Unified Grocers will use MegaPath's Retail Site SSL and Managed Security services to allow employees of its 220 members remote access to their store systems. The system will also better secure credit card and other private data.
Wegmans launched a Web site devoted to the opening of a new store in Virginia. The site features a guided tour, promotions and job applications. "We have always dedicated a section of our Web site to our new stores," said a Wegmans official. "But, this new approach gives us even greater capabilities and allows customers to experience Wegmans in a new way."
Tesco's Fresh & Easy stores continue to generate buzz, but shoppers consider it a supplement to their regular grocery store, not a replacement, found Nielsen Online's BuzzMetrics. Nearly 60% of shoppers feel positively about the store.