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


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Tops Markets Turns to Itasca Magic for Inventory Optimization

Regional retailer’s new platform will also enhance computer-generated ordering and DSD solutions chainwide.

In an address at the National Retail Federation show, Rodney McMullen described a "fork in the road" and discussed the retailer's plans to disrupt the $10 billion CPG ad industry.

A memo cites diminishing price distinctions between parent brand and discount sibling.

Stephanie Lundquist shares the retailer's plans to form a central team for to enhance operations.

David Negron will be VP of meat, seafood, deli and bakery, while Clint Johnson will be VP of center store operations.

The compact new banner opening Jan. 25 will cater to neighborhood residents, officials said.

The retailer dips again into real-estate holdings to raise funds to address debt.

CFO Cathy Smith to retire, plus more details of senior staff reset; holiday comps jump 5.7%.

The retailer is offering health product discounts, samples and "how-to" classes to support shoppers’ new year nutrition goals.

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