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Hy-Vee to acquire Strack & Van Til Food Market chain

- Retail
Hy-Vee, Inc. announced that it is in the process of acquiring the Strack & Van Til Food Market chain (also known as Indiana Grocery Group, LLC), which has store locations throughout Northwest Indiana.

Wegmans plans for new Charlotte, NC location

- Retail
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. and Northwood Investors LLC and its affiliates are excited to announce plans for a new Wegmans location on the Ballantyne campus.

Gopuff partners with Misfits Market for nationwide launch of 300+ fresh grocery items

- Retail
Gopuff says fresh grocery has led to 20% bigger baskets and 50%+ increases in sales for produce, dairy, prepared foods and meat.

Aldi launches checkout-free shopping

- Retail
In partnership with ALDI, Grabango has launched ALDIgo checkout-free shopping at a Chicago-area grocery store. ALDI is the first major U.S. grocery retailer to deploy checkout-free technology in an existing, full-size store.

99 Cents Only Stores names bankruptcy liquidation manager

- Retail
Hilco Real Estate, LLC (HRE), in collaboration with Jefferies LLC, is managing the sale of 377 real estate assets, encompassing 44 owned and 333 leased properties, as part of the bankruptcy Chapter 11 filing of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC

Wawa kicks off 80-store North Carolina expansion

- Retail
Over the next 10+ years, Wawa plans to build at least 80 stores across North Carolina markets, with the first 8 to 10 stores opening in 2024 and up to 15 stores opening in 2025.

SpartanNash acquires Wisconsin grocery chain

- Retail
Food solutions company SpartanNash today announced its acquisition of Metcalfe's Market, a three-store grocery chain in Wisconsin.

Kroger celebrates Latin cuisine leading up to Cinco de Mayo

- Retail
The Kroger Co. announced it is kicking-off Cinco de Mayo with a four-week Latin flavors event. Customers are invited to experience savory Latin cuisine and explore the vibrant world of Latin flavors waiting for them at Kroger.

Week in Review April 12, 2024

- Analysis
VIVA Fresh week is here, and Pamela says it will likely be its biggest ever. One hot topic will be the tomato suspension agreement, which Greg says heated up this week

Maison Solutions expands into Arizona with acquisition of Lee Lee International Supermarkets chain

- Retail
Maison Solutions Inc., a U.S.-based specialty grocery retailer offering traditional Asian and international food and merchandise, today announced the acquisition of Lee Lee Oriental Supermart, Inc., a three-store supermarket chain operating under the name, Lee Lee International Supermarkets, in the greater Phoenix and Tucson metro areas.