What Happened to All Those Fresh & Easy Supermarkets?

Vons and Ralphs are the iconic grocers of Los Angeles with local roots going back well over 100 years. Trader Joe’s and Gelson’s began here more than a half-century ago, and plenty of other supermarkets, from Food 4 Less to Whole Foods, have all tried to get a slice of the pie. There’s so many that it’s [...]

2016-03-28T22:46:01+00:00March 28th, 2016|Tags: |

Is Whole Foods’ New Concept the Next Fresh & Easy?

Last week, Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb announced that the upscale, healthy grocer will soon launch a new, smaller-format, “convenience” store that “will feature a modern, streamlined design … and a curated selection. It will deliver a convenient, transparent and values-oriented experience geared toward millennial shoppers, while appealing to anyone [...]

2015-05-12T23:11:32+00:00May 12th, 2015|Tags: , |

Fresh & Easy grocery stores get a make-over

The new look strikes customers as soon as they enter the Fresh &Easy Neighborhood Market grocery store — gone are the long, conventional supermarket aisles, replaced by an open, airy ambiance anchored by a grab-and-go and hot-food eating area in the center of the footprint. The 167-store chain, based in [...]

2015-05-01T23:57:50+00:00December 23rd, 2014|Tags: , |
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