Coborn’s operate 40 supermarkets (27 Coborn’s, 10 Cash Wise warehouse stores and three Save-A-Lots); 34 convenience stores (18 Little Duke’s adjacent to supermarkets and 16 freestanding Holiday Stationstores locations); seven freestanding video stores; five freestanding liquor stores; four freestanding pharmacies; two Ace Hardware stores; and one Subway. It also operates CobornsDelivers, a home-delivery business.
Cash Wise Foods is the name of the concept that Coborn’s Inc. has used to expand into the booming oil fields of North Dakota, but it could also be used to describe the company’s prudent investment strategy....More
Supermarkets are highly selective in adding natural and organic products, but they are more likely to embrace items from brands that truly understand their needs. That was the consensus of a panel discussing this topic during the Supermarket News Health and Wellness Summit at Expo West in Anaheim....More
A 20-SKU basket shopped for via the click-and-collect service at a Coborn’s in Minneapolis and Lunds & Byerly’s 15 miles away in Maple Grove, Minn., was less expensive at Coborn’s each week of a three-week collection period....More