Inside This Issue - News
Although the city may have declared bankruptcy recently, mass market retail has not given up on Detroit. Meijer Inc. has opened its 203rd supercenter here, its first in the city.
Spartan Stores Inc. and Nash Finch Co. have agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction valued at about $1.3 billion.
A little over a year after emerging from bankruptcy protection, grocery chain A&P is apparently looking for a buyer.
Walmart has abandoned plans for three stores here, following the city council’s passage of a measure that would require big retailers to pay starting wages 50% higher than the district’s minimum wage.
ALCO Stores Inc. has agreed to merge with the private investment firm Argonne Capital Group LLC.
Trader Joe’s Co. is North America’s favorite grocery store based on customer satisfaction, according to a new survey conducted by Market Force Information.
Rite Aid Corp. has launched its wellness65+ loyalty program for people over 65 with an integrated marketing campaign.
Bob Bly has stepped down as president of the Shoppers food and drug chain to pursue new opportunities. The Supervalu Inc. division will be led on an interim basis by vice president of merchandising Bob Gleeson and vice president of operations Micky Nye.