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And Then There Was One? Staples Urged to Buy Office Depot

And Then There Was One? Staples Urged to Buy Office Depot

Another office supply store merger could be in the works, as investors urge Staples to buy out its last remaining rival.

January 24, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Dollar Tree-Family Dollar Merger Is a Done Deal: So What Does it Mean For You?

Dollar Tree-Family Dollar Merger Is a Done Deal: So What Does it Mean For You?

A multi-billion-dollar dollar store realignment, as Family Dollar approves Dollar Tree’s takeover bid, rejecting Dollar General’s rival offer.

January 22, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
New Sensors Could Combat Shelf-Clearing

New Sensors Could Combat Shelf-Clearing

New “smart shelves” can alert store employees when a shelf has been emptied, and prompt them to restock right away.

January 21, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Target to Hold Going-Out-of-Business Sale

Target to Hold Going-Out-of-Business Sale

Target announces it’s pulling the plug on its Canadian expansion, and closing all 133 stores there.

January 15, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Why a Well-Loved Grocery Store Is Raising Prices 4% Overnight

Why a Well-Loved Grocery Store Is Raising Prices 4% Overnight

A dramatic year for a family-owned grocery chain is coming to an inauspicious end, with the expiration of an unprecedented discount program.

December 27, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Walmart Wants to Buy Your Gift Cards

Walmart Wants to Buy Your Gift Cards

Walmart is offering to buy your unwanted gift cards, and exchange them for gift cards you can use at Walmart instead.

December 26, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarket Shakeup for Millions of Safeway, Albertsons Shoppers

Supermarket Shakeup for Millions of Safeway, Albertsons Shoppers

Ahead of their merger, Safeway and Albertsons announce the sale of 168 stores to new owners. Check out the complete list of stores changing hands.

December 20, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
ALDI Gives Credit Cards a Try

ALDI Gives Credit Cards a Try

ALDI has quietly begun accepting credit cards in several dozen locations, as part of a test that may ultimately be rolled out nationwide.

December 17, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Why Your Thanksgiving Turkey is Cheaper, But Your Newspaper Isn’t

Why Your Thanksgiving Turkey is Cheaper, But Your Newspaper Isn’t

The Thanksgiving newspaper will be stuffed with ads and coupons – but you might want to take a closer look at how much you’re paying for it.

November 26, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Tide for a Penny? PlayStation for $90? The Dark Side of Walmart’s Online Price Match Policy

Tide for a Penny? PlayStation for $90? The Dark Side of Walmart’s Online Price Match Policy

Loophole-seekers and scammers are getting amazing deals, by abusing Walmart’s online price match policies .

November 19, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
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