grocery-shopping

How to Do Costco as a Single Person

Few things can make a person feel more single and alone than meandering through the towering aisles of a Costco superstore, searching for some nutrients…

Why Men Feel Like They Have to Carry All Their Groceries Inside in One Trip

“The fewer trips to and fro the better,” answers Frank. “I’d say it’s stubbornness,” says G.J. “It’s a ‘macho’ thing,” adds Carlton. “Mostly, I think it’s laziness,” admits Douglas….

The Awkward Science of Designing Packaging For Embarrassing Products

If you’ve ever stood in a long line at the supermarket with a box of hemorrhoid cream, penile ointment or maybe a morning-after pill, you’ve…

Yes, There’s A National Award for Bagging Groceries. And I’m Your Reigning Champ

The inaugural National Grocers Association “Best Bagger Championship” in 1987 — aka “The Texas/Oklahoma Checkout Shootout” — featured two contestants and Terry Bradshaw as the master of ceremonies. The…