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Old 07-17-2016, 02:23 PM
 
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I wonder what the life expectancy of Food Lion #817, Trent East Crossing, 935 US Highway 70 East, New Bern, North Carolina 28560-6535, could be after Harris Teeter at Carolina Colours opens.
That Food Lion will remain busy because of it's low, everyday prices. Not everyone can afford HT's steep price points!
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Old 07-17-2016, 02:29 PM
 
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I doubt Food Lion's extra high prices would be considered low, everyday prices.
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Old 07-17-2016, 04:56 PM
 
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If there's a Food Lion I would be worrying about, it would be the one on MLK Jr Blvd and McCarthy Drive, not the one in James City. It's sandwiched right in between Walmart, Harris Teeter, and Publix
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Old 07-17-2016, 05:09 PM
 
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Food Lion #1368, McCarthy Crossing, 3301 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, New Bern, North Carolina 28562-5222, will struggle.
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Old 07-17-2016, 08:17 PM
 
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I doubt Food Lion's extra high prices would be considered low, everyday prices.
Extra high prices? Huh? Their prices are low--especially compared to HT. HT is the most overpriced grocer in the area.
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Old 07-17-2016, 09:30 PM
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Extra high prices? Huh? Their prices are low--especially compared to HT. HT is the most overpriced grocer in the area.
The secret to HT is to get their emails, and plan you shopping around the weekly specials.

They have enough over time that you can pretty much shop specials alone. I routinely save 40 - 50%, of course, that is off the higher initial prices, but still, it is not too bad if you shop specials only. The key is to stay with the specials!

And I agree, FL is almost always way cheaper than HT.
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Old 07-18-2016, 03:21 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Extra high prices? Huh? Their prices are low--especially compared to HT. HT is the most overpriced grocer in the area.
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And I agree, FL is almost always way cheaper than HT.
I do not know what ship you are sailing in. I know Food Lion's stores in the western Carolinas have higher prices than Ingle's, Publix, and Walmart. That could be a reason for having fewer stores.
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Old 07-18-2016, 05:56 PM
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Escape: When is the CC HT opening?
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Old 07-18-2016, 09:07 PM
 
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Harris Teeter at Carolina Colours is projected to open by October.
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Old 07-19-2016, 07:09 AM
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Harris Teeter at Carolina Colours is projected to open by October.
Thanks! Do you know if the existing one is going to stay until the Market thing opens, or is it going to stay forever, highly unlikely, but I don't know.
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