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No, You Won’t Get a $250 Grocery Gift Card For Filling Out That Survey

No, You Won’t Get a $250 Grocery Gift Card For Filling Out That Survey

Kroger and Publix shoppers are the latest to fall victim to a Facebook scam that promises a free $250 gift card.

December 30, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
How Do Your Store Brands Stack Up?

How Do Your Store Brands Stack Up?

A new survey ranks grocery stores based on the quality of their private-label products.

October 22, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Walmart Enhances Ad Match, Embraces BOGOs

Walmart Enhances Ad Match, Embraces BOGOs

Grocery shoppers in Florida have been buzzing about a new wrinkle in Walmart’s ad match policy that could possibly, eventually, go nationwide. For the first time, Walmart is not just matching competitors’ advertised sale prices that are lower than its own – it’s beating them. And by a lot. The new wrinkle, introduced in Walmart stores across Florida last week,[Read More…]

October 2, 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
Police Say Publix Cashier Was in on Counterfeit Coupon Scam

Police Say Publix Cashier Was in on Counterfeit Coupon Scam

(Update: All three defendants were ultimately sentenced to 50 hours each of community service and ordered to pay restitution. Dalton’s sum was $614.92, Bailey’s was $626.95 and Heath, the cashier, was ordered to pay back a total of $2,267.97.) Some enterprising coupon counterfeiters have apparently learned that it doesn’t matter if your coupons look real – if you get a[Read More…]

July 31, 2013 Coupons In The News
Walmart Shoppers Dislike Walmart – But Keep Shopping at Walmart

Walmart Shoppers Dislike Walmart – But Keep Shopping at Walmart

Everyone loves a good popularity contest. Which is why, as you may have read this week, media outlets pounced on a survey that proclaimed Trader Joe’s the most popular grocery store in the country. Some even gleefully pointed out that Walmart was ranked as the “worst”. But the truth, as they say, is a little more complicated. The fact remains[Read More…]

July 26, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Target, Others Tell SnipSnap to Cease and Desist

Target, Others Tell SnipSnap to Cease and Desist

(Be sure to read this followup story: “EXCLUSIVE: SnipSnap is Sued, Accused of Infringing Coupon Copyrights”) The controversial coupon app SnipSnap is making a big stink about the fact that Target will no longer allow its coupons to appear on the app. But Target is not the only retailer to tell SnipSnap to knock it off. Spokespersons for both Target[Read More…]

June 22, 2013 Coupons In The News
Retailers Rebuff Snipsnap: So Is This App Ill-Advised, or Illegal?

Retailers Rebuff Snipsnap: So Is This App Ill-Advised, or Illegal?

For a coupon app that boasts that it “works at most retailers,” retailers across the country are lining up in opposition to SnipSnap.

June 7, 2013 Coupons In The News
Your Grocery Store Wants to be Your Facebook Friend

Your Grocery Store Wants to be Your Facebook Friend

Not all that long ago, the idea of interacting and chatting with your favorite grocery store online seemed improbable, if not pointless. With the advent of Facebook, though, it’s become the norm. And any store that’s not a part of the social network is seen as something of an online outcast. Now, one longtime Facebook holdout has jumped on the[Read More…]

April 30, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Hand Over the Groceries, Ma’am, and No One Will Get Hurt

Hand Over the Groceries, Ma’am, and No One Will Get Hurt

(Be sure to read this update: “Controversial ‘Cart to Car’ Service Clarified: No Means No, After All”) “Welcome to Jewel-Osco, where prices are low and friendliness is mandatory. Really, let us carry those bags out to the car for you. No, we insist. Seriously. Hand over the bags. Do it, now. Security!!” Getting into an arm-wrestling match over your shopping[Read More…]

April 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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