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Pick Your Own Offers: Grocer Offers “Game Changing” Deals

Pick Your Own Offers: Grocer Offers “Game Changing” Deals

Not happy with your store’s weekly sales? One supermarket is offering to let you choose the items you’d like to be on sale, every week.

June 18, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
New Lower Prices? Prove It!

New Lower Prices? Prove It!

How’s this for price-cut transparency: one supermarket lowers prices, then publishes a price history on those products on its website for all to see.

June 18, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Here’s One Way to Reduce Food Waste – Let’s Just Ban “Best By” Dates

Here’s One Way to Reduce Food Waste – Let’s Just Ban “Best By” Dates

A new proposal blames “best by” dates for causing food waste, so it suggests scrapping the dates altogether on many grocery products.

May 21, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
A Government Ban on BOGOs? Believe It!

A Government Ban on BOGOs? Believe It!

Some opponents of food waste are proposing a novel and controversial solution – ban supermarkets’ buy-one-get-one-free deals.

April 15, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Use Your Kid as a Coupon, for Cheap Japanese Food

Use Your Kid as a Coupon, for Cheap Japanese Food

Are mobile coupons too high-tech for you? Paper coupons too burdensome? Well, one Japanese restaurant has the solution – just grab a kid or two, bring them in and use them as human coupons for a discount on your noodles. Oh, and “live children” only, please. The unusual coupon offer launched today in Tokyo-based “Hanamaru Udon,” a popular chain of[Read More…]

October 7, 2013 Coupons In The News
Extreme Couponing Is On The Rise – Just Not Here

Extreme Couponing Is On The Rise – Just Not Here

Couponing is more popular than ever, with more shoppers using more coupons, and saving more money, than ever before. But wait – haven’t recent reports said that couponing is actually on the decline? Not across the pond. While extreme couponing is falling out of favor here in the U.S., shoppers are just catching onto the concept in the U.K. A[Read More…]

September 5, 2013 Coupons In The News
If Only All Price Matching Was This Easy

If Only All Price Matching Was This Easy

British shoppers may not coupon quite the way we do in the United States, but their grocery stores sure know how to price match. Shoppers don’t even have to know how much anything is at another store – the store will do the price matching for them, and hand them a coupon off their next order representing the difference. Do[Read More…]

March 11, 2013 Coupons In The News
Sorry, Louisiana (and Others), No Cheap Milk for You

Sorry, Louisiana (and Others), No Cheap Milk for You

Small-government advocates are in a bit of an uproar, about authorities telling us how much we should pay for milk. “Louisiana Milk Police Combat Prices That Are Too Reasonable,” headlines Libertarian magazine Reason.com. “Holy cow!” says Fox News. “Udderly ridiculous,” writes the conservative news site WND. They’re all reacting to a recent news report that’s not necessarily news to people[Read More…]

January 28, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Why We Love, And Hate, Generics

Why We Love, And Hate, Generics

Remember when generic grocery products used to be – well, generic? Those stark labels with black, block letters that read “COLA” or “SOUP”, with stuff inside that wasn’t all that great, and it was a little embarrassing to buy? Somewhere along the line, they turned into “private-label products” and became acceptable, even trendy, to buy. But now these popular store-brand[Read More…]

August 4, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Do You Have a Coupon For That Corned Beef?

Do You Have a Coupon For That Corned Beef?

Nothing says America like Old Glory, apple pie and the ability to fill a shopping cart with 62 bottles of mustard just because you have coupons for them. But soon, hoarding and shelf-clearing won’t be just an American phenomenon. Shoppers in Ireland are beginning to save on their meat and potatoes by getting into the coupon game. But they have[Read More…]

July 6, 2012 Coupons In The News
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