Natural Grocers opens Idaho Falls store Nov. 12
Lakewood, Colo. — Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is opening its second store in Idaho, which will be located in Idaho Falls. The store opens for business on Nov. 12.
"We invite the Idaho Falls community to come in see what we’re about," said Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers co-president. "While they are here, shoppers can also take part in a free nutritional education seminar- or pick up some practical ideas for healthy eating during one of our free cooking demonstrations."
AMC to open eight screens at Streets of St. Charles in St. Louis
Peoria, Ill. — AMC Theatres plans to open a new 40,000-sq.-ft. eight-screen theater complex at the Streets of St. Charles, a 400,000-sq.-ft. mixed-use project in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
Slated to open in the fall of 2014, AMC will join a mix of retail, restaurant and office tenants. Restaurants include Tucanos Brazilian Grill, Prasino and Five Guys Burgers & Fries. Bar Louie plans to open next spring.
Retail and office tenants include MassageLuXe, Streets of St. Charles Dental, Wamhoff Financial Planning, Brown Smith Wallace, Cole and the Art Institute of St. Louis.
AMC operates 344 theaters throughout the U.S., including 25 of the 50 highest grossing theaters in the country.
Stater Bros. to open new Moreno Valley, Calif., supermarket
San Bernardino, Calif. — Stater Bros. has announced the opening of a new supermarket in Moreno Valley, Calif., on Nov. 13. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held in the parking lot at 8:15 a.m.
The 43,670-sq.-ft. store will be the fourth location for Stater Bros. in Moreno Valley.
The new store features a number of environmentally friendly practices including LED lighting in signage and refrigerated display cases, plus the use of glass doors and curtains in refrigerated cases. Together, these measures will reduce energy usage by 60%.
The lighting system also uses dimming ballasts, energy efficient lamps and occupancy sensors. An energy management system controls refrigeration, HVAC, demand response and lighting.
The company currently operates 166 supermarkets.