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Low Prices, Coupons and Freebies – This is Whole Foods?

Low Prices, Coupons and Freebies – This is Whole Foods?

The first of many “365 by Whole Foods Market” debuts to crowds, with special discount offers not available in its parent stores.

May 27, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Soon, Your Stockpile May Never Expire!

Soon, Your Stockpile May Never Expire!

Lawmakers are proposing a standardized expiration-date system, to prevent us from throwing away food before it’s really expired.

May 26, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Walmart Eliminates Ad Matching, Lowers Prices in Hundreds of Stores

Walmart Eliminates Ad Matching, Lowers Prices in Hundreds of Stores

Walmart plans to discontinue its ad match policy in about 500 stores beginning next month.

May 20, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Get Paid for Snooping on Your Supermarket

Get Paid for Snooping on Your Supermarket

A new app would pay you to check whether your stores have products in stock and displayed properly.

May 16, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
The Staples-Office Depot Merger is Off

The Staples-Office Depot Merger is Off

After a federal judge rules unfavorably, Staples and Office Depot call off their proposed merger.

May 10, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Lawsuit Accuses Stores of BOGO Scam

Lawsuit Accuses Stores of BOGO Scam

A major grocery chain is accused of raising prices right before putting meat products on “sale”.

May 10, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Laundry Wars: Detergent Makers Battle Over “Pure” Name

Laundry Wars: Detergent Makers Battle Over “Pure” Name

The makers of Purex and Tide are in a court battle over the name of a new laundry detergent.

May 6, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Target Will Sell You Old Produce at a Great Price

Target Will Sell You Old Produce at a Great Price

Target charges different prices based on freshness, as it introduces “dynamic pricing” in the produce department.

April 26, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Walgreens Penalized Again for Overcharging Customers With “Deceptive, Misleading” Ads

Walgreens Penalized Again for Overcharging Customers With “Deceptive, Misleading” Ads

Walgreens agrees to pay a fine and reform its pricing and advertising practices, after being accused of deceiving customers.

April 22, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Speedy Checkout? Not When Paying With Plastic

Speedy Checkout? Not When Paying With Plastic

Stores and credit card companies promise to speed up the slow processing time of new chip-enabled card readers.

April 20, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
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