Jon Springer

Executive Editor

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Jon Springer

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Retailers

Q&A: The Grocery Analyst Who Became a Grocery Stockboy

Bryan Roberts spent more than 15 years studying the grocery industry as an analyst before a restructuring sent him to the front lines of the COVID crisis.

Retailers

Giant Food Appoints Ira Kress President

The company veteran has served the Washington-area brand as interim president for nearly a year.

New technologies are offering retailers better visibility into shelf conditions and prevention of out-of-stocks—and not a moment too soon.

The membership warehouse club is awash in cash and looking for further growth as it was able to identify and adapt to changing shopping patterns quickly and efficiently, officials said.

The stock purchase, which would give Apollo a 17.5% ownership stake, provides a vote of confidence in the renewed retailer as its seeks a public offering.

The retailer's stores-as-distribution-hubs strategy was put to the test as COVID-influenced shopping changes led to strong comps but margin pressures.

Newly launched Facebook Shops could aid bounce back for direct-to-consumer sales and ailing small businesses.

The retailer said quarterly U.S. comps jumped by 10% aided by 74% online sales growth, but outlook hinges on COVID recovery.

Shoppers are rewarding grocery retailers that can demonstrate safety, omnichannel and availability, and that’s changing the channel growth mix.

CEO Jason Hart acknowledges "market shifts" but assures shoppers of the discounter's "unbeatable value" behind innovative suppliers and operational efficiency.

Under scrutiny for letting hourly premiums expire, the retailer announces a "bookend" bonus.

Lidl and Best Market employees in New York are demanding hazard pay and faster response to illnesses, including at least 2 deaths.

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