Archive for December 6th, 2012

No, Your Commissary Is Not Closing. Not Yet, Anyway.

No, Your Commissary Is Not Closing. Not Yet, Anyway.

If a recent debate over U.S. military commissaries is any indication, the future of the government-subsidized grocery stores is an emotional issue. Many leaped to the commissaries’ defense this week, and some worried their Commissary was effectively getting ready to hold a going-out-of-business sale. You can fault some of the coverage, that may have overly simplified a complex and nuanced[Read More…]

December 6, 2012 Grocery & Retail 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
Earn Starbucks Coupons at the Supermarket

Earn Starbucks Coupons at the Supermarket

Starbucks may be peddling its most expensive coffee, and its most expensive gift card, ever – but hey, the coffee chain still wants to give you a deal. Soon you’ll be able to earn coupons for free coffee just by shopping at your local grocery store. The company announced yesterday that it plans on expanding its “My Starbucks Rewards” loyalty[Read More…]

December 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
Extreme Couponing Fades Away – For Good?

Extreme Couponing Fades Away – For Good?

Blink and you missed it – after four weeks, the fourth season of “Extreme Couponing” that started off relatively strong has come to a lackluster end. The final episodes attracted some of the lowest ratings of the entire series, which raises the question – could the just-ended season be the last? The season premiere of the TLC series last month[Read More…]

December 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
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