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Rewarding Rewards

We all like rewards. Rewards this, rewards that. An attempt to get you back in the store but also a way to track your shopping. Sneaky. Not cool, but rewarding for the company. Rewards vary from grocer to grocer. Some offer fuel points to make buying gas a little easier …

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What Are We Not?

Owners and managers of grocery stores are keen to build sales and profits. While specific sales and customer service goals are common with all retailers, certain retail management challenges can hinder a grocery store’s chance of achieving these objectives. Grocers have established clear points of differentiation in a highly competitive …

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Steward of the Stew

The contributions of the Defense Commissary Agency go well beyond groceries. We are more than a grocery store. We want to be stewards of the stew we sell and protect all that is good and is in your pot. While DeCA continues to improve readiness and sustainability for our service …

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Sharing is Caring

We have achieved so much progress in the last year this is an opportunity to reflect. Sharing our successes and setbacks with you is part of our patron outreach initiatives. Because we are a family, we all share in memories. After all, on January 1, our family got bigger by …

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Healthy Living

The season of thanks is not over yet. Your commissary and our patrons have so much to look forward to in the new year. Your Commissary benefit is expanding to millions more service members including veterans with service-connected disabilities, Purple Heart recipients, former Prisoners of War, and primary caregivers. These …

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No Black Friday Around Here

Black Friday is over. If you were expecting some super awesome savings from your commissary, you didn’t get it. Well you did, just not in the way you would expect. We didn’t call it Black Friday from Your Commissary simply because we offer savings all year around. We roll out …

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Yes, We Recycle

And we are doing it better than ever.  We are on a one-agency mission to save the earth.  That’s right, we have big plans and they are even bigger than the ones we had before.  April 22nd is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and we are bringing our “A” …

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Price, Product, Promotion, Placement

The four “P’s” of selling good is a universal practice. You have to have a product, place it on the shelves, promote it and price it so it sells. Luckily for you, your commissary is adapting quickly to this concept but also turning up the heat. Our new marketing department …

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Fun in the Leaves

It’s not fun in the sun.  Summer is over.  The cooler weather is bringing fun in the leaves.  It is already November and that means lots of changes.  Leaves are changing while savings are heating up.  There are so many exciting things happening at your commissary.  Your commissary team is …

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What’s the Price, Again?

Price is in the eye of the beholder, as they say. Actually, I just made that up. Price is on the sticker. The sticker displays the price but you may think it is high. Think again. We recognize there is a perception that prices on some items at the stores …

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