Progressive Grocer | Grocery & Supermarket Industry News
In this year's Top Women class, you’ll see many examples of selfless giving across all three of our categories — Senior-Level Executives, Rising Stars and Store Managers — which this year contain a total of 350 Top Women spanning the grocery and food industries.
Actived: Monday Mar 1, 2021
The Coupon Comeback | Progressive Grocer
A total of 1.2 billion nonfood coupons were redeemed in 2009, representing one-third of all coupons. 80/20 Rule in Play While the recession drove heavier coupon usage across low to heavy coupon users from 2008 into 2009, all but the heaviest coupon user group experienced negative total unit growth (with and without a coupon).
Jewel-Osco Offers 20% Shopping Discount With Flu Shots
An ounce of prevention can amount to big savings at Jewel-Osco grocery checkouts, courtesy of a value-added incentive the Supervalu subsidiary is offering to customers in the form of a 20 percent-off discount to use on a future grocery shopping trip.
Price Chopper Updates, Expands Coupon Policy | Progressive
e-Coupons Still Growing in Popularity. Price Chopper has been accepting the first and third items for several months already, but because of e-coupons' and "dollars off a category" coupons' relative newness to the marketplace, they weren't included in the last version of the grocer's coupon policy.
National Coupon Month Celebrates Today’s Saver
Clip print coupons and search for online coupons as well. Saving money is easy and has become routine for many shoppers.” The Promotion Marketing Association launched its first National Coupon Month campaign in 1998, aimed at increasing coupon usage and heightening awareness.
Predicting the Future of Digital Coupons | Progressive Grocer
Finally, a new distribution and redemption vehicle for digital coupons is grocery shopping online and via a mobile device. Grocery e-commerce is growing. Piggy-backing digital offers makes sense, but this has yet to take off or even get started in a meaningful way.
Woodman's to Modify Fuel Discount Rewards Program
The 3-cent discount came under scrutiny after Woodman's had sued Kwik Trip in 2000 over its $1-off coupons. In turn, Kwik Trip retaliated by saying the 3-cent discount violated the minimum markup law, and the judge ruled in June 2004 that both were illegal. By then, Kwik Trip had stopped printing the coupons.
Wegmans Offers Online Coupon Savings on Fresh Pasta Bowls
To further encourage customers to go for the bowls, Wegmans offered via its Fresh News e-mails a coupon for $2 off any packaged Pasta Bowl. The coupons, which have a one-per-customer limit, are valid through July 12. Made with such ingredients as Italian tomatoes, fresh basil, real cheese, and braised meats, the heat-and-serve items come in the
ORGANIC PROMOTIONS AND MARKETING: Seize the day
Titled the Go Organic For Earth Day Action Kit, the full-color brochure provides cents-off coupons for organic food products, food facts (noting that organic farms use 50 percent less energy over the long run than conventional farms, for example), and recipes -- such as Pasta with Broccolini or Four-Grain Yogurt Pancakes -- that use organic
Whole Foods Retiring Rewards Program, Mobile Digital Coupons
Whole Foods Market is retiring its Rewards Pilot Program and digital coupons through its mobile app, in a change that appears to have the Austin, Texas-based natural grocer switching over to its parent’s Amazon Prime subscription-based program.. The changes – which also will include the closure of in-store loyalty programs such as Whole Body Benefits – come as Seattle-based Amazon and
CPG Coupon Redemption, Value Saw Unprecedented Growth in
Grocery coupons made up 64 percent of the CPG coupons issued in 2009. “As CPG marketers faced the pressure of maintaining sales and fending off private label competition in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression, they strategically increased their use of coupon promotions in 2009 across all major forms of coupon media