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


Aldi eyes growth in Chicago area with new store opening next week

The fast-growing discount grocer will open its newest store in the Chicago area next Thursday, with another store planned to open later this year at Six Corners, a shopping district in the Portage Park neighborhood of Chicago's Northwest Side.


Buy now, pay later gaining in popularity for grocery purchases

BNPL isn't just being used for big-ticket items anymore, as cash-strapped shoppers look to the service to help fund necessities, according to recent research.

He takes the helm of the 70-unit independent grocery chain, replacing Mimi Song, who founded the company in 1981.

Panel at NRF Retail’s Big Show offers differing outlooks for a recession in 2023.

Overall retail trade sales fell 1.2% from November yet grew 6.5% versus a year ago.

The Chicago-based grocery-convenience store's new location at 415 E. Menomonee represents its first steps into national expansion, with more planned.

The Crofton location is 56,000-square-feet and will employ 200 workers.

CEO and top executives stress role of shared values in retailer’s success in keynote panel at NRF 2023 Retail’s Big Show.

Investment firm partner Cathy Skula, a retail veteran, has been named to the grocer’s board of directors.

Publix Food Markets opened its newest Georgia and Florida locations this week. The grocery retailer’s first Kentucky location in Louisville is slated to open later this year.

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