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


Blue Apron Cuts Losses in Q4

The long struggling meal kit company is growing revenues behind customizable offerings but profits remain elusive.


As Best Market Vanishes, Pay Raises Appear for Lidl

The discounter said it was raising its minimum starting pay to $16.50 an hour on Long Island, where the last of the Best Market stores that seeded its invasion close for good.

The COVID sales boost lifted U.S. comps by 11.2% and leaves the retailer in a stronger strategic position as it approaches tough comparisons and what officials expect to be a more competitive environment in 2021.

Kroger announces two QFC store closures in response to government-mandated hazard pay increases for grocery workers in Seattle.

Ahold Delhaize USA said the new robotic facility, in partnership with Swisslog and AutoStore, will efficiently prep 15,000 delivery orders a week for Giant customers and is part of a omnichannel supply chain inititaive.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert offers details into Ahold Delhaize USA’s e-commerce fulfillment center in Philadelphia; Aldi’s growth plans for the year, which includes 100 new stores; Healthy Living Market and Cafe’s new chef-driven food program that takes retail foodservice to a new level; frozen seafood’s successful year; and more.

The newest Chicago-Lakeshore hub is now one of three that can deliver local farm favorites to residents in the area.

Rick Gomez, who joined the Minneapolis-based retailer in 2013, is named EVP and chief food and beverage officer, replacing the departing Stephanie Lundquist.

The Lempert Report: New York's Latino community has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic due in part to social inequality.

Ankur Shah becomes finance and strategy chief at the growing online grocer, which operates in nine states and Washington, D.C.

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