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December 23, 2013

Harris Teeter announced its first store opening in Summerville, N.C. with a ribbon cutting ceremony that morning.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Harris Teeter on Friday announced its first store opening in Summerville, N.C. with a ribbon cutting ceremony that morning.

The Corner at Wescott Harris Teeter will be open 24 hours, and the Harris Teeter pharmacy will be open seven days per week, as well.

November 25, 2013

The global market research firm Harris Interactive on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Nielsen Holdings.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The global market research firm Harris Interactive on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Nielsen Holdings. 

August 2, 2013

Publix Super Markets announced it will enter the Asheville and Cary markets in North Carolina.

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets on Friday announced it will enter the Asheville and Cary markets in North Carolina.

July 8, 2013

Harris Teeter will hold a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on July 31 to celebrate the opening of its 53,000-sq. ft. store in a new market for the supermarket chain — Goldsboro, N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter will hold a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on July 31 to celebrate the opening of its 53,000-square-foot store in a new market for the supermarket chain — Goldsboro, N.C. 

The store features a Farmers Markets focusing on both locally and regionally grown items. It will also have an expanded chef-prepared food section in Market Hall and a full-service pharmacy with drive-up service.

Construction began on the new Harris Teeter in fall 2012. 

 

 

 

June 19, 2013

Harris Teeter Together in Education has donated more than $690,000 to participating TIE schools during the final of three donations of the 2012-2013 school year, raising the program total to about $19.5 million since 1998, the company has announced.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter Together in Education has donated more than $690,000 to participating TIE schools during the final of three donations of the 2012-2013 school year, raising the program total to about $19.5 million since 1998, the company has announced.

May 28, 2013

Harris Teeter store manager Bruce Woodle on Friday presented $3,000 to local schools to support their commitment to educational programs.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter store manager Bruce Woodle on Friday presented $3,000 to local schools to support their commitment to educational programs. The check presentation was made possible by the North Carolina Education Lottery. Brooks Museums Magnet Elementary School PTA, Millbrook High School and St. David’s School each received $1,000.

May 2, 2013

Harris Teeter on Wednesday announced its opening of a new store in Charlotte, N.C., with a grand opening celebration to be held May 29.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter on Wednesday announced its opening of a new store here, with a grand opening celebration to be held May 29. 

March 18, 2013

Harris Teeter Together in Education donated more than $385,000 to participating TIE schools during the second of three payouts of the 2012/2013 school year, raising the program total to $18.7 million since 1998.

Charlotte, N.C. — Harris Teeter Together in Education (TIE) on Monday donated more than $385,000 to participating TIE schools during the second of three payouts of the 2012/2013 school year, raising the program total to $18.7 million since 1998.

February 20, 2013

Supermarket operator Ahold USA could be in a position to buy Matthews, N.C.-based supermarket chain Harris Teeter, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — Supermarket operator Ahold USA could be in a position to buy Matthews, N.C.-based supermarket chain Harris Teeter, according to published reports.

Citing remarks by BMO Capital Markets analyst Karen Short, the Wall Street Journal reported that Ahold, Publix Super Markets and Kroger Co. would be candidates for a purchase of Harris Teeter, with Ahold named as the most logical candidate due to an acquisitive nature and a desire to enter the southern United States.

January 5, 2012

Harris Teeter has donated more than $279,000 to schools participating in Together in Education, a program designed to financially help schools in communities where Harris Teeter stores are located.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter has donated more than $279,000 to schools participating in Together in Education, a program designed to financially help schools in communities where Harris Teeter stores are located.

November 28, 2011

Harris Teeter will open a 61,000-sq.-ft. store in Baltimore, making it the chain's first in the city and seventh in Maryland.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter will open a 61,000-sq.-ft. store in Baltimore, making it the chain's first in the city and seventh in Maryland.

The store, which will be located in the McHenry Row neighborhood of Baltimore, opens its doors on Dec. 7. The supermarket places strong emphasis on fresh foods, items-to-go and perishable items, Harris Teeter said.

The chain also is applying for LEED certification for the location, noting the supermarket will include electric vehicle charging stations and an integrated refrigeration.

October 6, 2011

Harris Teeter and Washington, D.C., Ward 6 council member Tommy Wells joined forces Thursday to offer a $10,000 donation to Jan’s Tutoring House, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., that pairs children with volunteers who provide one-on-one tutoring and mentoring.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter and Washington, D.C., Ward 6 council member Tommy Wells joined forces Thursday to offer a $10,000 donation to Jan’s Tutoring House, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., that pairs children with volunteers who provide one-on-one tutoring and mentoring.

April 28, 2011

Most U.S. adults are health-conscious when it comes to purchasing food and beverages, and many tend to purchase healthier products as they age, according to a new Harris poll.

NEW YORK — Most U.S. adults are health-conscious when it comes to purchasing food and beverages, and many tend to purchase healthier products as they age, according to a new Harris poll.

April 25, 2011


One way for a supermarket to convey its health-and-wellness commitment to customers is to build a marketing campaign around it. 


In Harris Teeter’s case, the campaign is “Yourwellness.” Now in its sixth year, the initiative offers “evidence-based guidance on important health issues” and help with nutritional choices throughout the store, according to the company.


April 8, 2011

Target once again has taken the top spot as the retailer with the strongest consumer brand equity, according to the latest Harris poll.

NEW YORK — Target once again has taken the top spot as the retailer with the strongest consumer brand equity, according to the latest Harris poll.

This marked the second consecutive year Target has led the way in the "value retail" category, with an increasing gap noted between the company and runner-up Walmart, according to the "2011 Harris Poll EquiTrend" study. Target led the way with a ranking of 74.1, while Walmart had a ranking of 70.8. The industry average in the value retail category was 67.3.

December 9, 2010

Harris Interactive on Thursday released the 2010 results of the first annual "Youth EquiTrend" study, which asked 8-to-24-year-olds to rate brands on several key elements of brand equity, including familiarity, quality and purchase consideration.

NEW YORK — Harris Interactive on Thursday released the 2010 results of the first annual "Youth EquiTrend" study, which asked 8-to-24-year-olds to rate brands on several key elements of brand equity, including familiarity, quality and purchase consideration.

December 7, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas — An overwhelming majority of respondents to a recent poll want to choose which companies and government agencies can view and use their health information.


August 3, 2010

Harris Teeter will reward customers for their oral care purchases through the end of the...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Harris Teeter will reward customers for their oral care purchases through the end of the month.

August 3, 2010

Supermarket chain Harris Teeter will have a new store in Maryland within one year, according...

May 16, 2010

Only 12% of adults think they had the flu this past winter, fewer than the...

NEW YORK Only 12% of adults think they had the flu this past winter, fewer than the 15% to 21% who thought they had the flu in other winters since 2004, Harris Interactive reported Friday.

There is no evidence, however, that flu shots should get the credit for the decline in the number of people with the flu, though conversely, Harris Interactive also cautioned in its release there is no evidence that flu shots didn’t contribute on some level.