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Glut of grocers fight for share of Towson
Glut of grocers fight for share of Towson

Kurt Schertle paid his tuition at Towson University by working full-time at the Shoppers grocery store on Goucher Boulevard. The job launched a career and last week Schertle returned as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Weis Markets to open a pair of the grocery stores in Baltimore County —one in Woodlawn and one in Towson. The new Weis is the third new grocery store to open in Towson in the last 25 months. The Fresh Market opened in August 2011, and Aldi opened in November 2012. Now about 10 different grocery store chains serve the area and another — Harris Teeter — wants to open there, leading some to wonder if the market may be saturated. ...