Commissaries to bring savings and exciting events this June

FORT LEE, Va. , 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — June will bring more than hot temperatures for commissary patrons looking for plenty of promotional savings and exciting events, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “Our customers will be treated to fun, spectacular events with super summer savings in the mix,” said Tracie Russ. […]

Special savings at commissaries throughout May for Military Appreciation Month

Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, case lot sales, Cinco de Mayo take center stage for commissary savings in May FORT LEE, Va., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whether it’s for case lot sales, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day or more, commissaries will be offering special savings throughout May for Military Appreciation Month. “We want […]

Commissaries celebrates the Month of the Military Child with giveaways and savings this April

FORT LEE, Va., 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissaries are observing April, the Month of the Military Child, with giveaways and savings for the entire family. “At the Defense Commissary Agency, we do all we can to provide our military children and their families with significant savings on groceries and household items,” said Tracie Russ, […]

Defense Commissary Agency supports “Military Saves Week” Feb. 27 – March 4

FORT LEE, Va., 2017-Feb-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary shoppers tend to be savvy shoppers – they know the best grocery deals in town are found on their commissary store’s shelves. That’s been true for almost 150 years, since commissaries began offering groceries to all service members in July of 1867. Today (Feb. 16, […]

Commissary Agency kicks off 150th anniversary celebration

FORT LEE, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Patrons can expect to see special promotions, contests and a lot of birthday flair as the Defense Commissary Agency and its industry partners kick off the 150th anniversary celebration of the modern commissary benefit. “From now through the actual July 1 anniversary date, commissaries worldwide will highlight […]

Commissaries offer great promotions to save on holiday groceries

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Special in-store promotions and your Rewards Card make the commissary the place to go to save on holiday groceries, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “Our commissaries are full of great promotions for the holidays,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA sales director. “Customers will […]

Commissaries recognize all military this November with special promotions and annual free turkey event worldwide

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissaries worldwide are featuring special promotions in November including high-value coupon booklets for free frozen turkeys that help recognize the sacrifices of military service. “Our military families face hardships each and every day, whether it is another deployment separating families, trying to make ends meet on […]

Commissary in partnership with Military OneSource offers free reusable shopping bags to shoppers

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary shoppers can get free reusable shopping bags imprinted with important contact information about services available to them thanks to a partnership with Military OneSource. Beginning Oct. 28, commissary patrons worldwide will receive the free shopping bags, distributed one-per-customer while supplies last. Military OneSource distributed 4,800 […]

The Defense Commissary Agency to host the military resale partnership event, Your Healthy Lifestyle Festival on July 1-31

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Defense Commissary Agency will host the military resale partnership event, Your Healthy Lifestyle Festival, July 1-31 at commissaries worldwide. This annual event will feature discounted prices on produce at commissary farmers markets, savings on workout equipment and apparel at exchanges, health screenings at local clinics, and […]

Commissaries to offer special savings in May

FORT LEE, Va. ,2016-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissaries are offering special savings in May with case lot events and promotions celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Military Appreciation Month, Memorial Day and more. “We can’t thank our service members and military family members enough for all they do to preserve our rights to freedom […]

Defense Commissary Agency kicks off spring National Case Lot Sale events

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Apr-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Military members and their families in the U.S. wanting to load up on savings only need to venture as far as their local store during the Defense Commissary Agency’s spring National Case Lot Sale event. “You cannot find a better deal than our case lot events to […]

This April Commissaries observe Month of the Military Child with savings, giveaways and nutritional tours

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Savings, giveaways and nutritional tours for the entire family are on tap for April as commissaries worldwide observe Month of the Military Child. “We know military family life is made better thanks to the commissary benefit, and we’re all about providing our customers with great values, […]

It’s frozen food month at commissaries

FORT LEE, Va., 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s no wonder commissaries are highlighting frozen foods during March, considering the variety, value and convenience of items from pizza, entrées and breakfast foods to lots of vegetables in between. “Every March is frozen food month at commissaries, and while our stores go all out creating exciting […]

DeCA director: commissary is the place to go to save on holiday groceries

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holidays are right around the corner and special in-store promotions make the commissary the place to go to save on holiday groceries, according to the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “We have some great promotions lined up for the holiday season,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA sales […]

Commissaries worldwide feature a lineup of great promotions throughout November

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-10-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Military appreciation and November go together like turkey and gravy as commissaries worldwide feature a lineup of great promotions throughout the month, including high-value coupon booklets for free frozen turkeys. “November is National Military Family Appreciation Month and more at commissaries,” said Tracie Russ, the Defense Commissary […]

DeCA sales director Tracie Russ: Store promotions, giveaways and more opportunities for discounts and savings during October

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — October represents the unofficial start of the holiday season for commissary customers who want to see store promotions, giveaways and more opportunities for discounts beyond their usual 30 percent or more savings, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales. “Whether it is celebrating Oktoberfest with friends or […]

DeCA’s director of sales Tracie Russ: The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina underscores the importance of being prepared for any crisis

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Ten years ago on Aug. 25, Hurricane Katrina began its historic path of destruction through the Gulf Coast, making landfall near Miami. When its rampage through southeast Louisiana, coastal Mississippi, Florida, Alabama and Georgia was done, Katrina would become one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural […]

Commissary kicks off the “Back to School” sales event this August

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-7-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Your commissary is kicking off the “Back to School” sales event in August by focusing on healthy family breakfasts, fresh-packed school lunches and after-school snacks that children can prepare themselves. You’ll find lots of healthy products in all categories that fit right into a school day. “Promoting lean […]

Commissary Value Brands program now has nearly 500 products available at savings comparable to low-cost private label items in commercial stores

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-7-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Six months into the start of the Commissary Value Brands program, patrons now have nearly 500 products available at savings comparable to low-cost private label items in commercial stores. Since the emergence of the Value Brands’ signature orange label in December, the Defense Commissary Agency has elevated the […]

Commissary Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sale returns this spring

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mention case lot sales and commissary patrons start lining up for the opportunity to save up to 50 percent or more on club-pack and full-case items. Known as the Commissary Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sale, the springtime version of this twice-yearly event will unfold at stateside stores, […]

Commissaries to celebrate the Month of the Military Child with giveaways and savings for the entire family this April

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — April is Month of the Military Child and commissaries are celebrating with giveaways and savings for the entire family. “Children in military households face unique challenges because of the demands of military life,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA’s sales director. “So, at the Defense Commissary Agency, we want to […]

Frozen food month during March at DeCA

FORT LEE, Va., 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Great savings on frozen food items highlighted by specially decorated frozen food departments can mean only one thing for commissary shoppers. It’s March – frozen food month! “Our customers love Frozen Food Month,” said Tracie Russ, DeCA’s sales director. “They have good reasons to stock up on […]

Commissaries worldwide celebrate Veterans Day with exclusive savings events

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-11-5— /EPR Retail News/ — Commissaries worldwide are offering exclusive savings events leading up to Veterans Day. During what’s billed as the “Support Your Veterans Day Sales Event,” stores are collaborating with their industry partners to offer exclusive savings through in-store sales promotions including high-value coupons and other discounts beyond the everyday 30 percent […]