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Albertsons Profits Improve in Q4 as Sales Inch Up

Outgoing CEO Jim Donald highlights momentum in stores to fuel tech investments and debt reduction.

Retailers

Ahold Delhaize Reveals Heavy Toll of Stop & Shop Strike

The 10-day strike cost Ahold Delhaize more than $200 million in sales and about $100 million in profits, but officials insist they're happy with the terms of the resolution.

Deals to sell prescriptions and inventory to CVS and Walgreens widens field of potential buyers, and could indicate end is near.

Walmart will build fewer than 10 new stores this year, but it is increasing capital spending behind renovations and tech investments.

Fast-growing "extreme value" retailer could generate more fuel for growth.

The discounter said the move would reduce costs, widen assortment and provide a chance to execute better in fast-growing categories.

With price increases in all six major grocery categories, the Consumer Price Index shows sequential and year-on-year growth prices are on the rise.

Membership trends and gas profits highlight second-quarter results.

The first year of the Restock Kroger program ends with a promise of momentum, but the market wonders if a shaky core can support its ambitions.

"Stores as hubs" and robotic picking are driving success for the retailer.