Jon Springer

Executive Editor

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Jon Springer

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General Mills Takes a Bite of Pet Food

The company announced an $8 billion deal to acquire Blue Buffalo Pet Products.

Retailers

Sprouts Takes Aim at Mid-Atlantic

Conventional competitors that haven't kept up investment in facilities and trends could be vulnerable.

The deal will grow the Super 1 banner in Louisiana while speculation around other Southeastern stores grows.

SpartanNash stock dipped to its lowest levels in five years on Q4 margin dip, soft first-half outlook

Obligations of a heavy debt load and a pension dispute have constrained Tops' ability to invest and put it at a disadvantage against both gourmet and discount competitors.

The merger could create a food and wellness powerhouse, but some observers are cautious.

Customers who shop both in-store and online spend more than those who use stores only, the retailer said of its decision.

The proposed deal will take Albertsons public under the guidance of a new CEO.

The privately held chains have been saddled by high debt.

Here's how retailers are balancing local service and attention to tech in a disruptive world.

Supermarket prices grew slightly for the seventh consecutive month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Small retailers can thrive in the “new world order” if they change, an NGA speaker says.

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