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


Albertsons Taps Chad Coester to Lead Own Brands

The veteran marketer is promoted as Geoff White takes chief merchant role.


Whole Foods Readies New Unit in Seattle

Whole Foods Market is set to welcome West Seattle residents with a new store brimming with items from their own backyard.

The retailer said customers "love" the $98 annual subscription option, which will be offered in all U.S. delivery markets.

"Transformation is incredibly difficult," CEO Rodney McMullen says as Q2 comps hit the mark and the long-term view is adjusted.

In conjunction with the Plant Based Foods Association, the retailer will run the study in 60 stores for 20 weeks.

The veteran of Amazon and Homeland Security will shape how the company uses data. Plus, Sam's Club gets a new chief merchant.

The new multiyear agreement has the distributor supplying all-natural, organic and specialty products to the retailer’s 19 stores.

The grocer has announced four new stores, and an additional 11 new stores have opened this year or will open soon.

The family-owned retailer is nearing completion of extensive renovations and expansion to its original store.

The newest location, a renovation of a former Acme and A&P site in Eastchester, N.Y., is slated to open in summer 2020.

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