Store Formats http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6733/more en Fresh Thyme store may open its doors ahead of schedule http://supermarketnews.com/fresh-thyme-store-may-open-its-doors-ahead-schedule <div class="node-body link-body">Fairview Heights (Ill.) consumers may not have to wait till spring to shop at an organic grocery store. Fresh Thyme Farmers Market may open its doors by January or December.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/fresh-thyme-store-may-open-its-doors-ahead-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Recommended Reading Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:07:00 +0000 489281 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General ups the ante for Family Dollar http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-ups-ante-family-dollar <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar General Corp. said Tuesday it has sent an enhanced acquisition proposal to the board of directors of Family Dollar Stores that would increase its all-cash offer to $80 per share, for a total offer of approximately $9.1 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-ups-ante-family-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-ups-ante-family-dollar#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Richard Dreiling Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:46:00 +0000 489261 at http://supermarketnews.com Peapod to charge for store pick-up http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/peapod-charge-store-pick <div class="node-body article-body">Online grocer Peapod will implement a fee for its store pick-up service beginning Sept. 2.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/peapod-charge-store-pick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/peapod-charge-store-pick#comments Latest News Marketing Online Retail Ahold Stop & Shop 2014 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:15:00 +0000 489111 at http://supermarketnews.com Aldi to introduce 'healthier tills' at all 500 of its U.K. stores by January 2015 http://supermarketnews.com/aldi-introduce-healthier-tills-all-500-its-uk-stores-january-2015 <div class="node-body link-body">The discount grocer Aldi has become the latest supermarket to introduce "healthier tills" at all of its stores across the U.K., though the change will not happen until January 2015.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/aldi-introduce-healthier-tills-all-500-its-uk-stores-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deep Discount Recommended Reading Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:31:00 +0000 488941 at http://supermarketnews.com Instacart arrives launches in Portland, Ore. http://supermarketnews.com/instacart-arrives-launches-portland-ore <div class="node-body link-body">Instacart will announce plans Tuesday to make Portland the 13th market for its grocery shopping-and-delivery service that promises delivery within an hour.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/instacart-arrives-launches-portland-ore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Retail Recommended Reading Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0000 488801 at http://supermarketnews.com Sprouts to open Austin store as assault on Whole Foods continues http://supermarketnews.com/sprouts-open-austin-store-assault-whole-foods-continues <div class="node-body link-body">Sprouts Farmers Market is right on schedule with the opening this week of its Cedar Park store at 1530 Cypress Creek Road.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sprouts-open-austin-store-assault-whole-foods-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Recommended Reading Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:32:00 +0000 488711 at http://supermarketnews.com New service pops recipe ingredients onto FreshDirect orders http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/new-service-pops-recipe-ingredients-freshdirect-orders <div class="node-body article-body">Through a browser bookmarklet, users highlight ingredients on any online recipe and those products are automatically added to a FreshDirect shopping list. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/new-service-pops-recipe-ingredients-freshdirect-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/new-service-pops-recipe-ingredients-freshdirect-orders#comments Online Retail FreshDirect Northeast Registration 2014 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:17:00 +0000 488371 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Using a browser bookmarklet, customers highlight recipe ingredients to add to their FreshDirect shopping cart.</p> New stores pace Fresh Market Q2 results http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/new-stores-pace-fresh-market-q2-results <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Fresh Market on Thursday said sales from new stores exceeded expectations and helped the specialty retailer post sales and earnings slightly ahead of analyst estimates during the fiscal second quarter.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/new-stores-pace-fresh-market-q2-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/new-stores-pace-fresh-market-q2-results#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores The Fresh Market Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:03:00 +0000 488441 at http://supermarketnews.com Big Y plans to build Express store next to Pittsfield location http://supermarketnews.com/big-y-plans-build-express-store-next-pittsfield-location <div class="node-body link-body">Big Y's partnership with the owner of a convenience store chain could lead to a second "Big Y Express" opening next to its supermarket on West Street.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/big-y-plans-build-express-store-next-pittsfield-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Small Format Supermarket Recommended Reading Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:14:00 +0000 488421 at http://supermarketnews.com Family Dollar rejects Dollar General, sticks with Dollar Tree offer http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-rejects-dollar-general-sticks-dollar-tree-offer <div class="node-body article-body">Family Dollar Stores has rejected a higher acquisition bid from Dollar General Corp. and said it will pursue completion of its prior agreement to be acquired by Dollar Tree, citing antitrust considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-rejects-dollar-general-sticks-dollar-tree-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-rejects-dollar-general-sticks-dollar-tree-offer#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:05:00 +0000 488391 at http://supermarketnews.com