The latest news and analysis of U.S. grocerymass, drug, discount and club retailers, including financial, executive leadership and mergers and acquisitions


Instacart to Phase Out 1,800 Employee Pickers

The new curbside pickup models will leverage contract shoppers and retail employees as retailers seek more efficient solutions; labor tensions escalate as union workers are impacted.


Kroger, Ocado to Build in Phoenix

City officials OK development agreement, allowing the retailer and its technology partner to construct an $89 million, 223,000-square-robotic warehouse to support grocery e-commerce at Fry's.

In an executive order, the president also asks the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reassess the Thrifty Food Plan, the basis for determining SNAP; FMI and NGA commend president for his quick action to address food insecurity.

While opening fewer locations than expected, Costco experienced a record year for sales and earnings in 2020, says CEO W. Craig Jelinek.

The Lempert Report: The president and co-founder of One Fair Wage reports tipping has decreased amid the pandemic because sales are down overall.

The chief executive shares perspective on making e-commerce more profitable, training during a pandemic and where the company won't get caught short again.

Chief Merchandising Officer Scott Crawford discusses trends driving sales for the e-commerce brand, now under the wing of Ahold Delhaize.

The $14 to $16 per-share range would raise $163.7 million for selling stockholders; preliminary Q4 results show robust momentum.

For shoppers, the need isn't just speed, it's control, says Walmart's Ravi Jariwala.

Gail Moody-Byrd and Maria Fernanda Mejia bring software marketing and CPG leadership to the fast-growing extreme discounter.

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