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Green Aisle Grocery to Close 2 Remaining Stores

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

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Harps Food Stores to Open Free-Standing Ace Hardware

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

With 15 new stores planned for Florida, Earth Fare might be an unexpected beneficiary of Kroger quitting Lucky's Market.

Best Buy Market, with three locations in California, has been sold to SaveCo, which operates 16 State Foods Supermarkets in the Central Valley of California.

Three-store independent LaBonne’s purchased the Prospect, Conn., Oliver’s location from Bozzuto’s, which had acquired the store earlier this year.

A new concept from the owners of Shop & Save opens in a former food desert on Chicago’s South Shore.

The new sip-and-shop concept by the family-owned grocery business behind Leevers Foods aims to change the way Denver buys groceries.

The new store is the first grocery to operate in Brighton Township in three years.

A successful pilot has spurred the expansion of the concept into more Wakefern member stores in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New York.

In honor of the grocer’s 50th anniversary and the founder’s 90th birthday, the governor declared Dec. 9 Stew Leonard’s Day in the state of Connecticut.

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