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


Ohio AG: Dollar General temporarily closes stores to fix pricing issues

The discounter briefly shuttered some of its stores in the state early Friday, a move the attorney general said was in response to his ongoing legal battles with the retailer. Dollar General, however, said computer issues were to blame.


Meijer's 2 smaller-format stores in Michigan now open

The Midwest grocer's first two convenience-focused Meijer Grocery stores are in Orion Township and Macomb Township.

Greg Rush, Jena Sowers, Michael Donkin and Mike Bokarae have been tasked with ensuring a future of growth and service to independent grocers.

Former executive VP helped “make Dierbergs the company it is today,” upscale grocer says.

Economic signs favorable so far as industry builds on its strengths, she tells WGB in an interview at FMI Midwinter.

Reese most recently served as SVP of human resources at Enterprise Bank & Trust.

Aldi's new location is on the northwest side of Chicago in North Riverside, Illinois. Aldi now has 35 Chicago-area stores.

Consumer spending climbs 2.1% in the quarter, fueled in part by a rebound in purchases of goods.

With multiple store openings, the discount grocer is also working on a new online shopping portal that would drive shoppers through its own channels, rather than solely through third-party platforms.

Mike Witynski, who had been with the discounter since 2010, is leaving the company. Dollar Tree shook up nearly its entire C-suite last summer.

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