Mac’s Continues To Think Like A Supermarket

I was in my local Mac’s today to grab a sandwich and I had to do a double take on what I found in the cooler – fresh meat! Yes! Fresh meat in a convenience store! I have always thought that Mac’s / Couche Tard was an innovative retailer that thought outside its channel (like its
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Safeway Aims To Gobble Up Thanksgiving Market Share

I started noticing Safeway’s Thanksgiving television ads while watching Sunday NFL football back on September 22nd and thought it was innovative for the chain to try to “own” an important family eating event, second only to Christmas – I imagine. It is a pretty good fit with the Safeway brand, and the television ads consist
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Overwaitea Announces Save-on-Foods Expansion To Calgary

Calgary’s supermarket industry is about to get a lot more competitive. At a recent Calgary Food & Drug Executives meeting, Overwaitea Food Group’s president Steve van der Leest announced their first Calgary Save-on-Foods store will open on Seton Blvd in the deep SE, feeding Calgary’s booming bedroom communities. Save-On Foods will be finally coming to
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