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


Publix to Promote Kevin Murphy to President

The company's retail operations SVP will take over president role from CEO Todd Jones as part of a slew of new appointments.


UNFI Completes Supervalu Acquisition

The $2.9 billion deal closes, creating what officials called a "premier" grocery wholesaler. Plus, Supervalu's Anne Dament and Mike Stigers join the executive team.

The retailer has upgraded its platform to offer an improved e-commerce interface and a more personalized shopping experience.

The retailer has partnered with the Plant Based Foods Association for its new marketing initiative across 70 Northern California stores.

The recently opened supermarket also has a more open-air feel than most of the retailers' formats.

The service will be available to more than 100 new stores by the end of October.

As part of Walmart's omnichannel expansion, partnerships, innovations and acquisitions are coming quickly.

Cleaner labels, more transparency and less packaging are on the way from central services provider Retail Business Services.

Officials in a presentation detail momentum by pinning a "long tail" onto grocery.