CVS plans to offer healthier food choices, to help you eat better – and spend more.
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One grocery chain decides to ban all candy from all checkout lanes. Could this be a trend that spreads to your store?
Do you travel up and down every grocery aisle during each shopping trip, or make a beeline for only the items that are on your shopping list? If you’re a couponer, chances are you go to the grocery store with a plan, and stick with it. But researchers are studying some sneaky ways to throw us off our game, using[Read More…]
It’s almost time for New Year’s resolutions. And if your goal is to make better decisions in the grocery store and lose weight in the new year, maybe the government can help. It’s a common complaint about coupons, that most seem to be for things that aren’t good for you (read: “An Extreme Couponer Who’s Had Enough”). Truth is, a[Read More…]
If you want to go high-end with your grocery shopping, there are plenty of places like Whole Foods and super-supermarkets like St. Louis’ new Dierbergs and Schnucks (read: St. Louis’ Souped-Up Supermarkets). For lower prices, you can visit a big-box store like Walmart. If you’re on a real bargain hunt, you may pick up your groceries at discount stores like[Read More…]
Har har, have you heard about the new “man aisle” that a New York City grocery store has set up? If you haven’t, you can read about it here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here. In other words, the story is everywhere today, and the Westside Market couldn’t[Read More…]
So there you are, your store’s sale ad and your clutch of coupons in your hand, and something tempting catches your eye on the supermarket shelf. Don’t do it! A friendly coupon Mom-slash-coupon company spokesperson from West Michigan tells a local TV station not to be snookered by grocery stores’ clever tricks to get you to spend more. Read her complete[Read More…]