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


Trader Joe's Opens Final 2017 Locations

New store plans for 2018 currently underway


Ahold Consolidates Fresh Formats Group as Small-Store Strategy Evolves

Ahold Delhaize confirmed this week that its Fresh Formats division, which pioneered the millennial-friendly Everything Fresh and Bfresh small-store concepts, would be rolled into its Stop & Shop store division.

Ingles Markets’ comparable store sales in its fiscal fourth quarter increased by a robust 3.6% behind increases in store traffic and higher average ticket, and aided by incremental sales triggered by hurricanes affecting its Southeast markets.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s Sam’s Club division earned a bronze honor for excellence in package design in the Food: Distributors/Retailers own brands category.

Study ranked grocers using both financial measures and survey responses

The e-commerce giant reports strong Q4 financials, but its impact on the grocery industry is likely benign until the issues are addressed.

The proposed deal will take Albertsons public under the guidance of a new CEO.

The Lempert Report: A USDA study revealed some unexpected eating habits among the generation.

The complete meal planning solution taps retailers such as Kroger and Walmart for pickup.

The leader in health and value zeroes in on merchandising and store experience.

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