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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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October Grocery Store Trends

on 9.30.2014 at 7:51am
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It’s October and Fall is in the air! I’m glad pumpkins will be on sale this month! I’m excited for homemade Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Pancakes…basically everything pumpkin! In addition to pumpkin, here is what you should buy this month based on October grocery store trends.

If you are looking for a source that constantly updates, check out the National Fruit & Vegetable Retail Report issued by the government every couple of weeks. This report gives the top 10 fruits and vegetables and the national percentage of which fruits and vegetables are in store ads.

Note: October is NOT the month to buy any electronic equipment.  All of these will go lower in November and December and you will regret the price you pay this month.

What should you look at buying and stocking up on this month?

Fruits

Grapes
Pears
Pumpkins
Apples
Cantaloupe
Cranberries

Vegetables

Eggplant
Sweet Potatoes
Turnips
Winter Squash
Zucchini
Beets
Bell Peppers
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cauliflower
Chard

Other Items

Candy
Spices
Pumpkin Items
Sugar
Flour
Clearance Grills & Patio Furniture
Clearance Summer Toys, Swim etc.
Vacations (buy ahead for next year)
Camping Gear

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    • http://www.fruitfulvegan.com Lezlie C Johns-Hammer

      Thank you so much for this tip!

    • angie

      thank you!!

    • Stephanie Mullens

      Yeah it is pumpkin season again!