Archive for March 20th, 2013

Can Lower Prices Help Beat the Low-Price Leader?

Can Lower Prices Help Beat the Low-Price Leader?

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before – a grocery chain is announcing “new lower prices on thousands of items” to help its customers save. Somewhere, a Walmart ad executive is chuckling. This time, it’s Giant Eagle. The Pittsburgh-based chain unveiled its new price campaign today, lowering prices an average of 15% on more than 3,000 items. By its[Read More…]

March 20, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Twinkies Set to Return (Did You Ever Really Think They Wouldn’t?)

Twinkies Set to Return (Did You Ever Really Think They Wouldn’t?)

Many people who hadn’t had a Twinkie in decades suddenly developed a craving for them last fall. When Hostess announced it was going out of business, there was a run on Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and the like (read: “Twinkies Sell Like Hotcakes”). But will those cravings return, now that the Twinkie itself is coming back? A bankruptcy judge[Read More…]

March 20, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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