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Legal Challenges to the “Walmart Challenge”

Legal Challenges to the “Walmart Challenge”

January 7 update: read “Walmart Responds to Competitors’ Challenge”. It started with supermarkets, then drug stores, then toy and electronics stores, too. Now a number of retailers are crying foul, and asking authorities to investigate the “Walmart Challenge”. The nearly year-old TV, radio, print and online campaign is officially known within Walmart as the “Market Basket Challenge”. The ads are[Read More…]

Friday, January 4, 2013, 10:32 PM Grocery & Retail News
Supermarket Offers Prizes It Has No Intention of Actually Awarding

Supermarket Offers Prizes It Has No Intention of Actually Awarding

Have you ever wondered if anyone actually wins the grand prizes in sweepstakes like the one a Milwaukee-based grocery chain recently ran? Well, here’s your answer: No. Roundy’s Supermarkets, which operates Pick n’ Save, Copps, Rainbow Foods and other grocery chains, recently wrapped up its second annual Monopoly “Collect & Win Game”, similar to the one that McDonald’s is currently[Read More…]

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 9:54 PM Grocery & Retail News
“See For Yourself”, Indeed

“See For Yourself”, Indeed

As Walmart expands its ad campaign that invites shoppers to “see for yourself” how much lower their prices are, more competitors mentioned by name in those ads are starting to fight back. First it was Milwaukee-based Pick ‘n Save, now it’s Florida-based Publix. But first, some background. Since early this year, the “Walmart Challenge” ads have been rolling out across[Read More…]

Sunday, September 16, 2012, 9:13 PM Grocery & Retail News
Walmart Kicks Its Challenge Up a Notch

Walmart Kicks Its Challenge Up a Notch

There’s a new wrinkle in Walmart’s series of advertisements that challenge shoppers to compare receipts from other stores with receipts for the same items purchased at Walmart. Now, you can accept their challenge without even having to go to Walmart – they’ll do the price comparison for you. In what a Walmart spokesperson tells us is “very, very, very much[Read More…]

Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 8:49 PM Grocery & Retail News
The Walmart Challenge: A Competitor Fights Back

The Walmart Challenge: A Competitor Fights Back

Walmart is trumpeting the success of its “Walmart Challenge” ad campaign, but one competitor isn’t taking the challenge lying down. It’s fighting back with its own series of ads, pointing out that price isn’t everything. “Our butchers cut and grind our beef several times throughout the day every day, right in the store, so it’s always fresh for your family,”[Read More…]

Monday, August 20, 2012, 2:05 PM Grocery & Retail News
A Couponing Tip: Don’t Steal Your Customers’ Coupons

A Couponing Tip: Don’t Steal Your Customers’ Coupons

Even supermarket cashiers can be amazed at the kind of coupon savings some of their customers achieve. Some even ask for couponing advice from their super-saving customers. Pick ‘n Save cashier Chandler C. Fry of suburban Milwaukee reportedly took it a step further. The Journal Times of Racine, Wisconsin reports that Fry has been arrested for allegedly buying items at[Read More…]

Sunday, July 8, 2012, 9:17 PM Coupons In The News
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