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More Supermarket Shoppers May Be Data Theft Victims

More Supermarket Shoppers May Be Data Theft Victims

Supervalu announces that thousands of shoppers’ debit and credit card data may have been stolen, at ten different supermarket chains.

August 15, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
These are the 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

These are the 13 Worst Supermarkets in America

According to a new survey from Consumer Reports that ranks 55 of the country’s top supermarket chains, these 13 are at the very bottom of the list.

March 27, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
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
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
Shaw’s Coupon Policy Disappears, But It Totally Hasn’t Changed, No Siree

Shaw’s Coupon Policy Disappears, But It Totally Hasn’t Changed, No Siree

If you’ve ever come across a cashier or manager who misinterprets or makes up their own rules about coupons, your best defense is a printed copy of your store’s coupon policy. That can clear up any confusion real quick. But now, one grocery chain’s coupon policy is causing more confusion than it’s solving lately – because it’s vanished. And store[Read More…]

September 18, 2013 Coupons In The News
For Hire: Supermarket Circular Spell Checker

For Hire: Supermarket Circular Spell Checker

“There’s so much more to the new Shaw’s!” the Boston-based grocery chain’s current slogan boasts. It’s calling attention to its lower prices, cleaner stores and “card-free savings” – but presumably, it wasn’t looking to call attention to the fact that it’s apparently laid off the proofreader in charge of looking over the weekly sales circular. Shaw’s shoppers (and grocery-shopping grammarians[Read More…]

August 2, 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
Good News, Bad News for Shaw’s Shoppers

Good News, Bad News for Shaw’s Shoppers

Loyalty cards are out, but competitors’ coupons are in at Shaw’s. Meantime, the grocery chain is finding out the hard way that it still needs to stick price tags on everything. In all but a half dozen stores, that is, because they’re shutting down. Got all that? Three unrelated developments could change the way New Englanders do their shopping at[Read More…]

July 11, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
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