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


Here’s Where Costco Is Opening in 2019

Warehouse club sees Q1 comps soar on traffic, while e-commerce widens reach


Whole Foods, Instacart Breakup Begins

Once lucrative partners, Instacart and Whole Foods are now rivals in what could be an interesting test of shopper loyalty.

The new role involves bringing “customer-centric strategy to life” across 170 stores.

The food-focused c-store joins a rush among specialty stores with new high-profile sites.

The ShopRite operator will replace its Stroudsburg, Pa., unit as part of $40 million 2019 capital budget.

The pending legislation bans EBT processing fees and includes new tools for retailers to help SNAP shoppers make healthier choices.

The small-format store offers quick-stop offerings along with supermarket items.

New units in Decatur and Buckhead open this week as value concept grows.

The retailer will convert two of the acquired stores by late January and will shutter the third location, which is near one of its existing units.

Well-timed with the all-important holiday season, the Kroger division opens two new stores amid an aggressive store expansion and renovation program, including its largest store to date last week in New Bern, N.C.

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