# Grocery shopping
New Sprouts Farmers Market to Open in Lancaster, California on April 28th
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a supermarket chain based in Phoenix, Arizona, that provides customers with an extensive range of natural and organic foods. Their offerings include fresh produce, bulk foods, packaged groceries, vitamins and supplements, meat and seafood, deli items, baked goods, frozen foods, natural body care products, and household items. Currently, California hosts the most Sprouts locations in the United States, with 134 retail stores, about 34% of all Sprouts retail stores in the U.S. And now, a new California location is opening its doors, despite two longstanding in-state stores permanently closing on April 30th.
Texas Woman Buys Pretzel Bites Quickly at Walmart. She Returns it with 'Mold All Over Them' with Child That Ate One
A woman returns moldy pretzel bites to Walmart in Humble, Texas with her daughter in a TikTok video. She says her daughter had to go to the hospital because of it. The pretzel bites appear to be green and fuzzy in the video.
Whole Foods To Open New Store In Brighton, New York
WHOLE FOODS TO OPEN NEW STORE IN BRIGHTON, NEW YORK. Whole Foods, a well-known natural foods grocery store, has operated for over four decades, and its growth has been remarkable. The company started as a small natural foods store named SaferWay, established in Austin, Texas, in 1978 by John Mackey and Renee Lawson. The store merged with Clarksville Natural Grocery two years later, and the original Whole Foods Market was born. There are 514 Whole Foods Market retail outlets as of March 20, 2023, in the United States, with California having the most stores (96).
Amazon Fresh ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Shopping
Enter the store, grab a basket/cart, scan the QR code in your Amazon app, get what you need and leave without going through a checkout queue. It's a high tech retail shopping experience powered by AI that seamlessly track everyone in the store.
Local event: ShopRite supermarket opens a new store in Elmsford, NY 10523
The new ShopRite store's grand opening celebration and ceremonial ribbon cutting is on Saturday, March 26, at 9 am. 320 Saw Mill River Rd, Elmsford, NY 10523. Monday - Saturday 6 am - 12 am.
If you buy food with CalFresh in California you will receive an extra $60
A new commercial development is benefiting thousands of people in California, USA, and it has to do with CalFresh. It turns out that if you buy groceries through CalFresh you will receive up to $60.00 USD extra monthly. Where? The list of stores exceeds 100 across the state.
Positive News: Louisiana Man's Card Gets Declined, and Good Samaritan Buys his Groceries in Act of Kindness: 'I Got You'
A 46-year-old man from Catahoula, Louisiana deposits his paycheck into his bank account. He heads to the grocery store to get "seafood and spirits" but finds out in the checkout line that his debit card is declined. His bank had not posted the funds to his bank account yet. He thinks he will have to return later when a kind patron behind him in line offers to buy his groceries. Now they are "friends for life."
Walmart in Oak Ridge, TN Charges Grandmother over $200 for "SITE MERCH" in Receipt Error When Buying Groceries
A grandson in Oak Ridge, Tennessee posted a video on TikTok to show that his grandmother was charged for "SITE MERCH" on her grocery receipt during checkout at Walmart. She paid for her groceries with her credit card, not noticing the erroneous charge until she arrived home. One person commenting on this TikTok video believes the cashier made an error when keying in produce numbers.
Neighbors Demand $300 in Groceries for Allowing Woman to Use Their Car to Grocery Shop
*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events I witnessed firsthand, used with permission. Where do you draw the line with paying someone back?. Rochelle, a single mom of two children, barely makes ends meet. She works a dead-end job and also receives assistance from the state. She receives $480 per month in food stamps, and often times her fridge is bare, especially around the end of the month.
Shrinkflation at the Grocery Store: How to Battle It and Save Money
Be a smarter consumerPhoto byFranki ChamakionUnsplash. If you've been to the grocery store recently, you may have noticed that some of your favorite products seem to be shrinking. This phenomenon, known as shrinkflation, is when food companies reduce the size of their products while keeping the price the same. This can leave shoppers feeling frustrated and wondering how to get the most for their money. In this article, we'll explore what shrinkflation is, why it happens, and how you can battle it to save money.
How To Save Money On Groceries With Coupons
Save money the easy way with coupons!Photo byErik McleanonUnsplash. Grocery shopping can be expensive, but there are ways to save money on your weekly trips to the supermarket. One popular method is using coupons. In this article, we'll explore how to save money on groceries with coupons, providing tips and tricks to help you get the best deals possible.
"Thanks for doing that as slow as possible” Woman Slammed for Letting Her Kid Scan Groceries in a Busy Store
Self-checkouts are loved by some and hated by others. There are pros and cons to checking out yourself versus letting someone else do the work for you, but one thing is clear: self-checkouts aren't necessarily any faster.
You can now shop at Walmart via text with their free Text to Shop mobile app
The Walmart Marketplace website states that it receives almost 120 million unique visitors monthly. Many of these shoppers may be pleased to know that Walmart has introduced Text to Shop, its new mobile app designed to make shopping a more pleasant experience for customers. A similar text-based AI tool called Jetblack was launched by Walmart in 2020 but was shut down after two years, according to Business Insider.
FDA warns of health risk recall of nearly 1,000 pounds of H-E-B Meal Simple Chocolate Chunk Brownies
Customers with food sensitivities or allergies to soy and egg should be particularly concerned about the recall, as they could face serious health consequences. The FDA announced the recall on Jan. 11, 2023 (source).
Sierra Mist has been scrapped by PepsiCo to be replaced with another soft drink to compete with Sprite
Pepsico, Inc. has announced the discontinuance of its Sierra Mist lemon-lime soda. Its replacement is Starry, a citrus-flavored soda rolled out to compete with Coca-Cola's Sprite.
Virginia Grocery Tax Dropping to 1% From January 1, 2023
The sales tax rate on groceries (food for home consumption and certain essential personal hygiene items) will be reduced to 1% beginning January 1, 2023. Groceries are about to get cheaper in Virginia as the state government lowers grocery tax to 1% from Jan 1, 2023. Sales of food for home consumption and certain essential personal hygiene products are taxed at the reduced rate of 2.5% throughout Virginia. Beginning January 1, 2023, the rate will decrease to 1%.
Select SNAP recipients to receive 50% discount on Instacart+ memberships for a year
A recent news report states that select Instacart customers who used a SNAP card (aka electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card or "food stamps") to buy groceries on Instacart are eligible to receive half off of an Instacart+ membership for 12 months.
Weekend grocery shopping at Hays Food Town in Wynne, Arkansas
Weekend grocery shopping at Hays Food Town in Wynne, Arkansas. Wynne, Arkansas, has a population of 7,773 (census 2020) beautiful people. In the city of Wynne, you'll find two Hays Food Town grocery stores. One of them is located at 1860 North Falls Boulevard and the other location is at 115 South Falls Boulevard.
Costco Is Getting Criticised By Customers
By ZidaneHartono - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=88266413. The opinion of the author is his own and has no affiliation with the topic that was included. Sources that are used in this article are the following: BestLifeOnline and for information about individuals, he used Wikipedia.