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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.

March 5, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
So Long, Sweetbay & Reid’s: Southern Supermarket Shakeup Continues

So Long, Sweetbay & Reid’s: Southern Supermarket Shakeup Continues

If you do your grocery shopping in the South, chances are good that at least one of your neighborhood stores is getting a new look and a new name. The latest to undergo a change will be Sweetbay in Florida, and Reid’s in South Carolina. Nearly a year after the troubled Sweetbay began shuttering many of its stores in a[Read More…]

October 8, 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
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
Sold! What Will Become of Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s?

Sold! What Will Become of Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s?

As expected, three Southern supermarket chains will soon have new owners. But now the question is, what are the new owners of Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s going to do with them? They don’t have many answers yet – but it’s precisely what they’re not saying, that could provide the biggest clues about the three chains’ fate. Florida-based Bi-Lo, which also[Read More…]

May 29, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
Digital Coupon Update: Winn-Dixie Backtracks, Publix Expands

Digital Coupon Update: Winn-Dixie Backtracks, Publix Expands

It’s been a week since Winn-Dixie launched a new digital coupon program, and the fine print had some wondering if this could possibly be the best digital coupon program ever. Not only did the e-coupon policy suggest that coupons might reappear in your account after you used them once, but it said you could combine digital coupons with paper coupons[Read More…]

February 14, 2013 Coupons In The News
Did Digital Coupons Just Get Much, Much Better?

Did Digital Coupons Just Get Much, Much Better?

When digital load-to-card coupons first came onto the scene several years ago, couponers considered them a bit of a goldmine. Now we could use store coupons, manufacturer’s coupons AND digital coupons, too? What’s not to like about an additional source of savings? Then, one by one, stores began deciding that digital coupons couldn’t be stacked after all, and many couponers[Read More…]

February 6, 2013 Coupons In The News
“Like Whole Foods, But Cheaper”

“Like Whole Foods, But Cheaper”

Increasingly, supermarkets caught in the middle between the likes of Walmart and dollar stores on one end, and Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s on the other, are facing a choice: go upscale, go downmarket – or go bust. Winn-Dixie nearly went the “go bust” route. But now it’s trying something different. This week, the Florida-based grocer opened its newest “transformational[Read More…]

September 20, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
Lay’s Coupons – Look Familiar?

Lay’s Coupons – Look Familiar?

It seems a bad experience with printable Lay’s coupons hasn’t stopped the company from trying again. With slightly smaller coupons. Winn-Dixie is following in the footsteps of Winco Foods, in becoming the latest retailer to offer printable coupons for Lay’s potato chips on its Facebook page. (September 21 update: and now they’re newly available on the Bi-Lo Facebook page. And[Read More…]

September 19, 2012 Coupons In The News
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