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Chicago"s grocery list gets shorter: Fewer stores in area

Grocers aren't stocking up on new stores in Chi.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 12th, 2017

Aldi will spend $180 million remodeling most of its Chicago-area stores

Aldi, one of the fastest growing grocery chains .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 16th, 2017

Meijer to launch grocery delivery this summer in Chicago-area stores

Meijer will offer a new home delivery servic.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMar 9th, 2017

Four Colorado pet stores acquired

Four Colorado pet shot stores have been acquired by a Chicago-area pet shop chain. Bentley's Pet Stuff of Long Grove, Illinois, said it's acquired the four Muttz Pet Goods and Gifts, located in Firestone, Broomfield, Westminister, and Thornton, for an .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

Toys R Us starting liquidation sales at 144 stores, including 6 in Chicago area

Liquidation sales are starting today at Toys.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 7th, 2018

7 Chicago-area Toys R Us stores to close after holiday "missteps"

Toys R Us, a nostalgic favorite even as many .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 24th, 2018

6 Chicago-area Sam"s Club stores to close

Sam’s Club is closing 63 stores across the co.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 11th, 2018

Sears to shutter 103 additional locations, including one in Clermont

Sears will shutter 103 Sears and Kmart Stores in early 2018 as it looks to update its business model. The Chicago-area-based retailer said Thursday that it will close the Sears store at 1002 E. Highway 50 in Clermont, as well as two other Florida st.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2018

Sears to shutter 103 additional locations, including 1 in Houston

Sears Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD) will shutter 103 Sears and Kmart Stores — including one in Houston — in early 2018 as it looks to update its business model. The Chicago-area-based retailer said Jan. 4 that it will close the Sears store at t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2018

Macy"s faces another round of store closings

Macy's has not been doing so well lately. The company told Business Insider that it will have fewer than 30 stores on their list of closing stores for this week. In August, Macy's.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 3rd, 2018

Shoppers can expect more change in Chicago"s grocery stores in 2018

Walking the grocery aisles with Jewel-Osco President D.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 29th, 2017

U.S. department stores tap brakes on stocking for holiday season

CHICAGO (Reuters) - This holiday season, retailers are making a list, checking it twice, and then ordering less for U.S. shoppers. With foot traffic at their stores in decline, department stores that would hav.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2017

Two Milwaukee sites among locations pitched for Amazon HQ2

Cities like Chicago have trumpeted the full list of locations they pitched to Amazon.com for its second headquarters, while Milwaukee-area officials stuck to a more conservative approach and said nothing publicly......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2017

This grocery store chain is investing millions into its Nashville stores

Nashville-area Aldi locations are getting an upgrade, as the discount grocer pumps $25 million into 16 stores. The investments are part of the company's plan to spend $1.6 billion on its stores across the country. According to a news release, the grocer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2017

Westlake Ace Hardware hammers out deal for Chicago-area stores

Lenexa-based Westlake Ace Hardware Inc. is entering a new market with its latest acquisition. Westlake, which has 108 stores in seven states, is making its first foray into Illinois and the Chicago area. The hardware chain is acquiring seven stor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2017

Grocer wrapping up renovations of 2 Dayton-area stores

As grocery competition continues to ratchet up, a ALDI is wrapping up renovations of two Dayton-area locations. The German-based grocery chain will unveil next week remodeled stores in both Greenville and Wapakoneta. The Greenville store renovation.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Grocery stores are facing a new challenge and it"s not just Amazon

Zoe ZaissIn the pre-digital era, people shopped for groceries by making a list of things they needed before heading out to a supermarket or other store to purchase them. Perhaps they were influenced by newspaper circulars, television .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2017

Why Amazon is such a threat to the grocery industry

How could a price drop at a chain with fewer than 500 stores scare a market with 38,000 of them?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 26th, 2017

Dayton-area Fresh Thyme stores hiring as part of company-wide expansion

The Dayton-area locations of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market grocery stores are hosting job fairs this week as part of a company-wide initiative to grow the chain across the Midwest over the next five years. The Downers Grove, Illinois-based Fresh Thyme ha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2017

Grocery stores in Chicago are in crisis

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 17th, 2017

Wal-Mart shuffles U.S. leadership teams in food, merchandising

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced changes to its food leadership team in an internal memo, as it prepares for increased competition with grocery rivals and remains caught in a price war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 31st, 2017