Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Supervalu is restructuring and two of its St. Louis area-based grocery chains, Shop 'n Save and Save-A-Lot will have new leaders. Do management shifts concern you as a shopper?
Supervalu, which houses its St. Louis Distribution center in the City of Hazelwood at 7100 Hazelwood Ave., is making some changes and shaking things up at two of its St. Louis area-based grocery chains, Shop 'n Save and Save-A-Lot. New Leadership Both have new leadership as part of some management changes new president and CEO, Sam Duncan, is making. Duncan was named president and CEO of Supervalu last month. The Eden Prairie, Minn.- based company made Ritchie Casteel president and CEO of Earth City-based Save-A-Lot. According to a press release, Casteel is replacing Santiago Roces. Casteel was previously vice president of operations for Albertson's Intermountain West Division; one of the retail chains Supervalu is trying to sell. Eric …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Hazelwood man was charged with second-degree robbery last week.
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- Joe Scott
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A Hazelwood man faces criminal charges after trying to walk out of a grocery store with a bottle of vodka. Ronell Walls, 30, of Hazelwood, was charged Tuesday with second-degree robbery. St. Louis County Police said he took a bottle of Absolut vodka from a shelf in Shop ‘n Save at 196 Mayfair Plaza in Spanish Lake and put it in his pants pocket at about 7:35 p.m. Sept. 10. Police said he passed all points of sale without trying to pay for the bottle. When a security guard approached him, he responded, “Don’t touch me or I’ll (mess) you up,” according to a police report. When the security guard tried to apprehend him, Walls punched him in the face. The two struggled until another security guard arrived, and the struggle went on another …
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
The percentage of shoppers using the automated system drops nationwide. Do you still use them?
In the age of the E-ZPass and ATMs, this may come as a big surprise: Fewer shoppers are using self-checkout lines, according to a new survey. From the Associated Press: Market studies cited by the Arlington, Va.-based Food Marketing Institute found only 16 percent of supermarket transactions in 2010 were done at self-checkout lanes in stores that provided the option. That's down from a high of 22 percent three years ago. Overall, people reported being much more satisfied with their supermarket experience when they used traditional cashier-staffed lanes. The popularity drop was pinned partly on user confusion over how to use coupons, general delays, and slower checkout machines. Some said they liked the human interaction. So it seems it …
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Here are 5 places to get a flu shot to prevent you from becoming sick and bed ridden with flu.
Cases of influenza doubled in St. Louis County and the state of Missouri in the last few weeks the numbers were reported. According to the St. Louis County Department of Health Community Flu Report, reported flu cases doubled from the last week in December to the first week in January. In St. Louis County for the week ending Dec. 26, 32 cases were reported. For the week ending Jan. 2, 77 cases were reported and by Jan. 9, an additional 75. This could only mean one thing--the flu season is here. The Centers for Disease Control's influenza Web site still lists Missouri as having minimal flu activity, but the largest age group hit with the bug is 25 to 49 year olds. January through March is typically the peak season for cases of influenza …