IGA Names Its 2020 Hometown Proud Finalists

One of the five retailers selected will be named USA International Retailer of the Year in March.


Harmons Leads Race to Oppose Utah Food Tax Increase

The regional retailer has opened its 19 statewide stores for residents to sign the Utah 2019 Tax Referendum, which opposes a looming 177% grocery sales tax increase.

The association, representing independent grocers, names four new team members and promotes one.

The store, located in Seattle’s Central District, will be the 14th location for the country’s largest community-owned food market.

The FlyBuy technology increases efficiency by accurately calculating customers’ arrival times.

Small retailers need e-commerce solutions that capitalize on their existing advantages and can replicate them online, the authors say.

Portage Meat & Market, which replaced the longest-standing Martin’s Super Market in 2017, was the retailer’s foray into a smaller concept.

On the cusp of retirement, owners Patricia and John Quinn opt to sell the franchised stores to employees. Partner Glenn Evans will remain with the team as chairman of the board.

The Philadelphia area independent grocer will close its remaining stores after a third location closed in 2017.

The 11,500-square-foot store, opening in a former Walmart Express in Charleston, Ark., will sell fuel.

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