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Think ALDI is the Cheapest Place to Shop? Think Again

Think ALDI is the Cheapest Place to Shop? Think Again

A new price survey says Walmart and Dollar General beat out low-priced retailers like ALDI and Save-A-Lot.

December 27, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Save-A-Lot Gets New Owner, New Products, New Savings

Save-A-Lot Gets New Owner, New Products, New Savings

The Save-A-Lot discount chain is sold to new owners, as the store aspires to be your one-stop-shopping destination.

October 17, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
This Grocery Store Wants to Take Over the Country

This Grocery Store Wants to Take Over the Country

The Save-A-Lot discount chain plans a coast-to-coast expansion that would make it the country’s largest grocer.

January 8, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
Grading Grocery Stores: The Best May Surprise You, the Worst Probably Won’t

Grading Grocery Stores: The Best May Surprise You, the Worst Probably Won’t

Two southern supermarkets battle for the top spot, while a usual suspect brings up the rear, in a pair of new customer satisfaction rankings.

March 5, 2014 Grocery & Retail 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
Supervalu Sells Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market: So What Does it Mean For You?

Supervalu Sells Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market: So What Does it Mean For You?

(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…]

January 10, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Pundits Predict Lower Grocery Prices

Pundits Predict Lower Grocery Prices

If everyone’s prices are low, are anyone’s prices really low? While you ponder that, consider this recent prediction from the retail consultant AMG Strategic Advisors: within three years, the vast majority of retailers will largely ditch sales and promotions in favor of everyday low pricing. Super-savers accustomed to collecting coupons and waiting for sales may shudder at the thought; Walmart[Read More…]

December 26, 2012 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
New Grocery Concept Makes “Good Cents”

New Grocery Concept Makes “Good Cents”

Do you like the selection at your supermarket, but not the prices? Prefer the prices of the local discount store, but not the lack of choices? A new store concept will allow you to have the best of both worlds – without having to go to Walmart. “Good Cents” opened its doors this morning in Pittsburgh, describing itself as “the[Read More…]

November 4, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
How Social Is Your Supermarket?

How Social Is Your Supermarket?

Sure, you like your local grocery store, but have you “liked” them? A roundup of the most and least popular grocery retailers on social media sites (see the full list below) can yield some interesting insights, though it also shows that “likes” aren’t necessarily everything. Florida-based Publix was recently criticized (in “Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer” magazine) for being “technology-challenged”: “Yes,[Read More…]

September 24, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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