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


Lidl Commits to U.S. as Focus Sharpens

Details remain light, but a course correction will continue amid strong parent financials.


Ready or Not, Here Comes Menu Labeling

The new federal mandate begins on May 7, and now requires restaurants and grocery stores with 20 or more locations to comply or face fines and penalties.

The changing customer and virtual threats are prompting food retailers to curtail traditional avenues of capital investments in favor of innovating with bold new partnerships and unexpected deals.

The retailer will refresh 105 stores for design and product assortment, and it plans to hire 5,000 new associates.

The "BeeSA" program allows customers to order colonies straight to their local store.

The initiatives include customized care through Pathstone Health and an expanded generics program.

Weaker-than-expected inflation is emerging as a theme in reporting retailers' quarterly performance.

The new owner may "continue the legacy" of defunct banners, the broker of the deal said.

E-commerce is projected to reach 8% of total sales by 2022, according to Brick Meets Click.

The free Timely Meds service is geared toward customers who take multiple medications.

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