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


BJ’s Wholesale Registers to Sell Backers’ Remaining Shares

The offering could provide a lucrative exit for CVC Beacon and Leonard Green, which took the club retailer private during its rebuild.


Bashas' Celebrates Major Remodels in Arizona

The Grand Canyon State’s leading privately held grocer earlier this month unveiled fully remodeled and remerchandised stores in the Native American communities of Whiteriver and Tuba City, both of which feature a variety of updates and expanded features along with an elevated focus on healthy food offerings.

WGB proudly recognizes 15 grocers that are collectively nourishing their communities in countless ways.

The Kroger Co. suddenly shut the doors of a long-standing Columbus, Ohio, bakery, affecting the jobs of 411 workers. 

Jack Leevers grew his father's business, which is now in its fourth generation.

One year since first opening to the public, a store-by-store look at the frictionless fleet.

The appointment of the influential Aldi veteran affirms Lidl's commitment to the U.S. market.

The pilot reaches customers beyond Redcard holders.

Traffic, ticket and margins all climb for the Asheville, N.C.-based operator.

WGB’s February 2019 Endcap guest reflects on the indispensable ingredient behind his stores’ success, his abiding fearlessness for competing with the “big boys,” his unabashed “craziness” as a businessman who happens to sell groceries, and his enduring belief in fate and persistence.