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Meijer slates store debuts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. is opening three new supercenters next month in the northeast Ohio cities of Mentor, Stow and Avon. Meijer officials and local dignitaries are scheduled to participate in ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the stores on May 14. Promotions and special events are set to begin May 19 at each of the

Expectations high

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

Meijer remains in expansion mode

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.

Meijer adds Supercenter in Indianapolis

Meijer adds Supercenter in Indianapolis

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

Meijer announces $400 million expansion plan

Meijer announces $400 million expansion plan

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

New Year gets off to quiet start

New Year gets off to quiet start

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