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H-E-B’s latest amenities are stars in their new South Austin store

H-E-B last month officially opened a 130,000-square-foot store in South Austin, part of more than $200 million in projects that the Texas grocer plans for the community. Located at 8801 S. Congress Ave., near the corner of Slaughter Lane and I-35 in South Austin, the new store offers H-E-B Curbside and Home Delivery services and … Continued

H-E-B donating $1 million to address racial inequality

In aftermath of death of George Floyd, Texas retailer takes a stand Posted at: Supermarket News   TEXAS -As protests and memorials continued this week in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of Minneapolis police, San Antonio-based H-E-B became the first grocery retailer to pledge money to … Continued

More Dark Stores Open In Colorado and Texas

Whole Foods Market Expands Dark Store Concept Posted at: https://m.andnowuknow.com/bloom/whole-foods-market-expands-dark-store-concept/kayla-webb/68212   AUSTIN, TX – In early April, Amazon and Whole Foods Market revealed a unique strategy that included transforming the organic grocer’s locations into dark stores for rising online grocery and delivery needs. Now, with the demand for grocery delivery only continuing to climb, Whole Foods Market … Continued

Whole Foods Opens In East Austin, But Online Only For Now

From The Austin Statesman at: https://www.statesman.com/business/20200512/coronavirus-in-austin-whole-foods-opens-in-east-austin-but-online-only-for-now A long-awaited Whole Foods in East Austin has opened, but amid the coronavirus pandemic it is operating only as a fulfillment center for now. The store in the Saltillo mixed-use project at I-35 and East Fifth Street had not yet opened to the public and is being temporarily converted … Continued

Grocery a bright spot in record March retail sales decline

‘These numbers should come as no surprise,’ NRF’s chief economist says Russell Redman 1 | Apr 15, 2020 Grocery and beverage store sales shot up more than 25% in March despite the largest monthly drop ever for overall retail sales, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). In advanced estimates, the U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that … Continued

Denver Metro Welcomes New Natural Grocers store and New Whole Foods Store

Gift and tote bag giveaways, other promotions planned as metro area nets two new grocery stores. The Denver metro area will net two new health food grocery stores in the next four weeks when Whole Foods Market opens a location in Castle Rock and Natural Grocers debuts in east Denver’s Green Valley Ranch neighborhood. Courtesy … Continued

Lucky’s Markets Closing Stores

Photo by TenPoundHammer – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=66924266 Story by: https://www.andnowuknow.com/buyside-news/luckys-market-restrategizes-shuttering-all-one-florida-store-distribution-jason-rief/melissa-de-leon/66508 BOULDER, CO – It is no secret that the grocery market is increasingly competitive, making square-footage more and more challenging to win. Florida is perhaps one of the most dynamic of these spaces, and a regional favorite is bowing out. Lucky’s Market … Continued

Jake’s New Product Showcase

See photos from the Jake’s New Product Showcase in Texas on January 15th! The Jake’s New Products Showcase took place from 2-6pm on January 15th in Houston, TX at Jake’s Finer Foods. The event showcased the finest brands with their latest and greatest product offerings. Attendees sipped, sampled and strolled through the room and voted … Continued

Natural Grocers’ 2020 Expansion Edge

Smaller-store format and scalable operations are keys to success By Jennifer Strailey on Dec. 16, 2019 Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. will open its newest store Dec. 18 in Pagosa Springs, Colo. The new location is the grocer’s 40th in Colorado and its 154th in the country. The Lakewood, Colo.-based grocer focused on high-quality natural and organic grocery products … Continued