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Mass Confusion in Massachusetts? Grocery Price Tags Disappear Overnight

Mass Confusion in Massachusetts? Grocery Price Tags Disappear Overnight

If you do any grocery shopping in Massachusetts today, please be kind to the bewildered shoppers wandering the aisles looking lost and confused. Beginning today, stores in the Bay State no longer have to have price stickers on them. Price stickers? What is this, the 1970’s? No, but a law that finally reached its expiration date last night was a[Read More…]

January 1, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Happy 40th, Bar Code! You Don’t Look a Day Over 5-37000-00176

Happy 40th, Bar Code! You Don’t Look a Day Over 5-37000-00176

Imagine a scenario in which grocery prices aren’t marked on the shelves, your cashier has to closely examine every single product you buy, and none of your coupons will scan. Sound like a nightmare? Actually, it’s the way things were just 40 years ago. The Cincinnati Enquirer points out that it was July 1972 when a Kroger supermarket in town[Read More…]

July 15, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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