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


Publix Bumps Worker Pay, Stock—and Considers Beards

The retailer joins the industry's wave of higher wage rates in a tight and competitive market.


Supervalu Exiting Farm Fresh Banner, Selling 21 Stores

The $43 million sale breaks up the chain, which was once the leader in Virginia Beach, and provides strength to existing competitors in a price-focused market.

The service will be available at 55 stores across the Midwest.

The retailer expects same-store sales of 1.5% to 2%, as well as improved profits.

The St. Louis-based retailer said PharmaSmart screens are a "game-changer" for pharmacies.

Affirms differentiation as the key to successful private brands

The initiative brings the service to the majority of stores in Puget Sound, Wash., and Portland, Ore.

The retailer has also opened its 1,000th ClickList store near its Cincinnati headquarters.

The retailer is bumping its minimum wage to $11 per hour and will provide employees with one-time cash bonuses.

The retailer will stage its first-ever Innovation and Supplier Diversity Summit.

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