Inserra Supermarkets to develop new ShopRite
Wyckoff, N.J. — Inserra Supermarkets said Wednesday that its redevelopment plans for a 7.6-acre underutilized site in the heart of Wyckoff, N.J., which has been vacant for more than 10 years, are progressing.
The Mahwah, N.J.-based supermarket chain plans to raze an uninhabitable 53,000-sq.-ft. building to develop a new 62,174-sq.-ft. ShopRite within the Township’s central business district.
Architectural plans were unanimously approved by the Wyckoff Design Review Board and refined based on feedback from the Township Planning Board. The development team also has introduced site plans and environmental testimony.
Coffee Works Cafe opens at Voorhees Town Center
Voorhees, N.J. — Philadelphia-based Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) said that Coffee Works Cafe has opened its second location on Town Center Boulevard of its Voorhees Town Center property.
More is on the horizon for Voorhees Town Center, as the municipal offices of Voorhees, N.J., will relocate to the second level of the mall in spring 2011. Also in 2011, first-to-market Firecreek Restaurant + Bar and Doghouse Gourmet Burgers are slated to join Voorhees Town Center’s Town Center Boulevard.
Retail U survey: Mobile most important in 2011
New York City — Mobile technology ranked as the most important priority for retail in 2011, according to a recent online poll by Retail U. The respondents were asked to base their results on their key takeaways from the National Retail Federation’s 100th Annual Convention & Expo, in New York City.
Thirty-two percent of the respondents cited mobile technology as most important, followed by cross-channel integration and inventory visibility, with each receiving 21% of the vote. Other major priorities for the year include advanced CRM/loyalty programs (18%) and PCI compliance (8%).
To learn more about the trends driving today’s leading retailers, go to retail-u.com.