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


Kroger Shakes Up Tech, Alternative Business Ranks

EVP and Chief Information Officer Chris Hjelm set to retire.


H-E-B Pops Top on Houston Heights

The 92,000-square-foot unit was built after voters approved a change in long-standing local alcohol laws.

The retailer is also remodeling and rebranding many of its existing locations.

The company’s newest location features a ramen bar, Patsy’s Butcher and a health and wellness department.

The facility, opening Feb. 12, marks Ahold Delhaize's first dark-store conversion and unveils new "Powered by Peapod" positioning.

The late Greg Calhoun, IGA’s Mark Batenic and Coca-Cola Co.’s Muhtar Kent and Ern Sherman were also honored at the trade association’s Midwinter Confab.

Shoppers also rank conventional grocery stores high for cleanliness but earn moderate to low scores in service, according to the 2019 U.S. Supermarket Experience research report.

South Dakota-based Kessler's added personal touches that larger retailers do not provide.

Conduent CEO Ashok Vemuri joins the retailer's board; Kendra Doyel named Merchandising VP at Ralphs division.

Pioneering grocer grew Nugget behind service, value and attention to local communities.