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


H-E-B, Charles Butt Foundation Donating $2M to Charter Med School

The latest gift from the San Antonio retail philanthropist brings the total investment to more than $8 million in support of the network of CAST’s three schools.


Schnucks Prepares to Complete Shop 'n Save Takeover

The retailer will finish rebranding the 10 remaining stores and stand-alone pharmacy by the end of the month.

The logistics veteran will lead operations and transportation teams; Peter Fiore to retire.

The retailer has updated three Pennsylvania locations to feature enhanced fresh offerings and an all-new “Drop Zone” concept.

Mark McGowan said the chain would "test and learn" in Hartford, where innovations came with input from shoppers and workers.

The retailer has introduced new packaging to replace plastics, as well as a shopper rewards system to encourage the use of reusable containers.

WGB’s October Endcap guest discusses the significance of industry’s present cycle of disruption, the importance of creating one’s own future, the joyful inspiration he derives from seeing others achieve success and his penchant for ‘driving like you stole it.’

The retailer will also be testing quick-cook meal kits through its recently acquired brand.

The nation's food retailers have high hopes for the future as they adapt and innovate, the trade association's annual survey shows.

The retailer's "Easy Fresh and Affordable" initiative has now come to more than 700 stores in four years.

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