The latest news and analysis of U.S. grocerymass, drug, discount and club retailers, including financial, executive leadership and mergers and acquisitions


UNFI Q4 Profits Dip on Mix, Freight Costs

The distributor said increased sales to Whole Foods weighed on margins and contributed to below-plan profits.


B&R Acquiring Heartland Foods Store

Lincoln, Neb.-based B&R Stores Inc. is acquiring Heartland Foods’ store in Beatrice, Neb., which will be converted to a Russ’s Market.

The Phoenix-based retailer's first store in Pennsylvania opened in a high-profile, high-energy urban project.

New corporate campus is set to be complete by the fall of 2019 and will affect approximately 700 associates, all of whom will be offered relocation opportunities.

The tech-enabled food store "walks out" of Seattle for the first time.

The delivery service’s overuse of packaging leaves an inconvenient mess for its customers to clean up.

The 120,000-square-foot unit will feature the Keystone State's first Burger Bar.

Instacart rollout will make e-commerce available in 35 states.

The St. Louis-based retailer is also purchasing the pharmacies of 15 of the 19 acquired stores and 4 fuel centers on its home turf.

While dozens of stores remained closed or compromised, retailers spark relief effort.