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Independent grocer earns Gold Retailer of the Year title

Independent grocer earns Gold Retailer of the Year title

Western Market Tops the More Than $20 Million Sales Category BIRMINGHAM – For 69 years, Western Market has served the grocery needs of the Birmingham community. It currently operates five locally owned stores. “We hope that when someone leaves one…

Books-A-Million Inc. noted for 100 years in business

Books-A-Million Inc. noted for 100 years in business

BIRMINGHAM – Books-A-Million Inc., the second largest bookseller in the United States, was honored today by the Alabama Retail Association as an Alabama Centennial Retailer, a retailer with 100 or more years in business in Alabama. The Books-A-Million story is…

Small town grocer earns Retailer of the Year title

Small town grocer earns Retailer of the Year title

VALLEY GRANDE / THOMASTON / BIRMINGHAM – David Oliver started in the grocery business 52 years ago. “I started real young, bagging groceries and mopping floors,” he said. He worked at a half dozen grocery stores, each larger than the…