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


Walmart Faces $2B Complaint Over Eden Technology

AgTech company Zest Labs claims its own intellectual property was used to create the system.


Sprouts Adds New Chief Merchant; Q2 Results Impress

Dave McGlinchey ascends from SVP role to helm all of Sprouts' merchandising initiatives; retailer posts 12% quarterly sales gain.

Kroger Ship will offer 50,000 SKUs, subscription option, in an effort to win back staples sales escaping to online competitors.

The retailer said new stores, higher prices drove positive comps, despite Easter effect

The retailer created a chief technology officer position and named a new chief information security officer.

WGB's August 2018 cover story tracks the progress of how The Kroger Co. is getting a little help from its friends—and in turn helping itself chart a new vision for its future—via investments in strategic partnerships positioned to enable it to become more like that which threatens it.

From WGB's August cover story, here are seven radical ways The Kroger Co. is reinventing for a new era.

The new health-focused concept just launched in Des Moines.

The Michigan native moves from Kroger's Dillons division, succeeding Scott Hays.

The activist shareholder will support all of the distributor’s nominees at upcoming annual shareholders meeting.

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