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“Publicly Shamed” Walgreens Ordered to “Clean Up Their Act” on Pricing

“Publicly Shamed” Walgreens Ordered to “Clean Up Their Act” on Pricing

Walgreens must change its shelf tags, adjust its ads and ensure its prices are correct – or else – as part of a settlement in the state of Missouri.

Thursday, June 5, 2014, 7:54 AM Grocery & Retail News
Walgreens Angers Couponers With Coupon Policy Changes

Walgreens Angers Couponers With Coupon Policy Changes

Walgreens couponers are not taking kindly to changes that restrict how many and what types of coupons they can use.

Friday, May 30, 2014, 8:00 AM Coupons In The News
Grading Grocery Stores: The Best May Surprise You, the Worst Probably Won’t

Grading Grocery Stores: The Best May Surprise You, the Worst Probably Won’t

Two southern supermarkets battle for the top spot, while a usual suspect brings up the rear, in a pair of new customer satisfaction rankings.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 10:04 AM Grocery & Retail News
As Long As You’re Not Brand Loyal, the Best Place to Shop Is…

As Long As You’re Not Brand Loyal, the Best Place to Shop Is…

If you’re looking to save by buying whatever brand is cheapest, which store has the rock-bottom cheapest prices of all?

Friday, November 1, 2013, 10:03 AM Grocery & Retail News
High Prices, Wrong Prices: Walgreens Shoppers Just Can’t Win

High Prices, Wrong Prices: Walgreens Shoppers Just Can’t Win

Pity poor Walgreens – or, more precisely, Walgreens shoppers – they can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to pricing. First, came a report that the drug store chain was allegedly overcharging shoppers on sale items. Now there’s a new report that says many customers are getting gouged on regularly-priced items as well. If you’ve ever shopped at[Read More…]

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 10:10 AM Grocery & Retail News
Walgreens is Sued: Are Its Prices Wrong On Purpose?

Walgreens is Sued: Are Its Prices Wrong On Purpose?

In some ways, a store loyalty program is the ultimate bait-and-switch. Retailers are able to lure us into their stores by promising lower prices, while knowing that a certain percentage of careless or confused shoppers who aren’t loyalty program members will end up paying the higher prices that are hidden in the fine print. Throw in some really confusing shelf[Read More…]

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 9:30 AM Grocery & Retail News
On Sale at Walgreens? Good Luck Finding It

On Sale at Walgreens? Good Luck Finding It

This will come as no surprise to those who do the drug stores, but it seems Walgreens has a problem keeping sale items in stock. Go figure! A new report by the union-backed advocacy group Walgreen Strategy Watch alleges that the drug store chain’s out-of-stock problems are just as severe as frustrated shoppers have long complained. The report, titled “Off[Read More…]

Sunday, May 19, 2013, 2:27 PM Grocery & Retail News
Walgreens: “There Are Some People Who Do Not Like” Balance Rewards

Walgreens: “There Are Some People Who Do Not Like” Balance Rewards

Nearly seven months after the launch of Walgreens‘ new loyalty program, the company is acknowledging what many customers have been saying all along. While the company may think Balance Rewards is the best thing since sliced bread, it turns out that not everyone loves it. But that’s okay, Walgreens says – that just means better rewards for everyone else. Since[Read More…]

Monday, April 8, 2013, 8:31 AM Grocery & Retail News
CVS Enhances Loyalty Program, and Disses Walgreens

CVS Enhances Loyalty Program, and Disses Walgreens

Are the drug stores taking the gloves off, in the battle for your loyalty? In announcing new enhancements to its loyalty program, CVS couldn’t resist swatting down the program offered by a rival. CVS has announced the launch of “ExtraCare Pharmacy & Health Rewards,” which offers new ways to earn discounts off future purchases. Filling ten prescriptions will get you[Read More…]

Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 3:16 PM Grocery & Retail News
Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

Who Will Blink First on Credit Card Swipe Fees?

If you’re going shopping this weekend, and paying with a credit card – watch out. Beginning Sunday, stores can charge you extra for it. Under the terms of a settlement reached last year, stores will have the option of adding a surcharge for credit card payments – passing the cost that they already pay to the credit card companies, on[Read More…]

Friday, January 25, 2013, 3:10 PM Grocery & Retail News
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