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• In Minnesota, the Star Tribune reports that "Thursday is the new Sunday in the eyes of Cub Foods. Prices in weekly ads that display sale items used to be in effect Sunday through the following Saturday. Early last month, Cub Foods changed the ad cycle to Thursday through Wednesday."

The story says that the switch was made because Saturday and Sunday are the busiest shopping days, and displays were being changed at a time when it was more problematic for shoppers. "We feel bad there’s been a concern about the change, but the change is rooted in doing what’s best for customers,” says Cub Foods spokesman Jeff Swanson.

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