JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Winn-Dixie Stores, with a “transformational” remodeling plan under way that emphasizes prepared foods and other fresh departments, opened its seventh and eighth such remodels this month and will open another next month.
Bi-Lo Holdings has agreed to sell 12 supermarkets in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina to settle Federal Trade Commission charges related to its acquisition of the Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid’s chains from Delhaize America....More
Retailers turn shoppers into brand influencers who engage their social media friends with product reviews and usage ideas. These and other campaigns join SN’s annual list of the Top 10 promotions...More
Traditional supermarket chains will continue to outpace Wal-Mart Stores in same-store sales growth in 2014, assuming the economic recovery continues in a similar fashion, says analyst Andrew Wolf....More
Merger-and-acquisition activity and changes in leadership provided some of the biggest supermarket industry stories in 2013, but GMOs, health and wellness, food safety and Cronuts also provided many headlines....More
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Believe in Heroes cause-marketing campaign, now in its fourth year, has evolved to become what might be the largest effort of its kind, according to Acosta Sales & Marketing, which created and oversees the effort....More