Store Formats http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6733/more en Traditional retailers seen lacking in web functionality http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/traditional-retailers-seen-lacking-web-functionality <div class="node-body article-body">Traditional brick-and-mortar grocery stores should work to improve their customers’ online experiences, according to research conducted by ecommerce service provider Fluid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/traditional-retailers-seen-lacking-web-functionality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/traditional-retailers-seen-lacking-web-functionality#comments Retailers Walmart Safeway Online Retail Amazon.com AmazonFresh FreshDirect Harris Teeter Peapod Safeway Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market Online 2014 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 471951 at http://supermarketnews.com Lucky's Market to open St. Louis-area store in July http://supermarketnews.com/luckys-market-open-st-louis-area-store-july <div class="node-body link-body">Lucky's Market, one of the specialty grocers moving into the St. Louis area, said Monday it will open its Ellisville store in early July.</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/luckys-market-open-st-louis-area-store-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Speciality Recommended Reading Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:40:00 +0000 472251 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods sources produce from store roof greenhouse http://supermarketnews.com/produce/whole-foods-sources-produce-store-roof-greenhouse <div class="node-body article-body">The greenhouse that sits on the top of Whole Foods’ Brooklyn, N.Y., store recently started harvesting from its crop of lettuces, leafy greens, herbs and seven types of tomatoes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/produce/whole-foods-sources-produce-store-roof-greenhouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/produce/whole-foods-sources-produce-store-roof-greenhouse#comments Technology Natural Food Stores Produce Whole Foods Market 2014 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 471911 at http://supermarketnews.com Instacart seeks more funding as competitors crowd field http://supermarketnews.com/instacart-seeks-more-funding-competitors-crowd-field <div class="node-body link-body">Instacart, a grocery-delivery startup working with Whole Foods, Costco and local grocers, looks to be taking advantage of investor interest in its sector.</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-seeks-more-funding-competitors-crowd-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Online Retail Recommended Reading Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:06:00 +0000 472021 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart sows its Wild Oats http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-sows-its-wild-oats <div class="node-body article-body"> Walmart’s rollout of the Wild Oats brand as a lower-priced alternative to national brand organic offerings could impact traditional supermarket operators as they attempt to build up their own natural and organic product sets, analysts told SN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-sows-its-wild-oats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-sows-its-wild-oats#comments Retailers Retail & Financial Walmart Natural Food Stores Center Store Speciality Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Trader Joe's Market Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market Online 2014 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 471861 at http://supermarketnews.com Harris Teeter introduces annual fee for online shopping http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/harris-teeter-introduces-annual-fee-online-shopping <div class="node-body article-body">Harris Teeter said Thursday it has launched a new option as part of its Express Lane Online Shopping program — an annual fee rather than a monthly or per-order payment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/harris-teeter-introduces-annual-fee-online-shopping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/harris-teeter-introduces-annual-fee-online-shopping#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Kroger Online Retail Harris Teeter Kroger Co. North Carolina Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:57:00 +0000 471561 at http://supermarketnews.com Lidl CEO confirms U.S. plans, with delay http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/lidl-ceo-confirms-us-plans-delay <div class="node-body article-body">The chief executive of German discount giant Lidl confirmed plans for a U.S. rollout, but said stores would open later than some analysts anticipated.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/lidl-ceo-confirms-us-plans-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/lidl-ceo-confirms-us-plans-delay#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Deep Discount Lidl Schwarz Group store openings Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:27:00 +0000 471541 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods taps local intelligence: Robb http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-taps-local-intelligence-robb <div class="field-byline"> By James Tenser </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Whole Foods Market, localization goes well beyond tailoring store assortments. It encompasses sourcing, events, design of the buildings, and decision-making authority to suit the communities it serves, said Walter Robb, co-CEO of the Austin, Texas-based company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-taps-local-intelligence-robb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-taps-local-intelligence-robb#comments Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Sustainability Registration Walter Robb Whole Foods Market 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 471421 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb introduces Tucson, Ariz., workers Keely Dietz (left) and Amber Atencio at the Global Retailing Conference in Tucson.</p> Photo courtesy of Simboli Photography Inserra to open first independent PriceRite http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/inserra-open-first-independent-pricerite <div class="node-body article-body">The first PriceRite discount store to be owned and operated by an independent member of the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative is set to open in Garfield, N.J. this summer, Wakefern said Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/inserra-open-first-independent-pricerite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/inserra-open-first-independent-pricerite#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Deep Discount Alternative formats Inserra Supermarkets Lawrence R. Inserra Jr. PriceRite Wakefern Food Corp. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:57:00 +0000 471351 at http://supermarketnews.com Discount grocer PriceRite to open first New Jersey store http://supermarketnews.com/discount-grocer-pricerite-open-first-new-jersey-store <div class="node-body link-body">The first PriceRite discount supermarket in New Jersey is scheduled to open in Garfield in July, as the lower-priced sibling of ShopRite expands into the state. </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/discount-grocer-pricerite-open-first-new-jersey-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deep Discount Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:45:00 +0000 471321 at http://supermarketnews.com