| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Struggling against mounting pressure from big-box food retailers, grocery chain Supervalu Inc. has sold off its Bristol Farms stores to a team of local management and a West Coast investment firm. Bristol Farms, based in Carson, operates mostly in Los.......
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:36 PM
A U.S. appellate court has tossed out a previous ruling and ordered that the appeal of an antitrust lawsuit brought by the state of California against three major grocery chains be reheard. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its......
| 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-...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The Frugalista is not even going to mention the heat in Chicago today. You know it's hot. Now shake it off, cause we've got deals here.
Get a free Mini Coke Float at Maggie' Moo's through 6 p.m. today. There are none of these shops in the city, but there...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:19 PM
More grocers pulled Enfamil baby formula cans from shelves Friday, while U.S. health regulators said they are widening their investigation to include several types of baby formula after the death of a Missouri newborn.
Even though Enfamil has not been...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:37 AM
Beef Products Inc. told the Associated Press on Monday that it will 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 say that the...
| 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...
| 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...