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The 36 People You See at Every Supermarket

Thrillist | Posted 12.09.2014 | Taste

To help you navigate more efficiently from the greeter to the totally unpopulated self-checkout line, here's a list of all the people you'll see during your next visit.

Jameis Winston Cited For Stealing Crab Legs From Supermarket

BroBible | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

Crab legs from a Publix? How does one even go about stealing those? That’s about the least inconspicuous thing one could possibly steal. Since he wa...

'Say It Ain't Snow'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The two things I wonder most about winter are: Why do some people throw away their snow shovels every year and have to buy new ones? And why do these same people go to the supermarket when a snowstorm is forecast to buy bread and milk when they never eat and drink those things when it doesn't snow?

Restaurant Chain's Products Banned From Supermarkets

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

You won't likely be seeing branded products from country restaurant chain Cracker Barrel in your supermarket anytime soon. On Monday, a federal jud...

10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill While Eating Healthier

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

Many of us are trying to eat at home these days, but grocery shopping can be overwhelming. The simple chore of buying food involves many variables. Here's how to find the sweet spot to grocery shopping where wellbeing meets frugality.

Study: Do Supermarkets Promote What's Good for You?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study in Appetite is among the first to evaluate the types of foods promoted by U.S. supermarkets and compare them with current dietary guidance.

German Supermarket Caught Spying On Its Employees?

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

A former store detective who worked at the German supermarket Aldi has revealed to news outlet Der Spiegel that in addition to looking out for shoplif...

WATCH: Forget Barcodes, This Scanner Can Recognize Food Based On Color And Pattern

Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

At the supermarket, fruits and vegetables don't typically have barcodes attached to them since they are usually sold by weight, rather than by bag. Pl...

Alice Hines

A Dumpster Dinner: Is Thanksgiving The Most Wasteful Day Of The Year? | Alice Hines | Posted 11.24.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Lynn U., a 58 year old mom of two, is bringing cornbread stuffing to her aunt's Thanksgiving celebration this year. What the aunt doesn't ...

Which Supermarket Orange Juice Reigns Supreme?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

If you thirst for a glass of orange juice first thing in the morning, this is the taste test for you. Of course, most people prefer the fresh-squeezed...

Supermarkets Nix Self-Checkout

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

By STEPHANIE REITZ, Associated Press MANCHESTER, Conn. — When Keith Wearne goes grocery shopping, checking out with a cashier is worth the few ex...

Four Weird Recent Economic Studies | BRAD TUTTLE | Posted 09.23.2011 | Business

Studies show that flexing one’s muscles may help fight off—or possibly cause—wasteful impulse purchases, and other weird money findings. ...

Virtual Supermarket Allows South Koreans To Shop In Subways With Their Phones

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

Mega supermarket chain Tesco has designed a virtual supermarket in South Korea in hopes to gain more business than its competitor E-Mart. According to...

Yepoka Yeebo

Walmart's U.S. Struggles: Sales Fall For 7th Straight Quarter | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Walmart's typical customer is still not spending. On Tuesday, the big-box retailer posted its seventh consecutive quarter of falling U.S. sales. A...

Why Supermarket Stocks Are Lagging

AP | DAVID K. RANDALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Orange juice isn't the only thing at your supermarket that's been squeezed. Rising food prices mean grocery store chains must absorb...

How To Tell If It's Really Food: A Flowchart

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Darya Pino, Ph.D

To help you find real food within the endless labyrinth of junk, I've put together this handy flowchart for your use and amusement. Consider it your supermarket GPS. If you ever get lost, just start back at the top.

Sainsbury's Grocery Store To Publish Its Own Kids' Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sainsbury's is in discussions with publishers about releasing a series of own-branded children's books....

Are You Eating Fake Mashed Potatoes?

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

A friend recently related a story how she was utterly shocked when, at age 19, for the first time in her life, she realized that mashed potatoes don't come from a box.

Supermarket Bans Shopping In Pajamas

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A supermarket in Wales has banned customers from wearing pajamas and nightwear in the store after other shoppers felt uncomfortable. The Cardiff stor...

Why Michelle Obama's Initiative to Reduce Childhood Obesity Will Fail

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hemi Weingarten

I'm sorry, First Lady. Your plan, while commendable, doesn't have a fighting chance. The food industry will outspend the government and nonprofits to keep kids munching and slurping away on junk food.

204th Street Fire Update

Bronx News Network | Bronx News Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This morning, around 11 a.m. at the site of the 204th Street fire, a cluster of firefighters were still drowning the smoking buildings with pounds upo...

Publishers Pay For Bookstore Displays

Fast Company | Adam Penenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Step into any Barnes & Noble and the first thing you see are tables covered in books. 'Tis the season, so there's the "Happy Holidays" table, with its...

Massive Bronx Fire Sparks Arson Talk | By Katie Mcfadden and Rocco Parascandola | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Bronx fire Monday tore through a supermarket, a diner and a dentist's office just a block away from where a blaze destroyed 14 mom-and-pop shops on ...

Do Children Need Kid's Food?

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

Whether it's Danimals, a sugary cereal, or glow in the dark Mac 'n Cheese -- think about the real reason you bought these items. Is it because your children really need them? Or because of the clever packaging.

Armed Paramilitaries Guarding Detroit Grocery Stores

CNNMoney.Com | Steve Hargreaves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On a side street in an old industrial neighborhood, a delivery man stacks a dolly of goods outside a store. Ten feet away stands another man clad in m...