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by SamSpade
35 minutes ago
Forum: Southwest & Hawai'i USA (Excluding California)
Topic: WinCo Foods full page ad in Sunday Dallas Morning News
Replies: 0
Views: 2

WinCo Foods full page ad in Sunday Dallas Morning News

Standard "basket comparison" like one sometimes sees in their (or other) stores. 11/29/2021 basket shop

WinCo: $99.92
Kroger: $134.61
Walmart: $123.01
by SamSpade
November 30th, 2021, 4:49 pm
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Amazon Fresh's cashierless plan falling short
Replies: 60
Views: 4506

Re: Amazon Fresh's cashierless plan falling short

... meant to add I was specifically referring to the "Stadium" Fred Meyer remodel/expansion, although the WFM in Pearl District used to have two seating areas and I enjoyed the coffee bar upstairs/back entrance in the good ol' days.
by SamSpade
November 27th, 2021, 11:10 pm
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Amazon Fresh's cashierless plan falling short
Replies: 60
Views: 4506

Re: Amazon Fresh's cashierless plan falling short

Not at all surprised the hot bar closes early. This location has major issues with the homeless and street kids. I've seen people just grab and eat food right off the hot bar. It was downsized during the last remodel probably for this reason. Closing the hot bar just cuts their losses. While this i...
by SamSpade
November 27th, 2021, 11:02 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Major retailers not running Black Friday ad circulars in newspapers
Replies: 10
Views: 544

Re: Major retailers not running Black Friday ad circulars in newspapers

The Oregonian newspaper charged 7.99 for the Thanksgiving edition. We bought it last year and it had very few ads. We didn't buy it this year. At 7.99, they are killing themselves off. I made sure last year as a subscriber to call and explicitly cancel the Thanksgiving edition. They sent it to all ...
by SamSpade
November 18th, 2021, 9:02 am
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Marathon to acquire Andeavor (Tesoro)
Replies: 125
Views: 43708

Re: Marathon to acquire Andeavor (Tesoro)

jamcool wrote: November 18th, 2021, 8:14 am You may see more Sinclair stations in the next few years. HollyFrontier, which is in the process of acquiring Sinclair, has bought the Shell refinery in Washington
Wonderful news.
Are the Holding family keeping the hotels and resorts?
by SamSpade
November 18th, 2021, 9:00 am
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: Albertsons smart carts in Boise
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: Albertsons smart carts in Boise

It's also by HQ #2 at Pleasanton, apparently.
by SamSpade
November 13th, 2021, 8:09 am
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: Fred Meyer to cease overnight music broadcast
Replies: 10
Views: 765

Fred Meyer to cease overnight music broadcast

https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/ ... 34c793e5ed

Apparently at Gateway, other locations. Loud enough to carry into neighborhoods and nearby homes.
by SamSpade
November 6th, 2021, 9:45 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Bi-Mart / Walgreen's
Replies: 47
Views: 4869

Re: Bi-Mart / Walgreen's

Florence, Hermiston, and Cheney are being sold to Safeway.
Ashland and Ellensburg to Rite Aid.
Brookings to Fred Meyer.
by SamSpade
November 5th, 2021, 10:14 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Bi-Mart / Walgreen's
Replies: 47
Views: 4869

Re: Bi-Mart / Walgreen's

Current plans call for ten Bi-Mart pharmacies to be converted to Walgreens pharmacies inside our stores. We are projecting this will happen in early 2022. At this time, these stores include: Corvallis Eugene (18th & Chambers) Junction City Klamath Falls La Pine Monmouth Prineville Stayton Veneta...