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


When DEI Efforts Are ‘Doomed to Fail’

Donald Fan, senior director of Walmart’s Global Office of Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, on the key role that every C-suite executive needs to play for DEI to succeed.


Where Target Saw Progress (and Didn't) in Workforce Diversity in 2020

Black/African American employees accounted for 15% of the company's nonmanager workforce, 12% of managers and 9% of officers in 2020, Target reported.

The retailer is removing the $1 a day fee for associates participating in its Live Better U education program, meaning that approximately 1.5 million associates will be eligible for fee-free tuition assistance.

The president of Wright’s Market, an independent grocery store in Opelika, Ala., is honored for his participation in government relations.

In partnership with Volta, the East Coast supermarket has installed five charging stations at its stores, with 50 more coming by the end of this year.

The Kroger Co. has appointed Keith Shoemaker president of its Dallas division, following the passing of Adam Wampler, who previously held the role.

With supermarket retail foodservice operations fully reopening, grocers look to create a strategic mix of offerings that emphasize choice and include full-serve, self-serve and grab-and-go options.

Retailer's new “Local Fare” forum is designed to offer greater opportunities for area brands to connect with new customers.

Amazon opens its second Amazon Fresh in the greater Washington, D.C., area, its first store in the region to feature Just Walk Out technology.

"Even to this day we're experiencing really low fill rates on a lot of these popular items," says Chris Jones, asserting that grocery's biggest names are unfairly using their pricing power to crowd out smaller players.

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