Subway Extends Pizza Concept to C-Stores

The Subway restaurant brand has been quietly building a new pizza concept that reflects the made-to-order format increasingly popular in the fast-casual segment. The concept, Mama DeLuca’s Pizza, is currently co-located with Subway locations, and the company sees big opportunities to usher the concept into c-stores, reports Abbie Westra for CSP Daily News. “We started…

Busch’s Closes In-Store Pharmacies

Citing complexities with prescription pharmacy and the changing healthcare industry, Busch’s Fresh Food Market is closing its pharmacies, according to reports. The retailer’s eight pharmacies are scheduled to close this week so that it can better focus on its food business. According to reports is working with local Rite-Aid and CVS pharmacies to transfer its…

Aggressive Tobacco Pricing to Come

Altria Group recently lowered the price on some of its tobacco products, growing its total cigarette market share, and Reynolds American and Lorillard will also drop cigarette cost in an effort to gain back market share, Dow Jones Newswire reports. Lorillard and Reynolds American both pointed to a competitor (Altria, although not specifically named) for…