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Now, A Grocery List That Makes Itself

Now, A Grocery List That Makes Itself

A major retailer introduces a way to automate your grocery list, delivering your desired items to your door.

April 14, 2016 Grocery & Retail News
New Price Match Promise Is a “Game Changer”

New Price Match Promise Is a “Game Changer”

Price matching at the register with no competitors’ ads, coupons or even knowledge of other stores’ prices required!

October 13, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Self-Checkouts Get Less Annoying and Bossy

Self-Checkouts Get Less Annoying and Bossy

A grocery chain is replacing the voices in its self-checkout machines, to make them less “shouty” and “irritating”.

July 31, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Check Your Receipts, or You Too Could Pay $750 for a Loaf of Bread

Check Your Receipts, or You Too Could Pay $750 for a Loaf of Bread

A grocery shopper gets a shock when he sees how much he paid for bread – and how close he came to not having the receipt to prove it.

March 26, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Shoppers, Staff Upset as Owners Pay to Make Fresh & Easy Go Away

Shoppers, Staff Upset as Owners Pay to Make Fresh & Easy Go Away

What started out sounding like pretty good news for fans of the Fresh & Easy grocery chain changed dramatically over the course of the day yesterday and into today. Word that the troubled chain finally found a new owner seemed good at first, then it started to turn bad. Ultimately, it ended up in complete confusion, anger and feelings of[Read More…]

September 11, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Fresh & Easy is Finally Sold

Fresh & Easy is Finally Sold

(Be sure to read this update: “Shoppers, Staff Upset as Owners Pay to Make Fresh & Easy Go Away”) For once, it seems, a grocery takeover has been met not with shock and anger, but with a sense of inevitability and even a little relief – at least for those whose stores are remaining open. A long-rumored deal involving the[Read More…]

September 10, 2013 Grocery & Retail News

Disastrous Grocery Experiment Was Not So “F & Easy” After All

It may have seemed like a good idea at the time – a small, easy-to-get-in-and-out-of grocery store offering a combination of prepared foods and everyday necessities. Kind of like a Whole Foods in a convenience store setting. What could possibly go wrong? Well, just about everything. The British grocery company Tesco has finally confirmed what’s long been expected – it’s[Read More…]

April 17, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
If Only All Price Matching Was This Easy

If Only All Price Matching Was This Easy

British shoppers may not coupon quite the way we do in the United States, but their grocery stores sure know how to price match. Shoppers don’t even have to know how much anything is at another store – the store will do the price matching for them, and hand them a coupon off their next order representing the difference. Do[Read More…]

March 11, 2013 Coupons In The News
“Whole Foods Quality With Walmart Pricing” Doesn’t Quite Work Out

“Whole Foods Quality With Walmart Pricing” Doesn’t Quite Work Out

“Fresh & Easy”? More like Costly & Failing. The British owner of the California-based, no-frills grocery store chain says it may be time to pack it in. At a time when ALDI is taking the U.S. by storm, Fresh & Easy represented another foreign-owned small-format grocer when it arrived on U.S. shores five years ago. It expanded to about 200[Read More…]

December 6, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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