harris teeter http://wfae.org en Purchase Could Lower Prices At Harris Teeter http://wfae.org/post/purchase-could-lower-prices-harris-teeter <p>For the past five decades, Harris Teeter has been a locally-based company with a relatively small chain of regional supermarkets. Not anymore. The company announced Tuesday it’s being acquired by Kroger, the nation’s largest supermarket. What could&nbsp;the transformation from regional chain to national subsidiary could mean for you at checkout?</p><p></p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:01:32 +0000 Ben Bradford 30985 at http://wfae.org Purchase Could Lower Prices At Harris Teeter Kroger Buys Harris Teeter http://wfae.org/post/kroger-buys-harris-teeter <p>Harris Teeter has finally found a buyer, and it's a big one. Kroger - the largest U.S. grocery store chain - is spending about $2.5 billion to buy the Matthews-based company.&nbsp;</p><p>But don't expect a name change at your local stores. Kroger says it will continue to operate the Harris Teeter brand.&nbsp;</p><p>Harris Teeter has been searching for a buyer for several months, and its CEO said in a press release the company is excited to become a part of Kroger.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:54:08 +0000 Michael Tomsic 30949 at http://wfae.org Kroger Buys Harris Teeter Breaking Up – With Your Grocery Store – Is Hard To Do http://wfae.org/post/breaking-your-grocery-store-hard-do <span style="line-height: 1.5;"></span>Some relationships just aren’t meant to last. When you have misunderstandings, get bored, or just don’t feel appreciated, it’s time to move on.</p><p>So when the Harris Teeter grocery store in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood closed for <a href="http://www.harristeeter.com/about_us/press_room/press_releases.aspx?article=895">remodeling</a> almost a year ago, I decided to make a clean break.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:29:18 +0000 Amy Rogers 27813 at http://wfae.org Breaking Up – With Your Grocery Store – Is Hard To Do Publix Breaks Ground In Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/publix-breaks-ground-charlotte <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Between Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Walmart, Target, and Family Dollar, North Carolina has a lot of competitors in the grocery business. Now, add one more. Publix, the upscale Southern supermarket chain broke ground Thursday on a new store in </span>Ballantyne<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, its first in North Carolina. The move is the latest volley in a supermarket war.</span></p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:08:05 +0000 Ben Bradford 24243 at http://wfae.org Publix Breaks Ground In Charlotte