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Merger of GFS, Market Day expands fundraising potential

Merger of GFS, Market Day expands fundraising potential

Stopping by after school one day a month to pick up frozen Market Day items ordered from a printed flyer has been a tradition for many local families for decades.

August 20, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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GROCERY: Industry doing well in spite of increased competition

GROCERY: Industry doing well in spite of increased competition

The grocery industry is prospering, even though the greater Chicago market is crowded with competition, Strack & Van Til president Dave Wilkinson said. 

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Remodeled Aldi to reopen in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | Low-price grocery store Aldi plans to soon reopen its newly remodeled Merrillville location at 10 W. 81st Ave. 

April 30, 2014 11:00 am
Strack & Van Til LEEDing the way

Strack & Van Til LEEDing the way

CEDAR LAKE | The folks behind the Strack & Van Til Food Market in Cedar Lake are giving new meaning to the term "green grocer."

April 22, 2014 1:04 pm
Where's the beef? A lot of it is in Brazil

Where's the beef? A lot of it is in Brazil

Meat cutter Dennis Kazmierczak restocks the ground beef cooler at the new Ultra location in Merrillville.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
GROCERY: Northwest Indiana market stable, but Illinois shoppers more demanding

GROCERY: Northwest Indiana market stable, but Illinois shoppers more demanding

Stack & Van Til president Dave Wilkinson said grocery stores have been doing well, but depend on a healthy economy.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Heart-Healthy Diet

Heart-Healthy Diet

Young woman with a grocery shopping bag.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am

Highland-based Ultra Foods continues to expand

Ultra Foods will soon open its 16th location in Prospect Heights in Chicago’s northwest suburbs.

January 06, 2014 10:55 am
GROCERY: Grocery stores catering more toward customers who want healthy food

GROCERY: Grocery stores catering more toward customers who want healthy food

Grocery stores are working to remain relevant to customers, such as by offering more natural foods, said Stack & Van Til president Dave Wilkinson.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am
Strack & Van Til opens Cedar Lake store

Strack & Van Til opens Cedar Lake store

CEDAR LAKE | After hungering in a food desert for three years, residents of this lakeside community happily converged on the first-of-its-kind Strack & Van Til grocery store Thursday following grand opening ceremonies.

May 16, 2013 11:44 am Photos

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Grocery delivery company expands to Lake County

Grocery delivery service WeGoShop.com has expanded to include Lake County.

May 13, 2013 10:06 am
New Ultra opens in Merrillville

New Ultra opens in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | A new Ultra Foods store featuring a unique modern décor with expanded meat, produce and hot food sections opened Tuesday at 6001 Broadway in Merrillville.

April 30, 2013 12:00 pm Photos

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The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

Meat cutter Dennis Kazmierczak restocks the ground beef cooler at the new Ultra location in Merrillville. The grand opening for the store will be May 16. Hours are 6 a.m. to midnight daily.

April 30, 2013 11:01 am
The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

The new Ultra location in Merrillville is open for business. Located in the remodeled 65,000-square-foot former PayLow Foods’ building, the store is the fourth Ultra Foods in Lake County. 

April 30, 2013 11:02 am
The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

Jen Witvoet of Wheatfield, shops for bread and other groceries at the new Ultra location in Merrillville. Located in the remodeled 65,000-square-foot former PayLow Foods’ building, the store is the fourth Ultra Foods in Lake County.

April 30, 2013 11:01 am
The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

The new Ultra opens in Merrillville

The new Ultra location in Merrillville is open for business.

April 30, 2013 11:02 am
GROCERY: Competition, costs driving consolidation within segment

GROCERY: Competition, costs driving consolidation within segment

Conditions within the grocery segment are encouraging the trend of smaller chains of stores selling out to become part of larger "super-independent" ones, said Dave Wilkinson.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am
WeGoShop

WeGoShop

Sally and Michael Moyers' franchise, Wegoshop.com, shops and delivers groceries and other items for a small fee. They've expanded their franchise into Valparaiso and Chesterton areas in Porter County. .

January 23, 2013 9:28 pm
Wegoshop.com

Wegoshop.com

Sally Moyer, of Michigan City selects olive oil while shopping at a local food store. Moyer and her husband, Michael, opened a shopping and delivery franchise, Wegoshop.com. They shop and deliver groceries and other items for a small fee. They've expanded their franchise into Valparaiso and …

January 23, 2013 9:28 pm

Strack & Van Til buying WiseWay, PayLow stores

Highland-based grocery store chain Strack & Van Til plans to buy seven WiseWay and PayLow locations from WiseWay Supermarkets, according to a joint news release the companies issued Tuesday.

November 27, 2012 4:45 pm
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