| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:26 PM
Shares of Mariano's parent company Roundy's jumped more than 10 percent late Wednesday after the grocery store operator reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter sales and its CEO came out swinging against growing rival Whole Foods.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:14 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Ready for the big game on Sunday?
Score a free pizza from Papa John's, snag free gift cards and savings on deli platters at Publix, pocket $5 off meat and deli at Target and Publix and touchdown for free eats and treats at...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:07 PM
“Human Trafficking 101” was the controversial subject addressed at the Glendale Soroptimists’ buffet luncheon last Thursday.
In the past, the topic was confined to members only, but Soroptimist President Paula Devine believed the issue...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:23 AM
After a developer withdrew his proposal for a major shopping center anchored by Whole Foods, it's unclear whether the high-end grocery store will come to Lake Forest under a different development scenario.
Facing opposition from neighbors and city...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:33 AM
The Whole Foods Market store that has been on Peters Road in Plantation for nearly 20 years will move to Davie this month.
The store will open Feb. 11 at 1903 S. University Drive and will be bigger than the Plantation shop. It will feature The...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:24 PM
In the only City Council race that pits two sitting aldermen against one another, one candidate has been sidelined by an undisclosed health issue.
Ald. JoAnn Thompson, 16th, is in the hospital after what her campaign would describe only as "a scheduled...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:34 AM
After writing columns on the politicized "green" movement and the urgency to go "green" with natural lawn care, I promise to take a break from my more serious tone and write for the sake of plain ol' fashioned fun. Love Where You Live followers and like-...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Jewel-Osco is back in the personalized discount business.
The Illinois grocery chain eliminated its loyalty card in 2013 in favor of offering the same prices to all. Now, with a new app, it has started to offer discounts and sometimes even free products...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:38 AM
A recap of the week's news in retail.
Whole Foods Market is rolling forward with its South Florida expansion plans.
The organic grocer opened a store Wednesday at 1845 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. in West Palm Beach. That store is part of the new shopping...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 8:36 AM
Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings reported full year 2014 earnings Thursday as well as fourth-quarter results, important because they include its holiday performance.
The company continued to lose money, now for the 11th consecutive quarter, as...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Nutella, the daddy of chocolate hazelnut spreads, has steadily become a standard on grocery store shelves across the nation since it was first imported to the U.S. from Italy more than 25 years ago. The Ferrero-produced Italian spread's fandom is vast...