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

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 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


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