LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets here said last week that it has ended its 12-year test of offering convenience stores and fuel centers alongside its traditional supermarkets, citing a desire to focus on its core business.
CHICAGO – The grand reopening of a downtown Jewel-Osco here is the first of more than 25 remodels planned for the market that feature expanded service and more perishable offerings and specialty product.
WASHINGTON — Problems with the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program this month appeared to be a series of coincidences with unfortunate timing, as the temporary partial government shutdown, the closure of military commissaries and a technical glitch all converged to cause challenges for retailers and consumers alike.
MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu here said Thursday that second-quarter sales and profits improved over year-ago results due to cost controls and gains from its service agreements with the retail stores it sold to Albertsons.
SALISBURY, N.C. — As part of an agreement to outsource some technology functions, 58 Delhaize employees — half here and half in Scarborough, Maine, will leave the company to work for IBM, a spokeswoman for Delhaize told SN.
CHESTER, Pa. — Philabundance, a nonprofit agency that seeks to reduce hunger in the Delaware Valley region near Philadelphia, has opened what has been described as the nation’s first nonprofit supermarket here.