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


Walmart Turns to Stores for Help With Online Order Fulfillment

Amid unprecedented online demand, Walmart leans on stores to help with holiday orders.


Albertsons Employs Contactless Temperature and Health Screenings

Ahead of the holiday rush, Albertsons Cos. has implemented contactless temperature checks and health screenings for its associates and vendors across all facilities.

Walmart remains the most shopped grocery store in 2020, but Amazon Fresh—which had an online presence but only opened the doors of its first location to in-store shoppers in September—grew the most across all retail stores in the U.S.

A long-awaited new unit with a bright orange facade opens in a mixed-use development in Philadelphia on Dec. 3.

The new robotic picking center, located alongside a ShopRite store in Flemington, N.J., will serve five ShopRite of Hunterdon County stores, officials say.

The retailer's shopper satisfaction ratings topped the rankings in a number of categories, including its handling of COVID-19, selection of food and beverage products and selection of new products.

The deal provides the meal-kit retailer with a complementary rival specializing in healthy prepared meals as e-commerce solutions soar in the pandemic.

In a memo, corporate office workers are also asked to begin self-reporting positive COVID-19 cases through an online system.

With quality, affordability and exceptional service for all, a Florida-based supermarket edges out the competition to claim BrandSpark’s 2020 Most Trusted grocer in America.

Once shopper penetration is factored in, the Most Trusted retailer rankings change dramatically.

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