May 23, 2016

Grocery giant Supervalu Inc. is one step closer to separating its troubled Save-A-Lot banner.

May 19, 2016

In a program called LA25, Target Corp. is testing an array of new initiatives, ranging from sleeker apparel fixtures to dedicated service stations for online order pick-ups, at 25 locations in California.

May 16, 2016

Tops Friendly Markets, a Williamsville, New York-based supermarket chain with more than 170 stores in New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont, is making sure the last step in the path to purchase goes smoothly.

 

May 16, 2016

The demise of regional grocer Haggen has been a boon to Smart & Final which grew its store count by more than 10% after acquiring form Haggen locations.

May 4, 2016

In a not unexpected move, Fairway Group Holding Corp., operator of the Fairway Market supermarket chain, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

May 2, 2016

Publix Super Markets on Monday turned in another winning revenue performance, reporting $8.7 billion in sales for its first quarter, up 4.5% from $8.3 billion in the year ago period.

April 28, 2016

Expect the 365 by Whole Foods Market store format to look much different than the traditional Whole Foods store.

April 28, 2016

Whole Foods Market will open its second 365 by Whole Foods Market store on July 14, in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

April 26, 2016

SuperValu Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations.

April 20, 2016
Controlling expenses is a big part of PSK Supermarkets’ efforts to ensure optimal operations. To stay on top of finances. the retailer leverages  cloud-based Dayforce Human Capital Management (HCM) technology from Ceridian. 
 
April 20, 2016
Grand Rapids, Michigan-based discount retailer Meijer is giving customers the chance to help create a TV commercial, and gaining some free social promotion in the process.
April 7, 2016

Kroger showed its tendency to promote longtime executives to key senior leadership roles again with the naming of a 32 year veteran to serve as president of its 138 store Smith’s division based in Salt Lake City.

April 7, 2016

Aldi is expanding its fledgling footprint in Southern California.

April 7, 2016

Whole Foods Market will take the wraps off its new value concept, 365 by Whole Foods Market, on May 25 in Silver Lake, California.

April 1, 2016

The Kroger Co. is making a “meaningful” investment in specialty natural/organic grocery chain Lucky’s Market that could expand the supermarket giant’s product assortment.

April 1, 2016

H-E-B is planning to build a two-story grocery store in Bellaire, Texas, featuring the latest in food market retailing to open in the fall of 2017, Fox 7 reported Wednesday.

March 31, 2016

The Kroger Co. is reportedly planning to expand its ClickList click-and-collect service to the Lone Star State in summer 2016. According to the Cincinnati Business Journal, Kroger will offer ClickList, which lets customers order groceries in advance and pick up them up at a predetermined time at a local store, at select stores in the Houston and Dallas markets. Those markets contain a total of 214 stores, including some in Louisiana, but the retailer intends to offer ClickList at about 20 stores in each metro area. Currently, Kroger offers the service at 46 stores in seven markets across the U.S. [Cincinnati Business Journal]

March 31, 2016

A few months after Whole Foods Market and The Fresh Market initiated price-cutting strategies to lure more shoppers, Trader Joe's has apparently followed suit, according to a new report.

March 28, 2016

Persistence has paid off at Ingles Market for Jim Lanning who was elevated to the role of CEO after joining the $3.8 billion supermarket chain 41 years earlier.

March 25, 2016

Hy-Vee invested $3.6 million in a new training center for employees and to serve as a headquarters for the Hy-Vee Aisles Online, the company's online grocery division, KCCI Des Moines reported earlier this week. "We are excited to have a creative environment and innovative tools to help grow our future store leaders," stated Denise Broderick, VP education/training for Hy-Vee. "We understand that growing and improving our workforce is crucial to our company’s continued success. This center for education and training shows our dedication and investment in our employees." ( KCCI Des Moines)  

March 25, 2016

Publix has hired a broker and is actively looking for sites in the Washington, D.C., area, according to a new report. The Washington Business Journal reported that the Florida-based grocery chain had a booth at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Mid-Atlantic Dealmaking and Conference last week in Southern Maryland.  Publix spokeswoman Kim Reynolds told the publication that indeed, the chain is looking to open stores throughout Virginia, including in Northern Virginia. (Washington Business Journal)

March 23, 2016

Market expansion into the Minneapolis market may be the next step for Meijer, The Grand Rapids Press reported last week, confirming that the grocer acquired 30 acres of land in a Twin City suburb. "I can confirm Meijer has purchased property in Brooklyn Park, Minn.," Frank Guglielmi, Meijer senior director communications, told The Grand Rapids Press. "However, it's very early in the process and we currently have no set timeline for entering the Minneapolis market." Meijer earlier this month announced a $400 million capital spending plan that would see nine new supercenters and 32 remodels. (The Grand Rapids Press)

March 23, 2016

Three Schnucks St. Charles County stores will unveil freshly remodeled interiors prior to the Easter holiday this weekend, the company announced Tuesday.

March 23, 2016

 Ethnic grocery chain H Mart is expanding its partnership with Instacart nationally.