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


Inside Roche Bros.' Newest Brothers Marketplace Store

Brothers Marketplace, a banner of Boston-based Roche Bros. focused on specialty foods, opened its fourth location in a historic district in Duxbury, Mass.


Stater Bros. President George Frahm to Retire; Greg McNiff Named Successor

George Frahm served the retailer for 47 years; industry vet Greg McNiff will succeed him in November.

The Easter holiday shift helped drive 4.8% comps in the period, the retailer said.

Jack Sinclair says improving performance "is in our own hands" as price and promotional woes beset the natural foods retailer; President and COO Jim Nielsen departing.

The deal will add nearly 600 convenience stores to the U.K.-based retailer’s U.S. portfolio.

A deal would land the Wakefern grocer three destination grocery stores in Manhattan and give it additional equity in fresh and prepared foods.

The 30-year veteran of Walmart, described as "innovative and strategic," succeeds the retiring Zane Day as head of 91-store division.

The retailer said effort is having an unexpected benefit: better prices on fresh foods.

Following successful remodels in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, more stores will be revamped in those states as well as Massachusetts and New York.

Retailer hires Jonathan Gardner to lead productivity efforts of goods not for resale, and it promotes David Nelson to manufacturing VP.

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