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Fresh & Easy

Back in 2007 when the economy still shined like a newly minted coin and all was right with the world-or so we thought-Tesco chief … Continue reading

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Baby Talk

As a soon-to-be first time father, contrary to what most people are telling me, I think I’m pretty well prepared for the long sleepless … Continue reading

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Outsmarting the thieves

  Like the overwhelming majority of people, I was taught that stealing was wrong an early age—courtesy of mom, my teachers and the occasional … Continue reading

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Making the act of giving a win-win

As we get closer to the holidays, there will undoubtedly be an increasing number of non-profit organizations looking for financial contributions. To prompt us … Continue reading

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Bagging the Green Movement

    New Jersey’s supermarkets have been touting reusable bags as one of the best ways to reduce the carbon footprint and help the … Continue reading

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The End of the Recession

What does the tail end of a recession look like?   The grocery industry is about to find out and there are a few … Continue reading

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Thinking Inside the Redbox

So, I’m doing a fill-in trip at Wal-Mart over the weekend and inside the store it’s the usual madness with carts banging into each … Continue reading

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A breath of Fresh Summit air

A lot of people these days are saying that trade shows aren’t what they used to be. That may be so; however that way … Continue reading

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Locking in loyalty

Like everyone else, I have a bunch of loyalty cards dangling on my keychain—Wegmans, ShopRite, A&P, PetSmart, etc. I’m basically loyal to whichever retailer … Continue reading

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Aloha from Costco

Recently, my husband and I vacationed in Hawaii. Using air miles, rental car and hotel points we were able to do the trip without … Continue reading

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May I have the American-made envelope, please!

I always assumed that envelopes, spiral notebooks, loose-leaf paper and Elmer’s Glue-All were quintessential American-made items. Reality struck me a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Going to the Show

Are you going to FMI FutureConnect? Probably not, I bet. But you should be. The show, held from Oct. 12-14 in Dallas, promises to … Continue reading

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