Archive for February 4th, 2013

Bummed About High Grocery Prices? Blame the Muscle Cars.

Bummed About High Grocery Prices? Blame the Muscle Cars.

If shoppers in Western Michigan were wondering why their grocery prices have been high the past several years, now they know why. Their store’s profits were allegedly being used to fund an employee’s collection of vintage muscle cars. Christopher Pratt was charged in federal court Friday, accused of embezzling more than $6.5 million from his employer, Village Market Food Centers.[Read More…]

February 4, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
When “New Low Prices” Are Neither New, Nor Low (For Long)

When “New Low Prices” Are Neither New, Nor Low (For Long)

It’s an age-old question – which do grocery shoppers like more, sales and coupons that offer big savings off high regular prices, or just plain low prices? The country’s largest grocery chain is changing its strategy a bit, but its “new low prices” strategy is not exactly new, and its prices may not stay low. Read over this piece of[Read More…]

February 4, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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