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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
Not So Fast: Now Dollar General Wants to Buy Family Dollar

Not So Fast: Now Dollar General Wants to Buy Family Dollar

Dollar General bests Dollar Tree’s offer to buy Family Dollar, setting up a multi-billion-dollar battle of the dollar stores.

August 18, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
More Supermarket Shoppers May Be Data Theft Victims

More Supermarket Shoppers May Be Data Theft Victims

Supervalu announces that thousands of shoppers’ debit and credit card data may have been stolen, at ten different supermarket chains.

August 15, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Stores Urged to Have Fewer Sales, and Discourage Us From Stocking Up

Stores Urged to Have Fewer Sales, and Discourage Us From Stocking Up

A new retail report says grocery stores are addicted to sales, and need to start scaling them back in order to get more of our money.

August 11, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
The Death of Grocery Loyalty Programs?

The Death of Grocery Loyalty Programs?

Another set of supermarket chains is eliminating its loyalty programs – fueling speculation that others could follow.

August 6, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
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