Giant Food Stores will offer free generic antibiotics to customers who carry its loyalty card. The promotion will run until mid-April.
Machines that would be required under a New York bottle bill cost $80,000 each. The change also would call for more space, labor, sanitation and bookkeeping, according to grocers.
Cub Foods' new St. Paul, Minn., store is expected to receive a LEED Gold rating for its environmentally friendly design. The store uses skylights, has a leak-tight refrigeration system and uses a special irrigation system.
Harris Teeter plans to spend $101 million to build a distribution warehouse in King George County, Va. The company's expansion plan also calls for opening 17 locations this fiscal year.
California-based Buy Low Market debuted today in Provo, Utah. The 65,000-square-foot store will include a food court and fresh bakery.
Cardenas Markets is built on selling staple goods to service-sector workers of Hispanic ancestry. The tailored service has helped the supermarket prosper in tough economic times.