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Natural Grocers sees shopper loyalty remain steadfast during Q2

A bump in traffic drove a 2.7% increase in comparable-store sales for the natural-and-organic retailer, prompting the grocer to raise its guidance for the year.


Hannaford set to open Blue Hill, Maine, store

The Scarborough, Maine-based grocer's grand opening comes on the heels of Hannaford’s acquisition of the store, which formerly operated as Tradewinds Marketplace.

The battle for market share heats up in the Midwestern state as Aldi plans for a new store in Suamico, Festival Foods readies to open in Chippewa Falls, and Hy-Vee opens in Janesville and Oregon.

The employee-owned retailer’s week also included a reporting of strong first quarter earnings.

Iowa grocer gets naming rights for sports complex, Marlyand-based organic market wants peace with the weeds.

Net sales in the quarter totaled $1.38 billion for the regional grocer, up 0.25% from the year-ago period.

Family-owned grocer says the new store is slated to open next year in Clifton.

Former executive chairman and CEO Chris Baldwin will remain on the board.

Located at 207 S. Maple St., the Mt. Prospect store is a smaller-scale location for the family-owned grocery retailer.

The Oklahoma-based grocer’s newest location is in Edmond, Oklahoma. A third location is slated for later this year, after the retailer recently announced more than $11 million in funding.

The discount grocer is looking to add 120 new stores this year, bringing its store count nationwide to more than 2,400.

The 82,000-square-foot facility makes Giant Food the first grocer in Virginia to provide beer and wine deliveries to shoppers.

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