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


Lidl Debuts a Smaller Format

The retailer's new store in Aberdeen, Md., is the first to open at 25,000 square feet, but the design change won't affect assortment, spokesman says.


Plastic Bag Bans Gain Steam in 2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a statewide ban, and Big Y announced plans to phase out single-use plastic bags by 2020.

Consumer-centric grocers have little choice but to play in delivery, where demand is growing and the potential rewards are big. But many are hedging their bets with creative partnerships to conquer the elusive last mile.

The remodeled campus store also includes features such as pickup lockers and a pharmacy.

The driverless, checkout-free Robomart vehicles will allow online shoppers to "pick their own" produce.

The retailer’s Northern California locations have been certified by Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification program.

The retailer saw a 1.8% increase in net sales and 73% growth in e-commerce sales.

Basket Economics: How cheap peanut butter started an autism awareness movement.

The retail executive will report to the company’s president, George Frahm.

Regional retailer’s new platform will also enhance computer-generated ordering and DSD solutions chainwide.

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