Why coronavirus probably won’t force American grocers to run out of food

The World Health Organization on March 11 declared the coronavirus a pandemic. Within a week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that Americans keep a 14 day supply of food and other essentials. Alarmed consumers rushed to supermarkets hoarding groceries and cleaning products, leaving some stores trying to [...]

2020-04-06T20:31:17+00:00April 6th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Most Popular Grocery Store In Every State

There are over 36,000 grocery stores in the United States. While some are smaller, independent stores or specialty outlets that focus on groceries from a certain area, Americans tend to buy the bulk of their food at large regional or national chains. Regional chains like Hy-Vee, Albertsons, or Publix may [...]

2019-11-18T19:39:28+00:00November 18th, 2019|Tags: |

U.S. sees slowdown in new grocery space

Addition of new grocery square footage slowed last year as retailers scaled back store openings and smaller formats took hold, according to real estate and investment firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). In 2017, grocery store openings dropped 28.8% year over year, JLL’s 2018 U.S. Grocery Tracker study found. The decline [...]

2018-04-16T16:43:49+00:00April 16th, 2018|Tags: |

Grocery stores in Chicago are in crisis

The grocery store sector is never static. Some stores close, others open. But in Chicago, 25 stores closed over the past 24 months due to bankruptcies or operational reasons, and only 16 stores have opened, producing “an alarming loss” of 545,000 square feet of grocery store space. This includes five [...]

2017-08-22T16:46:16+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |

Here’s why grocery stores and restaurants are the hottest thing in Florida retail right now

There’s something about Florida that grocery chains cannot resist. Safeway is among the newest brands to open stores in Florida, including one in Largo. Lucky’s Market opened in Naples and is expanding across the state. Sprouts Farmers Market is laying roots in Tampa Bay, and discount grocer Aldi is opening [...]

2016-08-22T16:50:31+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Tags: , |
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