LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets opened its fifth GreenWise Market location in Florida. The store is in Nocatee (Ponte Vedra), Fla., which is just south of Jacksonville, Fla. “GreenWise Market is a place to find great food in a relaxed environment,” Publix president Kevin Murphy said of the format. “It’s a place where customers
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Dollar General Corp. recently celebrated the grand opening of its 16,000th store. “We are thrilled to expand our store presence with our 16,000th store grand opening celebration,” Dollar General chief executive Todd Vasos said. “From our first store in rural Kentucky to today’s 16,000th store in Panama City, our commitment to
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. reported Thursday that net sales for its fiscal second quarter were up 1.1% versus the comparable prior year period, reaching $3.3 billion. Comparable club sales (excluding gasoline sales) increased 1.6% for the 13-week period that ended August 3, and the company had income from continuing operations of
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. —BJ’s Wholesale Club said Wednesday that it will open a new outlet in Clearwater, Fla., next year. The company currently operates 215 clubs and 136 BJ’s Gas locations in 16 states along the East Coast. “At BJ’s, we’re committed to offering the best value to our members and we’re thrilled to bring those
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Walgreens is launching a pilot program here that incorporates new approaches to pricing, promotions, product assortment and service offerings to create a new customer experience. The program, which has been implemented in 17 stores in the Gainesville area, will be monitored over the next 12 to 18 months to gauge customer reaction
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets on Friday announced that it will add a GreenWise Market store in its corporate hometown. The new store will be located on South Florida Avenue in Lakeland, Fla., and will be about 25,000 square feet in size. A projected opening date has not yet been determined, the company said.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers continued to roll out its Hispanic banner with the opening of five new Fresco y Más stores in south Florida. The new outlets, which bring the chain’s store count to 11, are located in Miami and and Hialeah, Fla. The retailer, which also operates the BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie chains,
MIAMI — Southeastern Grocers LLC, the parent company of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores, unveiled the company’s new store banner at the grand opening of Fresco y Más during a ribbon-cutting ceremony last month. The new store, occupying a former Winn-Dixie location in the heart of Hialeah, Fla., has been tailored to provide the products