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


Why Albertsons Swiped Left

Basket Economics: With Rite Aid in the rearview, the retailer just needs to keep an eye on the road ahead.


Ingles Sees Broad-Based Sales Gains in Q3

The retailer said sales improved in all categories as store traffic and average ticket increased.

The retailer is investing more than $5 billion to upgrade and expand its store count to 2,500 by the end of 2022, with a focus on fresh and organic offerings.

The proposed $24B deal was scuttled amid investor unease; Albertsons walks away rather than boost offer.

The Lempert Report: During a tour of the retailer’s newly remodeled St. Charles, Ill., store, executives discussed Aldi's hefty cap-ex purse while pledging to stay true to its "keep it simple for shoppers" mantra.

The retailer has appointed the renowned tech exec to drive its omnichannel growth and lead its digital product strategy.

Gil Phipps was described as the "perfect talent" for new marketing approach.

The e-tailer is upping the ante amid the expansion of its delivery program.

The retailer said its largest U.S. banner lost ground as new marketing and merchandising teams got started, but trends have since improved.

The retailer is stepping up its specialty format expansion amid escalating competition in its home state.

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