| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Supervalu Inc. is selling five of its top supermarket chains — Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market — to an investor group owned by Cerberus Capital Management for $100 million in cash.
Cerberus’ AB Acquisition...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Supermarket company Supervalu is eliminating 1,100 positions nationwide, or about 3% of its workforce, as it whittles down its store network.
The move, announced Tuesday, comes just days after Supervalu finalized the $100-million sale of five of its...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Meijer, the Walker-based grocery giant, has announced their expansion into a sixth Midwestern state, with possible retail locations on the horizon.
Monday, Meijer announced the purchase of a Wisconsin-based distribution complex, currently owned by...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kroger Co.'s planned acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. will allow it to capitalize on Harris Teeter's growing presence in the Baltimore-Washington market, but consumers will see few, if any, changes in existing stores.
Kroger, the biggest U....
| Jul 1, 2013
As I first reported, Jewel-Osco has abadnoned its Preferred Customer Card rewards program. In Saturday's paper, my colleagues Robert Channick and Emily Bryson York nailed down the lid on the coffin: Jewel introduced the cards more than two decades ago.......
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:19 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The company that owns Albertsons supermarkets is closing stores across the United States, and Southern California will be hit especially hard.
Supervalu Inc. announced Wednesday that it plans to close an additional 60 under-...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Using coupons seems straightforward when you first start to clip. Save $1 means save a buck — how complicated is that?
But once you've mastered the basics, you may notice that the serious couponers are saving more. They're out there applying...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 9:11 AM
This weekend the Frugalista column was about knowing your store's coupon policy and how this can help you avoid hassles and even find new deals. Here are the coupon polices for the major grocery stores in the Chicago area:
- Jewel-Osco coupon policy...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 3:31 AM
For those who have watched me post about this week's ConAgra Catalina deal at Jewel-Osco and been confused, help is here! Here is a full explainer on what Catalina deals are, how to use them to save lots of money on groceries, and some answers to the most...
| Apr 14, 2011
In a move that could signal the end of the Superfresh grocery store franchise in Maryland, the chain's parent company, which operates more than two dozen stores in the state, said Wednesday it wants to sell most of its local outlets as part of a plan to...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:25 PM
BURBANK ( KTLA ) -- An estimated 62,000 grocery workers in Southern California have cast their ballots for a second time on whether to go ahead with a strike.
The vote was held Friday, just days after Albertsons and Vons began taking applications from...