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The grocery-store chain Mariano’s (Chicago) has opened its largest supermarket store. Located at 2323 Capital Drive in...

Supermarket pushing forward with new category

Supermarket chain Meijer (Grand Rapids, Mich.) is looking to capture some of the clothing and shoe market from superstore...

Upscale supermarket looks beyond Chicago

Mariano’s (Chicago) has set its sights on more Chicago locations and a possible expansion outside of the Windy City,...

Objective has increased customer-staff interaction

Safeway, Inc. (Pleasanton, Calif.), which operates 1600 supermarkets in the U.S. and Canada, is redesigning its...

Pared-back supermarket interiors may mean low prices, but they also mean lackluster store environments

Currently, U.K. food retailers are in a bit of a spin. They’re finally waking up to the fact that German discounters Aldi...

First Camden, N.J., market in 30 years

The owner of five ShopRite supermarkets in southwest New Jersey has announced plans to open a 75,000-square-foot store in...

Rule number one about merchandising for men: If you don’t make it easy, you don’t make it.

Men like to buy. They just don’t like to shop. Make it logical and intuitive for them to find what they’re looking for...

Today’s grocery shoppers want inviting environments and specialty offerings – never mind all those boxes of cereal.

The survey asks, “What one supermarket issue is most important to customers?” Your likely answer may be: Service.

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In-store restaurant offers burgers and seafood within 10 minutes

Wegmans Food Markets (Rochester, N.Y.) has introduced its latest concept, a fast casual restaurant featuring 120 seats...

Price still rules the grocery sector. But the rising popularity of private-label brands and diverse store concepts are proving to be viable recession-busting strategies.

Grocers have been busy over the last few years trying to keep up with shoppers’ changing habits. While a few years ago,...

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