The country's supermarket operators seem to be following a curious new trend, signing signed a deal for 17 "micro stores" with RE/MAX of New England. According to the Hartford Courant, the first of these stores will open at a Stop & Shop in North Haven, Conn. RE/MAX officials say they don't necessarily expect Stop & Shop customers to immediately start using their services, but hope the presence of a RE/MAX store at their local supermarket will help them remember the brand when they do decide to switch digs.for store-within-a-store concepts with businesses hawking real estate and auto insurance. Stop & Shop, for instance, has just
Meanwhile, we hear that auto club AAA is opening up "express" stores at Lucky Supermarkets in Northern, Nevada and Utah. Now, shoppers who visit a Lucky store will be able to buy auto insurance, plan road trips and even get their passport photos taken while on site. Has anyone heard of similar deals taking place?