customers on 12-packs of Coke, and making excuses instead of adjusting the price.

September 16, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Is This the Secret Weapon to Beat Walmart’s Savings Catcher?

Is This the Secret Weapon to Beat Walmart’s Savings Catcher?

A grocery chain’s new “price lock” list is the first to debut since Walmart rolled out its Savings Catcher, and may be the key to beating it.

September 12, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Dollar General’s Hostile Bid for Family Dollar Could Be Bad for Shoppers

Dollar General’s Hostile Bid for Family Dollar Could Be Bad for Shoppers

Family Dollar warns that Dollar General’s new hostile takeover bid is likely to result in higher prices for shoppers.

September 10, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarket Soap Opera Ends – But What Happens Next Could Be Even More Dramatic

Supermarket Soap Opera Ends – But What Happens Next Could Be Even More Dramatic

A family feud, employee revolt and customer boycott finally ends, as Market Basket is sold to the ousted CEO. But is it too late to right the ship?

August 28, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Target Reveals Plan to Cut Down on the Deals

Target Reveals Plan to Cut Down on the Deals

This week’s regional $10 off a grocery purchase coupon seems to substantiate Target’s pledge to start scaling back on its weekly deals.

August 25, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Why Walmart Doesn’t Really Beat Target on Prices

Why Walmart Doesn’t Really Beat Target on Prices

A new price comparison survey says Walmart beats Target on prices – but when you include coupons, the results are very different.

August 22, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Dollar Store Drama: Dollar Tree/Family Dollar Deal is Back On (Maybe)

Dollar Store Drama: Dollar Tree/Family Dollar Deal is Back On (Maybe)

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General’s takeover bid, opting instead for Dollar Tree’s earlier offer.

August 21, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Why We’re Saving More Money by Shopping at More Stores

Why We’re Saving More Money by Shopping at More Stores

A new survey says more of us are doing our grocery shopping at more than one store – and sometimes on the same day.

August 20, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
New Bosses Promise New Changes at Target and Walmart

New Bosses Promise New Changes at Target and Walmart

From new products to new prices, more cashiers to longer hours, the new CEOs of Walmart and Target promise that changes are coming.

August 19, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
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