Target rolls out p-fresh grocery concept in Texas
Minneapolis Target Corp. said Tuesday it has begun rolling out its “p-fresh” grocery model in Texas, according to reports.
P-fresh, or prototype-fresh, adds grocery departments resembling those of a SuperTarget location to existing Target discount stores. The concept started in Minneapolis and more recently was rolled out in Philadelphia.
According to NBC News in Dallas, a prototype p-fresh store in Dallas will serve as a model for 14 additional locations planned for North Texas.
Publix to Open in Orlando
Orlando, Fla. Publix Super Markets is planning to open its first store in downtown Orlando this upcoming fall, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
The store will open in the 16-story condominium building known as The Paramount.
Books-A-Million to Add Two New Stores
Birmingham, Ala. Books-A-Million is expanding its breadth with the addition of two new stores.
The 200-store chain will open one location in Cleveland. The store, which is the sixth location in the city, will be part of the Westgate Shopping Center.
The other store is set to open in Murfreesboro, Tenn. This will be the chain’s 16th Tennessee-based store.
Both locations will average more than 15,000 sq. ft., and feature books, magazines, cards, gifts and collectibles. It will also feature specialty sections, including Faithpoint, a section dedicated to Christian living; its Kids-A-Million children’s section, and a Joe Muggs Cafe coffee and espresso bar.