Target is pilot testing an expansion of its in-house television network to the pharmacy departments of 100 of its locations. The station will broadcast information on health and wellness products available across the stores.
Lund Food Holdings has teamed up with Minnesota floral company Bachman's to operate the floral departments throughout its portfolio. The company plans to expand the department and add more seasonal gardening products.
A new widget from Fry lets customers build shopping lists on their computers and download coupons before heading to their local Meijer stores. Meijer says the program is popular with shoppers, who are redeeming about half of the downloaded coupons.
Supermarkets are doing more to capture cost-conscious consumers. Kroger, BI-LO, SUPERVALU, Meijer and other food retailers are embracing fuel discount programs, offering gas discounts in conjunction with food purchases.