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Grocery Outlet to Try Out E-Commerce with Instacart

Grocery Outlet is wading into the e-commerce waters with the announcement that it will offer same-day delivery from dozens of stores in California through a pilot program in partnership with Instacart...

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Dollar Tree Seeking Thousands of Permanent and Seasonal Workers

On-the-spot interviews will be conducted at Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores and distribution centers as the discounter strives to ramp up hiring.

The company, which has lost ground in the discount wars to competitors with greater variety, and whose single-price-point approach is facing intense pressure from cost inflation, said 5,000 more “Plus!” stores are on the way.

The new store, set to open next spring in Athol, Idaho, would leave only Montana, Hawaii and Alaska as U.S. states without the little yellow discounter.

The sale represents an opportunity to invest in underserved communities in three major Midwestern cities, the founders of the stores' new owner say.

U.K. grocery analyst Steve Dresser provides exclusive photos of the bargain retailer's store that opened this month in the northern England city of Preston.

Newly opened in the U.K., and now reportedly eyeing expansion to the U.S., Mere brings old-school discounting with plenty of trade-offs, the author says.

Dollar General touts progress in food; Dollar Tree reviews freight woes, as they separately reported financial results.

Save A Lot is stepping out from years of quiet reinvention with an energetic and distinct new message that customers like “like, a lot a lot,” Marketing SVP Tim Schroder says.

The discounter said it would test e-commerce, and emphasize assortment evolution, as pandemic shopping and spending trends exposed its vulnerabilities in its fiscal second quarter.

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