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Let the Government Do Your Grocery Shopping!

Let the Government Do Your Grocery Shopping!

In honor of today’s 237th birthday of our nation, officials in the Cradle of Liberty are celebrating with concerts, fireworks – and by comparison pricing your groceries for you. Who needs the Walmart Challenge, when the government is hard at work determining which supermarket has the best prices for your Fourth of July picnic items? In a survey designed to[Read More…]

July 4, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Surrender Your Loyalty Card – to the Competition!

Surrender Your Loyalty Card – to the Competition!

Never let it be said that the grocery business is not fiercely competitive. While one New England supermarket chain is asking customers to turn in their store loyalty cards in exchange for a special deal, another is offering an even better deal if customers hand over their loyalty cards to the competition instead. Price Chopper wants your Shaw’s Rewards Card![Read More…]

June 28, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
So What Do Shaw’s and Jewel-Osco Want With Your Loyalty Card?

So What Do Shaw’s and Jewel-Osco Want With Your Loyalty Card?

What to do with that little plastic card, when your grocery chain gets rid of its loyalty program? Toss it, shred it, stick it in a drawer – or hand it over to the store for a chance to win fabulous prizes? Some conspiracy theorists are wondering – what exactly does the store want with our loyalty cards anyway? Three[Read More…]

June 27, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Shaw’s and Acme Ditch Loyalty Programs, Digital Coupons

Shaw’s and Acme Ditch Loyalty Programs, Digital Coupons

The other shoe has dropped, for the rest of the grocery chains recently acquired by the parent company of Albertsons. As their corporate cousins embrace “card free savings” and phase out digital coupons, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market are following suit. Acme has ditched its SuperCard loyalty program, and Shaw’s and Star Market are expected to eliminate their Rewards Card[Read More…]

June 23, 2013 Coupons In The News
For Sale: Your Supermarket? Cerberus Eyes New Acquisitions

For Sale: Your Supermarket? Cerberus Eyes New Acquisitions

Mention the name “Cerberus”, and some supermarket shoppers shudder. The private equity firm saddened thousands of shoppers and employees when it shut down or sold two-thirds of the roughly 600 Albertsons locations it acquired in 2006. And customers of several chains acquired by Cerberus earlier this year are wondering whether their stores will suffer the same fate. But could we[Read More…]

May 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Changes Coming to Albertsons, Acme, Jewel, Shaw’s and Star Market

Changes Coming to Albertsons, Acme, Jewel, Shaw’s and Star Market

You may not have noticed that there were big changes overnight at the Albertsons, Acme, Jewel, Shaw’s and Star Market grocery chains. But you’ll notice the bigger changes that are still to come. Changes like new coupon policies and a potential phasing out of store loyalty programs – if your store even survives that long. New owners officially took over[Read More…]

March 22, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Bigger, Better, or Goners? What’s in Store For Your Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market

Bigger, Better, or Goners? What’s in Store For Your Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market

First, there was relief – several troubled supermarket chains would get deep-pocketed new owners. Then came uncertainty – who are these new owners, and what do they really want with these stores? Then came the realization – they’ve likely rescued the stores from an owner that was running them into the ground, just for the value of the ground they’re[Read More…]

January 11, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Supervalu Sells Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market: So What Does it Mean For You?

Supervalu Sells Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market: So What Does it Mean For You?

(1/11 update – read: “Bigger, Better, or Goners? What’s in Store For Your Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market”) The troubled supermarket operator Supervalu has now confirmed what’s long been rumored – it’s selling off several of its chains. Chicago-based Jewel-Osco, Philadelphia-based Acme, Boston-based Shaw’s and Star Market, and Albertsons stores in California, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington[Read More…]

January 10, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Stuff Could Be Cheaper at Supervalu-Owned Stores – If You Can Find One

Stuff Could Be Cheaper at Supervalu-Owned Stores – If You Can Find One

You may or may not follow business news, and the name Supervalu may or may not mean much to you, but a change in the company’s executive office could affect anyone who shops at a Jewel-Osco, Albertsons, Shoppers, Farm Fresh, Shop ‘n Save, Hornbacher’s, Lucky, Cub Foods, Shaw’s, ACME, Save a Lot, Great Valu Markets, County Market, Festival Foods or[Read More…]

July 30, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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