Tag : Grocery

Nov 16

Nimble reboot

Lidl is tweaking its U.S. expansion strategy – By Beth Mattson-Teig   It has been nearly 18 months since German grocery giant Lidl opened its first U.S. stores and boldly announced plans to have about 100

Jan 22

Amazon Opens Prototype 1,800 SF Checkout-Free Grocery Store in Seattle

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has opened the first location of Amazon Go, an 1,800-square-foot mini grocery store in Seattle that allows customers to shop without waiting in checkout lines. The store was open exclusively

Jun 12

Houston to be a part of Aldi’s nationwide expansion plans

Discount chain is eager to expand beyond its Midwestern stronghold, and its local growth has been speedy By Dylan Baddour Grocery discounter Aldi will invest $3.4 billion to expand its U.S. presence by 900 stores in

May 4

Grocery Wars Intensify in Texas

Jason Baker, founding partner of Houston-based retail brokerage rm Baker Katz, credits this trend to the efforts of traditional grocers such as Kroger and H-E-B to diversify their product lines and service offerings. “Twenty years ago,

Jul 24

Houston’s Mission: Control Chain Store Age

Retail development amidst the ongoing emergence of an iconic national city The first of a three-part exclusive series To the extent that it can be said about the nation’s fourth most populous city, Houston has been

Apr 9

Why Hispanics Are A Key Market In Houston’s Grocery Wars Houston Business Journal

If Houston retailers are going to survive the grocery store wars over the next five years, they need to start marketing and catering more to the Hispanic population, says an industry expert. In the past 14

Apr 3

Expert: Hispanic Consumers Should Be Houston Grocers’ Target SmartBrief

Houston retailers should target the growing Hispanic consumer population over the next five years to boost their competitiveness, minding details such as shelf height, music and other things that go beyond product selection and advertising, says