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Retailers

New Stores, Pricing Drive Robust Sales at Publix in Q2

The Easter holiday shift helped drive 4.8% comps in the period, the retailer said.

Retailers

New CEO Pledges Change as Sprouts' Q2 Misses Mark

Jack Sinclair says improving performance "is in our own hands" as price and promotional woes beset the natural foods retailer; President and COO Jim Nielsen departing.

A deal would land the Wakefern grocer three destination grocery stores in Manhattan and give it additional equity in fresh and prepared foods.

The 30-year veteran of Walmart, described as "innovative and strategic," succeeds the retiring Zane Day as head of 91-store division.

Retailer hires Jonathan Gardner to lead productivity efforts of goods not for resale, and it promotes David Nelson to manufacturing VP.

Badger, AT&T say an ongoing 5G network test portends dramatic opportunities to improve in-store performance and data.

Walmart reveals new details of its Gatik partnership, saying pilot will run online grocery orders between a Neighborhood Market store and a Grocery Pickup center two miles away.

In his first remarks since taking over earlier this year, Vivek Sankaran pledges to be "locally great and nationally strong."

Citing sustainability and cost concerns about paper bags, the high-volume retailer says the charge will spark consumers to switch to reusable bags.

The cooperative said online shoppers at certain ShopRite stores in New Jersey and New York are now getting their orders assembled robotically.

The Pittsburgh retailer is the first announced partner for the computer-vision startup aiming to bring Amazon Go-like technologies to existing food stores.

The second unit of the newly launched urban format eyes students and residents of Philadelphia's University City neighborhood.

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