Stories tagged: grocery stores
Tue., April 11, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Supervalu buying California grocery distributer for $114M
Supervalu Inc. is buying grocery distributor Unified Grocers Inc. for $114 million cash, boosting the grocery store operator’s wholesale business.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
Albertsons gazes into the future and envisions organic bananas
Every grocery chain seeking to thrive in the modern world must provide organic kale alongside the Hot Pockets and Fritos.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
Then and Now: Rosauers Supermarkets
In 1934, J.M. “Mert” Rosauer started what would become a 22-store supermarket chain with locations across the Northwest and Rockies.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Food prices are falling. Why aren’t restaurant bills lower too?
Food prices are falling, so why isn’t the price of your favorite restaurant meal?
Sat., April 16, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
The Dirt: Trader Joe’s to open new store Friday on North Division
Trader Joe’s opens its second Spokane grocery this Friday on North Division.
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014
Digital vigilance: Liberty Lake company helps stores fight theft, fraud
Grocery chains and retail stores are increasingly combating in-store theft and cashiers’ money mistakes by adopting advanced video surveillance systems that link every sales transaction to high-definition video. It’s not …
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014
URM probe into card data breach wrapping up
Spokane’s URM Stores on Thursday announced that the company is close to finishing an investigation of a credit card security breach last fall, and listed nearly 70 stores where transactions …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2012
Idaho stores swimming in sales since Wash. privatized liquor
In the first seven months of Washington’s privatized liquor system, the big winner may be Idaho. Business from Washington already was brisk in Idaho stores before Washington voters’ decision, with …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2011
Photos: King made his fortune with Monroe Street grocery
Spokane grew around the rocky falls of the river, but soon after the furious growth of the 1880s and 1890s, Spokane’s footprint began to expand north. As neighborhoods sprang up, …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2009
WinCo’s debut a mixed bag of opinions
Just in case you missed all of the advertising, the new WinCo Foods grocery store on North Nevada Street is open. Among those who swap money-saving tips for grocery shopping …