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Supermarkets Install Sensors That Could Help You Save (Or Spend More)

Supermarkets Install Sensors That Could Help You Save (Or Spend More)

An app developer has partnered with 150 grocery stores to install special in-store sensors that could offer you discounts.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 10:02 AM Coupons In The News
Happy Holidays, Here’s Your Pink Slip and Your Shuttered Supermarket

Happy Holidays, Here’s Your Pink Slip and Your Shuttered Supermarket

With just two weeks to go, Dominick’s grocery stores are holding going-out-of-business sales, and employees are worried about their future.

Friday, December 13, 2013, 9:26 AM Grocery & Retail News
Blockbuster Buyout: Could Cerberus Scoop Up Safeway?

Blockbuster Buyout: Could Cerberus Scoop Up Safeway?

Sources are saying that Safeway could end up selling all of its stores – to the current owner of Albertsons.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 8:57 PM Grocery & Retail News
Safeway “Disposes” of Dominick’s – Could Other Divisions Be Next?

Safeway “Disposes” of Dominick’s – Could Other Divisions Be Next?

In a move that was not entirely unexpected, but still something of a surprise to anyone accustomed to their grocery shopping routine, one of the nation’s largest traditional grocery chains is getting a little smaller. Safeway has announced it’s exiting the Chicago market, and putting the “for sale” sign on the entire Dominick’s grocery chain. Adding to Chicagoland shoppers’ (and[Read More…]

Thursday, October 10, 2013, 8:35 PM 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…]

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 11:02 AM Grocery & Retail News
Safeway’s “Poison Pill” and What it Means for You

Safeway’s “Poison Pill” and What it Means for You

(March 6, 2014 update: Safeway announces $9 billion sale to Cerberus). When you’re just trying to save some money and feed your family, the goings-on in the boardrooms and backrooms of those who run your local grocery store are probably of little concern. So if you skimmed over the story about Safeway in the financial pages of your local paper[Read More…]

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 8:24 PM Grocery & Retail News
Pulling the Plug on Price Matching: Safeway, Dominick’s Ditch “Deal Match”

Pulling the Plug on Price Matching: Safeway, Dominick’s Ditch “Deal Match”

Price matching has become all the rage recently, as retailers try to curry favor with customers and gain the upper hand over their competitors. So why is one of the country’s largest supermarket chains calling it quits on its price-match program? Safeway introduced “Deal Match” in 2011, in two markets – the Hawaiian island of Oahu, and at Safeway-owned Dominick’s[Read More…]

Monday, July 22, 2013, 9:30 AM Grocery & Retail News
Safeway is Filthy Rich Now – So What Will That Mean for You?

Safeway is Filthy Rich Now – So What Will That Mean for You?

If you’re a Safeway shopper in Canada, your store will soon have a new owner. If you’re a Safeway shopper in the U.S., your store’s owner just got filthy stinking rich. And like a long-lost relative who just discovered their distant cousin won the lottery, you may be wondering – what’s in it for me? Safeway today announced the sale[Read More…]

Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 8:32 PM Grocery & Retail News
Kroger: Digital Won’t Replace Paper, Until All the Old People Die

Kroger: Digital Won’t Replace Paper, Until All the Old People Die

Digital coupons – the kids love ’em, we’re told. But does your great aunt Ethel? In certain marketers’ and retailers’ zeal to save the trees, retire the scissors and get us all to go digital, few seem to be considering our older friends. You know, those who think a smartphone is one that you can dial without having to call[Read More…]

Friday, April 5, 2013, 10:24 AM Coupons In The News
One Interesting, One Ridiculous Idea for Online Ordering

One Interesting, One Ridiculous Idea for Online Ordering

If you haven’t ever ordered your groceries online, what would get you to give it a try? Free delivery? Discounts? Coupons? Or perhaps a stranger showing up on your doorstep with your stuff? A couple of big companies are working on new ways of delivering your online orders, and let’s just say one is more promising than the other. First,[Read More…]

Friday, March 29, 2013, 12:35 PM Grocery & Retail News
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