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


Kroger Shutters Main & Vine Concept Store

The retailer has already begun incorporating some of the concept's features into some of its other brands, a spokeswoman says.


Roche to Build Marketplace Store Near MIT Campus

MIT officials said a grocery store was the most requested retail use specified by neighborhood residents, local employees, and students during the zoning process.

The grocer plans to offer the service across all markets.

Nicole D’Amour Schneider has been appointed senior director of operations for Big Y Foods, the company said.

The regional retailer readies for its "Anywhere" curbside pickup and delivery service.

Strong financial results through synergy savings and comp sales growth have set the stage for continued momentum.

The moves acknowledge investor concern about a lack of independent control of the retailer, but stop short of surrendering it.

Former retail executives Rick Anicetti and Frank Lazaran are among the six proposed members of the activist investor's BOD slate.

The retailers are offering same-day delivery in new cities with plans to continue expansion this year.

Price cuts, bulk deals and value delivery options are being introduced as Ahold’s online grocer seeks to regain its growth pace.

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