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Food Fight: Kraft Sues Restaurant Over “Cracker Barrel”-Branded Products

Food Fight: Kraft Sues Restaurant Over “Cracker Barrel”-Branded Products

Hear the name “Cracker Barrel” and what do you think of? For decades, the cheese and the restaurant have peacefully co-existed, even though they’re completely separate brands that just happen to share the same name. But the peaceful coexistence has been shaken, as the restaurant’s plans to expand into your local grocery store has Kraft crying foul. Kraft, the maker[Read More…]

Friday, February 1, 2013, 10:34 AM Grocery & Retail News
SmartSource Parent Company Embroiled in Coupon “Civil War”

SmartSource Parent Company Embroiled in Coupon “Civil War”

Al Capone portrayed as a role model. Business tactics that one person compared to “rape.” Brazen threats to crush the competition. All in the service of saving us some money. Bet you never thought the world of coupons was quite so complicated. About the worst thing a couponer can do is clear shelves, or worse yet, pass counterfeit coupons. But[Read More…]

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:12 PM Coupons In The News
“I Sued a Store And All I Got Was This Lousy Coupon”

“I Sued a Store And All I Got Was This Lousy Coupon”

If you ever got sued for millions of dollars, wouldn’t it be nice if you could just pay the damages in coupons? That’s what a couple of retailers are currently doing – and the coupons aren’t even all that great. Luxury handbag maker Coach has agreed to a settlement in a class action lawsuit, which accused it of asking for[Read More…]

Sunday, September 23, 2012, 9:44 PM Coupons In The News
Caution: Eating 10,000 Bags of Microwave Popcorn is Hazardous to Your Health

Caution: Eating 10,000 Bags of Microwave Popcorn is Hazardous to Your Health

Walmart recently announced that you can earn a 5% credit by buying some of its healthier store-brand products. Kroger recently discovered that you can earn $7.2 million for buying its store-brand microwave popcorn. A Colorado jury this week awarded that chunk of change to 59-year-old Wayne Watson, who says he developed a chronic condition called “popcorn lung” following his enthusiastic[Read More…]

Friday, September 21, 2012, 8:24 PM Grocery & Retail News
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