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


Kroger's Pragmatic Approach to the Digital Revolution

In a Grocery Shop address, the retailer's chief digital officer talks about the struggle to keep advancements in step with shoppers.


Lidl Widens Search for Sites

New reports indicate the discounter could look at ground-floor urban commercial spaces and, in at least one site, a restaurant, but details are light.

Colin M. D’Amour has been named corporate center store sales manager.

The retailer said it would look to transform parking lots and adjacent land behind new food, community and entertainment options.

The e-commerce giant is forecasting relatively modest revenue growth while focusing on expanding omnichannel grocery.

The retailer also recently added a variety of nonfoods items to its Shipt offerings.

“Priceless lessons” learned from the year-old concept store gives Associated Food Stores a new format “to fulfill the needs of today’s consumer in a comfortable, easy-to-shop store.”

Both companies are investing heavily in the domestic supply chain.

The retailer's third pay raise in a year comes amid unprecedented industry wage pressure and rapid new store growth.

The virtual retailer, touting carefully selected and designed private brands at a single price point, makes a real-world pitch.

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