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


2020 Vision: A Look at Hannaford's New Prototype Store

Hannaford’s Bedford, N.H., store launched a new prototype focused on the future—and on food right now.


Margin Drop in Q4 Triggers Concerns for Kroger

The first year of the Restock Kroger program ends with a promise of momentum, but the market wonders if a shaky core can support its ambitions.

The retailer pulled out of plan to build a new facility in Austin, Minn., that would have been its first outside of Iowa.

Discount retailer also adding adult beverages, testing multiple price points.

Construction will begin in March with the store opening anticipated in early 2020.

"Stores as hubs" and robotic picking are driving success for the retailer.

Merriann Metz named to succeed 21-year company veteran as VP, general counsel and secretary.

The retailer will invest $158 million to upgrade 92 stores in four markets as part of its "Easy, Fresh and Affordable" initiative.

Retailer aims to increase donations throughout the month of March and “make nutritious milk available to those in need.”

The Common Market is being fueled by an increased demand for local products in Frederick, Md., according to company executives.

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