Giant/Martin’s Breaks Ground On New Two-Level Urban Flagship Store in Downtown Philly

The Carlisle, PA-based retailer’s first full size store in Center City will have dedicated customer parking and an outdoor terrace in the Riverwalk mixed-use development project.

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Rite Aid Appoints Heyward Donigan As New CEO

In conjunction with the announcement, John Standley has stepped down as chief executive officer, effective immediately.

11 Grocery Anchored Mixed Used Developments That Are Underway In The DC Metro Area

A recent article on bisnow.com highlighted 11 grocery-anchored developments that are underway in the Washington, DC metro area. The commercial real estate news website...

Food Lion’s Aggressive Upgrade Plan Continues With 40 VA Units

80 Percent Of Fleet Now Under ‘Easy, Fresh And Affordable’ Program.

NGA Names Ferrara President and CEO; Langley Joins The JOH Fresh Team

Greg Ferrara has been named president and CEO of the National Grocers Association (NGA. Ferrara succeeds Peter Larkin who announced his retirement in the...

Trump Administration Proposes Cuts to Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program

The Trump administration proposed a new rule that will cut roughly 3 million Americans from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), more commonly known...

Taking Stock

Giant Food, Stop & Shop Agree To End Shared Merchandising Services

The merchandising transition from Quincy, MA to Landover, MD will completed in 12 months.

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SOUP TO NUTZ

Philabundance will nearly triple the number of free summer meals for children; PFMA and NJFC announce scholarship recipients

METRO BEAT

NSA spearheads protest at NYC City Hall; Jose Perez opens third supermarket in the Bronx.

AISLE CHATTER

Examining the new age of brand disloyalty.

LEGISLATIVE LINE

Climate Change And Its Impact On Food.

STATEHOUSE UPDATE

The End of An Era.

Giant Food, Stop & Shop To End Shared Merchandising Services

The transition will take place between Q3 2019 and Q3 2020.

Specialty Distributor DPI To Close Its Mid-Atlantic Division

The large distributor of gourmet, ethnic, organic and specialty foods will be closing its Upper Marlboro, MD operations in late October.

NAFCO Breaks Ground On 70,000 Square Foot Cold Storage Freezer Facility

On July 16, NAFCO broke ground on a new cold storage freezer facility adjacent to its current seafood processing and distribution facility at the...

Ramping Up Its E-Commerce Biz, Giant Opens 100th ‘Direct’ Unit

Giant/Martin’s earlier this month announced a milestone in its e-commerce strategy: Giant Direct, Powered by Peapod, its online grocery service that offers pick-up and...

Village SR Reportedly In Talks To Buy NYC’s Gourmet Garage

Upscale Merchant Would Give Second Largest Wakefern Member Entree To Manhattan.

Former Superfresh President Jack DiFiore Passes Away at 89

Former supermarket executive Julian “Jack” DiFiore passed away peacefully July 15, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 89. DiFiore was born and raised in...

SOUP TO NUTZ

Philabundance will nearly triple the number of free summer meals for children; PFMA and NJFC announce scholarship recipients

METRO BEAT

NSA spearheads protest at NYC City Hall; Jose Perez opens third supermarket in the Bronx.

AISLE CHATTER

Examining the new age of brand disloyalty.

LEGISLATIVE LINE

Climate Change And Its Impact On Food.

STATEHOUSE UPDATE

The End of An Era.

Giant Food, Stop & Shop To End Shared Merchandising Services

The transition will take place between Q3 2019 and Q3 2020.

Specialty Distributor DPI To Close Its Mid-Atlantic Division

The large distributor of gourmet, ethnic, organic and specialty foods will be closing its Upper Marlboro, MD operations in late October.

NAFCO Breaks Ground On 70,000 Square Foot Cold Storage Freezer Facility

On July 16, NAFCO broke ground on a new cold storage freezer facility adjacent to its current seafood processing and distribution facility at the...

Ramping Up Its E-Commerce Biz, Giant Opens 100th ‘Direct’ Unit

Giant/Martin’s earlier this month announced a milestone in its e-commerce strategy: Giant Direct, Powered by Peapod, its online grocery service that offers pick-up and...

Village SR Reportedly In Talks To Buy NYC’s Gourmet Garage

Upscale Merchant Would Give Second Largest Wakefern Member Entree To Manhattan.

Former Superfresh President Jack DiFiore Passes Away at 89

Former supermarket executive Julian “Jack” DiFiore passed away peacefully July 15, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was 89. DiFiore was born and raised in...

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Kreider Farms Sponsors World Vision 6K Run for Water

Kreider Farms hosted its second World Vision 6K Run for Water on Saturday, May 4th. Each adult participant's registration fee provides clean water for one person in need for a lifetime.

Redskins TE Vernon Davis Takes Part in Safeway “Kick Hunger” Scavenger Hunt in D.C.

Washington Redskins' Vernon Davis competed in a supermarket scavenger hunt against ABC7 WJLA's Adriana Hopkins and Kidd O’Shea to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank.

Maryland’s Best Expo 2019

The Maryland Department of Agriculture hosted its 17th annual Grower-Buyer expo at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD.