Archive for July 23rd, 2013

Grocery Merger Merely Delays the Day When Everyone Shops at Walmart

Grocery Merger Merely Delays the Day When Everyone Shops at Walmart

Ordinarily, a billion-dollar merger combining two grocery companies that supply more than a thousand stores and own 17 different supermarket banners would send shivers down the spines of shoppers. Will the new owners mess with the stores? Will their products and sales be as good? Will they change the coupon policy? But there’s been little customer hand-wringing in reaction to[Read More…]

July 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
RadioShack: We’re Dying Because People Are Combining Coupons and Sales

RadioShack: We’re Dying Because People Are Combining Coupons and Sales

Pity poor RadioShack. The past-its-prime electronics chain has tried rebranding itself (remember when it tried to act cool and call itself “The Shack”?). It’s trying to refresh its product assortment, eliminating gadgets that might have seemed high-tech decades ago (like VHS tape rewinders – yours for just $23.99!) Now, RadioShack executives are trying to explain away another terrible quarter by[Read More…]

July 23, 2013 Coupons In The News
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