Monday, March 1, 2010

Secrets to grocery store savings (Investopedia Article)

Hi all,

I came across this article today and thought you may enjoy it.  Give it a look.  

If you're like many people, you stroll through your local supermarket without giving much attention to its design.

"I don't think people are aware how much we think about where to put items," says Joseph Trimble, owner of Encinal Market in Alameda, California, and a 20-year veteran of the grocery industry. "And it's not just the expensive items. Items we want customers to buy -- as in, organic/natural -- are 'featured' at eye level."
Because there's a strong correlation between an item's location and its price, knowing how to analyze the supermarket layout can help you slash your grocery here for rest of article.