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


Save A Lot Nets $350M in Recapitalization

The retailer gets lenders fully on board, increasing new funding as conditions shift for discounters.


Target to Limit Number of Customers in Stores

In addition to previous social distancing measures, the retailer will now distribute personal protection equipment to employees and limit customers.

The retailer will begin daily temperature checks of staff and require them to answer questions before shifts.

Retailers such as Smart & Final, Schnucks and Rouses are stepping up to support communities during the coronavirus outbreak.

With restaurants across the country forced to close to all but takeout or deliver, a number of grocers, including H-E-B, are forging partnerships with foodservice operations to bring local favorites in-store.

Meijer teams with Hyer as it seeks flexible and efficient attention to store conditions.

The retailer’s To Go offering, which is back with some restrictions, was shut down March 17 to meet demand in stores.

Eight of the retailer's Utah locations are distributing one thermometer per family at pharmacy drive-thrus.

Improvement in inventory availability, additional staffing and per-customer purchase limits opens the door for Smart & Final to return to regular store hours.

A financial update details big volume gains in the initial weeks of the coronavirus crisis and underscores grocery's strength in upheaval; costs also rising as the retailer adapts to elevated sales amid safety measures.

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