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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

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

Starbucks to close all 379 Teavana stores, including 10 in the Chicago area

Starbucks s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2017

Supervalu Shares Rose 49 Cents

A Minnesota-based grocery company is making a power play in the Chicago area, stepping into the void being left by the bankrupt Central Grocers, a nearly century-old grocery cooperative that’s closed up shop. Supervalu.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 27th, 2017

Dayton-area grocery store getting $1M renovation

Across the U.S., the chain plans to invest $1.6 billion in remodeling more than 1,300 of its stores......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2017

This is the One Company That Both Trump and Clinton Voters Love Equally

Hint: It just bought a huge chain of grocery stores. In a list of companies with the most positive impa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 28th, 2017

Comcast launches mobile phone service with kiosks in 6 Chicago-area stores

Comcast is looking to make waves in the wire.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 27th, 2017

Meet JoJo, Jewel-Osco"s new mascot

Chicago area grocery store shoppers may soon.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 27th, 2017

Sears reportedly adds 2 Houston-area stores to closure list

Sears Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD) reportedly plans to close another 20 stores nationwide, including two in Houston. Business Insider reports that Sears’ Baybrook Mall location and its store at 9570 Southwest Freeway on the list of closures announce.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Aldi planning $37 million in remodels for Milwaukee-area stores

Milwaukee-area customers will soon be able to expect more fresh produce, expanded organic offerings and a sleeker shopping atmosphere at their local Aldi supermarket. That's because the low-cost grocery chain is planning to infuse its Milwaukee-area s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2017

As more competition arrives, Aldi will give its KC-area stores a $30M upgrade

Aldi is giving its grocery stores a makeover and plans to invest more than $30 million in the Kansas City market. The store renovations are part of a $1.6 billion capital improvement plan nationwide and will include more space for fresh fruits and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2017

Retail bankruptcies push available anchor store space to new high in Chicago area

Seeing a lot of big, empty stores? It's not jus.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 22nd, 2017

Chicago-area supermarkets lose checkout sales to cell phones

To keep my business edge, I'm always looking out for key trends and unexpected (or unusual) connections and correlations in the marketplace. Recently, while stuck in a slow-moving checkout line at my local grocery store, I noticed that I, and others.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2017

Germany"s Lidl prepares to enter U.S. supermarket wars

CHICAGO (Reuters) - German discount supermarket chain Lidl is set to open its first set of U.S. stores this summer, raising the stakes for American grocery chain operators who have been caught in an intense price war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 12th, 2017