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  • 20% off Vitamin Sale!


    Vitamin Sale

     

    For the FIRST TIME EVER—Grocery Outlet offering 20% off All Rexall Naturalist Vitamins & Supplements!

    This doesn’t require a coupon—just waltz on into your local Grocery Outlet during the 5 Day Promotion (October 2nd-October 6th) and receive 20% off of each Rexall Naturalist vitamin or supplement!

    Grocery Outlet carries Rexall Naturalist at very affordable prices everyday.  These vitamins are made fresh for us from one of the world’s top supplement suppliers, with only the highest quality ingredients!

    Hurry in! This sale only lasts for 5 days – stock up and save!


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  • Giving Back on a Budget

    As July winds down, so will our company-wide “Independence from Hunger” food drive on July 31. So far, our loyal and community-conscious customers have collectively donated almost $275,000 in cash and food donations — all of which will go directly back into their local communities to help those in need.

    While the “Independence from Hunger” campaign may be coming to end, the need of those in your community may not. Making a difference in the lives of those around you doesn’t have to cost money or even much time. You can donate kindness and compassion in many ways, on a daily basis. Below are five cost-free suggestions to give back to the community — starting today!
    • Smile! You never know who might be in need of it. It’s so easy to fall into a mentality of “you versus the world,” and you might forget that those around you are most likely feeling the same pressure or stress you are feeling. A smile can remind a stranger that they’re not alone and that we’re all in this together. You can even take it a step further — like opening a door for someone, or giving a compliment.  
    • Attend a local event and spread the word. Local events like festivals, fairs and fundraisers are usually free to attend, and the money that is spent there will stay in your community. Spreading the word to friends about the great things going on in your neighborhood will encourage them to stay in town and shop locally — promoting growth and benefiting everyone.
    • Grab a box and give. You’d be surprised to know what good your old, forgotten things might do to those who need them. Call your local schools and shelters and find out what the guidelines are for donating. On the bonus side, donating your unwanted items will also help de-clutter and simplify your life, making you a happier person with extra kindness to give.
    • Walk with a purpose. Take a walk around your block with a garbage bag. Picking up litter will help beautify your neighborhood, while at the same time, boosting your energy. Plus, if you’re neighbors catch a glimpse of your good will, it might inspire them to give back as well.
    • Reach out and research. Whether it’s once a week or once a year, take some time out of your schedule to reach out to local services and ask what they might need from you. There’s guaranteed to be at least one cause in your local community in need of your time. Small things like collecting cans, reading to children or cleaning up local parks don’t cost anything, but can change everything.

    Independence from Hunger


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  • Our Top Picks for the 2012 Wine Sale!

    Hi, I’m Carol, Assistant Wine Buyer for Grocery Outlet.  Are you excited about this year’s November Wine Sale? I know I am! Starting this Wednesday, November 7th, it runs for 5 days until Sunday, November 11th.  During the sale, all stores will have a 20% discount off on every bottle! With this discount added to Grocery Outlet’s everyday low prices, you can save from 40-70% off what you’d pay at a conventional store.

    Our team has been working hard to stock up your local stores with great wines to give you the best variety and quality.  Here are my two top favorite recommendations:

    Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Extra Dry Sparkling ($5.99 retail, sells elsewhere at $11.99)—I helped host a bridal shower for my dear friend who was getting married two weeks ago. I decided to pick up a bottle of Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Extra Dry Sparkling Wine at my local Grocery Outlet to make Bellinis & Mimosas. Boy, was it a hit! The wine had a perfect hint of sweetness, with aromas of crisp orchard fruit and honeysuckle.

    You don’t have to make Bellinis or Mimoas with Woodbridge like I did, because it also tastes great alone and pairs well with Asian appetizers, creamy cheeses, spicy dishes like Thai curry, or custard desserts such as panna cotta with fresh berries. Pop open a bottle to enhance everyday events, or whenever a little celebrating is in order.


    Mondavi Woodbridge


    Let’s step away from the sparkling and go into the red wine category.  If you are a fan of Cabernets then I’ve got the perfect wine for you.

    Mazzocco Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon ($12.99 CA, $13.99 all other states; sells elsewhere for $29.99)—Mazzocco Sonoma winery is very well known and is located in Healdsburg, CA (the heart of Sonoma County wine country). They are so renowned that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton invited them to the Department of State to join the Diplomatic Culinary Partnership.  Mazzocco Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon also received the Gold Medal at the 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

    Aromas of cassis, cacao and forest floor lead to a plush mid-palate impression having dark chocolate, allspice and black licorice notes.  It’s the quality you'd expect from a Cabernet. For a Gold Medal winner, a $12.99 retail price when it drinks like a $25-50 bottle is a very impressive wine.


     Mazzocco


    Be sure to take advantage of our wine selection during the wine sale!  For 5 days only, all of your favorite wines could be yours at 20% off!  Or you might take the chance to try something new.  At these prices, you can afford to!

    Cheers from Grocery Outlet!

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  • 2012 Bobbleheads!

    Back by popular demand!  Introducing our 2012 Second Edition Bobbleheads!
    Last year, we launched our bobblehead promotion with our frugal friends, Ben, Tammy, Doug, and Lois.  It was so popular that we brought it back for 2012, but with all-new, limited 2nd edition bobbleheads!

     

     2012 Bobbleheads

    Next week, we’ll be releasing the 2012 Ben Saven, but in the meantime, we wanted to give you a little preview and instructions on how you can take home your own FREE bobbleheads.

    Here’s how:
    With every $25 purchase*, you will earn a Bobble Buck on your cash register receipt.  Collect FIVE Bobble Bucks and receive a FREE bobblehead.
    *Excludes alcohol and gift card purchases.

    • Limited to stock on hand
    • Sorry, no rainchecks
    • Limit of 4 per character per customer
    • Not available on commercial sales
    • Maximum 20 Bobble Bucks per transaction

    We got extra this year so we wouldn’t run out as quickly, but our bobble friends are available for a limited time only, so be sure to stop in to get yours as they are released!

    Ben Saven – available October 8th
    Tammy Underspend – available October 22nd
    Doug – available November 5th
    Lois Prices – available November 19th


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  • Fan Fiesta Sweepstakes!

    We're happy to announce our Fan Fiesta Sweepstakes, where you can enter to win a 2012 Ford Fiesta and several other great prizes!  Celebrate with us by entering our contest—click here to get started:

    Enter Fan Fiesta Contest!


    Fan Fiesta Puppets

     

     


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  • Bargain TV: Wine Sale Reviews

    Wow! 20% off every bottle in the store! It only happens twice a year and the time is now. Watch this week's Bargain TV as Christopher reviews just 3 of the hundreds of different wines available at our Big Wine Event.




    So, thoughts on Chris's beard? Or your favorite wine? Leave a comment and let us know!

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  • Semi-Annual Wine Sale!

    Starting tomorrow, March 7th, wine is 20% off at Grocery Outlet!  For 5 days only, from March 7th-11th, all wine company-wide is 20% off.  With this discount added to Grocery Outlet’s everyday low prices, you can save from 40-70% off what you’d pay conventionally.  Come in and stock up!

     

    20% off Wine Sale

    And here are some tasting notes on some great wines we currently have in stock to give you some ideas on what to get during the sale:

    The 2008 Renwood “Red Label” Barbera displays aromas of black currant and cola. On the palate, the wine has more tannin than we normally see in a Barbera, with a smooth core of dark fruit flavors, and crisp acidity—this varietal’s signature trait.  A finish that lingers, with flavors of plum and cassis, balances the wine.  
    Grocery Outlet price: $3.99
    With 20% off discount: $3.19
    Save $5.80—65% off the retail price!   

    The Bixler Vineyards Union Island Red Table Wine exhibits rich, ripe, forward fruit, with flavors of ripe cherries, plums and berries, with a hint of French oak. This hearty wine is very approachable, pairing nicely with most any grilled red meat, sausages, winter stews or soups, pizza or marinara pasta dishes.
    Grocery Outlet price: $2.99
    With 20% off discount: $2.39
    You save $7.60—76% off the retail price!

    The Bixler Vineyards Union Island White Table Wine smells of citrus, with rich, ripe fruit and flavors of grapefruit and a hint of banana. No oak was used during aging, allowing the ripe fruit to be fully expressed in the finished wine.  This white wine blend will complement grilled chicken, pasta with pesto or white sauce, or any fish dish.
    Grocery Outlet price: $2.99
    With 20% off discount: $2.39
    You save $7.60—76% off the retail price!

    If you’re a chocolate lover, the best wine to drink with chocolate is chocolate wine!  Recommended by The Seattle Times, Chocolate Shop Red Wine is a deep, ruby red wine blended with rich, velvety chocolate. Inviting aromas of black cherry and dark chocolate combine in the glass and continue on the palate surrounded by hints of cocoa powder.  
    Grocery Outlet price: $9.99
    With 20% off discount: $7.99
    You save $7—47% off the retail price!

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  • All Wrapped Up

    Bargain TV's Christopher explains how you can save big on your holiday wrapping paper and gets a little out of control with his wrapping enjoyment!




    So you tell us, turkey or tofurkey?

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  • Crock-Pot Cook Off!

    With the chillier weather, Crock-Pot recipes are high in demand.  In our latest episode of Bargain TV, Chris announces the winning Crock-Pot recipe from last week's contest (which we're posting below). Also, look for sneak peeks of Doug the bobblehead and Chris's favorite wine picks for our upcoming 20% Wine Sale!




    Jeana's Winning Crock Pot Recipe

    1 & 1/2 lbs meat (usually ground beef) of your choice from the fresh Grocery Outlet Meat Case
    1 yellow onion
    2-3 carrots or bag of GO baby carrots
    2 large russet potatoes
    2 cups beef or chicken broth
    1 cup water (or red wine)
    2 cans kidney beans
    splash of Lea and Perrins
    salt and pepper to taste

    1. Cut up veggies and meat into sizeable chunks, throw in the crockpot
    2. Add liquid ingredients and beans
    3. Add salt and pepper
    4. Cook for 4(high)-8(low) hours (the longer it cooks, the better the flavor!)
    5. Enjoy!


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  • Tammy's Special Savings

    A little bit country, and a little bit rock 'n roll, Tammy Underspend is introduced in Christopher's latest Bargain TV video.  If you haven't met Tammy yet, you should know that she's a mom, a bargain hunter, and a great singer.  Check out Chris's latest video for more on Tammy, and the bargains you'll find this week at Grocery Outlet.

     



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  • The Buck Starts Here

    You know the saying, “The buck stops here”?   Well, at Grocery Outlet, the buck starts here!  In our stores, you can get a lot of things for just $1.  

    This weekend, April 29th-May 1st, we’re celebrating the almighty buck with our Buck-O-Rama event!  Stop in and see what you can get for a dollar or under.

     

    Buck-O-Rama

    Here are some ideas:
    •   Hamburger Helper in assorted varieties is just 99 cents. You save up to $2.30.
    •   32 oz Ocean Spray Juices, just 99 cents. Save up to $1.
    •   And check this out…Get 1 lb of strawberries for just $1!  3 lbs of apples* for only $1!  Wow!

    *Varieties vary by region.

    See you this weekend!  And don’t forget—Grocery Outlet: the buck starts here.

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  • Bargain Buck Promotion

    Keep your eye out on your receipts at Grocery Outlet!  Some lucky customers will receive Bargain Bucks printed on selected receipts between now and April 28th.


     Bargain Buck


    Be sure to save these Bargain Bucks because they can be spent like cash (except certain categories restricted by state, like alcohol and dairy) at our celebration of the buck—Buck-O-Rama, which will take place Friday, April 29th through Sunday, May 1st.

    There is no limit to how many you can spend per purchase (i.e., if you have 10 bargain bucks, you can use them to purchase $10 of merchandise!  Remember the tax!)

    Also, they have no cash value, so you will not receive change should your purchase be less than the number of bucks you spend, so spend more than you have to maximize the value!

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