Turcsik, Richard; Summerour, Jenny
April 2001
Progressive Grocer;Apr2001, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p7
Trade Publication
Provides updates on the United States retail industry as of April 2001. Details of the Fresh4less perishable products format adopted by Sentry Supermarkets in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Acquisition of HomeGrocer.com by Webvan Group; Online pharmacy and grocery shopping services offered by Piggly Wiggly Co. in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Gospel choir singing competition in New Jersey sponsored by Pathmark Stores.


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