Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Industry Partners

Are One-Shop Stops a Thing of the Past?

In search of the best prices as grocery prices continue to rise, more consumers are visiting multiple retailers or seeking out promotions and sales.

Retailers

South American Retail Conglomerate to Take Majority Stake in The Fresh Market

Cencosud, with funds managed by an Apollo Global Management affiliate, will acquire a 67% stake in The Fresh Market Holdings, which operates 160 grocery stores in 22 states.

Target, CVS and Walgreens are among the companies imposing restrictions.

The store, located one door down from the retailer’s supermarket in the city, will offer more than 300 beers and 400 wines.

The 81,300-square-foot location, offering restaurant foods prepared by Executive Chef Juan Flores and his culinary staff, will anchor a development that features three luxury apartment towers.

The independent grocer becomes the second to sign up with the e-commerce company, with more retail partners expected to launch in the coming weeks.

With the acquisition of Brady’s Meats & Foods in Fremont, Neb., Cubby’s now has seven supermarkets under its belt. "Grocery is an important category for us as we grow the company," COO Mike Wilson said.

The Lakewood, Colo.-based grocer reported a daily average same-store sales increase of 4.3% in Q2, as well as a net sales increase of 4.9% to $271.8 million.

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The Asheville, N.C.-based retailer also saw net sales for the first half of fiscal 2022 grow double digits, by 16.6%, vs. first-half 2021.

Previously, customers were redirected outside the app. “By adding additional e-commerce options … we are creating a more streamlined customer experience,” said Chace MacMullan of Schnucks.

The retailer and distributor said it “has not received any offers to buy the company” after Macellum and Ancora report “there are parties interested in acquiring all or part of SpartanNash.”

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