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


'The Rumors Are True': Lucky's Confirms 32 Closures

Despite its fans, the retailer's expansion was undone by competition for shoppers and investment capital, sources say.


Plated CEO Josh Hix Steps Down

Pat Brown, group VP of strategic business initiatives for Albertsons, will oversee the Plated team.

In a trading statement, the retailer said online sales were rebounding.

The iconic New York grocer, which was unable to find a buyer on its own, seeks a court-led auction of all its stores, including five bid on by ShopRite operator Village Super Market.

Donald D'Amour, CEO since 1980, is named chairman emeritus as Charles D'Amour is named CEO; Michael D'Armour named COO.

The retailer’s CEO Brian Cornell accepts the network’s William J. Grize Award at the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s Retail CEO Forum.

Rookie driver Ryan Preece will be the face of the initiative highlighting omnichnannel shopping and partner brands.

The retailer has named Forrest Hoffmaster CEO and Kristi McFarland chief strategy officer.

While 2018 was a challenging year for grocers, there is significant opportunity for those willing to adapt and pursue agile, customer-centric strategies.

The wholesome new grocery store, created by Pacific Foods founder Chuck Eggert, focuses on local and seasonal products, cooking classes and reducing waste.

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