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Wawa plans 40 stores in Northern Virginia

Wawa announced last month that it plans to open 40 stores in Northern Virginia in the next 15 years. The company currently operates about 850 stores in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, DC. Wawa’s Florida expansion...

Walmart dominates online grocery in the U.S.

According to research published earlier this summer by Second Measure, Walmart is dominating the online grocery market in the U.S., with 62% more customers than its nearest competitor, Instacart. The rankings are as follows: 1. Walmart 2. Instacart 3. Amazon Prime Now...

Are Aldi and Trader Joe’s related?

It’s a popular question, and the answer is no. They do have a shared history, though. Aldi opened its first store in Germany in the early 1900s. After World War II, the owner’s sons took over and expanded the business into one of the largest grocery chains in Europe,...

Grocery Outlet opens 19th PA store

With the opening of a store in Warminster last month, Grocery Outlet now has 19 locations in Pennsylvania. And more may be coming soon, as the company is actively seeking locations in the market. Earlier this summer Grocery Outlet went public, and now trades on the...