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by J-Man
March 3rd, 2019, 7:25 am
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: Smith's Food & Drug stopping Visa acceptance
Replies: 11
Views: 483

Re: Smith's Food & Drug stopping Visa acceptance

Safeway tried the Cash Price / Credit Price at its gas stations in Arizona. Nobody else around here did it (and even ARCO has abandoned its backwards pricing scheme in this market). Safeway fuel centers gave up on the separate pricing about a year and a half ago (as people simply chose to go elsewh...
by J-Man
February 16th, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Payless ShoeSource Liquidating
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Payless ShoeSource Liquidating

All 2100 remaining US stores shutting down. Liquidation begins tomorrow.
by J-Man
January 13th, 2019, 8:21 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: The Pick Up Area Trend
Replies: 4
Views: 470

Re: The Pick Up Area Trend

In my opinion, Target (at least in my area) is going about this in a very wrong way. They have a number of parking spaces dedicated to the drive-up pick-up (where an employee brings your order out to the car), but it's ONLY available for purchases made through the Target app -- not regular online or...
by J-Man
December 20th, 2018, 8:03 am
Forum: Southwest & Hawai'i USA (Excluding California)
Topic: New Safeway in Queen Creek, AZ
Replies: 10
Views: 1638

Re: New Safeway in Queen Creek, AZ

I agree that banner changes are expensive, so why did they spend the money to convert my two nearest Pavilions to Vons?
by J-Man
November 6th, 2018, 8:40 am
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Lowe's Closing 51 Stores
Replies: 12
Views: 1952

Lowe's Closing 51 Stores

20 in the US; 31 in Canada. This comes on the heels of the shutdown of Lowe's-owned Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH.)
by J-Man
November 2nd, 2018, 7:31 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Kohl's stores accepting Amazon returns
Replies: 6
Views: 1134

Re: Kohl's stores accepting Amazon returns

For me, the best part was that I didn't even have to box or wrap the item or even bring them the original packaging. Super convenient!
by J-Man
October 15th, 2018, 9:15 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Sears/Kmart Death Watch 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 38274

Re: Sears/Kmart Death Watch 2018

The South Coast Plaza (Costa Mesa, CA) Sears is on the list. I'm surprised that store has lasted as long as it has -- not because it's unsuccessful, but because that mall has gone VERY upscale over the last 20 years or so and Sears seems out of place among the mix of other tenants.
by J-Man
October 13th, 2018, 9:30 am
Forum: California USA
Topic: Wal Mart Cashier "Seating Lawsuit"
Replies: 9
Views: 1616

Re: Wal Mart Cashier "Seating Lawsuit"

At the various Aldis I've been to in southern California, the cashiers are always seated.