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Everyday Low Prices? No Thanks.

Everyday Low Prices? No Thanks.

What’s not to like about low prices on the things you buy most often at the grocery store? Apparently Food Lion customers found plenty not to like. The grocery chain is ending an “everyday low pricing” test and raising prices – so it can have more sales instead. The East Coast chain, one of the largest in the country, has[Read More…]

Thursday, March 7, 2013, 9:05 PM 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…]

Friday, January 25, 2013, 3:10 PM Grocery & Retail News
We’re Closing, But We Care – Sweetbay to Shut Down a Third of Its Stores

We’re Closing, But We Care – Sweetbay to Shut Down a Third of Its Stores

Kevin the Meatbay Butcher is not amused. The personable, punny public face of the Florida-based Sweetbay grocery chain’s Facebook page fell silent today, so his platform could be taken over for a more pressing matter. The Sweetbay Facebook page became an impromptu counseling session, to help customers and employees take in the news that a third of the chain’s stores[Read More…]

Thursday, January 17, 2013, 10:02 PM Grocery & Retail News
Buy One, But Don’t Get One – Give One Instead!

Buy One, But Don’t Get One – Give One Instead!

Have you ever gotten two items in a “Buy One, Get One Free” sale, when you really only need one? Or, if you’re a little more extreme, let’s say you got 20 items and don’t have anywhere to put the other 20. Well, one supermarket chain has the answer, by giving the “GO” in “BOGO” a new meaning this holiday[Read More…]

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 10:14 PM Grocery & Retail News
Gobble Up Cheap Turkey Now, While You Still Can

Gobble Up Cheap Turkey Now, While You Still Can

Despite some alarmist headlines this year that the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner is higher than ever, it’s actually not so bad. So let us be the first to alarm you with the real headline – next year, you may need to take out a new mortgage to afford a turkey! The American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual price survey of[Read More…]

Monday, November 19, 2012, 8:00 AM Grocery & Retail News
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