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Harris Teeter Fans Freak Out About Coupons

Harris Teeter Fans Freak Out About Coupons

As late as Monday night, Harris Teeter and Kroger were still negotiating their deal that was announced early Tuesday morning (read: “Sold! Kroger Buys Harris Teeter”). Meanwhile, Kroger’s Central Division had, much earlier, decided to announce its new lower prices (and oh, by the way, no more double coupons) on Tuesday morning (read: “Kroger Keeps on Killing Doubles”). So for[Read More…]

July 10, 2013 Coupons In The News
Sold! Kroger Buys Harris Teeter

Sold! Kroger Buys Harris Teeter

The country’s largest supermarket chain just got larger. Kroger announced today that it’s buying North Carolina-based Harris Teeter. The $2.4 billion deal will bring 212 new stores into the Kroger fold (for a total of 2,631 stores), and give the company a much bigger profile in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic. But what will it mean for Harris Teeter shoppers? Kroger[Read More…]

July 9, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Harris Teeter May Have a Buyer: Cerberus!

Harris Teeter May Have a Buyer: Cerberus!

(Be sure to read this update: “Sold! Kroger Buys Harris Teeter”). Cerberus is pretty busy these days shaking up the five grocery chains it acquired earlier this year. But not too busy to consider acquiring a sixth. It’s reportedly made a bid for North Carolina-based Harris Teeter. If you’re a Harris Teeter shopper – is that a good thing or[Read More…]

June 26, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Wanna Buy a Supermarket? Sweetbay, Harveys Are Reportedly For Sale

Wanna Buy a Supermarket? Sweetbay, Harveys Are Reportedly For Sale

(Be sure to read this update: “Sold! What Will Become of Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s?”). Heads up, southeastern supermarket shoppers: the Belgian-based owners of Food Lion, Hannaford and Bottom Dollar Food are apparently looking to cut their losses with two smaller grocery chains. Delhaize has reportedly hired an investment bank to help unload the Sweetbay supermarket chain – and they’ll[Read More…]

May 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
For Sale: Your Supermarket? Cerberus Eyes New Acquisitions

For Sale: Your Supermarket? Cerberus Eyes New Acquisitions

Mention the name “Cerberus”, and some supermarket shoppers shudder. The private equity firm saddened thousands of shoppers and employees when it shut down or sold two-thirds of the roughly 600 Albertsons locations it acquired in 2006. And customers of several chains acquired by Cerberus earlier this year are wondering whether their stores will suffer the same fate. But could we[Read More…]

May 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
For Sale at Harris Teeter: The Entire Chain?

For Sale at Harris Teeter: The Entire Chain?

(Be sure to read this update: “Sold! Kroger Buys Harris Teeter”). The grocery business is a tough game, and Harris Teeter may be ready to call it quits. The grocery chain is reportedly considering its biggest sale ever – of Harris Teeter itself. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters both cite sources that the Charlotte, North Carolina-based grocer is “exploring[Read More…]

February 12, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Super Duper Doubles – Signs of a Supersized Coupon War?

Super Duper Doubles – Signs of a Supersized Coupon War?

If your store only doubles coupons up to $.50 – or worse yet, doesn’t double at all – maybe a change of scenery would help. Pack your bags and head on over to the scenic Tidewater region of Virginia, where a full-fledged super double coupon war could be about to erupt. Market leader Food Lion doesn’t double at all. But[Read More…]

January 15, 2013 Coupons In The News
Well, That’s One Way to Get Free Stuff for Thanksgiving!

Well, That’s One Way to Get Free Stuff for Thanksgiving!

You can just hear the old timers: “In my day, we didn’t have scanners and bar codes – we read the price tags, punched the numbers into an old-timey cash register and we liked it!” But that was then, this is now. If you’ve ever seen an episode of Extreme Couponing, in which the register “locks up” and it takes[Read More…]

November 19, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
A New Winner in the Grocery Price Wars

A New Winner in the Grocery Price Wars

It’s not Walmart. It’s not even Aldi. The new grocery low-price leader is – would you believe – Dollar General? That’s not what Walmart would have you believe. The company trumpeted its price leadership at an investors conference last week, and the Wall Street Journal today headlined a Deutsche Bank price-comparison study that crowned Walmart the cheapest option. But while[Read More…]

October 15, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Save Money, Save Lives – and Get a Pink Pumpkin, Too

Save Money, Save Lives – and Get a Pink Pumpkin, Too

Many products in your local grocery store are about to turn pink – and that could produce some green, to help fight breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many manufacturers produce special pink packaging this time of year, to signify that they’re donating money to the cause. And coupon companies and grocery stores are getting into[Read More…]

October 1, 2012 Coupons In The News
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