Supervalu announces that thousands of shoppers’ debit and credit card data may have been stolen, at ten different supermarket chains.
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It can be a nice surprise when you go into your grocery store and discover some unadvertised specials. It’s not so nice, when nearly all of the weekly deals are unadvertised. One grocery chain has found out the hard way, that customers don’t like it when the sales are a secret, and they have to wander the store hoping to[Read More…]
Most retailers will claim that they’re listening to customers and responding to our needs – right before introducing changes that customers clearly hate. JCPenney now has been reduced to begging customers to come back, after more than a year of not listening to them at all. And for a variety of reasons, grocery chains Kroger, Jewel-Osco and Farm Fresh are[Read More…]
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…]
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…]
If your store only doubles coupons up to $.50 – or worse yet, doesn’t double at all – maybe a change of scenery would help. Pack your bags and head on over to the scenic Tidewater region of Virginia, where a full-fledged super double coupon war could be about to erupt. Market leader Food Lion doesn’t double at all. But[Read More…]
(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…]
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…]
All week, grocery shoppers in Hampton Roads, Virginia have been told that “exciting things are in store” at Kroger. Today, those “exciting things” have been revealed. “Announcing New Low Prices!” the store’s weekly ad blares. A store executive tells the Virginian-Pilot newspaper that Kroger’s seven local supermarkets are cutting everyday prices on more than 10,000 of the 28,000 items in[Read More…]