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It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
christopher papazoglow April 16, 2014 at 12:21 pm
"The pork industry has committed $ 1.7 million to research how the virus....spread so quicklyRead More after it was reported in the nation's top pork-producing states..." Gimme a hundred bucks, i'll tell ya how. >>> IT'S BECAUSE YOU PUT THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS OF PIGS TOGETHER IN SMALLISH SPACES VERY CLOSE TOGETHER AND ''LIVING'' IN UNBELIEVABLY FILTHY CONDITIONS !!! <<< Oh, DAMN, i shoulda waited for someone to offer me that hundred....
mimi April 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Funny and true.
Coldwater Creek has announced it will be closing later this year. Patch File Photo
D. Mom April 15, 2014 at 07:08 am
This is my favorite store! Hate to see it go. What store offers the same type of merchandise forRead More the same price?
Jasmine Tokuda April 15, 2014 at 12:32 pm
I really like the quality and cut of their clothes...It's amazing that Kohls can sell absolute junkRead More and be growing, and a company committed to quality can't compete....Wake up people don't you think you deserve good quality clothes?...Quit shopping for a race to the bottom based on price...price and value are not the same thing.....
Ken Briggs March 31, 2014 at 11:58 am
so what is the prices between the two ? then what size do they give out for the free cup of mud ?Read More just asking , i rather have a cup of tea .
lubov mazur March 31, 2014 at 12:22 pm
Maybe it's good coffee in the morning, but by evening it's pretty bad because must be the same potRead More to taste like that.
Ken Briggs March 31, 2014 at 12:42 pm
but why the free coffee for ? i rather have tea m for it is not a used tea bag . coffee maybeRead More watered down
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Donna Vickroy March 9, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Edward - much the same as I thought. Nice they got it all figured out and nice that Safeway mustRead More live up to their advertisements, however - those who paid more for (less priced) groceries see nothing from the awards. Our reward, perhaps, can be that we now know, going forward, Safeway will be more cautious. In truth we need to watch out for ourselves. Pay attention when your groceries are being checked and if you see an error - point it out at the time.
audrey lubow March 9, 2014 at 10:28 pm
So glad that so many government agencies are getting reimbursed - SO what about the CONSUMER????Read More Oh, that's right we just make the complaints and let others know how our market is lying to us -- but what do we get -- nothing -- not even a working wi-fi in the store to print out of shopping lists. TYPICAL!!! The employees of the Safeway I go to are the best its the Companies attitude toward us - that's not right. (Dublin store on Tassahara)
audrey lubow March 9, 2014 at 10:30 pm
left out a comma, employees G8 - Chain's treatment of Consumer - -5.
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timothy March 8, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Hope you are right Chacha
Phil Simmons March 8, 2014 at 04:02 pm
ChaCha's got it right. Safeway was not bought by Albertsons. It was bought by Cerberus. They are aRead More capital management company. They buy stuff that needs to be restructured due to either bad business or changing economic models. "Super"markets are a dying breed. The mega stores like Costco and Sam's Club are beating them from the top. TJ's, Sprouts and dozens if not hundreds of neighborhood stores around the country are beating them from the other end. And the middle can't survive either because Walmart, Target, and other discounters are beating them in that space. Anyone that does not believe this needs to consider just one thing. Go to all of the other type stores, look at how busy they all are. Then realize that every dollar that goes to Costco, TJ's, Grocery Outlet, Walmart, etc is one more dollar that no longer goes to Safeway, Lucky, Albertsons, or the other "super"markets. The future will not look like the past. This buyout is just one of many that have already happened nationwide, such as Kroger buying Harris Teeter. This is step one in the downsizing and eventual elimination of the 1950's - 90's era "Super"market.
Phil Simmons March 8, 2014 at 04:09 pm
One other thing. If the City of Hercules continues to go along with the sale of its property toRead More Safeway/Albertsons/Cerberus and continues down the path of building a "super"market/parking lot/gas station type store it will be building obsolescence. It will be planning and developing a 20th century concept even though we are 14 years into the 21st century. The future will eventual show it to be the folly that it is.
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