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The More the Merrier

We aren’t just a grocery store. It seems cliché. Every grocery store wants to be more than a grocery. To say you sell groceries is nothing exciting. I can pick up sushi at my local gas station (although I wouldn’t recommend that). Grocery stores are bland, generic and not exciting, …

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Summer Sizzles

Summer is here. Your favorite TV show just ended. Football doesn’t start until August. Kids are almost out of school and temperatures are heating up. So much is changing and it’s hard to keep up. It seems like the only thing no changing is going to the same job every …

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In It to Win It

Your commissary is good at saving you money. We continue to expand our store brands and YES! Program items. This increases the number of products that we can offer at low prices. However, we cannot offer ALL products at a lower price than our competitors. It does not work this …

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Game of Grocers

Between battles lost and won lay empires. We seem to be winning the battle of the grocers. In the April 16 edition of Consumer Reports, the Defense Commissary Agency stores were ranked 12th out of 96 grocery chains. That’s fairly high makes and it shows our initiatives to bring DeCA …

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Smithfield Slammer

I bet you thought the end of the holidays meant the end of awesome promotions at your commissary. Well we don’t like to tell you when you are wrong but our sales and excitement is just getting started. For this one, we are bringing all the big players together. I’m …

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A Slope of Change

It’s no secret, sales are down.  If you look at where sales for the commissary agency peaked in 2012, sales have decreased about 25 percent.  This is not all at once of course.  The decrease has averaged about 5 percent each year from 2012.  It’s slight grade on a slope.  …

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“Rack”ing up the Savings

Innovation drives change but partnerships drive success. Partnership provides the opportunity to offer unique value to you, the customer. The timing could not be better for another partnership that benefits you in more ways than we could have hoped. Sinus and flu season is hitting us hard, but luckily we …

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Playing it Safe

There are a lot of working parts that are necessary to get you the groceries you need and deserve. Your commissary works hard behind the scenes as part of a well-oiled machine. Because of all these moving parts, safety is a top priority for DeCA. Not only do we work …

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Beyond the Benefit

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  The contributions of the Defense Commissary Agency go well beyond groceries. We are more than a grocery and to some, we are a way of life. While DeCA continues to improve readiness and sustainability for our service members, we want to go beyond the benefit. We want to be …

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Sourcing the Source

Whether its non-GMO, organic, less packaging, home delivery or sugar-free, changes in buying habits drive changes at your commissary. The Defense Commissary Agency’s position in the Department of Defense promotes readiness of the service member by enhancing quality of life and quality of the community. Because of our mission, DeCA …

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