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Aldi leads the pack in January new store openings

Grocers kicked off 2023 in a big way. WGB reported on 29 grand openings during the month, up from 17 in December.

Kroger

Kroger launches new Ocado ‘spoke’ in South Florida

Automated fulfillment site expands online grocery delivery coverage in state where grocer lacks brick-and-mortar stores.

The 60,000-square-foot Mississippi supermarket is slated to open in spring 2024, the grocer said.

Executive excitement is also building for the grocery retailer’s growth in Kentucky, with first store in the Bluegrass State slated to open later this year.

The same-day grocery delivery platform launched its first major marketing campaign with a CPG brand, Michelob Ultra, with a shoppable ad that guides shoppers into purchasing game-day snacks and drinks.

Partnership with Novant Health targets the food insecure and consumers with chronic health issues.

Commissioner Robert Califf said the new structure would set “clear priorities” for oversight of food supply chain and food safety.

Appointment signals the California-based grocer's commitment to growth, the company said.

The discount grocer’s 26th regional headquarters supports 100 stores and provides groceries to 8 million of its Gulf Coast shoppers. 

The new Reston supermarket is one of two openings planned for this year.

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