While consumers are taking more trips across most retail channels, deep discount grocery is seeing some of the largest increases in shopper activity.
This collaboration between a chef of Tim Love's caliber and a major travel center network marks the first of its kind, Pilot Flying J noted in its announcement of the deal.
Even though none of the survey respondents had ever been to one of the grocer's locations in the U.S., 67% said it is likely that they will try shopping at Lidl, and 52% are excited about shopping there.
Pilot Flying J's key focus in food and beverage includes innovating fresh, made-to-order items, establishing a strong culinary presence, and providing fresh quality offerings to those on the road.
Aldi is bucking the trend plaguing many retailers by accelerating its growth of new stores with a total capital investment of $5 billion in new and remodeled stores throughout the next five years.
Price optimization and a focus on own brands remains a key focus for Fred's front-end transformation, CEO Mike Bloom said.
Publix, with Instacart, is expanding the existing same-day delivery service over the next five months to several new markets and will offer the service chainwide by 2020.
The MDV leadership team has worked extensively to expand the military platform, resulting in the worldwide network the company operates today with its strategic partner Coastal Pacific Food Distributors.
Dollar General has begun construction on its 15th distribution center in Jackson, Ga., and is planning for its 16th distribution center in Amsterdam, N.Y.