| 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...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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.......
| 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....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:08 AM
A group of about 150 residents who live near the Albertsons on Central Avenue in South Glendale have submitted a petition to the company in a last-ditch effort to keep the supermarket open.
The Albertsons is one of 18 slated to close in Southern...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Tyson Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 67,269 pounds of packages labeled Tyson® Any'tizers® Honey BBQ Boneless Chicken WYNGZ, company officials said today. The product is packed in 25.5-ounces bags. The affected product was sold to retail stores...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:06 AM
Sofia Vergara’s fiancee, Nick Loeb, joined us live to tell us all about Onion Crunch. Onion Crunch is the ONLY ALL-NATURAL topping that can be sprinkled on to bring out the crispiness of a roasted onion flavor on salads, sandwiches, dips, soups,...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:50 PM
First lady Michelle Obama returned home Tuesday for two personal causes: improving the nation’s nutrition and helping feed her husband’s re-election campaign fund.
Speaking at a fundraising event at Plumbers Hall on the Near West Side,...
| 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 26, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Beef Products Inc. told the Associated Press on Monday that it’ll shut down operations at three of the four plants where it makes the meat product that critics have nastily taken to calling “pink slime.” But some food industry experts...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Bristol Farms management team, in partnership with investment firm Endeavor Capital, announced Friday that it purchased the grocery chain from parent company Supervalu Inc. Details of the deal were not disclosed. Executives at the company could not be...