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$19 For Toilet Paper? Grocery Chain Accused of Ripping Off Customers

$19 For Toilet Paper? Grocery Chain Accused of Ripping Off Customers

A lawsuit accuses Safeway of price gouging customers who bought toilet paper during the coronavirus pandemic.

June 8, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
Bye-Bye to BI-LO – Owner Will Wind Down Grocery Chain

Bye-Bye to BI-LO – Owner Will Wind Down Grocery Chain

The owner of BI-LO sells nearly half the chain and announces plans to close or sell off the rest.

June 4, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
Shoppers and Stores Get Sloppier About Safety

Shoppers and Stores Get Sloppier About Safety

Surveys show shoppers are becoming less concerned about safety in the grocery store.

June 2, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
Dollar Stores See Dollar Signs As Economy Slows

Dollar Stores See Dollar Signs As Economy Slows

Dollar stores say the slowing economy, and their improved offerings, have been great for business.

June 1, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
Everyone Hates One-Way Aisles, And What Else We’ve Learned About the New Grocery Reality

Everyone Hates One-Way Aisles, And What Else We’ve Learned About the New Grocery Reality

Grocery shoppers want their stores to be clean – but they don’t particularly care for one-way aisles.

May 27, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
An Old Grocery Savings Program is New Again

An Old Grocery Savings Program is New Again

At least one grocery chain is bringing back a savings program that proved popular during the last economic downturn.

May 20, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
Shoppers Abandon Their Favorite Grocery Stores

Shoppers Abandon Their Favorite Grocery Stores

More shoppers are finding a new favorite grocery store, and may never switch back after the coronavirus pandemic is over.

May 19, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
A Misguided Coupon Policy Hurt It – But Coronavirus May Kill It

A Misguided Coupon Policy Hurt It – But Coronavirus May Kill It

JCPenney will close stores and is noncommittal about coupons and sales, after filing for bankruptcy.

May 18, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
Case Closed: Mom Loses Lawsuit Over Boy’s Big Red Target Ball Fall

Case Closed: Mom Loses Lawsuit Over Boy’s Big Red Target Ball Fall

A judge finds in favor of Target, after a woman sued when her son fell off a big red ball outside the store.

May 12, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
Overspending, Overeating and Overstressed: This is How We’re Grocery Shopping During a Pandemic

Overspending, Overeating and Overstressed: This is How We’re Grocery Shopping During a Pandemic

Shoppers say they’re spending more lately, eating less healthy – and even getting into fights in stores.

April 28, 2020 Grocery & Retail News
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