Archives: grocery wars

Southern Season to close Richmond store, shift toward smaller retail concept

The company says the 53,000-square-foot store at Libbie Mill was too large and expensive to keep open.

Publix announces entry into Virginia market with new store in Glen Allen

The 49,000-square-foot store will open in 2018 at the site of what was once slated to be a Ukrop’s Supermarket before the company’s sale in 2009.

PHOTOS: Newcomer Aldi aims to take a bite out of Richmond’s grocery market

The chain hopes to capitalize on its pledge to save shoppers up to 50% versus traditional stores–while still providing high-quality food and produce–by adhering a number of cost-saving strategies.

Despite a promise not to, Kroger bringing gas station to Short Pump store

The store rescinded an agreement it made with county officials in 2010 not to open a fuel center at its Short Pump store.

Attention shoppers: Aldi to bring RVA a fresh take on grocery shopping

The German discount chain is entering the Richmond market in full force, with plans for six locations.

Ground broken on new Wegmans, Cabela’s in Short Pump

The two anchor stores of the new West Broad Marketplace are scheduled to open in 2016.