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Costco Launches Grocery Delivery Program to Compete With Amazon

Besides the endless supply of samples, Costco’s chief appeal has always been that you can get huge quantities of food and sundries at very reasonable prices. But, though Costco hasn’t needed an online presence in the past, Amazon’s recent expansion of both Prime Pantry and Amazon Fresh seems to have prompted the chain…Read more… Continue […]

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Beware of Whole Foods Price Increases Following Early Amazon Discounts

Here’s disappointing news for all of us who believed we could hang on to some of our whole paychecks while shopping at Whole Foods, thanks to the Amazon takeover that seemed to bring immediate (and pretty substantial) price cuts. A research firm has been tracking numbers and found that prices have been creeping back…Read more… […]

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Beware of Whole Foods Price Increases Following Early Amazon Discounts

Here’s disappointing news for all of us who believed we could hang on to some of our whole paychecks while shopping at Whole Foods, thanks to the Amazon takeover that seemed to bring immediate (and pretty substantial) price cuts. A research firm has been tracking numbers and found that prices have been creeping back…Read more… […]

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What To Buy, and Skip, At ALDI

Grocery stores are at a confusing juncture. Amazon is Whole Foods’ dad now, Publix expands ever northward, and Trader Joe’s prices keep creeping up. Thank goodness for ALDI, which has always had exactly one goal—to keep prices extremely low—and after more than a century in business, they’ve got low prices down to a…Read more… Continue […]

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Whole Foods Prices Will Drop Next Week After its Purchase by Amazon

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods was approved this week by the FTC—faster and more smoothly than anyone expected such a massive deal to go through—and the acquisition will close this Monday, August 29. And that very day, some prices at Whole Foods are going to drop.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Items Are Always Stocked in Your Fridge?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I want to talk about how you stock your fridge, with a focus on those foods, beverages, and condiments you are never without.Read more… Continue […]

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Get Cheaper Spices in the Ethnic Foods Aisle

Pound for pound, jarred spices are some of the priciest supplies in your kitchen. They’re much cheaper in bulk, and your best bet is ethnic grocery stores. But if you’re stuck at a generic supermarket (says redditor erahwahh), check the “ethnic foods” aisle, where spices are more likely to come in larger, cheaper…Read more… Continue […]

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Are Meal Kits Really Cheaper Than Groceries?

Blue Apron claims the grocery store is “70 percent more expensive” than its service. Home Chef cites a TV news investigation that found a slight savings over groceries. But then I look in my meal kit and see I spent $20 for each meal that barely feeds two people. What gives?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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