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.
The demand for gluten-free products has transformed supermarket shelves over the past few years. As consumers increasingly seek out fresh, minimally processed foods, though, many retailers wonder how they can keep the momentum going....More
Coborn’s, Inc. said that it was raising its minimum hourly wage to $9.50 per hour — a rate 5.5% higher than the minimum wage in its home state of Minnesota, and “significantly higher” than the other states in which the retailer operates stores....More