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


Earth Fare promotes Mitch Orland to SVP of merchandising and procurement

The natural food industry veteran will oversee that Earth Fare products adhere to the grocer’s rigorous food philosophy that bans the use of harmful additives and artificial ingredients.


Save A Lot opens quietly in Chicago after protests over Whole Foods closure

Residents argued that Save A Lot stores do not carry healthy food and produce and its stores are often unclean.

The Local Checkout: An advocate for independent grocers on a variety of issues, NGA announced its support on Friday for the Save Local Business Act, which clarifies the joint employer standard.

The employee-owned grocery retailer opened its newest location on Thursday in Stuart, Florida.

The Michigan-based retailer opened its 159,000-square-foot supercenter in Elkhart, Indiana, on Thursday.

The Boone, Iowa-based grocery retailer will open its 135th location as it celebrates its anniversary this month. The new store will be in Clive, Iowa, which is 10 miles west of Des Moines.

Chilean retailer sees high growth potential for U.S. specialty grocer.

U.S. same-store sales (excluding gas) rose by 6.2%, while Food Lion reported its 42nd consecutive quarter of positive sales growth.

The fast-growing West Coast discounter's same-store sales jumped 12.1% during the first quarter, driven by a 7.9% increase in transactions, prompting it to raise its financial guidance for the year.

Mid-Atlantic grocer upholds sales momentum in catering to inflation-weary shoppers.

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