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


Kroger soars on strength of private label brands

The grocer on Friday Launched Smart Way—a new opening price point for Kroger's Our Brands product line, geared toward value-minded shoppers.


Food Bazaar Supermarket opens 1st Manhattan store

The supermarket, located at 201 East 125th Street, brings a wide variety of international food offerings to the East Harlem neighborhood.

On-demand grocery delivery via DoorDash is now available from more than 213 Raley’s and Bashas’ locations, the company announced Friday.

The 29,486-square-foot store is located in the Clermont Town Center at 1720 East Highway 50.

Many shoppers who started buying groceries online within the past two years said they will continue to do so in the next year, a new report said.

The partnership will include online shopping with in-store prices, and delivery in two hours or less for Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket shoppers starting next month.

The new club marks the retailer’s fourth grand opening in 2022 and fifth location in Michigan.

Both companies focus on delivering less-than-perfect or surplus foods and other products, while claiming to reduce food waste. They’ll remain separate businesses “in the short term,” Misfits Market said.

Lucky's filed for bankruptcy protection in early 2020 after financial backer Kroger pulled out of the partnership.

The Minneapolis-based company scrapped its mandatory retirement age for its CEO in extending the contract of Cornell, 63, who has been with Target since 2014.

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