Bottom Dollar to open eight more stores in New Jersey
Salisbury, N.C. — Bottom Dollar Food announced plans to open eight additional stores in New Jersey. The expansion will more than double the number of Bottom Dollar Food stores in the Garden State, with the first two stores opening March 2.
"We have been pleased with customer reaction to our current five stores in New Jersey and we are very excited to continue serving customers at our additional locations in the market," said Bottom Dollar Food president Meg Ham.
New Price Chopper to seek LEED Silver
New York City — Price Chopper has opened a 52,000-sq.-ft. store in Binghamton, N.Y., that was designed and engineered to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification.
The sustainable features of the supermarket include the use of precast concrete walls, which helped reduce construction waste, and skylights that allow natural light to enter the store. The store also utilizes energy-efficient LEDs in freezers and refrigerated cases, and glass doors in the frozen and refrigerated departments to help keep the cold air in while conserving energy.
Stein Mart selects WAN solution from Level 3 to support critical business applications
Broomfield, Col. — Level 3 Communications announced that Stein Mart will implement Level 3’s Smart WAN Solution to support critical business applications used by the company’s 262 department stores throughout the United States.
Stein Mart will use the solution to more efficiently and reliably access frequently used business applications, such as revenue reporting, data analytics, and inventory tracking, by connecting its store and data facilities over a single network.
"Delivering a positive experience to Stein Mart customers depends on how successfully we can execute on important functions like throughput at Point of Sale, sales monitoring and inventory management, but without the right network solution, that can be a challenge," said Andrew Black, vice president and CIO, Stein Mart. "We found the right provider in Level 3 because they understand how crucial it is for us to meet the demands and expectations of our customers, and they demonstrated this by delivering valuable expertise and the right network solution that will enable us to improve productivity and bolster overall performance."