business news in context, analysis with attitude

• The Charlotte Business Journal reports that "Food Lion is investing $215 million into the Charlotte market.The Salisbury-based grocer says it plans to remodel 142 stores, with projects slated to be complete between May and October. The goal is making the stores easier to navigate and shop, while also cutting prices on frequently purchased items from apple juice to produce."

The story goes on to note that "Charlotte is the fourth market across Food Lion’s 1,100-store footprint to be remodeled. When complete, one-third of the grocer’s stores, which span the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, will have been updated."
KC's View: