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86 Stores to Be Sold in Major Supermarket Merger: The Complete List

86 Stores to Be Sold in Major Supermarket Merger: The Complete List

Ahold and Delhaize, the owners of Stop & Shop, Giant, Hannaford and Food Lion, sell 86 stores ahead of their merger.

July 13, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Twinkies Are Back, As Impatient Stores Start Selling Them Early

Twinkies Are Back, As Impatient Stores Start Selling Them Early

Why wait til Monday when you can get a Twinkie today? Despite a huge marketing push heralding July 15th as the official return of the Twinkie, some stores are jumping the gun and selling them already. Might as well put them on the shelves now, than have desperate fans trying to break down the back door to get at the[Read More…]

July 12, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Let the Government Do Your Grocery Shopping!

Let the Government Do Your Grocery Shopping!

In honor of today’s 237th birthday of our nation, officials in the Cradle of Liberty are celebrating with concerts, fireworks – and by comparison pricing your groceries for you. Who needs the Walmart Challenge, when the government is hard at work determining which supermarket has the best prices for your Fourth of July picnic items? In a survey designed to[Read More…]

July 4, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Free WiFi! But Is Your Supermarket Spying on You?

Free WiFi! But Is Your Supermarket Spying on You?

Isn’t it nice of your local grocery store to offer free WiFi? That way, you can use your mobile device to email, go online – and have your every move tracked while you shop. Nice! It’s well known that one of the tradeoffs of having a store loyalty card is that your store knows what you’re buying. Plenty of shoppers[Read More…]

December 20, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Self-Scan’s Biggest Benefit: Convenience, Cost Savings or Coupons?

Self-Scan’s Biggest Benefit: Convenience, Cost Savings or Coupons?

Back in the Dark Ages of self-scanning at the supermarket – way back in 2011 – customers thought it was cool if they could use a store-provided “wand” to scan their items as they shopped. Yawn, that’s so last year. Now, at least one major supermarket chain is letting customers scan items with their own phone – and soon, you[Read More…]

September 4, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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