Whole Foods Market opened Tuesday in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, bringing along a host of local food vendors and establishing another destination for foodies in one of the city’s trendiest neighborhoods.
Company and local dignitaries cut the ribbon officially opening a Harveys Supermarket in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday morning — after an overnight conversion from another Southeastern Grocers banner, Bi-Lo.
"It’s a brave new world of grocery shoppers with nearly everyone getting in on the act of shopping for food." That was the message delivered by FMI president and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin in her analysis of “2016 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends” at this year’s FMI Connect in Chicago.
Reader’s of SN’s Daily newsletter also found interest in Southeastern’s new Hispanic format, Walmart’s international leadership changes and Growth List profiles of Sprouts, Smart & Final and Save-A-Lot.