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Coupon Springs Shoplifter From the Slammer

Coupon Springs Shoplifter From the Slammer

A convicted shoplifter successfully argues that he could have avoided jail time, by using a coupon on his stolen stuff.

January 12, 2015 Coupons In The News
How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

You may like your local grocery store just fine, but it takes a real commitment to show the world – or at least your Facebook friends – that you “like” it. Occasional customer satisfaction surveys have declared certain supermarkets to be the most or least liked of all, but a look at how many grocery shoppers have hit the thumbs-up[Read More…]

September 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Why Walmart is Not Couponers’ and Bargain Hunters’ Favorite Store

Why Walmart is Not Couponers’ and Bargain Hunters’ Favorite Store

With its focus on everyday low prices and savings galore, you might think couponers and bargain hunters would be flocking to Walmart. But a recent survey says that’s not necessarily true. It may seem counterintuitive, but big-box bargain hunters are apparently finding their deals not at low-priced Walmart, but at higher-priced Target. In its report “The Supercenter Grocery Shopper: U.S.[Read More…]

April 12, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Paying With Piles of Change? That’s What You Think.

Paying With Piles of Change? That’s What You Think.

If you’re saving up your pennies to buy the perfect holiday gift – be careful. Your local store may not take them. Portland, Oregon-based Fred Meyer found itself in the middle of a social media firestorm over the past 24 hours, after its Facebook fans reacted angrily to the story that a suburban Seattle woman shared last night: “My daughter[Read More…]

November 30, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarkets Say: We’re Not Dead Yet

Supermarkets Say: We’re Not Dead Yet

For all the talk of big-box retailers, drug stores, specialty grocers and dollar stores gobbling up a bigger share of the grocery pie, don’t count out the nation’s largest traditional supermarket. Kroger says it’s doing just fine, thank you. Kroger today reported its latest quarterly earnings, beating analysts’ expectations. For the year, earnings are up about 3%. “Not a particularly[Read More…]

November 29, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Get Your Milk, Bread – and a New Outfit – at Kroger!

Get Your Milk, Bread – and a New Outfit – at Kroger!

If Walmart and Target can invade supermarkets’ territory by offering groceries, then Kroger is saying, right back atcha. The country’s largest traditional grocery chain is experimenting with offering shoes and clothes alongside its meat and produce. The test is taking place at a Kroger Marketplace store in Mansfield, Ohio. The Marketplace concept debuted in Columbus in 2004, with a 109,000-square-foot[Read More…]

September 12, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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