grocery shopping

Walmart in Talks to Buy Russian Supermarket Chain

Walmart has renewed its efforts to purchase Russian supermarket chain Kopeika, following reports that competing Russian grocer X5's interest in acquiring it has waned, according to a Reuters article.

5 best $5 buys

We all know a five-dollar bill doesn't go nearly as far as it once did. Short of a gourmet coffee or maybe a meal at a fast food chain, there's not a...

Russia's Heatwave Means Higher U.S. Food Prices

Record heat in Russia is hurting its wheat crop, sending the grain's price soaring. This may drive up corn and soybeans prices too, while the cost of coffee and cocoa, chocolate's key ingredient, are rising as well. Get ready to pay more for food.

Lou's Clues: The skinny on fat savings

I read a ton of advice on how to save money in the kitchen, and most of the advice comes from the very areas that make us spend more money! I mean...

Expect to pay more for your melons

It's a relief to be watching the rain clouds pass over Northern California, where I live, for the next few days. Unfortunately, say weather experts,...

Tips to cutting your grocery bill

When I used to work at the campus bookstore back in college, I always wondered why the little blue books that every student had to buy for finals...

Downsizing your food budget

Just about everyone is looking for ways to save money on many of the daily necessities. A big target: The food budget. From coupons to home-grown...

Spam makes its big comeback

Sales of Spam are up as the inexpensive "meat product" is looking good to shoppers on a budget. It's easy to make fun of Spam. After all, it's meat...