How to Get First Dibs on Markdowns
It's your lucky day. You go to Target, and they have just reduced clearance items from 25% to 50% off. Forget luck. Here are guidelines for major stores of the days they markdown their goods.
You'll Stew Over How Much Waste There is in Meat Roasts
Meat prices in the US are continuing to rise at an alarming rate. Now, from halfway around the world comes this video where a butcher dissects supermarket roasts to show you how much waste they actually contain.
Stop Wasting "Day Old" Food
Millions of tons of food is wasted in the US every year. We needlessly throw out things we think have expired. Stores send "day old" food to pig farms instead of donating it to charity. What a waste. Now some people are finding creative ways to stop the waste by offering consumers a bargain and feeding the hungry.
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Mouse Print* -- FTC Warns Sellers to Make Disclosures "Clear and Conspicuous"
The Federal Trade Commission must have heard MrConsumer's rants about stores not disclosing key facts in their advertising in a "clear and conspicuous" manner because last week they sent warning letters to dozens of companies on that very subject.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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