Category 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

Tapping a gusher

In the heart of Oklahoma oil country, Uptown Grocery Co. hits it big! Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

The Belle of Bellefonte

It is easy to see why Weis Markets’ new flagship store is the most popular place in town. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Movin’ on up

As A&P exits bankruptcy, a remodeled The Food Emporium on Manhattan’s Upper East Side showcases the retailer’s marketing potential.  If Florence Johnston, the wise-cracking … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Tall order

“Get Shorty’s!” That’s what urban planners and downtown redevelopment authority heads are going to be shouting when looking for a supermarket component to jumpstart their revitalization efforts, judging from the impact this little supermarket is having on downtown Lexington, Ky. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Stop the presses!

Housed on a site where Bibles and dime-store novels were once printed, Food City’s newest flagship is a best-seller encyclopedic emporium of fresh produce, … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 10 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

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Meat & Greet

Excellent meats, homemade prepared foods, local produce and groceries, plus outstanding customer service, are helping Edwards Food Giant carve out a niche. By Richard … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 08 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

International food court

The U.S. flagship of South Korea’s Mega Mart brings style, fashion, sophistication—and Asian, Hispanic and American groceries—to Georgia’s Gwinnett Place Mall. By Richard Turcsik … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights