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So Long, Sweetbay & Reid’s: Southern Supermarket Shakeup Continues

So Long, Sweetbay & Reid’s: Southern Supermarket Shakeup Continues

If you do your grocery shopping in the South, chances are good that at least one of your neighborhood stores is getting a new look and a new name. The latest to undergo a change will be Sweetbay in Florida, and Reid’s in South Carolina. Nearly a year after the troubled Sweetbay began shuttering many of its stores in a[Read More…]

October 8, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

How Much Do You “Like” Your Grocery Store?

You may like your local grocery store just fine, but it takes a real commitment to show the world – or at least your Facebook friends – that you “like” it. Occasional customer satisfaction surveys have declared certain supermarkets to be the most or least liked of all, but a look at how many grocery shoppers have hit the thumbs-up[Read More…]

September 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Sold! What Will Become of Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s?

Sold! What Will Become of Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s?

As expected, three Southern supermarket chains will soon have new owners. But now the question is, what are the new owners of Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s going to do with them? They don’t have many answers yet – but it’s precisely what they’re not saying, that could provide the biggest clues about the three chains’ fate. Florida-based Bi-Lo, which also[Read More…]

May 29, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Helpful Hint: Don’t Use Your Store Loyalty Card to Commit a Crime

Helpful Hint: Don’t Use Your Store Loyalty Card to Commit a Crime

Never mind discounts and digital coupons, here’s one way your grocery store loyalty card can help you get stuff for free – just use it to break into someone’s house and steal their food. That turned out not to be such a great idea for a York, South Carolina man last week. The Herald newspaper reports that a 28-year-old homeowner[Read More…]

January 27, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

If you’re going shopping this weekend, and paying with a credit card – watch out. Beginning Sunday, stores can charge you extra for it. Under the terms of a settlement reached last year, stores will have the option of adding a surcharge for credit card payments – passing the cost that they already pay to the credit card companies, on[Read More…]

January 25, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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