CobornsDelivers is expanding its online grocery and delivery service to areas once served by the now-defunct SimonDelivers. Coborn's purchased the former SimonDelivers in October and changed the company name to CobornsDelivers.
With commodity costs coming off their summer peaks, grocery chains in the U.S. and abroad are balking at food makers' efforts to raise prices further. U.S. grocer prices rose 7.6% in September from a year earlier, and some retailers are suffering as consumers trade down to discount stores and cheaper store-brand goods.
TOPS Markets will roll out its "We Proof Everyone" policy across all of its stores. Cashiers will ask all customers to provide valid proof that they are of legal age to buy alcohol and tobacco products.