| 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.......
| 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
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:47 PM
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:45 AM
What do you need to weather the storm? According to Kendra Robinson, nurse educator at Olde Towne Medical Center in Williamsburg and Jennifer Shea of Supervalu (Farm Fresh): oatmeal, beans, tuna fish, peanut butter, dried fruit, canned low-sodium...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:04 AM
As the calendar turned to 2012, the usual glut of "experts" willing and ready to tell us how to be better people — thinner, fitter, more organized, less stressed, kinder and more financially sound — made their annual appearance before...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Former State Highway Administration chief Neil Pedersen testified Wednesday in federal court in Baltimore that state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie constantly asked him the status of transportation projects sought by Shoppers Food Warehouse but never mentioned...
| 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,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The parent company of the Albertsons supermarket chain is closing 26 stores nationwide, including its lone branch in South Glendale, as it tries to overcome sharp operating losses and stiff price competition from big-box rivals.
Supervalu Inc. said...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Jackie Dancy has been to the Albertsons supermarket near her Baldwin Hills home many times, but she couldn't care less that the store is closing permanently.
The retired accountant now does most of her grocery shopping at a nearby Target, which she likes...