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


Amazon Sets Fresh Free on Prime

In a move revealing big ambitions in grocery, the e-commerce giant said it would remove the $14.99 monthly fee for Prime members to shop for groceries while speeding delivery to as little as two hours.


Raley’s Closing 27 In-Store Pharmacies

The retailer will transfer prescriptions from the affected stores to a combination of Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid. It will continue operating 69 pharmacy locations.

The program recognizes the most influential independent grocers in the nation, and entries are sought from owners/managers, wholesalers/distributors and allied industry partners.

The well-loved supermarket welcomed fans and curious New Yorkers as its first store in the city opened.

The store in Marrero, La., is a homecoming of sorts for the Rouse family, whose founder was born in the town. It is the 64th location for the independent retailer.

The online retail giant says sustainability gains have come along with additional sales; physical store sales dip.

With an innovative spin on convenience, the format demonstrates new possibilities for small urban stores.

The new brands, which may succeed long-standing store brand items, were revealed at Wakefern Food Corp.'s annual meeting.

The Jefferies stock analyst joins WGB's "10 Items or Less" podcast to discuss progress at Walmart and Target, challenges at Kroger and promising fulfillment technologies.

The retailer's next urban small format in Philadelphia will be situated in the eclectic, hip Northern Liberties neighborhood and feature a 40-tap bar.

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