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• Whole Foods has announced that it will open its first "365 by Whole Foods" store in New Jersey, a 33,000 square feet unit on the  Weehawken waterfront, just across the Hudson River from Manhattan. The store is expected to open in the fall of 2018.

• The Charlotte Observer reports that The Fresh Market "has branched out into the increasingly popular meal kit craze," launching a "Little Big Meal" program with kits for $25 or less that "include pre-packaged fresh ingredients for a variety of make-at-home meals (like easy enchiladas and chicken al fresco) for four people."
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