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 […]

Whole Foods opens permanent dark store in NYC

Whole Foods Market has chosen Brooklyn, New York as the site of its first permanent dark store to fulfill online grocery orders, which are still seeing robust growth as the pandemic continues. The Amazon-owned grocer said this store had been planned even before the outbreak started, and could lead to other locations. Read the USA […]

Southeastern Grocers selling 23 Bi-Lo, Harveys stores

Southeastern Grocers has agreed to sell 23 of its Bi-Lo and Harveys stores in Georgia and South Carolina to independent operator B&T Foods and Alex Lee, a grocery wholesaler and retailer. Although financial arrangements weren’t released, the deal is expected to close within two months and calls for B&T to acquire one Harveys and two […]

BJ’s plans new stores

BJ’s Wholesale plans to open two new stores in Long Island and Newburgh, New York, by early 2021. Read the Progressive Grocer story here

Giant Eagle launches contactless store

Giant Eagle has debuted its first contactless store, converting a Pittsburgh-area location to offer only curbside pickup service for online orders. Shopper requests will be compiled by employees, who will then load them into customers’ cars. Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story here