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by SamSpade
February 14th, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: 'United Natural Foods to buy Eden Prairie-based Supervalu for $1.26 billion'
Replies: 15
Views: 2341

Re: 'United Natural Foods to buy Eden Prairie-based Supervalu for $1.26 billion'

This headline should actually be about UNFI (typical OregonLive these days) unless the "SuperValu" name still exists on paper?

SuperValu to close Milwaukie, Auburn, Tacoma warehouses
by SamSpade
February 13th, 2019, 7:34 am
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: Winter Storm panic shopping
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: Winter Storm panic shopping

Yup, here:
https://www.fredmeyer.com/topic/winter-weather

They were also wise enough to cancel grocery pick up and delivery (instacart) services.
by SamSpade
February 12th, 2019, 9:06 pm
Forum: Restaurant Chains
Topic: LATimes.com ranks french fries
Replies: 8
Views: 354

LATimes.com ranks french fries

Pretty comprehensive list of chains in the USA:
https://www.latimes.com/food/la-fo-fren ... story.html
by SamSpade
February 11th, 2019, 11:25 am
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: Winter Storm panic shopping
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Re: Winter Storm panic shopping

Several stations continued to recycle this story through the weekend for Portland as well, although most of our "panic shopping" was on Thursday and Friday. Stay warm and safe up there, Brian. Looks like 2008 all over again (although maybe Jenny's streets team is doing better than Nickels did). Trad...
by SamSpade
February 7th, 2019, 10:08 pm
Forum: Southwest & Hawai'i USA (Excluding California)
Topic: Kroger closing Denison, TX
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Kroger closing Denison, TX

This photo suggests the Kroger has one of the latest decor sets and the concrete floors, but it's only one photo and perhaps it was mistagged with geo-location:
https://goo.gl/maps/joVh3XNegXC2
by SamSpade
February 7th, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Shopko closing 250 stores
Replies: 1
Views: 162

Re: Shopko closing 250 stores

Interesting. I felt bad for Moab (very isolated community / big tourism town in eastern Utah) but then saw that they now have both Dollar General *and* Family Dollar. :| My mom will be happy to hear that Idaho Falls isn't closing, but I am assuming with the way these closures are laid out that merch...
by SamSpade
February 1st, 2019, 11:21 pm
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: Albertsons Pharmacies offering prescription-free tests
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Albertsons Pharmacies offering prescription-free tests

Apparently you can be tested for influenza with a cheek swab. Albertsons is offering it at their Idaho pharmacies for $35. I'm not sure that they can then 'prescribe' you Tamiflu though, that may require a clinical visit. https://www.localnews8.com/news/albertsons-offering-services-to-help-battle-fl...
by SamSpade
February 1st, 2019, 11:57 am
Forum: Midwest & Plains USA
Topic: West Chester Kroger Marketplace opens
Replies: 2
Views: 309

West Chester Kroger Marketplace opens

Quite large for a Kroger Marketplace, practically Fred Meyer sized. https://www.journal-news.com/news/new-kroger-west-chester-take-our-tour-the-huge-store-and-find-out-what-events-are-happening-celebrate/TtuZHKoZRh0xcfTEz2dSKJ/ 133,000 square feet. The last Fred Meyer to open in the Portland area (H...
by SamSpade
February 1st, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Kroger Changes Strategy
Replies: 40
Views: 6001

Re: Kroger Changes Strategy

Kroger is seeing some C-Suite changes again: This time in technology. https://www.winsightgrocerybusiness.com/retailers/kroger-shakes-tech-alternative-business-ranks Chris Hjelm, EVP and Chief Information Officer, is retiring. Yael Cosset, Kroger's chief digital officer, will take on Hjelm's role ef...
by SamSpade
January 29th, 2019, 10:23 am
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: Winco Stores in Montana Opening Soon
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Winco Stores in Montana Opening Soon

I know this isn't a job board, but in case anyone is looking, let's seed these a bit more... Helena: https://helenair.com/news/local/winco-foods-looking-to-fill-positions-in-helena/article_bbb35826-2043-52a0-95a9-b0d820b1f9a4.html Billings: https://billingsgazette.com/news/local/winco-hiring-workers...