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Albertsons opts for solar to help power Shaw’s stores

Albertsons has started building a large solar array in Maine, which will ultimately generate 8.5 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy to help power its Shaw’s banner stores in the state. Working with Dynamic Energy and Soltage, the grocer expects …

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Publix-anchored shopping center opening in Florida

A new shopping center anchored by 48,000-square-foot Publix will open in the eTown area of Jacksonville, Florida. The center will include an additional 40,000 of retail space and is scheduled to open in 2023. WOKV-AM/WOKV-FM

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Sprouts forges ahead with plans for growth

Sprouts Farmers plans to move ahead with opening new format stores with smaller footprints, adding dedicated in-store merchandising displays called innovation centers to showcase new items and increasing its offerings of fresh and local produce, among other features of its …

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Presidente Supermarkets eyes growth in central Florida

Hoping to reach central Florida’s growing Hispanic population, Presidente Supermarkets will open seven new stores and a 100,000-square-foot distribution business called Omax Plaza Wholesale, which will be based in Kissimmee, Florida Under the plan, the 30-year-old Miami-based grocer will also …

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Lowes Foods’ new North Carolina store to double as event center

Lowes Foods will turn the 25,000-square-foot site of a former Earth Fare store in Huntersville, North Carolina into a combination food hall and community event center. Although no opening date has been set, plans call for foodservice that includes prepared …

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Stop & Shop rolling out EV charging stations

Stop & Shop plans to have more than 50 electric vehicle charging stations from Volta Industries at stores across its Northeastern market by the end of this year. Supermarket News

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Cornerstone to open 5 dining concepts on Purdue campus

Chicago-based multiconcept operator Cornerstone Restaurant Group is teaming with Aramark to bring five of its concepts to the West Lafayette, Ind., campus of Purdue University. New kiosks in the campus dining hall, which is under renovation, will include Urbanbelly, a …

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Wegmans opening first Manhattan store in former Kmart

Wegmans outlined plans to open its first Manhattan location in an 82,000-square-foot former Kmart store it has leased for the next 30 years. The grocer opened its first New York City store in Brooklyn two years ago, and the new …

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Giant Eagle sets 2040 as its net-zero carbon target

Giant Eagle wants to reduce its carbon footprint up to 50% by 2030 on its way toward a goal of zero net-carbon emissions by 2040. The grocer’s plan includes converting all of its 200-truck fleet to alternative energy, investing in …

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ALDI targets small-format sites with Corner Store design

ALDI has unveiled Corner Store, a new small-format design that will enable the grocer to grow by leveraging existing spaces that may not accommodate a traditional store. The grocer’s first Corner Store, which has debuted in North Sydney, Australia, is …

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