July 1, 2015

The Outlets at San Clemente announces its grand opening coming in October.

July 1, 2015

Starbucks Coffee Co. plans on making a connection with French consumers.

June 29, 2015

U.S. online grocery shoppers are upping the amount of grocery shopping they complete online.

June 29, 2015

Online grocer Peapod.com has joined the “farm box” movement that many local farmers markets and supermarkets are now promoting.

June 25, 2015

Asian-inspired grocery chain H Mart is partnering with Instacart to offer Boston area delivery to customers, in as little as one hour.

June 24, 2015

Dutch supermarket giant Ahold has agreed to buy Belgian rival Delhaize, creating the sixth largest food retailer in the United States. Keith Anderson, VP of strategy & insights for Profitero, and formerly a retail analyst with RetailNet Group, offers his thoughts on what led to the merger, and what it may bring. 

June 24, 2015

Walmart’s Neighborhood Markets format offers a compelling source of new sales growth for the nation’s largest retailer, according to a report by Moody’s.

June 17, 2015

Starbucks Corp. said it plans to close all 23 La Boulange retail (bakery café) locations by the end of September, as well as the two baking facilities serving the locations.

June 12, 2015

Another European supermarket retailer has its sights set on the United States: German discount grocer Lidl on Friday announced it is establishing a U.S. corporate headquarters, in Arlington County, Va.

June 11, 2015

Discount grocery powerhouse Aldi announced plans enter the nation’s most populous state, opening approximately 25 stores in Southern California by July 2016.   

May 28, 2015

Two leases have been signed for ground-floor retail space at The Foundry in Ames, Iowa, including Starbucks.

May 14, 2015

Starbucks Corp. is denying reports that hackers illegally gained entry into accounts of some users of its mobile app.

May 14, 2015

Starbucks has unveiled its new “express” store format, just across from the New York Stock Exchange in downtown Manhattan. The 538-sq.-ft. space is one of the most streamlined in the company’s diverse portfolio.

May 13, 2015

Trader Joe’s is America’s favorite grocery retailer for the third year in a row, according to a study of more than 7,200 consumers by Market Force Information. Publix ranked a close second and Aldi was third.

May 12, 2015

One month after Starbucks and Arizona State University announced the expansion of a benefit to pay for employees’ college education, more than 1,800 have signed up, with more than 2,200 total.

April 30, 2015

Stockbrokers in need of a quick caffeine fix between bouts of buying and selling have a new resource. Starbucks Corp. is debuting its new express store format on Wall Street in New York, across from the New York Stock Exchange.

April 24, 2015

Net earnings rose 16% to $494.9 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 from $427 million a year earlier at Starbucks Corp. Cost of sales grew at a slower pace than extremely strong revenue growth, which helped boost profits.

April 20, 2015

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is seeking an injunction from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. relating to the closure of five stores.

April 14, 2015

Toms and Whole Foods Market grabbed the top spots in a survey of the most socially responsible companies by marketing consultancy Good Must Grow.

April 7, 2015

Dessange International, owner of Fantastic Sams, Camille Albane and Dessange franchise brands, has promoted Linda Chadwick to president and CEO of Dessange Group North America.

April 7, 2015

Starbucks Corp. is extending its college tuition assistance plan for workers to cover the entire cost of getting an online bachelor's degree.

March 27, 2015

Aldi Inc. has completed its purchase of 66 Bottom Dollar Food stores from the Delhaize Group.

March 20, 2015

Starbucks Corp. remains highly bullish on expansion.  In remarks at the company’s annual shareholders meeting, the coffee giant revealed that over the next five years it plans to open 3,500 locations in its Americas region and 8,000 new stores in foreign markets.

March 20, 2015

Whole Foods Market is bringing fresh food to the people of Portland, Oregon, through its My Street Grocery program.