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Michael Jordan Scores $8.9 Milllion in Overage from a $2 Coupon

Michael Jordan Scores $8.9 Milllion in Overage from a $2 Coupon

Former NBA star Michael Jordan earns an $8.9 million judgment, in a dispute over a grocery ad and $2 coupon featuring his likeness.

August 24, 2015 Coupons In The News
Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

From the demise of doubles, to coupon crime, to changes in couponing itself, here’s a look back at the 10 biggest coupon news stories of 2013.

December 31, 2013 Coupons In The News
Happy Holidays, Here’s Your Pink Slip and Your Shuttered Supermarket

Happy Holidays, Here’s Your Pink Slip and Your Shuttered Supermarket

With just two weeks to go, Dominick’s grocery stores are holding going-out-of-business sales, and employees are worried about their future.

December 13, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Could Your Supermarket Go the Way of the Dodo?

Could Your Supermarket Go the Way of the Dodo?

If you want to buy dirt cheap groceries, at a place that doesn’t take coupons, you can go to Aldi. If you want specialty items, from a place that doesn’t take coupons, there’s Trader Joe’s. And if you want a little of everything, at a place where the cashiers may decide not to take many of your coupons because they[Read More…]

October 17, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Safeway “Disposes” of Dominick’s – Could Other Divisions Be Next?

Safeway “Disposes” of Dominick’s – Could Other Divisions Be Next?

In a move that was not entirely unexpected, but still something of a surprise to anyone accustomed to their grocery shopping routine, one of the nation’s largest traditional grocery chains is getting a little smaller. Safeway has announced it’s exiting the Chicago market, and putting the “for sale” sign on the entire Dominick’s grocery chain. Adding to Chicagoland shoppers’ (and[Read More…]

October 10, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Safeway’s “Poison Pill” and What it Means for You

Safeway’s “Poison Pill” and What it Means for You

(March 6, 2014 update: Safeway announces $9 billion sale to Cerberus). When you’re just trying to save some money and feed your family, the goings-on in the boardrooms and backrooms of those who run your local grocery store are probably of little concern. So if you skimmed over the story about Safeway in the financial pages of your local paper[Read More…]

September 18, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Pulling the Plug on Price Matching: Safeway, Dominick’s Ditch “Deal Match”

Pulling the Plug on Price Matching: Safeway, Dominick’s Ditch “Deal Match”

Price matching has become all the rage recently, as retailers try to curry favor with customers and gain the upper hand over their competitors. So why is one of the country’s largest supermarket chains calling it quits on its price-match program? Safeway introduced “Deal Match” in 2011, in two markets – the Hawaiian island of Oahu, and at Safeway-owned Dominick’s[Read More…]

July 22, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Why Michael Jordan Wants $5 Million for a $2 Coupon

Why Michael Jordan Wants $5 Million for a $2 Coupon

With a net worth of some $650 million, you probably won’t find former basketball star Michael Jordan clipping coupons. Especially if the coupons make him mad. One such coupon has him seeking damages of $5 million from a Chicago grocery chain, that claims all it wanted to do was congratulate Jordan for his success – by offering its customers a[Read More…]

June 17, 2013 Coupons In The News
Storied Supermarket Chain Fades Into Oblivion

Storied Supermarket Chain Fades Into Oblivion

(Update: The Audubon store is set to close on May 27, 2015, officially bringing down the curtain on Genuardi’s for good.) And then there was one. By next month, the nearly century-old story of the Genuardi’s supermarket chain will end just as it began – with a single store in southeastern Pennsylvania. If you’re not familiar with the store, you[Read More…]

January 3, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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