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


UNFI Sues Adviser in Supervalu Deal

The distributor's lawsuit alleges that Goldman Sachs arranged financing that benefited the bank over the company it was advising.


FMI Installs New Directors

Executives from Brookshire Bros., Allegiance Retail Services, Boxed Wholesale, Gelson’s, UNFI and Ocado join the trade association’s board.

EVP and Chief Information Officer Chris Hjelm set to retire.

The retailer aims to enhance its supplier relationships and provide new items to meet customer demand through the new partnership.

The 92,000-square-foot unit was built after voters approved a change in long-standing local alcohol laws.

The retailer is also remodeling and rebranding many of its existing locations.

The Schwarz Group banner is abandoning a planned expansion in Australia but is "committed" to the U.S., says spokesman.

The facility, opening Feb. 12, marks Ahold Delhaize's first dark-store conversion and unveils new "Powered by Peapod" positioning.

Shoppers also rank conventional grocery stores high for cleanliness but earn moderate to low scores in service, according to the 2019 U.S. Supermarket Experience research report.

The company’s newest location features a ramen bar, Patsy’s Butcher and a health and wellness department.

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