Harris Teeter Expansion to Continue

Aggressive spending and a focus on upscale shoppers led Harris Teeter to prosperity in fiscal 2007, and the retailer plans more of the same in 2008. The company said it would spend about $202 million on expansion in the new fiscal year, which began Oct. 1. Its plan calls for 15 new stores and eight major remodels, with a focus on the Washington, D.C., market, including forays

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Aggressive spending and a focus on upscale shoppers led Harris Teeter to prosperity in fiscal 2007, and the retailer here plans more of the same in 2008.

The company said it would spend about $202 million on expansion in the new fiscal year, which began Oct. 1. Its plan calls for 15 new stores and eight major remodels, with a focus on the Washington, D.C., market, including forays into Southern Maryland and coastal Delaware. Harris Teeter in 2007 spent $205.5

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