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Raley’s opens new Bel Air supermarket

Raley’s opens new Bel Air supermarket

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Raley’s opened its second store since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. The new Bel Air outlet is the first full-service grocery store in Rancho Murieta, a Sacramento County community that’s home to 5,500 people. The traditional ribbon-cutting has been postponed until it’s safe for a community celebration, Raley’s said Wednesday.

Second Walmart Health center opens

Second Walmart Health center opens

CALHOUN, Ga. — The second Walmart Health center, a facility that promises a wide range of affordable health care services in an accessible mass retail setting, opened Wednesday in a remodeled Supercenter here. “We think we can make an impactful difference in affordability, convenience and, most importantly, accessibility for the Calhoun community,” said Sean Slovenski,

Lidl opens third store on Long Island

Lidl opens third store on Long Island

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. — Lidl has come to Huntington. The German food retailer opened its third store on Long Island with a grand opening on Wednesday. The event featured a ribbon cutting ceremony and kicked off a weekend of get-them-while-you-can special offers, giveaways, and prizes for shoppers. “We’re are clearly focused now on offering the best

MMR honors ‘People Who Made a Difference’

MMR honors ‘People Who Made a Difference’

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers on Tuesday evening honored the outstanding executives who were chosen as the publication’s Six Who Made a Difference in 2019. On hand to receive awards were the following executives: Brian Eason, Vice President of Consumer Health and Wellness, CVS Health. Lori Flees, Senior Vice President of Health and Wellness,

WE hosts reception, panel discussion

WE hosts reception, panel discussion

WE, Empowering Women to Advance Wellness, hosted a reception and panel discussion on mentoring at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo in Boston. The panel included Chikako Amendola, director of channel strategy at Nature’s Bounty; Staci Cochran, a senior buying manager at Walmart; Lauren Wittenberg, director of sales and Target team

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers last week honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2019. The awards presentation and reception drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels to a ballroom in lower Manhattan. On hand to receive awards

AAHP celebrates growth of homeopathy

AAHP celebrates growth of homeopathy

BALTIMORE — The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) convened its inaugural industry summit here last month to celebrate recent gains in the marketplace while assessing the challenges suppliers face in engaging with regulators and earning consumers’ trust. “We have a responsibility to produce products of the highest quality so that consumers and families across

Retailer of the Year award winners honored

Retailer of the Year award winners honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers presented its 2018 Retailer of the Year awards Wednesday night in New York City. The event drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels. Target Corp. was honored as MMR‘s 2018 Retailer of the Year. The award was given in recognition of the work

A preview of Target’s latest small-format store

A preview of Target’s latest small-format store

NEW YORK — Target Corp. held a ribbon cutting this week for a store in the Kip’s Bay neighborhood of Manhattan. The outlet, which will officially open on Sunday, is the retailer’s fifth small-format store in Manhattan and its 78th store in the greater New York area. Target also opened two small-format stores this week

GIANT Food opens e-commerce hub

GIANT Food opens e-commerce hub

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Food Stores hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday for a new e-commerce hub in Lancaster, Pa. The facility is part of the retailer’s recently rebranded digital grocery operation, which is called “GIANT DIRECT, Powered by Peapod.”  The new hub, which is being operated in partnership with Peapod Digital Labs, will

Emerson Group opens new Indiana warehouse

Emerson Group opens new Indiana warehouse

CLAYTON, Ind. — The Emerson Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to celebrate the opening of a new warehouse facility here. The new warehouse is allowing Emerson Logistics to consolidate its operations in the Indianapolis area into one building, boosting efficiency while also dramatically expanding its capacity to handle recent growth in its business,

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