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Kroger Expands Again With Another Acquisition

Kroger Expands Again With Another Acquisition

Kroger announces its purchase of Roundy’s, the owner of Pick ‘n Save, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s.

November 11, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
The All-New 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

The All-New 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

According to a new survey from Consumer Reports that ranks 68 of the country’s top supermarket chains, these 13 are at the very bottom of the list.

April 2, 2015 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
These are the 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

These are the 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

According to a new survey from Consumer Reports that ranks 55 of the country’s top supermarket chains, these 13 are at the very bottom of the list.

March 27, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Could Too Much Grocery Competition Be Bad For Shoppers?

Could Too Much Grocery Competition Be Bad For Shoppers?

Competition is supposed to be good for consumers. The more that retailers have to work to get our business, the better the deals we’re likely to get. But executives at one grocery chain are suggesting the opposite – with so many big-box stores, drug stores and dollar stores getting into the grocery game, the deals at your local supermarket might[Read More…]

August 14, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarket Surrenders to the Walmart Challenge

Supermarket Surrenders to the Walmart Challenge

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. A grocery chain that launched one of the most vigorous public responses to Walmart’s series of price-comparison ads is now waving the white flag and quietly making plans to lower its own prices. Roundy’s, the parent company of Milwaukee-based Pick ‘n Save, says the chain is testing a more everyday low pricing approach[Read More…]

March 3, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Legal Challenges to the “Walmart Challenge”

Legal Challenges to the “Walmart Challenge”

January 7 update: read “Walmart Responds to Competitors’ Challenge”. It started with supermarkets, then drug stores, then toy and electronics stores, too. Now a number of retailers are crying foul, and asking authorities to investigate the “Walmart Challenge”. The nearly year-old TV, radio, print and online campaign is officially known within Walmart as the “Market Basket Challenge”. The ads are[Read More…]

January 4, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Supermarket Offers Prizes It Has No Intention of Actually Awarding

Supermarket Offers Prizes It Has No Intention of Actually Awarding

Have you ever wondered if anyone actually wins the grand prizes in sweepstakes like the one a Milwaukee-based grocery chain recently ran? Well, here’s your answer: No. Roundy’s Supermarkets, which operates Pick n’ Save, Copps, Rainbow Foods and other grocery chains, recently wrapped up its second annual Monopoly “Collect & Win Game”, similar to the one that McDonald’s is currently[Read More…]

October 18, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
“See For Yourself”, Indeed

“See For Yourself”, Indeed

As Walmart expands its ad campaign that invites shoppers to “see for yourself” how much lower their prices are, more competitors mentioned by name in those ads are starting to fight back. First it was Milwaukee-based Pick ‘n Save, now it’s Florida-based Publix. But first, some background. Since early this year, the “Walmart Challenge” ads have been rolling out across[Read More…]

September 16, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Walmart Kicks Its Challenge Up a Notch

Walmart Kicks Its Challenge Up a Notch

There’s a new wrinkle in Walmart’s series of advertisements that challenge shoppers to compare receipts from other stores with receipts for the same items purchased at Walmart. Now, you can accept their challenge without even having to go to Walmart – they’ll do the price comparison for you. In what a Walmart spokesperson tells us is “very, very, very much[Read More…]

August 21, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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