Pickup-only concept Addie’s opens first store in Massachusetts

A pickup-only grocer called Addie’s is now fulfilling orders in Massachusetts and aims to open 2,000 stores in the next decade. Addie’s efficient layout and stocking software provide a better customer experience and enable the store to serve hundreds of customers each hour. The Boston Globe

Rouses Markets to open a store in Baton Rouge food desert

Rouses Markets executives and Baton Rouge leadership broke ground on a new store at the intersection of Florida Boulevard and North Ardenwood Drive, a location that city leaders say will help redevelop a major street and make a dent in the food deserts of North Baton Rouge. The Advocate

Stop & Shop invests big in NYC remodels, food programs

Stop & Shop Supermarket is spending more than $140 million on remodels and food security programs in New York City. The company has signed on as a sponsor for the Food Bank for New York City’s mobile pantry and has partnered with Montefiore Medical Center and Quincy Asian Resources to expand the Stop & Shop […]

Atlanta looks to turn struggling malls into job centers

Faced with a number of struggling shopping centers, economic developers in Atlanta are looking to transform some into job centers that includes opportunities for health care providers, housing, grocery stores and restaurants. KC Conway with the commercial real estate forecasting firm Red Shoe Economics said the challenges the city’s malls face stem from the growth […]

Fareway Stores continues to grow in Midwest

After opening a location in Rockwell City, Iowa, this year, Fareway Stores is continuing to expand in its home state with the groundbreaking of two stores this week and a plan to open another location in Waukee, Iowa. The grocer is expanding its presence across the Midwest with a recent store opening in Nebraska, a […]