Category Archives: Retail Spotlights

Boston UnCommon

Roche Bros. reincarnates a beloved Boston landmark with a vibrant store servicing a booming downtown. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 08 Article Archives, FEATURED Articles, Retail Spotlights

On a Lucky’s Streak

Lucky’s Market enlivens the Ann Arbor, Mich. food scene by emphasizing the freshness and uniqueness of its products and offering a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 06 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights, Upfront

Darien’s David

Treating food and general merchandise as true works of art enables Connecticut’s one-unit Palmer’s Market to win the battle against Goliath competitors. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 04 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights, Upfront

Supermarket cum laude

Scores of “Best in Class” offerings merchandised in an attractive and engaging format ensure Byerly’s Edina passes the bar with flying colors. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 03 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights, Upfront

Rastelli Market Fresh: A breed apart

Ownership by a major meat company coupled with an emphasis on top-notch gourmet perishables sold at popular prices enables Rastelli Market Fresh to rise above the herd of conventional and specialty supermarkets. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Western Market

Western Market did a lot more when it changed its name from Western Supermarkets as part of a total remodel of its Vestavia, Ala. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Photos, Retail Spotlights, Web-Exclusive Content

The Lone Ranger

In a Birmingham, Ala. market dominated by chains, Western Market sets itself apart with a format focusing on fresh, local, different and friendly service. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Top(s) of the Roc

Tops Markets puts a new spin on grocery shopping in the Rochester, N.Y., market with a smaller, easy-to-shop prototype. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Icing on the kake

A ShopRite built on the site of Tastykake’s landmark commercial bakery is reviving a moribund section of Philadelphia. “Hey Mom! What’s for dinner?” If Mom … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights, Upfront

Doing the local-motion

Fields Foods takes the local movement to new heights by stocking thousands of locally-produced groceries, meat, produce and other items. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 04 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Everything’s coming up yellow roses

Market Street blossoms in Flower Mound, Texas, with local produce, Texas-raised beef, artisan bakery products, unique gifts, competitive groceries, the biggest gluten-free selection in town and superior customer service. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Market Street

United Supermarkets’ upscale Market Street banner has become a welcome addition to the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex food shopping scene. The Lubbock, Texas-based chain’s latest … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Photos, Retail Spotlights, Web-Exclusive Content

Chester’s little gem

The nonprofit Fare & Square is a culinary diamond in a rough-and-tumble neighborhood, enriching residents with affordable fresh food and grocery staples. Iceberg lettuce. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Petersons Fresh Market

In a market dominated by big chain stores, membership clubs and mass-merchandiser supercenters it is a rarity for an independent to be the hometown … Continue reading

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Hometown favorite

For more than 60 years Petersons Fresh Market has endeared itself to the residents of Riverton, Utah. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 12 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Orchard Fresh

Since it sprouted on the Buffalo food scene in mid-April, Orchard Fresh has blossomed into THE place for western New York’s foodies. People have … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Photos, Retail Spotlights, Web-Exclusive Content

Touch down!

Orchard Fresh scores big with farm-fresh produce, service meat and seafood, unique gourmet groceries and a bevy of 100% made-from-scratch prepared foods, all merchandised in an innovative environment. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Raising the steaks

Handmade pies, an extensive service seafood case, locally produced groceries and a top quality meat department place Karns Quality Foods newest store in a class above the rest. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Garden of eating

With a large selection of local produce, a 48-foot salad bar and local artisan groceries, Fruit Center Marketplace is a foodie’s paradise on earth. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 06 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

The lulla-buy of Broadway

Mountains of fresh produce, competitively priced groceries and show-stopping prepared foods ensure Westside Market NYC will be a long-running smash hit. Click here for … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Belle Foods in Hoover, Ala.

According to Grocery Headquarters Editor Richard Turcsik, it was the smell of slow-burning hickory that grabs shoppers’ attention when they walk through the doors … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Photos, Retail Spotlights, Web-Exclusive Content

Elden’s Fresh Foods

According to Elden’s Fresh Foods’ customers say there is no comparison to the thriving one-unit independent from the northern Minnesota lake resort community of … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Photos, Retail Spotlights, Web-Exclusive Content

Lake Success

A total remodel and massive expansion enables independent Elden’s Fresh Foods to maintain its lead market position. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Culinary Cathedral

With its outstanding made-from-scratch prepared foods; local produce, meats and specialty foods; plus traditional and gourmet groceries, Harmons City Creek has created a religious … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

The Grand Centenarian

Chanatry’s Market marks 100 years of servicing the Utica, N.Y. market. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights