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Communicating Value: from Whole Foods to Bottom Dollar

What a difference a few years can make.  It was only five to six years ago that supermarkets were rushing to add high-end amenities to their stores to communicate the “quality” of their offering and grow their business by attracting the upwardly mobile, time-starved middle class.  Safeway invested $2 to $4 million per store to [...]

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Walmart Removes Wine Vending Machines from Pennsylvania Stores

Walmart has just pulled out of an agreement to put 23 wine kiosks in its stores in Pennsylvania.  Walmart has struck the agreement in March to put these wine kiosks in about two dozen stores.  The wine kiosks, operated by Simple Brands, have been set back by technical difficulties. Wegmans is another Pennsylvania based retailer [...]

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