Retail Design Looks to a New Era
Chain Store Age asked several design experts for their opinions on how COVID-19 will shape in-store environments in the future. Their answers point to some dramatic changes. One constant, however, remains: The store experience, however altered, will remain crucial to consumers.
Winn-Dixie Expands via Acquisition of Lucky’s Market, Earth Fare Stores
Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo, Fresco y Más and Harveys Supermarket supermarkets, is expanding in Florida. Each store will be remodeled and converted to the Winn-Dixie banner with a specialized approach to provide a wide product selection and additional jobs and opportunities for local community members.
East Coast C-Store Chain Comes Out with Curbside
Users of the Cumberland Farms consumer app have a new way to fulfill purchases.
The Massachusetts-based regional convenience chain is launching curbside pickup via its SmartPay rewards app at participating stores in Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.