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Retailers

Family Dollar Expanding Delivery to 6,000 Stores

Encouraged by new convenience for shoppers and more attractive shopping baskets, the discounter is expanding availability of delivery service via Instacart to 6,000 of its stores in 46 states.

Retailers

Save A Lot Deals 51 Stores to Fresh Encounter

The sale supports the discounter's pivot to wholesale, while the family run independent nearly doubles its store count with licensed units.

The rollout expands a pilot begun last month in Georgia to about half of the discounter's U.S. stores, ensuring equitable access to online options for lower-income shoppers.

The Boston-area family-run independent known for high-volume stores will flip its three locations—and open a fourth early next year—under the Price Rite Marketplace banner.

Local businessman Jason Word says the move will "open doors for the community" as Save A Lot moves to recast as a wholesaler.

Known as Popshelf, the new store builds around the discounter's ongoing moves to create excitement in seasonal, home decor and party goods in its flagship stores.

From why it's not rushing to e-commerce to what it's learning from Chick-fil-A, CEO Eric Lindberg muses on the unique and fast-growing discount model.

Long Island continues to see influence of price players in grocery as a Farmingdale, N.Y., Walmart expands, and Aldi builds in North Babylon.

The discounter said it would invest $500 million to grow its U.S. store base by 50% by the end of next year; two first-generation "glass palaces" are closing.

The Ralphs veteran succeeds Dustin Goodpaster at the hard discount division as Dustin Goodpaster takes Mid-Atlantic operations post.

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