Gift cards continue to top lists of most popular purchases this season, spurring billions in sales for merchants. And the category is growing fast, moving toward a day when some believe the plastic cards could be replaced by electronic ones
Online grocer Relay Foods of Charlottesville, Va., is rolling out service Tuesday in Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia, and plans to offer groceries from local suppliers and farms through home delivery and eventually about a half dozen pick-up sites
Shoppers Food & Pharmacy workers at some Maryland and Virginia stores ratified a new, two-year contract Thursday that increases wages, maintains pension benefits and funds health benefits without raising workers' costs, the union local representing the workers said Thursday
The Greenspring Station establishment Tark's Grill was among many Baltimore-area eateries and grocery stores that not only lost prime weekend business but also lost merchandise — food that went bad in the heat.
Meet Nick Hyson, manager of the new Giant store in Hampden. He came over from the Rotunda, knows many of his customers by name, and is a tireless, youthful, engaging, rise-through-the-ranks kind of guy, who says he has not had a day off in three weeks — "by choice."
Hampden: Converted former SuperFresh and Fresh and Green's store in Greenspring Tower Shopping Center in Hampden will reopen March 29 as the new Giant for the area. The Giant in the Rotunda will close the same day.
Rotunda owener affirms redevelopment intent in letter to Roland Park-area business and community leaders. Also, Trader Joe's throwz cold water on hopes for a store in the Rotunda, now that Giant is leaving.
More than 200,000 Maryland state employees, retirees and dependents will be switched to a new pharmacy plan this year as a result of the Board of Public Works' decision Wednesday to award the $2.4 billion contract to a St. Louis-based company.
Shoppers react to the new of Giant relocating from Rotunda to Fresh & Greens. Seniors across the street from the mall say the relocated Giant will be less convenient. But shoppers at the Fresh & Green's are looking forward to Giant as an upgrade. We will also talk to shoppers about the possibility of a Trader Joe's-type store in the mall.
After several years of stalemate, Giant Food and Hekemian & Co., owner of the Rotunda mall, struck a deal that lets Giant out of its long-term lease and lets Hekemian rent to a smaller "boutique" grocer, such as a Trader Joe's. That should facilitate redevelopment of the mall, said Giant and Hekemian officials.