Maybe the Azzolina and Scaduto families that run Food Circus-Foodtown bought a marketing program that spits out rewards for products their customers like, but the “NOT COUPONS” I received the last couple of days are not motivating me to fill the freezer by Thursday by purchasing another $350.19 worth of groceries.
The four sticks of free butter if I spend $350.19 by Thursday doesn’t make me feel appreciated either.
That their staff greets with me a smile and some of them know me by name makes me feel appreciated. The gift cards, free turkeys or hams, at Thanksgiving and Christmas make me feel appreciated. But I would shop there even if they didn’t do those giveaways.
That Food Circus-Foodtown opened in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, before they had power, so that Bayshore residents could get non-perishable food, really makes me appreciate them.
Lou Scaduto and his team run a fine business. They missed the mark with this promotion.