03/25/2016 - 9:54am

Publix has hired a broker and is actively looking for sites in the Washington, D.C., area, according to a new report. The Washington Business Journal reported that the Florida-based grocery chain had a booth at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Mid-Atlantic Dealmaking and Conference last week in Southern Maryland.  Publix spokeswoman Kim Reynolds told the publication that indeed, the chain is looking to open stores throughout Virginia, including in Northern Virginia. (Washington Business Journal)

03/23/2016 - 12:12pm

Market expansion into the Minneapolis market may be the next step for Meijer, The Grand Rapids Press reported last week, confirming that the grocer acquired 30 acres of land in a Twin City suburb. "I can confirm Meijer has purchased property in Brooklyn Park, Minn.," Frank Guglielmi, Meijer senior director communications, told The Grand Rapids Press. "However, it's very early in the process and we currently have no set timeline for entering the Minneapolis market." Meijer earlier this month announced a $400 million capital spending plan that would see nine new supercenters and 32 remodels. (The Grand Rapids Press)

03/23/2016 - 12:09pm

Three Schnucks St. Charles County stores will unveil freshly remodeled interiors prior to the Easter holiday this weekend, the company announced Tuesday.

03/23/2016 - 10:07am

 Ethnic grocery chain H Mart is expanding its partnership with Instacart nationally.

03/22/2016 - 4:53pm

The Kroger Co. has named new leaders for its Roundy's and Mariano's grocery chains.

03/21/2016 - 3:50pm

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is reporting that the 19 Martin’s Food Markets stores in the area will be either sold or closed as the completion of parent company Ahold’s merger with Delhaize Group. The Richmond-area stores are just some of the 83 stores the combined companies are looking to unload across the eastern and northeastern U.S. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

03/16/2016 - 10:49am

The Kroger Co. has promoted one of its regional executives to be its new VP of retail operations.

03/15/2016 - 12:23pm

Albertsons on Monday submitted a binding bid letter and form of Asset Purchase Agreement to Haggen for the purchase of 29 of Haggen's core stores, confirming reports that Alebertsons would seek to acquire the remaining Haggen core.

03/15/2016 - 10:01am

Stein Mart has named a new CEO just a week after a tough fourth quarter in which the retailer posted a decline in profit.