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Best Time to Go Grocery Shopping

The best day of the week to shop for groceries is Wednesday, says di Vincenzo. Sales typically start on Wednesdays, and managers make sure shelves are stocked and their stores are properly staffed on that day. Shop at 7 p.m. or later and you may even get an aisle all to yourself. The after-work crowd has gone home by then, and stores start discounting the day's blueberry muffins, mac 'n' cheese, ripe pears and other perishables that they'd rather sell than toss.