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April 20, 2011

Supermarket retailer Fresh & Easy, which operates stores in California, Arizona and Nevada, experienced increased losses this year, according to parent company Tesco.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Supermarket retailer Fresh & Easy, which operates stores in California, Arizona and Nevada, experienced increased losses this year, according to parent company Tesco.

The chain, which opened its doors in 2007 and has expanded its reach to include more than 165 stores to date, endured a loss of more than $300 million during the 2010-2011 financial year ended Feb. 26, its parent company reported on Tuesday.

February 24, 2011

Fresh & Easy has forged ahead with its expansion plans by opening its eighth and ninth Southern California stores.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy has forged ahead with its expansion plans by opening its eighth and ninth Southern California stores.

The two stores, located in in San Dimas and Camarillo, opened this week. So far, Fresh & Easy stores have generated more than 210 new jobs in Southern California.

As previously reported by Drug Store News, the retailer's expansion plans also include store openings in northern California — Fresh & Easy is slated to open about 11 stores in the region through the end of April.

February 17, 2011

Supermarket retailer Fresh & Easy has added four more GreenChill-certified stores this year, a distinction developed by the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Partnership.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Supermarket retailer Fresh & Easy has added four more GreenChill-certified stores this year, a distinction developed by the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Partnership.

The company, which has stores in California, Arizona and Nevada, now has the most GreenChill-certified stores than any other retailer in the nation. Fresh & Easy opened its first GreenChill store in September 2010.

February 1, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — A veteran of Walmart and Tesco, Walgreens VP merchandising Bryan Pugh brought a more analytical and customer-targeted approach to front-end merchandising. His oft-stated mission: to oversee, in coordination with the company’s Customer Centric Retailing initiative and other renewal efforts, a more cost-effective and more compelling merchandising strategy.


January 13, 2011

Fresh & Easy is slated to open new stores in Northern California in March.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy is slated to open new stores in Northern California in March.

The store openings will create more than 275 good jobs throughout Northern California, the company said, and builds on the chain's expansion plan.

In related news, Fresh & Easy will open two new stores in San Francisco early this year.

November 18, 2010

Regional supermarket chain Fresh & Easy has kicked off its in-store food drive for the...

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Regional supermarket chain Fresh & Easy has kicked off its in-store food drive for the holiday season.

The food drive, which will benefit food banks in the California, Nevada and Arizona markets, asked customers to donate canned and boxed goods at any store location through Christmas Eve. Between donations from customers and Fresh & Easy stores, more than $1 million in food will be given to local food banks and charities to help fight hunger this holiday season, the retailer said.

August 4, 2010

Fresh & Easy is seeking to reduce its water consumption with the help of a...

July 13, 2010

Fresh & Easy is slated to open nine new locations in September....

May 23, 2010

The largest retailer in the United States is revitalizing its photo departments with the installation...

November 6, 2009

Divesting itself of its West Coast store base certainly would place Rite Aid in a...

NEW YORK Divesting itself of its West Coast store base certainly would place Rite Aid in a much more favorable position with regard to its debt load, merchandising and marketing synergies and supply chain efficiencies. So why not divest?

 

October 29, 2009

If any retail observer still doubted the determination of Walgreens’ top managers to shake the...

NEW YORK If any retail observer still doubted the determination of Walgreens’ top managers to shake the company to its foundation, recharge its merchandising mix and rejuvenate customer traffic and interest, the pending departure of David Van Howe should resolve any lingering doubts. Walgreens is serious about doing business in a new way.