Tag Archive: grocery

Jan 30

Supermarket tricks that make us spend more

By Mary Hunt I’ve always thought of myself as pretty sharp when it comes to spotting supermarket trickery. I’m not even fazed by an end-cap display announcing, “Special.” I know their ways. They hope we’ll just assume that “special” means “super cheap sale.” But we’re so much smarter than that. Which is why I was …

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Mar 24

Shop smarter and be healthy: TOPS helps decipher food marketing gimmicks

Supermarket shelves abound with “value-added” foods, offering innovative twists on traditional products. Cereals that make you lose weight, yogurt that eases digestion, and chocolate calcium chews that replace milk – the options can seem endless and overwhelming. The difficulty with value-added foods is that, much of the time, they actually aren’t all that valuable, according …

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