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Walgreens to acquire 120 Brookshire Grocery pharmacies

Brookshire, which operates more than 205 stores in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma, said it plans to close a few of its pharmacies as part of the deal but did not specify how many or the locations.


Grocers open 25 new stores in June

That’s the same number as was added in May, according to the monthly tally by Winsight Grocery Business.

The Texas grocer opened the 107,000-square-foot store in west Austin on Wednesday, incorporating musical memorabilia. The grocer also set a July 19 opening for its new location in McKinney.

Locations in New York, Florida and California will bring the discount grocer closer to its goal of adding 120 new stores this year.

The 48,000-square-foot store is located at 672 Hank Aaron Dr. SE, an area that has been without a major supermarket chain for a long time.  

The Asian grocer is also eyeing 2024 for the opening of its first Nevada store.

Two stores are now being built in the state’s northwestern region, and the deep discount retailer said it’s scouting more locations.

The new location is part of the grocery retailer’s expansion of five new stores in the Carolinas.

Hy-Vee on Tuesday opened its largest supermarket ever, a 135,000-square-foot store in the community of Gretna, Nebraska, outside Omaha. The Midwestern grocer invested over $37 million in the store, which took more than a year to build.

The specialty grocer is looking to hire 83 full- and part-time employees for its West Melbourne market, slated to open August 11.

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