Mergers and acquisitions

Retailers

HelloFresh to Acquire Prepared-Meal Rival Factor75 for $277M

The deal provides the meal-kit retailer with a complementary rival specializing in healthy prepared meals as e-commerce solutions soar in the pandemic.

Retailers

Why Ahold Delhaize Put FreshDirect in Its Basket

The venerable e-commerce player fits the U.S. portfolio as a “great local brand,” officials say, while providing one another a second shot on ambitions to expand.

The deal will propel e-commerce expansion and an attractive customer base for Ahold Delhaize while bringing purchasing scale to the much-loved New York e-commerce pioneer.

With the go-ahead from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Food Lion moves forward with recruitment efforts to fill nearly 5,000 jobs.

The retailer said the sale to Grupo de Navarro would result in a $1 billion noncash Q3 loss as its international portfolio reset continues.

The partnership between Ocadao and Mymex isn’t necessarily what you think is, but when it comes to automating online grocery, every bit helps.

The same week SpartanNash announced a 7-year distribution agreement with Amazon, an affiliate of the wholesaler inked a 7-year lease at a former US Foods facility near Washington, but has not disclosed specific plans for it.

Investment could commercialize robotic order retrieval solutions at companies like Kroger, marrying efficient technology enhancements at both ends of the online grocery experience.

The $96.4 million cash offer would acquire 27 stores, which the Albertsons Co. division intends to run under current banners.

Local businessman Jason Word says the move will "open doors for the community" as Save A Lot moves to recast as a wholesaler.

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