Now Here’s A Store That’s FUN.

  Here’s a great story about Wegman’s, a regional grocery chain with only 92 stores but customers that are more loyal than to any other chain.  And if you read the article you’ll understand why–they cater to all demographics, make shopping there incredibly fun and interesting, and they even have live bands there on occasion! Read More…

4 Retailers Sued (Again) Over Deceptive Pricing

  Only in California.  Four retailers have been sued due to deceptive advertising, namely posting a fake “regular price” to make their not-really-a-sale price look more attractive.   I remember years ago that the retailer I worked for got in trouble for this as well, because we were selling our Christmas cards at “50% OFF!” Read More…

Walmart Cuts 7,000 Jobs In Their Stores

    Walmart is finally doing something that happened at Longs Drugs over a decade ago, namely eliminating the “bookkeeping” position(s) in the store.  They have decided it’s more cost-effective to have those functions done at corporate level and the cash-counting can be done by pretty much anyone who can do basic math (as is Read More…