Get smarter about grocery shopping. These tips could change your family shopping—and eating—habits.
What your grocer isn’t telling you
Whether you know them by name, or it’s your first time in a new grocery store, those workers with colorful smocks and name tags aren’t about to spill all their best kept, on-the-job secrets. Luckily, Reader’s Digest was able to convince a few experts to fill us in on what the people behind the scenes know about grocery shopping.
If you hate crowds and lines…
…shop at dinnertime (5 to 9 p.m.) or even later. Only 4 percent of shoppers hit the aisles between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m. The least crowded day of the week? Wednesday.