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by CalItalian
January 27th, 2013, 9:54 pm
Forum: California USA
Topic: Albertsons Santa Monica Closing 2/6/2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2657

Albertsons Santa Monica Closing 2/6/2013

Will become Bristol Farms. 3105 Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica. Previously was a Lucky location. Had been remodeled a couple of times. Decently busy but not super busy location. When Supervalu purchased Albertsons, they lost their in-store Sav-on pharmacy. CVS (Sav-on) at 12015 Wishire to the west a...
by CalItalian
July 23rd, 2012, 6:52 pm
Forum: California USA
Topic: Vons & Pavilions Discontinuing Double Coupons 8/1/2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1652

Vons & Pavilions Discontinuing Double Coupons 8/1/2012

This is actually the second time they have discontinued double coupons. Previously, starting in San Diego in 2005 then moving to all of Southern California in 2006, they discontinued double coupons. Vons and Pavilions are the last chains in Southern California to (fulltime) double coupons. Albertson...
by CalItalian
April 11th, 2012, 5:34 pm
Forum: California USA
Topic: Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Program
Replies: 10
Views: 4960

Re: Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Pro

Kroger has generally ruined Ralphs. Ralphs was a great store that met local customer needs but now is just another corporate grocery store that is run thousands of miles away from their customers. We all have different opinions, that's what makes life interesting. I remember pre-Kroger Ralphs store...
by CalItalian
March 23rd, 2012, 8:52 am
Forum: California USA
Topic: Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Program
Replies: 10
Views: 4960

Re: Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Pro

Here's the story from ABC 7 in Los Angeles (video) http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/consumer&id=8592006 and NBC 4 in Los Angeles (printed story) http://www.nbclosangeles.com/the-scene/shopping/The-Days-of-Double-Coupons-Are-Over-143905066.html (they also have a lot of comments on the N...
by CalItalian
March 22nd, 2012, 9:44 am
Forum: California USA
Topic: Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Program
Replies: 10
Views: 4960

Re: Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Pro

I suggest you view the many comments on Ralphs Facebook account http://www.facebook.com/ralphs. Coupon usage is up considerably since the downturn in the economy. You're obviously out of the retail promotion loop if you don't understand how large the coupon business is. Coupons do not come just from...
by CalItalian
March 21st, 2012, 9:46 am
Forum: California USA
Topic: Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Program
Replies: 10
Views: 4960

Ralphs Discontinuing Double Coupons, Changes Rewards Program

http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/ralphs-ends-2x-coupons-changes-loyalty-program Ralphs has actually doubled coupons since the 1960's. I know this since that is when my mom started taking me shopping there and later taught me how to coupon. During the meat cutters strike in late 1985, ...