Archive for October 1st, 2013

The Government Shuts Down – and So Do Nearly 200 Grocery Stores

The Government Shuts Down – and So Do Nearly 200 Grocery Stores

(10/7 update: “U.S. Military Grocery Stores Are Back in Business”) There are certainly perks to shopping at a government-run grocery store – you can get big discounts as compared to for-profit chains. The down side? When the government shuts down, so do its grocery stores. You can’t get big discounts if your store’s doors are padlocked. That’s the dilemma facing[Read More…]

October 1, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Big Lots Rewards Program Gets Better, And Worse

Big Lots Rewards Program Gets Better, And Worse

You can’t use manufacturer’s coupons at Big Lots, though you can earn store coupons if you’re a member of the bargain-priced closeout chain’s frequent shopper program. But now, Big Lots is making some changes to its rewards program that may turn out to be good in the short term – but not quite so good in the long term. Up[Read More…]

October 1, 2013 Coupons In The News
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