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  • Cops, errr... I mean Copps Food Center

    Jan 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Large, Friendly, Key Card Discounts
    Cons: Strange set up from dairy to produce

    Summary: Having just moved from Southern California to a small town in Wisconsin one of the first things I noticed was that I didn't see any of the familiar names of grocery stores. Looking around there was no Albertsons, or Pavillions, or Ralphs or my personal ... read more

  • Giant Food/Super G Stores

    Oct 9, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Still better than most of the competition
    Cons: Customer service not nearly what it used to be

    Summary: Forgive me, but I'm not going to write an extensive review because I'm not sure anyone is posting in this message area any longer. But I'd like to generate a discussion on the once fabulous grocer Giant food, which I happen to be an employee of. Giant ... read more

  • Thumbing my Nose at Tom Thumb

    Jul 3, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Frequent Flyer Miles Through American Airlines
    Cons: Narrow aisles, constantly discontinuing the products I buy!

    Summary: When I first moved to Dallas, I was an avid Kroger shopper. A new superstore had opened near (well, relatively is Dallas after have to drive to EVERYTHING!) The brand spanking Kroger near me had everything I needed and ... read more

  • Muzak sucks, Muzak blows, but we've no choice I suppose...

    Jan 13, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You gotta admit, they got quite a variety of songs, and no commercials!
    Cons: You'll be lucky to stay awake.

    Summary: I have tried just about everything in the world to find Muzak-bashing rants by way of a Google search, and I tell you, I ain't coming up with nothing. Someone will mention it here and there on a message board posting that turns up, but they never ... read more

  • Giant Foods and why employees just don’t care

    Nov 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: you don't have to work hard if you work for Giant; no one else does
    Cons: can only get benefits if you are there for 14 months; bad pay

    Summary: One of the many problems when it comes to being a college student is the inevitable job(s). Maybe it’s a writ of passage, maybe it’s a wake up call to how the ‘real world’ works – either way, the result is the same. We learn that if we work hard, lose ... read more

  • Is It Worth Going There?

    Oct 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cheap prices
    Cons: Dreary store, long lines at checkout

    Summary: Walmart first appeared in small towns and was welcomed by frugal shoppers who did not want to pay the high prices of their local store owners. This drove out many small businesses. Then the Walmarts were built in the medium size towns like ours. It ... read more

  • We don't sell lamps, but we sure know our produce

    Sep 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clean and organized, fresh produce and meat departments tended all day every day
    Cons: Can't think of any

    Summary: With so many of the super stores springing up today, your hometown grocery store is almost a thing of the past. I may be somewhat old fashioned, but if I need to do my banking, I will go to the bank, or if I need my hair cut, I have a favorite hair ... read more

  • Look what they've done to my Lucky Store, Ma!

    Aug 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Still cheap. It's just harder to tell.
    Cons: They've nearly ruined a perfectly adequate Lucky Store.

    Summary: The Rant Begins Lucky’s may not have been the best grocery store ever, but it was my store. I did nearly all my grocery shopping there. The prices were lower than at Safeway, the Lucky Rewards Card saved real money and “three’s a ... read more

  • Safeway, the ONLY way

    Jun 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: WIDE food selection, low prices, accepts other store coupons, well known, open 24 hours
    Cons: none

    Summary: I’m a Safeway shopper. I started out with Albertson’s, but over the years the quality has declined, so I moved on to bigger and better things. Safeway has many features I love and the stores are ALWAYS kept clean and well lit. SETUP: ... read more

  • Safeway Is My Way: Here's Why

    Jun 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great not having to clip coupons; 2Fer buys are excellent!
    Cons: Meat is only average; we buy from an old-fashioned butcher shop.

    Summary: Regional grocery stores abound, and for the smaller, more boutique type grocers I will always choose Trader Joe's. But for staple buys, and a much wider selection of frozen foods, fresh fruits and vegetables I'll spend my money at Safeway's. ... read more

  • Safeway Grocery Stores: Clearly Designed by Drunk People

    Jun 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Decent prices (with savings club).
    Cons: Poor organization, lack of variety, poor service.

    Summary: When I moved into my summer apartment in the Washington DC area, I discovered that the closest grocery store was a Safeway. My mother quickly warned me against shopping at Safeway. After her grocery store chain, Giant, was bought out and began to ... read more

  • Genuardi's -the best supermarket in SE Pennsylvania

    May 29, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Double coupons,good sales,clean stores,good employees.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I have to say that I live in an area that is a grocery shopper's dream. There are about 10 different chains within a 20 minute drive from my home. Almost all of them have some sort of doubling policy. My favorite though is Genuardi's. Their ... read more

  • Costco ~ How Could A Family of Five Survive Without it?

    May 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nearly a religious experence.
    Cons: Taking a trip there without spending one hundred dollars is close to impossible.

    Summary: My family has two growing boys who need a lot of fuel for their ever-burning fires. A trip to the grocery was always followed up with another trip the next day. Grocery shopping became a social function for me. I knew the clerks by name, saw pictures ... read more

  • Aldi's Foods Cut My Grocery Bill Considerably !!

    Apr 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Food at or below wholesale costs!
    Cons: Long checkout lines, must bring your own bags.

    Summary: With cost of groceries continue to rise and with three kids, I am always trying to find a way to lower my grocery bill. That seems to be a difficult task considering that my two boys are ‘bottomless pits’! Well, I found a grocery store while I stayed in ... read more

  • Raley's Supermarkets

    Apr 10, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great meat and produce, most people that work there are great.
    Cons: Some stores are waiting, waiting for a remodel.

    Summary: Raley's is a West coast supermarket chain, that started in Sacramento, CA. We have several in Northern Nevada, including the one in Golden Valley, about three miles from my house. I'll make an effort to drive by the Scolari's in Lemmon Valley, to shop at ... read more

  • Run away from Ralph's

    Jan 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: close to my abode
    Cons: anti-consumer check outs

    Summary: Here in Northern California there was in the last few years, a round of "musical chairs' played by the local supermarkets. Lucky Store locations became Albertson's and most of the Alberston's became Ralphs. I shop and I know what things cost so ... read more

  • One Stop Shopping At Walmart

    Jan 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: one stop shopping, inexpensive, friendly service
    Cons: long lines

    Summary: Have you seen the commercial with the lady who has triplets shopping at Walmart? They must have been thinking of me when they came up with that idea. Or at least some days I think that they must have seen us in the store. The little triplets in the ... read more

  • Super Target -- My Favorite Store After Nordstroms!

    Jan 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: One-stop shopping, fair prices, well-maintained stores
    Cons: Not all locations have full grocery lines

    Summary: Much to my woe, Omaha does not yet have a Nordstroms, but I'll console myself with the fact that I live near a wonderful Super Target and can do nearly all of my shopping in one place. Almost like clockwork, you can find me there on Sundays ... read more

  • Walmarts great Prices and great customer services

    Nov 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great prices and wide variety of items
    Cons: in certain areas poor customer service

    Summary: Walmart is a great store in some instances for example the Roll back prices where they take a percentage off selected products for a certain amount of time. They will never be undersold. WalMart is also very competitive with other ... read more

  • Walmart Rolls Back the Prices & Beats Prices of Other Stores

    Nov 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: price, convenience
    Cons: an hour from home

    Summary: Why shop at Walmart? The answer is simple. I get the best deals there. Not only do they generally have the lowest prices around, but if I can find a better deal, I just bring in the sale paper from the other store and they will meet or beat the ... read more

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