grocery wars

Earth Fare is going out of business and will soon close all of its stores

Asheville specialty grocer Earth Fare is going out of business. By the end of February, the chain will close all of its 50 stores, including seven in the...

Grocery wars: Charlotte’s supermarket competition intensifies with the addition of newcomer Lidl

The low-cost German grocer Lidl has opened its first Charlotte store, in the southeast part of town close to Matthews. Also this week, Harris Teeter said it...

Newcomer grocer Lidl plans to expand into south Charlotte near Fresh Market and Amelie’s

Lidl, the German grocery chain that opened its first U.S. stores in 2017, is planning a store in south Charlotte near Fresh Market and Amelie’s. The...

Lidl pauses progress on South End grocery store

Lidl’s entry into the Charlotte grocery wars has been delayed. The German grocer owns land on South Boulevard and has taken preliminary steps toward...

Harris Teeter raises the stakes in the Charlotte grocery wars with its new South End store. See 21 photos from the grand opening.

Welcome to Harris Teeter’s newest addition to Charlotte. Excited customers flooded through the doors of their new swanky South End location at 2717 South...

Shipt grocery delivery will offer alcohol delivery starting tomorrow

Grocery delivery just turned 21. Starting tomorrow, Shipt, an on-demand grocery delivery service, will add beer and wine delivery in the Charlotte market. The...

Food Lion put $215 million toward revamping 142 area stores and you’ll want to see the results

Food Lion has finished remodeling 142 Charlotte-area stores. The $215 million it cost represents the second-largest investment the company has ever made, Food...

Instacart has expanded into the south Charlotte suburbs and added Publix to its repertoire

On-demand grocery delivery service Instacart has expanded to six new ZIP codes in the Charlotte area. The San Francisco-based service can now be found in the...

Inside Food Lion’s big bet in Charlotte

Food Lion announced Wednesday that it will spend $215 million to remodel and redesign its 142 Charlotte-area stores. The grocer was founded in Salisbury...

There’s a killer little bar in Harris Teeter (really)

Do you feel like having a drink, but don’t feel like battling the bar scene? Make your way to the Myers Park Harris Teeter. Head up the stairs, be...

How to experience the childbirth-like joy of ordering a Publix sub online

The Publix website is shockingly user-friendly. Ordering a sub is a dead simple process that starts here. I prefer the roast beef sub on the Italian 5 Grain...

Why Walmart Neighborhood Markets will keep growing in Charlotte

Walmart’s latest Charlotte store just opened about a half mile from my neighborhood (technically it’s in Pineville, but just barely), and after talking to...