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Albertsons’ Monopoly Gets Bigger, Richer – and Even Harder to Win

Albertsons’ Monopoly Gets Bigger, Richer – and Even Harder to Win

The 2014 Monopoly game is under way at Albertsons, ACME, Shaw’s and Jewel-Osco – the prizes are bigger than ever, but so are the odds of winning anything.

February 10, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

Coupons in the News: The Top Stories of 2013

From the demise of doubles, to coupon crime, to changes in couponing itself, here’s a look back at the 10 biggest coupon news stories of 2013.

December 31, 2013 Coupons In The News
Sports Fans Cry Foul, as Supermarket Changes Rules in Mid-Game

Sports Fans Cry Foul, as Supermarket Changes Rules in Mid-Game

Chicago-area football fans are upset at Jewel-Osco, for denying them a 10% discount they had once been promised.

November 15, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Could Your Supermarket Go the Way of the Dodo?

Could Your Supermarket Go the Way of the Dodo?

If you want to buy dirt cheap groceries, at a place that doesn’t take coupons, you can go to Aldi. If you want specialty items, from a place that doesn’t take coupons, there’s Trader Joe’s. And if you want a little of everything, at a place where the cashiers may decide not to take many of your coupons because they[Read More…]

October 17, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Are Self-Checkouts an Endangered Species?

Are Self-Checkouts an Endangered Species?

Plenty of grocery stores don’t have loyalty cards. But when Albertsons very publicly eliminated them in its newly-acquired grocery chains earlier this year, it was enough to generate headlines speculating that loyalty programs as a whole were officially on the way out. That being the case, is it time to declare the impending death of self-checkout lanes? Because now, the[Read More…]

September 26, 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
Now That Kroger Bought Harris Teeter, Is Your Store Next?

Now That Kroger Bought Harris Teeter, Is Your Store Next?

So far this year, at least nine grocery chains have come under new ownership. Could your store be the tenth? Kroger’s announcement last week that it’s buying Harris Teeter represents the biggest, and latest, deal in the grocery merger and acquisition game (read: “Sold! Kroger Buys Harris Teeter”). About six weeks earlier, Bi-Lo scooped up Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s (read:[Read More…]

July 18, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
So What Do Shaw’s and Jewel-Osco Want With Your Loyalty Card?

So What Do Shaw’s and Jewel-Osco Want With Your Loyalty Card?

What to do with that little plastic card, when your grocery chain gets rid of its loyalty program? Toss it, shred it, stick it in a drawer – or hand it over to the store for a chance to win fabulous prizes? Some conspiracy theorists are wondering – what exactly does the store want with our loyalty cards anyway? Three[Read More…]

June 27, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Shaw’s and Acme Ditch Loyalty Programs, Digital Coupons

Shaw’s and Acme Ditch Loyalty Programs, Digital Coupons

The other shoe has dropped, for the rest of the grocery chains recently acquired by the parent company of Albertsons. As their corporate cousins embrace “card free savings” and phase out digital coupons, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market are following suit. Acme has ditched its SuperCard loyalty program, and Shaw’s and Star Market are expected to eliminate their Rewards Card[Read More…]

June 23, 2013 Coupons In The News
Why Michael Jordan Wants $5 Million for a $2 Coupon

Why Michael Jordan Wants $5 Million for a $2 Coupon

With a net worth of some $650 million, you probably won’t find former basketball star Michael Jordan clipping coupons. Especially if the coupons make him mad. One such coupon has him seeking damages of $5 million from a Chicago grocery chain, that claims all it wanted to do was congratulate Jordan for his success – by offering its customers a[Read More…]

June 17, 2013 Coupons In The News
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