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March was a big month for grocery store openings

WGB tallied 40 new store openings during the month, nearly half of which were courtesy of fast-growing discounter Aldi.


Sprouts Farmers Market is getting rid of single-use plastic bags

“Stores like us that have national scale and scope need to jump into the solutions side of the pool,” Sprouts' Head of ESG Brandon Lombardi said.

The Mi Super Dollar General store in Nuevo Leon sells fresh produce, household essentials and other items, and includes a tortilleria and a bakery. The discounter said it plans to open 20 stores in the country this year.

Locations will mark the region’s first brand-new Kroger banner stores in four years.

The fast-growing West Coast discounter's new store brings a “much-needed local grocery option to the area," the grocer said.

The discount grocer begins selling a new line of branded merchandise Wednesday, with a new store opening in Michigan and a relocation set for Pennsylvania on Thursday.

The locations in Chula Vista had been operating under a one-of-a-kind licensing deal with the health-focused grocer for many years.

Family-run Dierbergs Markets will debut the 72,000-square-foot grocery store in Crestwood at the site of a former shopping mall on March 28.

The new market in Schaumburg, in a former Dominick’s building, is slated to open March 29, seven years after the grocer bought the property.

Balls Food Stores is bringing a new Price Chopper location to North Kansas City later this year, the grocer has confirmed.

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