Coin shortage forces some shoppers to pay electronically
Geoff Aaron is like many customers at Meijer Grocery stores across Metro Detroit. Several stores have signs posted on their doors, for everyone to see. The signs say Due to the national coin shortage, self-checkout registers are electronic payment only. I dont, carrying cash now a days, especially with the, (you know) I mostly use my card anyways, said Aaron. While we understand this effort may be frustrating to some customers, its necessary to manage the impact of the coin shortage on our stores.
Kroger Pickup to accept SNAP benefits amid pandemic
(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. Kroger Family of Companies announced Thursday that its Michigan Kroger Pickup services will accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. MORE: Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s where we stand todayKroger Pickup is a service that allows customers to order their groceries online and pick them up curbside at their Kroger store for minimal human contact. Click here to learn more on Kroger’s website. MORE: Kroger coronavirus plans: Customer limit, one-way aisles, masks, wellness checks, more