Grocery store

"Thank You" plastic bags.

Los Angeles grocers, shoppers to kick plastic bags Jan. 1

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Single-use plastic bags will be banished from most major grocery, drug and convenience stores in the city of Los Angeles under a law that takes effect Wednesday. Many of Los Angeles […]

12/30/2013

Crowds pour into the Macy's Herald Square flagship store in New York.  (AP File Photo/John Minchillo)

US retail sales rise 0.7 pct., most in 5 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers ramped up spending in November on cars, appliances and furniture and made more purchases online, signaling growing confidence in the economy during the holiday shopping season. The Commerce Department said […]

12/12/2013

Margaretta Wolf, 96, stands in front of Wolf's Groceries in Marshfield, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, the day after an attempted robbery at knifepoint happened at her store. (AP Photo/News-Herald, Megan Mccormick)

Elderly grocery store owner refuses robber

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A masked robber apparently thought the 96-year-old owner of a neighborhood grocery store in Marshfield would be an easy target for his crime. But, he was so wrong. Margaretta Wolf has […]

07/17/2013

Cover of the September 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine. (Photo credit: ShopSmart magazine)

Mobile tools get shoppers organized and find deals at the grocery store

Bad shopping habits can be tough to break – just ask the 63 percent of Americans in ShopSmart’s new national grocery shopping survey who admitted to buying things they don’t need because of a coupon […]

07/16/2013

Bullet hits Philadelphia shop worker’s belt buckle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A grocery store employee said Thursday that he is thanking God and his belt buckle for saving him from a stray bullet that smashed through the market’s front door.

04/11/2013

Food-labeling initiative could encourage lawsuits

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Supporters of a ballot initiative seeking to require labeling of genetically modified food say consumers deserve to know what they’re eating. But legal scholars say the right to know also […]

11/04/2012

Filipino girl belts out ‘I Will Always Love You’ in grocery store (video)

A 21-year-old girl from the Philippines gave an impromptu performance of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” that has become a viral sensation. Zendee Rose Tenerefe performed the iconic ballad on a grocery store […]

09/20/2012

Plastic bag ban grows

(CNS) – West Hollywood has become the latest California municipality to ban single-use plastic bags at checkout lines. An ordinance approved by the City Council Monday night prohibits hundreds of grocery stores and other retail […]

08/21/2012

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