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Cart runners: Festival Foods parking lot superheroes

By Katherine Donnellan, Front end manager, Festival Foods Darboy

Weekend Forecast:

Friday: sunny, high of 50 degrees

Saturday: partly cloudy, expect freezing rain and sleet, high of 35 degrees

Sunday: sunny, flurries possible in the morning, temperature could drop as low as minus 45 degrees by early evening

While that kind of forecast is probably not much of a shock to anyone living in Wisconsin, freezing rain, sleet, and even subzero temperatures that reach as

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(Bunny) hopping into March

March is here and that means the Easter Bunny is on his way.

Festival Foods locations across the state will host E.B., the Master of All Colored Eggs, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. The annual Bunny Hop features everything from treats to activities to photos with the Easter Bunny for children 8 and under.

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Our guests at

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Best Bagger Championship

Festival Foods expert bagger Mai Her #festfoods

Mai on the competition stage.

 

Festival Foods expert bagger Mai Her came in fourth place in the Best Bagger Championship during this week’s National Grocers Association conference in Las Vegas.

By making it to the final round of the contest, Mai took home $1,000.

The Sheboygan store bagger was the third person in Wisconsin Grocers Association history to make it

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‘Festival Foods’ bagger could be the nation’s best

We know Festival Foods has great baggers at our stores across the state, but now one of our baggers may officially be the best in the country.

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Mai, a bagger at the Festival Foods in Sheboygan, will be among nearly 30 baggers from across the country participating in the National Grocers Association Best Bagger Championship on February 9 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. Mai

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Working in a Retail Wonderland!

Working in a Retail Wonderland!

‘Tis the season for Santa and snowflakes, Christmas lights and Christmas cookies, reindeer and wrapping paper, and festive decorations and family traditions. It’s also the time of year when people working retail and customer service jobs (think grocery stores, shopping malls, restaurants, etc.) work long days to meet the needs of guests and the demands of the business. During the past few

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Happy Halloween!

 

OCT_FE1_2We’ve reached the time of year where crisp, colorful leaves crunch beneath our feet when walking outside, scarecrows, gourds, bats, and spider webs decorate our homes, and families and friends spend hours carving carefully designed images and silly faces into pumpkins and picking out the perfect Halloween costume. Many families have taken day trips to a local Pumpkin Patch, some have visited a Haunted House, and most

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Team Festival Represents!

Team Festival

Team Festival is ready for the competition to start. Look at all the yellow shirts!

I bag my own groceries when I go to the store because I enjoy it. I used to play Tetris for hours as a kid and bagging groceries sort of feels like a live, grown up version of Tetris to me. When I had the opportunity to attend the WGA Expo

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A Gift for Every Occasion

giftcardsSchool has started. Football season is here. Many guests have already purchased pumpkins and gourds, and we get almost daily requests for fresh apple cider (For those of you anxiously waiting—it should be available early October!). Fall is certainly in the air! With the transition from summer to fall comes cooler weather, gorgeous fall colors outside, and, more often than not, a jam-packed back-to-school-schedule that leaves many

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Who is the Best Bagger of Them All?!

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Congratulations to the finalists from our recent Market Bag-Off Competition!

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Locked out!

locked_out1It’s happened to many of us at least once…

You shop, go through the checkout to pay for the $100+ worth of items in your cart and then walk out the store and across the parking lot to your car. Your plan is to unload the bags into your car as quickly as possible so you can get to your next destination, wherever that may be. Somewhere

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