NEW YORK — Although most preseason forecasters anticipate robust consumer spending during the year-end holidays, retailers are leaving little to chance. Walmart launched a mobile technology called Check Out With Me designed to allow employees to check out customers in the busiest areas of the store, such as the consumer electronics and toy departments. Walmart
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. is continuing its steady expansion drive, opening its newest supercenter last month in Hudsonville, Mich. It is slated to open a new, smaller-format store under a different banner in Grand Rapids late this month. The Hudsonville supercenter measures 155,000 square feet and combines traditional design elements with innovative features.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Meijer has expanded its presence in Indianapolis with the opening Tuesday of a 192,000-square-foot supercenter in the city’s North Kessler neighborhood. “We always work hard to find locations that will benefit from our offerings, so we are proud to provide our new neighbors in Indianapolis with our great combination of selection
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc.’s expansion plans for the year include an investment of more than $400 million in projects that will include the construction of nine new Meijer supercenters and the remodeling of 32 other outlets. “We are pleased to continue to grow and invest in the Midwest communities that have supported us
Walmart has begun closing stores, as the retailer had previously announced. Most of the closings involve the Express stores the company began opening over the past two years in the belief that it could more successfully compete with the likes of such small-store retailers as drug and dollar stores with convenience-oriented stores than the big
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. says its pharmacies reached a major milestone late last month when the retailer’s free prescription program hit 30 million prescriptions dispensed since the program launched in October 2006. The program has saved customers more than $422 million, said Nat Love, vice president of pharmacy for the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based