grocery store Archives

Fry’s plans to open store in downtown Phoenix

by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

Fry’s Food Stores and RED Development today announced the popular grocer will open downtown Phoenix’s first full-service grocery store. Fry’s preferred location to build the new 55,000 square-foot grocery store would be on the surface parking lot bordered between Washington Street and Jefferson Avenue, located between CityScape Phoenix and Collier Center. The downtown grocer would… Read More →

Sprouts COO Named Retailer of the Year


Since joining Sprouts Farmers Market as Chief Operating Officer, Jim Nielsen has been a driving force at the company, leading all merchandising initiatives for the healthy grocery store chain along with operations now spanning ten states and close to 200 stores. As the company more than doubled in size between 2011 and 2013, Nielsen was… Read More →

Eddie Basha memorial set for April 6

by in Business News | Events

A memorial service for grocery store magnate Eddie Basha is scheduled for April 6 in Tempe. The former chairman and CEO of the Bashas’ family-owned supermarket chain died Tuesday at age 75. Officials of the Chandler-based company say the memorial will be held at 10 a.m. at Gammage Auditorium on the Arizona State University campus.… Read More →