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Southern Supermarket Chain Goes Bust

Southern Supermarket Chain Goes Bust

If you live in an area where you have your choice of supermarkets, be thankful. In many smaller towns, there’s often just one actual grocery store, and customers are forced to stick with it, through thick or thin. But shoppers in dozens of Southern communities are finding that their patience is wearing thin. Every few years it seems new owners[Read More…]

July 2, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Sold! Entertainment Coupon Book is Back From Bankruptcy

Sold! Entertainment Coupon Book is Back From Bankruptcy

The six-week saga surrounding Entertainment Publications and the future of its Entertainment Coupon Books is now reaching a happy conclusion. The bankrupt company has been sold at auction to a group led by the son of the company’s founders, bringing to a close the uncertainty about the company’s future and the validity of its coupons. Lowell Potiker of HSP-EPI Acquisition[Read More…]

April 23, 2013 Coupons In The News
Entertainment to Vendors: Honor Your Coupons, Or Else

Entertainment to Vendors: Honor Your Coupons, Or Else

(4/23 Update: “Sold! Entertainment Coupon Book is Back From Bankruptcy”) Since Entertainment Publications filed for bankruptcy last month, it’s been assumed – though never really confirmed – that the coupons in the books would still be honored. Now, the bankruptcy trustee is making it official, telling companies that they’d better honor their coupons – or else. As reported here last[Read More…]

April 2, 2013 Coupons In The News
Entertainment Coupon Book: Back From the Dead

Entertainment Coupon Book: Back From the Dead

(4/23 Update: “Sold! Entertainment Coupon Book is Back From Bankruptcy”) Two weeks after suddenly going under, Entertainment Publications is coming back – for now, and perhaps for good. The company that produces the Entertainment Coupon Books is getting a new lease on life. The bankruptcy trustee is working to restart the business and bring back employees, while awaiting the outcome[Read More…]

March 26, 2013 Coupons In The 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
Entertainment Coupon Book Bankruptcy: The Fallout

Entertainment Coupon Book Bankruptcy: The Fallout

(Update: be sure to read this followup story: “Entertainment Coupon Book: Back From the Dead”) Hundreds of people are out of a job, hundreds of companies and individuals are wondering if they’ll ever get the money they’re owed, and many who have an Entertainment Coupon Book are wondering whether the hundreds of coupons inside are any good anymore. Entertainment Publications,[Read More…]

March 13, 2013 Coupons In The News
Entertainment Coupon Company Goes Bust

Entertainment Coupon Company Goes Bust

(Update: be sure to read this followup story: “Entertainment Coupon Book Bankruptcy: The Fallout”) If someone tries to sell you one of those Entertainment Coupon books – better think twice about buying it. The company has gone bankrupt. Some Detroit media sites reported this morning that employees who showed up for work at Entertainment Promotions’ headquarters in Troy, Michigan were[Read More…]

March 12, 2013 Coupons In The News
Twinkies Sell Like Hotcakes

Twinkies Sell Like Hotcakes

If you’ve had a hankering for Twinkies after hearing about them in the news today – you’d better drop what you’re doing and get to the store, pronto. They’re flying off the shelves across the country. Hostess Brands, the maker of Twinkies and other iconic snacks like Ding Dongs, Ho Ho’s, Sno Balls, Drakes Cakes and even Wonder Bread, announced[Read More…]

November 16, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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