Building Healthy Lifestyles in All Directions Source: UNC Charlotte YouTube September 27, 2017 Study: Young CMS students not exercising nearly enough Source: WCNC October 10, 2017 Dollar General Hits a Gold Mine in Rural America Source: Bloomberg Businessweek, Mya Frazier October 11, 2017 Obesity and Physical Activity among Charlotte Mecklenburg School Students Source: WCNC Charlotte Today October 20, 2017 The Surprising Impact of Your Neighborhood Dollar Store Source: Morning Consult, Joanna Piacenza, November 20, 2017
The Dollar Store Boom Source: The Eugene Weekly, Morgan Theophil, December 14, 2017 Why Americans are obese and what we can do about it Source: WCNC Charlotte Today December 19, 2017 How we can make healthier choices to fight obesity Source: WCNC Charlotte Today February 8, 2018 Americans are pretty good at counting calories Source: Morning Consult, Joanna Piacenza, July 18, 2018 Why we should pay attention to calorie counts on restaurant menus Source: WCNC Charlotte Today August 24, 2018 Dollar General throws a lifeline to hard-pressed communities. Not all welcome it Source: LA Times, Tom Zoellner, October 5, 2018 Food Deserts: 9 Investigates Thousands in Charlotte struggle to find healthy food options Source: WSOCTV, Allison Latos, November 1, 2018 Dollar General tries to make healthy food more accessible Source: CNN Business, Nathaniel Meyersohn, December 5, 2018 Cheap Supermarkets are Conquering the USA Source: St. Galler Tagblett, Renzo Ruf, January 7, 2019 Food stamp recipients can now order groceries online for delivery. Amazon, Walmart, and ShopRite will offer this service. Source: CNN Business, Nathaniel Meyersohn and Tami Luhby, April 18, 2019
Can technology extend grocers' reach into food deserts?
Source: Grocery Dive, Julia Dumant, May 22, 2019
German Discount Grocer Lidl Opens First Store in Charlotte
Source: WFAE, Michael Falaro, December 4, 2019
Is it time to retire the term "food desert?"
Source: The New Food Economy, Jessica Fu, January 9, 2020.
Questions persist as another municipality regulates dollar stores
Source: Next City, Adina Solomon, February 11, 2020