Author: Marianne Wilson
Source: CSA The Business of Retail
Wegmans Foods Markets is entering new territory.
Wegmans will open its first store in North Carolina, a 104,000-sq.-ft. location at the Midtown East Shopping Center, in Raleigh, on Sept. 29. The store will employ 475 people.
The Raleigh store is one of three new stores that Wegmans will open this year, with the others in Brooklyn, New York, and Virginia Beach, Virginia. The company also announced it will open its 48th location in New York, in Harrison, in spring 2020.
Wegmans currently operates 98 supermarkets in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts.