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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
Even Double Coupons Couldn’t Save This Supermarket

Even Double Coupons Couldn’t Save This Supermarket

Shoppers in the Twin Cities may be seeing the end of double coupons, as Rainbow Foods is sold and its owners exit the market.

May 7, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Dismissed Lawsuit Means We Can All Pig Out on Free Samples Again

Dismissed Lawsuit Means We Can All Pig Out on Free Samples Again

A man who sued after an altercation involving free supermarket samples, argued that there should have been clear rules about how many he could take.

April 29, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
The New Supervalu: Low Prices, Fresh Food, and the Sales are a Secret

The New Supervalu: Low Prices, Fresh Food, and the Sales are a Secret

Nearly five weeks after selling off several supermarket chains, a slimmed-down Supervalu is ready to reveal plans for its remaining stores. Those changes include lower prices, more fresh selection, and a system that allows each chain to make more of its own decisions about what its customers want. And one chain has decided that what its customers want, is to[Read More…]

April 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Changes in Store For Supervalu, Including Fewer Employees

Changes in Store For Supervalu, Including Fewer Employees

There’s been a lot of discussion, concern, pessimism and optimism about the future of the stores that Supervalu sold last week (read: “Changes Coming to Albertsons, Acme, Jewel, Shaw’s and Star Market”). But what about the stores that Supervalu has left? One of the first things the company has decided, is that a slimmed-down company requires a slimmed-down staff. Supervalu[Read More…]

March 26, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Free Supermarket Samples Land Man in the Slammer

Free Supermarket Samples Land Man in the Slammer

Might want to be careful next time you accept free samples at your local supermarket. Take too many, and you could get arrested and end up suing the store. That’s what happened to 68-year-old Erwin Lingitz of Gem Lake, Minnesota. In a federal lawsuit filed earlier this month, the retiree is seeking up to $375,000 from the store security guard,[Read More…]

March 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Supervalu Sells Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market: So What Does it Mean For You?

Supervalu Sells Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market: So What Does it Mean For You?

(1/11 update – read: “Bigger, Better, or Goners? What’s in Store For Your Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market”) The troubled supermarket operator Supervalu has now confirmed what’s long been rumored – it’s selling off several of its chains. Chicago-based Jewel-Osco, Philadelphia-based Acme, Boston-based Shaw’s and Star Market, and Albertsons stores in California, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington[Read More…]

January 10, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Stuff Could Be Cheaper at Supervalu-Owned Stores – If You Can Find One

Stuff Could Be Cheaper at Supervalu-Owned Stores – If You Can Find One

You may or may not follow business news, and the name Supervalu may or may not mean much to you, but a change in the company’s executive office could affect anyone who shops at a Jewel-Osco, Albertsons, Shoppers, Farm Fresh, Shop ‘n Save, Hornbacher’s, Lucky, Cub Foods, Shaw’s, ACME, Save a Lot, Great Valu Markets, County Market, Festival Foods or[Read More…]

July 30, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Always Low Prices. Always. (Sometimes.)

Always Low Prices. Always. (Sometimes.)

As Walmart continues to grab a greater share of the grocery market, it’s also casting a laserlike focus on a growing number of individual competitors, in carefully-selected cities across the country. But increasingly, devotees of those competitors are saying that all is not as it seems. Walmart introduced its first “Walmart Challenge” ad campaign in Charlotte, North Carolina back in[Read More…]

July 16, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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