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Retailers

Albertsons Provides Real-Time ‘Glympse’ of Online Grocery Orders

Notifications will provide the exact time of the retailer’s home deliveries and its Drive Up & Go service.    

Retailers

Kroger’s Smith Division to Ban Visa Cards Beginning April 3

Declaring the credit card company’s “excessive fees and unfairness cannot continue to go unchecked,” the retailer’s Salt Lake City-based division’s decision aims to help keep prices low.

The trade group is launching a new event to enlighten and inspire industry leaders on how to better connect with today’s wellness-savvy shoppers.

Harris Teeter, Wegmans, Lunds & Byerlys donated 20,000 pairs of socks through the company’s Pears for Pairs cause marketing program.

The retailer said it was lowering prices on roughly 100 SKUs for two weeks in response to SNAP cadence changes in government shutdown.

The company said its full product line will be uncured by the end of 2020.

The Grand Canyon State’s leading privately held grocer earlier this month unveiled fully remodeled and remerchandised stores in the Native American communities of Whiteriver and Tuba City, both of which feature a variety of updates and expanded features along with an elevated focus on healthy food offerings.

Former Albertsons' Southern California division president will assume new duties on Feb. 18; Larry Pierce set to retire in September.

The retailer’s new small-format urban concept stores are set to open by year's end in University City, Northern Liberties and Queen Village.

Retail Feedback Group's Brian Numainville reflects on lessons from the Supermarket Experience Study.