Meijer, Grand Rapids, Mich., has opened two new supercenters in Warren and Wooster in Northeast Ohio. The new stores feature digital shopping solutions, including Shop & Scan, allowing shoppers to scan barcodes via a mobile app and bag their items as they shop to make checkout convenient. The stores also feature deep discounts on surplus food via the Flashfood app, expanded areas to manage orders for Meijer Home Delivery and Pickup services, as well as mPerks rewards program. The Wooster store features a specially designed hitching shed to ensure customers with horses and buggies have a safe and dry place for their animals while they are shopping.
MAPLE LEAF SALES UP 4.3%
Mississauga, Ontario-based Maple Leaf Foods reported sales up by 4.3% to $1,174.9 million (Canadian) for the first quarter ended March 31. Net loss was $57.7