Homeland Buys 5 Stores in Oklahoma

The employee-owned retailer, part of HAC Inc., will expand into Stillwater and Ponca City, Okla., with the acquisition.


Mercato Introduces Same-Day Delivery Subscription

The fee-based program, which offers different subscriptions, allows consumers to have items delivered from independent grocers.

The innovative new store is owned by the Estevez family, which operates 11 grocery stores, including eight FoodTowns.

The store is the first in downtown Raleigh and the fourth location for the co-op.

The retailer said it would transition the store to the gourmet Italian theme Uncle Giuseppe’s is known for.

More independents call it quits in Pennsylvania as Weis plans Dallas reopening and a closure in Shavertown.

Packaged salad maker continues its expansion in the Midwest and with Ohio independent retailers while leveraging its new cutting-edge greenhouse farm in Worthington, Ohio.

All 27 locations in Southern California will sell the plant-based burger, with additional retail partners on the East Coast to be announced later this month.

Retail Software Solutions Group’s DealWise and PriceWise products will help independent grocers price products appropriately, while ReposiTrak will help keep out-of-stocks at a minimum.

The newest location, a renovation of a former Acme and A&P site in Eastchester, N.Y., is slated to open in summer 2020.

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