Chris Ooten

Weigel’s Announces New Director of Real Estate

Chris Ooten joins the Weigel’s team. Weigel’s has hired Chris Ooten as its new director of real estate to expand Weigel’s retail footprint through new store site acquisition and the selling and leasing of company-owned property. “With a solid background in commercial development, Chris is poised to help expand and take Weigel’s to the next

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Customers Crave Premium and Value-Priced Teas

As customers seek more healthful beverages options, look for robust tea sales in 2012 and beyond. Packaged Facts projected that the retail tea market is set to grow from approximately 6.6% in 2012 to 8.7% in 2014, reaching $8.3 billion in that year. Tea was up 5.1% in 2011, according to Chicago-based research firm Mintel

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Weigel’s Recognized For Best Chocolate Milk

 Annual Tennessee State Fair awards Weigel’s a blue ribbon. The Tennessee Dairy Products Association awarded Weigel’s Dairy with the coveted First Place Blue-Ribbon for its Chocolate Milk in the Tennessee State Fair Fluid Milk Quality Competition. With the highest score, Weigel’s Chocolate Milk was voted best chocolate milk among all dairies serving the State of

Weigel’s Fights Price-Gouging Accusation

Weigel Stores Inc. plans to defend itself against a civil action filed by the State Attorney General related to gas prices at seven Weigel’s stores during a five day period last fall, the company announced on Friday, April 17.   “We deeply regret that the Attorney General’s office has chosen to accuse Weigel’s of ‘price-gouging’ based

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