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Retailers

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

Retailers

Coronavirus Sales Boom Could Be Short-Lived and Costly, Analyst Warns

Food retailers are seeing explosive sales gains as sales shift from the restaurant channel, but they could soon dissipate and leave a mark on profits, a Barclays report said.

Retailers

Coronavirus Drives Purchases of Comfort Food  

Grocers struggle to keep sweet and salty snacks in stock as consumers look for comfort in cookies and chips amid growing coronavirus fears.

Resources for operators and up-to-the-minute intelligence on the coronavirus pandemic and how it impacts the grocery industry.

In the U.K., discounters are losing to big boxes for the first time in a decade as stock-ups devastate availability and grocers face much uncertainty ahead, the author says.

In response to high volumes and food safety concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic, industry pacesetters adjust game plans.

Supermarkets where the virus has come and largely gone saw an increase in produce, grocery and kitchen appliances, amid challenges of supply and worker availability. And consumers positively reacted to the smell of bleach.

Basket Economics: Once again, the timing couldn’t be worse for the eternally patient, private equity-controlled retailer.

FMI issued its support of the measure that will unlock $50 billion in federal funds to address the outbreak.

On the eve of a bankruptcy auction, Bogopa Service Corp. outbids ShopRite by $5 million and one store.

The retailer formally launches a digital loyalty program built around personalization and perks.

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