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Independent Store NewsGordy’s County Market Acquires Hegenbarth’s Our Town Fresh Markets

Gordy’s County Market Acquires Hegenbarth’s Our Town Fresh Markets

Gordy’s County Market has purchased Our Town Fresh Markets in Arcadia, Galesville and La Crosse, Wis., from the Hegenbarth Food Group. Gordy’s will... read more

Executive MovesRand To Retire From Associated Wholesale Grocers

Rand To Retire From Associated Wholesale Grocers

Mike Rand, COO of Kansas City, Kan.-based Associated Wholesale Grocers, plans to retire at the end of this year. He has served the company in a variety... read more

Independent Store NewsFox Bros. To Open Piggly Wiggly Store In Hartford, Wis.

Fox Bros. To Open Piggly Wiggly Store In Hartford, Wis.

Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly has signed an agreement to open a Piggly Wiggly store in Hartford, Wis., at the former location of Rueben’s County Market. This... read more

Corporate Store NewsSpartanNash Will Reopen Three N.D. Stores Under Family Fare Banner

SpartanNash Will Reopen Three N.D. Stores Under Family Fare Banner

SpartanNash invested $4 million to remodel two Econofoods stores in Dickinson, N.D., and one Sun Mart in West Fargo, N.D., and rebrand them as Family Fare... read more

Corporate Store NewsMeijer Welcomes 40,000 College Freshmen At ‘Meijer Mania’ Events

Meijer Welcomes 40,000 College Freshmen At ‘Meijer Mania’ Events

Midwest retailer Meijer is welcoming an estimated 40,000 incoming college freshmen as they head to campus this fall during its popular in-store parties... read more

New ProductsBrio Frozen Dairy Dessert Treats Debut In Milwaukee

Brio Frozen Dairy Dessert Treats Debut In Milwaukee

New Brio Frozen Dairy Dessert, made in Wisconsin with fresh r-BST-free milk from Wisconsin farms, is now available in greater Milwaukee at Sendik’s... read more

SuppliersCargill Pledges $1M To Raising Nebraska

Cargill Pledges $1M To Raising Nebraska

With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of Raising Nebraska, pledging $1 million over five years. “As an agriculture... read more

Independent Store NewsGuiding Stars At Marsh Supermarkets Offers Double Points For Schools

Guiding Stars At Marsh Supermarkets Offers Double Points For Schools

Marsh Supermarkets Inc. will launch its 2014-15 “Fresh Ideas for Education” program in all Marsh, O’Malia’s and MainStreet Market stores on Sept... read more